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05 Jun
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Liz’s Community Bulletin – June 2017

Liz’s Community Bulletin for June is available here! You can download it as a PDF, or view it here. (more…)

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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 delivery of free or reduced-price school meals to eligible children, resulting in a disparate patchwork of approaches that varies across districts and between individual schools. The new legislation would ensure families are connected with all the meal-related benefits to which they’re entitled, and prevent schools from singling out or otherwise discriminating against kids who either have meal debt or receive free or reduced-price meals.

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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 of state attorneys general in challenging Trump administration policies on a host of issues from immigration to the environment to civil and voting rights. Attorney General Schneiderman has been at the forefront of many of these efforts. Sen. Krueger engaged him in a conversation about his important work so far, and what more can be done to protect New Yorkers’ fundamental rights and democratic institutions.
To watch full video of the event, go to: https://youtu.be/7gP2Hw-M0UE

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26 May
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Sen. Krueger’s Free Events List – June 2017

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28:

June 2017

Courtesy of State Senator Liz Krueger

If you would like to receive this list via email, let us know. Send your name, address, and email address to liz@lizkrueger.comwith the subject “Free Events List.”

Please note:  This schedule is subject to change – it is recommended that you call ahead to confirm these events with the host or ask to RSVP.

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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. (more…)

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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 landmark inclusive equal rights amendment.

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12 May
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Liz’s Community Bulletin – May 2017

Liz’s Community Bulletin for May is available here! You can download it as a PDF, or view it here. (more…)

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08 May
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Testimony To The NYC Planning Commission Regarding Greater East Midtown Rezoning

Today, State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman submitted joint testimony to the New York City Planning Commission regarding the proposed Greater East Midtown Rezoning. Full testimony can be viewed below. (more…)

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01 May
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Senate Majority Coalition Uses Legislative Manuever To Bury Reproductive Health Bills

Albany – Today the State Senate Committees on Labor and Insurance passed two bills relating to reproductive healthcare rights, but a legislative maneuver by the Senate majority coalition will likely prevent them from reaching the Senate floor. S3791, known as the “Boss Bill”, would ban employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of their personal reproductive health decisions; S3790, would increase access to emergency contraception. Both bills were forced onto the committee agendas through a motion for consideration filed by Senator Liz Krueger, the bills’ sponsor.

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01 May
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Airbnb And Illegal Short-Term Rentals

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding Airbnb’s upcoming lobby day and the introduction of A7520, a bill to overturn current protections against illegal short-term rentals: (more…)

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