Category Archives: News

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
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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
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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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08 Mar
0

Liz & State Colleagues Form Pro-Choice Caucus

By Liz Benjamin A group of Democratic Assembly members and senators who feel abortion rights are “under attack” at the federal level are forming a pro-choice legislative caucus to, as they put it, combat an “anti-choice fervor that is becoming ...

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03 Mar
0

Liz Joins 19 Senate Colleagues in Calling For Surcharge on Upper-Income Earners

By Chris Smith Open letters from lower-ranking politicians to chief executives are usually the tamest forms of political action: a nice gesture, quickly forgotten. But Governor Andrew Cuomo has managed to put some electricity back into the ritual. Full Article

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25 Feb
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City’s Rent Regulation Battle is Brewing

By Bobby Cuza Governor Andrew Cuomo has taken a firm stance he will not raise taxes this year. But if the city’s rent regulations are allowed to lapse this summer, that, say many Democratic lawmakers, will be equivalent to a ...

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24 Feb
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Liz Joins Other Elected Officials & Advocates at Rent Regulation Rally

(New York, NY) – With rent regulation laws that protect over 1 million units of affordable housing in New York City dangerously close to expiring, Senator Liz Krueger and Senate Democrats were joined by City elected officials and advocates to ...

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