Category Archives: News

08 Mar
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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
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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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24 Feb
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Watch Liz on Inside City Hall

Last night, Senator Krueger joined NY1’s evening show, Inside City Hall. She discussed everything from the budget to redistricting reform. Watch Senator Krueger on Inside City Hall here.

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24 Feb
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Liz: Use Elle’s Law To Make Streets Safer

The following is an op-ed penned by Senator Krueger and published in Our Town Newspaper: Posted by Our Town on February 23, 2011  When you’re on a small island with millions of people living, literally, on top of one another, ...

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22 Feb
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Liz Joins Capital Tonight to Explain Anti-Lulu Position

By Liz Benjamin The latest push for reform in Albany dates back to 2004 when the Brennan Center released a report deeming New York’s legislature the most dysfunctional in the nation. Since then, there have been countless calls for change ...

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18 Feb
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N.Y. Politicians’ Loyalty Should Not be For Sale: Lulus Corrupt the Democratic Process, so Ban Them

The following is an op-ed penned by Senator Krueger and published in the New York Daily News: There are plenty of things we need to change about the New York State Legislature, from the way we finance our campaigns to ...

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16 Feb
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Liz Discusses the Budget & Child Care With NY Times

Fears About How the City’s Budget Will Affect Child Care On Thursday, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will unveil New York City’s preliminary budget for the next fiscal year. On Wednesday, if you listen very closely, you can hear people throughout ...

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16 Feb
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Liz Crusades For Choice

By Liz Benjamin Sen. Liz Krueger has written to House Speaker John Boehner to express dismay over the GOP push to eliminate federal funding for reproductive health providers such as Planned Parenthood, (which has come under particular scrutiny of late), ...

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