Category Archives: News

28 Jul
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Senators Krueger and Hoylman Urge Landmarks Consideration For Kaskel & Kaskel Building

New York – Today, State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman released a letter to Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair Meenakshi Srinivasan calling for the Commission to consider landmarking the historic Kaskel & Kaskel building at 316 Fifth Avenue. The letter ...

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19 Jul
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42 State Legislators Urge EPA To Declare Hudson River PCB Cleanup Incomplete

New York – Today, State Senator Liz Krueger and Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner released a letter signed by 42 legislators to EPA Region 2 Director Gary Klawinski, calling on the EPA to revise their recent five-year review of the Hudson River PCB ...

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13 Jun
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Albany Times Union Op-Ed: Take Next SMART Step To Ending Marijuana Prohibition

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in the Albany Times Union, Senator Krueger and Assembly Member Crystal Peoples-Stokes argue that New York should end the failed approach of marijuana prohibition, and enact rational drug policy through the Marijuana Regulation and ...

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12 Jun
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Assembly Passage Of “Boss Bill”

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today, after the passage in the Assembly of legislation known as the Boss Bill (S3791/A566), which would ban employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of their personal reproductive health ...

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07 Jun
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State Senate Passes Maternal Depression Treatment Bill

Albany – Today the State Senate unanimously passed S4000, sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger, which would improve treatment options for women diagnosed with maternal depression. The bill is carried in the Assembly by Assembly Member Diana C. Richardson (A8308).

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06 Jun
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Guilty Plea From Landlord Steven Croman

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today following the guilty plea of Manhattan landlord Steven Croman for mortgage and tax fraud:

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31 May
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Senator Krueger And Assembly Member Simon Announce School Lunch Shaming Bill

New York – Today, State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon announced the introduction of a bill (A7376/S6444) to address the issue of school lunch shaming and school meal debt. Currently there is no statewide policy on ...

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26 May
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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman And Senator Liz Krueger Address The “State Of The Resistance”

New York – On Wednesday night, State Senator Liz Krueger hosted New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in an event titled “State of the Resistance: An Update From The Frontlines”. The event was an opportunity to address the role ...

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24 May
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AG Schneiderman and Sen. Krueger Introduce Legislation To Criminally Crack Down On Tenant Harassment

ALBANY—Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, State Senator Liz Krueger, and Assembly Member Joseph Lentol today introduced the Tenant Protection Act of 2017, a new bill aimed at holding New York’s most unscrupulous landlords criminally accountable for tenant harassment.

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16 May
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Democratic Senators And Civic Groups Announce Landmark Inclusive Equal Rights Amendment

Albany – Women, LGBT people and the disabled currently do not have equal rights in New York State’s Constitution—an injustice a coalition of Democratic Senators and civic groups are aiming to bring to an end through the passage of a ...

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