Category Archives: News

28 Oct
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Krueger, Hoylman, Ortiz Host Roundtable on Fossil Fuel Divestment

New York — Today State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman, and Assembly Assistant Speaker Félix W. Ortiz presented a moderated discussion on the financial and fiduciary implications of divesting New York State’s pension fund from fossil fuels. The roundtable included representatives ...

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21 Oct
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Governor Cuomo Signing Illegal Hotel Advertising Ban

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in response to Governor Cuomo signing into law A8704/S6340, which would prohibit the advertising of illegal short-term rentals, including posting on web platforms like Airbnb: “Today is a great day ...

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04 Oct
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Senator Krueger’s Testimony On The Draft Scope Of Work For the East Midtown Rezoning

New York – Senator Krueger and Senator Brad Hoylman submitted testimony today to the New York City Department of City Planning regarding the draft scope of work for the preparation of an environmental impact statement for the Greater East Midtown ...

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07 Sep
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Senator Krueger’s Testimony Before City Council Regarding Mandatory Inclusionary Housing For The Adorama Building

New York – Senator Krueger submitted testimony today to the New York City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises, supporting the position that the ULURP application for 38-42 West 18th Street, known as the Adorama building, must be subject to the ...

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24 Aug
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20 Senators Urge Closure Of Fracking Waste Loophole

New York – Today, State Senators Liz Krueger, Brad Hoylman, and Tony Avella, along with seventeen other Senators, released a letter to Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos, calling for the closure of the “fracking waste loophole.” Although ...

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05 Aug
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Breastfeeding Caravan Kicks Off At City Hall

New York — Today on the steps of City Hall, breastfeeding mothers and families, elected officials and advocates from all over New York City participated in the NYC Breastfeeding Leadership Council’s annual Breastfeeding Subway Caravan. After the rally, the caravan traveled ...

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11 Jul
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Liz’s Community Bulletin – July 2016

Liz’s Community Bulletin for July is available here! You can download it as a PDF, or view it here.

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23 Jun
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Albany Times Union Op-Ed: Court must rule to protect women’s reproductive rights

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in the Albany Times Union, Sen. Krueger called for action to end Albany’s pay-to-play culture. Full text of the op-ed can be read below and is available here.

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20 Jun
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Sen. Krueger’s Testimony Before The New York City Rent Guidelines Board Regarding Proposed Rent Increases

New York – Senator Krueger today submitted tesitmony to the New York City Rent Guidelines board recommending a 0% rent increase for both one and two-year leases. Full testimony can be read below.

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15 Jun
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NYC FAR Legislation Is Off The Table

Albany – Citing concerns about the potential community impact of uncapping floor area ratio (FAR) restrictions in New York City, Assembly Housing Chairman Keith L. T. Wright confirmed that Assembly Bill A7807 will not be considered this legislative session. Following conversations ...

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