Category Archives: News

24 Mar
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Statement From Liz Calling on Closure of Indian Point

“In the wake of the natural disasters that have devastated Japan and have unleashed a nuclear threat upon a reeling population, we must heed the warning of these catastrophic events and close the Indian Point nuclear facility. While I applaud ...

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24 Mar
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Liz Speaks on Why Rent Regulation Needs To Be In the Budget

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23 Mar
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Liz and Senate and Assembly Democrats Join with Housing Advocates to Call for Saving and Strengthening of Rent Regulations in the State Budget

For Immediate Release |  March 23 , 2011 (Albany, NY) – With rent regulation laws that protect affordable housing for over 2.5 million tenants in New York City and the surrounding counties (Westchester, Nassau, and Rockland) dangerously close to expiring, Senator ...

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21 Mar
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Democrats Press Cuomo on Rent Regulations

By Nicholas Confessore A coalition comprising nearly every Democratic state lawmaker from New York City urged Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in a letter, posted below, on Wednesday to press for extending and tightening the state’s rent regulation laws as part ...

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21 Mar
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Keep the Change

One state senator wants to stop giving legislators lulus by Jason Chura With the recent Federal corruption charges leveled against Sen. Carl Kruger and Assemblyman William Boyland, renewed calls for ethics reform are sure to come. Sen. Liz Krueger was ...

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21 Mar
0

City Hall News Names Liz a “Winner”

Liz Krueger – Krueger is also a Democratic state senator from New York City, but that and six letters—plus an “e” for her—are about all she has in common with the latest indicted legislator. And as of this week, the same ...

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21 Mar
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Carl Kruger’s “Polar Opposite,” Liz Krueger Takes On A New Role And New Challenges

By Jon Lentz Advocates, good government groups and even Planned Parenthood are cheering Liz Krueger’s replacement of Carl Kruger as ranking member on the Finance Committee, despite a widely held belief that her impact on the budget will be slight ...

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15 Mar
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Liz’s Statement on Out-of-Balance GOP Budget Resolution

For Immediate Release |  March 15, 2011 Katie Kincaid | kincaid.nysenate@gmail.com | 646-784-0485 “My greatest concern is that this resolution will put us an additional billion dollars in debt. The numbers simply do not add up and we cannot rely on a ...

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10 Mar
0

Rents Through The Roof?

Thousands of East Siders could see their rent double or triple if rent regulation expires By Megan Finnegan New York City already has a notoriously high cost of living, but if current rent-regulation laws expire June 15, tens of thousands ...

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09 Mar
0

Liz Explains Redistricting Fight

By Nick Reisman The floor fight over redistricting of legislative boundaries in the state Senate late Tuesday afternoon spilled into the evening hours, as Democrats sought to have a public hearing on the topic, but were rebuffed by Republicans. Full ...

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