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31 Jan
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Sen. Krueger’s Free Events List – February 2017

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28:

February 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. (more…)

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30 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Governor’s Proposed Constitutional Amendement To Protect Abortion Rights

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger, co-sponsor of the Reproductive Health Act (S2796), released the following statement today in response to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposed constitutional amendment to safeguard women’s reproductive rights as outlined in Roe v Wade: (more…)

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30 Jan
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Senate Democrats Release “Resistance Agenda” To Protect New Yorkers And All People From Trump’s Hateful Actions

Albany, NY – Today, the Senate Democratic Conference introduced their “Resistance Agenda” that includes three bills that would protect refugees, immigrants and foreign students from being victimized by the Trump Administration’s recent Executive Order. During today’s legislative session, the Senate Democrats will force votes on these initiatives to ensure state government stands up for American values and blocks President Trump’s attack on religious freedom and new Americans. (more…)

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30 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Protecting Reproductive Rights For All New Yorkers

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus, released the following statement today following the rally of more than 1,600 reproductive rights activists organized by Planned Parenthood Empire State Acts: (more…)

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18 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On The Reproductive Health Act

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today following passage in the Assembly of the Reproductive Health Act (RHA), A1748/S2796. The RHA would update New York State law to bring it into line with the standard of Roe v Wade, protecting New Yorkers’ rights in the event of Federal action to restrict abortion access: (more…)

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17 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Passage Of Senate Bill To Overturn NYC Plastic Bag Law

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today following passage in the Senate of S362, which would overturn New York City’s law placing a 5-cent fee on disposable carryout bags:

“New York State is facing unprecedented environmental challenges — from climate change, to poisoned water, to failing infrastructure, the list goes on and on. Yet for their very first environmental bill of the year, the Senate Majority Coalition has chosen to do the bidding of corporate special interests and overturn New York City’s plastic bag fee. If this bill becomes law, it will set a shameful and dangerous precedent that local solutions to local environmental issues will be vetoed in Albany. (more…)

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11 Jan
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Liz’s Community Bulletin – January 2017

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

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23 Dec
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Sen. Krueger’s Free Events List – January 2017

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28:

January 2017

Courtesy of State Senator Liz Krueger

If you would like to receive this list via email instead of regular mail, 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. (more…)

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18 Dec
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City & State Op-Ed: State Legislators Should Be Wary Of Special Session Charade

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in City & State, Senator Krueger argued against the reliance on closed-door negotiations between the so-called “three men in a room” comprised of the Governor and the leaders of both legislative chambers, as well as the practice of calling end-of-year special sessions to vote on legislation with little or no deliberation. Full text of the op-ed can be read below. (more…)

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05 Dec
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Liz’s Community Bulletin – December 2016

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

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