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28 Feb
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Crain’s Op-Ed: Hunger relief in a box won’t work in New York City

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in Crain’s New York Business, Senator Krueger, Fund For New York City President Mary McCormick, and fellow co-founder of the Food Bank of New York City Kathy Goldman, argue that Trump Administration plans to replace SNAP with a box of government-chosen food will worsen the chronic hunger crisis in New York and across the country. (more…)

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26 Feb
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Krueger And Hoylman Announce Bill Addressing Plastic Bag Pollution

Albany – State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman announced the introduction of a bill today addressing the statewide problem of plastic bag pollution. The legislation (S7760), which aligns with recommendations made by the Governor’s Plastic Bag Task Force, would ban plastic carryout bags and place a ten-cent fee on all other carryout bags, to encourage the use of reusable alternatives. Revenue raised by the fee would go to the State Environmental Protection Fund. The bill is sponsored in the Assembly by Assembly Member Steve Englebright. (more…)

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05 Feb
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Senator Krueger’s Community Bulletin – February 2018

Sen. Krueger’s Community Bulletin for February is available here! It can be downloaded as a PDF file here, and is viewable below.

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10 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Fossil Fuel Divestment By New York City Pension Funds

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today following the announcement by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott M. Stringer that they will seek to divest the City’s $189 billion pension funds from fossil fuel producers. Senator Krueger, along with Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz, sponsors the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act in the State Legislature (S4596/A3712): (more…)

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08 Jan
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Senator Krueger’s Community Bulletin – January 2018

Sen. Krueger’s Community Bulletin for January is available here! It can be downloaded as a PDF file here, and is viewable below.

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20 Dec
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Governor’s Call For Fossil Fuel Divestment

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today following Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s announcement calling on the New York State Common Retirement Fund to divest from fossil fuels. Senator Krueger, along with Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz, sponsors the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act in the Legislature (S4596/A3712): (more…)

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08 Dec
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Senator Krueger’s Community Bulletin – December 2017

Sen. Krueger’s Community Bulletin for December is available here! It can be downloaded as a PDF file, and is viewable below. (more…)

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29 Nov
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Sen. Krueger’s Free Events List – December 2017

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28:

December 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.com, with the subject “Free Events List”

Please note:  This schedule is subject to change – it is recommended that you call ahead to confirm these events. (more…)

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29 Nov
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Testimony To NYC Public Advocate Letitia James’ Hearing On Climate Action

Today, State Senator Liz Krueger submitted testimony to New York City Public Advocate Letitia James’ Hearing on Climate Action, explaining the need for City and State pension funds to divest from fossil fuel companies. Full testimony can be viewed below. (more…)

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28 Nov
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Senator Krueger And Housing Rights Initiative Fight Back Against Fraudulent Real Estate Practices

New York – With the support of State Senator Liz Krueger’s office, the non-profit watchdog group Housing Rights Initiative (HRI) has uncovered dozens of buildings on the Upper East Side that collectively received millions of dollars in tax benefits while having illegally removed thousands of units from the rent stabilization program. As a result, a class action lawsuit has been filed against Parkoff Organization at 192 East 75th Street by the law firm Newman Ferrara in the New York County Supreme Court.

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