Category Archives: News

13 Jun
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Statement From Sen. Krueger On Yesterday’s Mass Shooting In Orlando

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding yesterday’s attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL: “Yesterday’s mass shooting in Orlando was a terrible hate-crime, an attack on our LGBT family, and on the love, diversity, ...

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09 Jun
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State Senate Passes Maternal Depression Treatment Bill

Albany – Today the State Senate unanimously passed S6715, sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger, which would improve treatment options for women diagnosed with maternal depression. A second bill addressing maternal depression, S7881, is currently on the third reading calendar in ...

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07 Jun
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Senate Passage Of Bill To Override NYC Plastic Bag Law

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding the Senate passage of S7336, which would override the recently passed New York City law (Intro 209-A) that places a 5-cent fee on disposable carry-out bags: “I am extremely ...

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02 Jun
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Maternal Depression Screening Bill Passes Health Committee

Albany – Today the State Senate Health Committee voted in support of S7881, sponsored by State Senator Liz Krueger, which would clarify that when a maternal depression screening is provided by a pediatrician, the service is covered if the pediatrician ...

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17 May
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20 State Senators Sign Letter Supporting Offshore Wind

Albany – Today, State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman released a letter to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Audrey Zibelman, Chair of the New York State Public Service Commission, calling for the inclusion of an offshore wind tier in ...

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16 May
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Sign Liz’s Petition To Support NYC Plastic Bag Bill

The New York City Council recently passed a bill to place a 5-cent fee on any plastic or paper bags provided to consumers at retail stores.  But now there is an effort in the State Legislature to stop this bill ...

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04 May
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Maternal Depression Bill Passes Senate Health Committee

Albany – Today the State Senate Health Committee voted unanimously in support of S6715, sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger, which would improve treatment options for women diagnosed with maternal depression. The bill, which is sponsored in the Assembly by Assembly ...

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03 May
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Statement From Sen. Krueger On Committee Passage Of “Boss Bill”

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today, after the State Senate Labor Committee voted in support of legislation known as the Boss Bill (S2709-A/A1142-A), which would ban employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of ...

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25 Apr
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Governor’s Announcement Of Maternal Depression Screening

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in reaction to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s announcement that the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has issued guidance informing insurers of their responsibility to cover screening for ...

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13 Apr
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Krueger Urges Governor To Veto MMA Legalization

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger today released a letter to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo urging him to veto legislation, recently passed in the legislature, that would legalize mixed martial arts (MMA) in New York State (S5949-A). The letter cites ...

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