Category Archives: News

23 Jul
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Vote to Beautify New York City!

The urbancanvas Design Competition is an innovative contest to develop creative artwork for construction fences, sidewalk sheds, supported scaffolds and cocoons in New York City.  The designs will be used for these different types of temporary protective structures located on ...

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22 Jul
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Liz Sends Clear Message to Iran: Stop Development of Nuclear Weapons

Senator Liz Krueger joined a coalition of local, State and National leaders, who were brought together by Iran180, to demand that Iran immediately stop the production of nuclear weapons and put an end to the atrocities committed against human rights. ...

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22 Jul
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Senator Liz Krueger Holds A Community Forum on Education with Commissioner David Steiner, Ms. Clara Hemphill and Professor Stephan Brumberg

In September, I hosted an Education Forum that provided an opportunity for community members to hear from State Education Commissioner David Steiner and a variety of other education policy experts about New York State’s goals for public education and what ...

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21 Jul
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Liz Hosts 2nd Part of Senior Roundtable Series

Last week, Senator Liz Krueger hosted the second part of her Senior Roundtable Series aimed at helping inform those that are serving as Caregivers.  During the second presentation, “Aging in Place: Is it Right for Everyone?” Joanna Leefer gave the ...

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21 Jul
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Senate Democrats Want Quick Passage of Bills to Fulfill Reform Pledge

By Cara Matthews Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch and Senate Democrats, who most likely will be in the minority come January, are urging the Senate to pass reform bills at the start of the new session next month. ...

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20 Jul
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Liz Joins Other Female Leaders & Activists to Express Outrage at Carl Paladino’s Heartless Stance on Abortion

Senator Liz Krueger joined other leaders in condemning disparaging remarks made by Carl Paladino that indicate he would not support abortion even in instances of rape and incest.  As said in the letter, “Carl Paladino has taken a heartless stand ...

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18 Jul
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Liz Hosts Part 1 of Senior Roundtable Series for Caregivers

Today, Senator Liz Krueger hosted the first portion of a five-part discussion for caregivers and the older people in their lives. During this first session, “Planning Ahead,” presenters addressed community services and how to determine if a Senior needs home ...

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17 Jul
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Liz Endorses Gustavo Rivera in Race Against Pedro Espada

Gustavo Rivera Picks Up Nine Progressive Electeds By Reid Pillifant August 17, 2010 | 5:23 p.m A slew of progressive elected officials announced their support today for Gustavo Rivera, who is challenging Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada Jr. in the ...

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17 Jul
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How Liz Krueger Helped Form Co-Op/Condo Alliance

Coming soon to a co-op/condo near you: Transparency and fair play? Earlier this month, a fledgling organization of New York City apartment owners launched a modest website with an Olympic-sized ambition: “The Alliance of Condo & Co-op Owners aims to ...

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17 Jul
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Why a Co-op Condo Ombudsman is Necessary

Co-op, condo owners have to back bill creating ombudsman agency Having lived in a co-op for the past 15 years, I cannot speak out enough on supporting bill 7958-A, introduced by state Sens. Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan), Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) and ...

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