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New York – Today in a party-line vote, the State Senate Codes Committee voted down the Children’s Weapon Accident Prevention Act (S.2491), sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger, along with Senators Avella, Gianaris, Hamilton, Hoylman, Parker and Squadron. The bill would have protected children from accidental harm and death by making it a crime to fail to store a firearm safely and securely.
“You would think that protecting our kids from loaded weapons would be something we could all get behind, but apparently that (more…)
NEW YORK – State Senators Daniel Squadron and Liz Krueger and Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh, litigants in the Brennan Center for Justice’s lawsuit to close the LLC Loophole, released the following statement in response to the State Supreme Court’s ruling:
“The LLC Loophole has repeatedly been at the center of some of Albany’s biggest scandals. It’s clear the Loophole contravenes (more…)
Albany – This morning, State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Assistant Speaker Félix W. Ortiz, joined by State Senator Brad Hoylman, hosted a forum on divesting the New York State Common Retirement Fund from fossil fuel holdings. Discussion centered around the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act (S.5873/A.8011-A), with financial and environmental experts speaking, including Bill McKibben, Co-Founder of 350.org and a leader of the global fossil fuel divestment movement. (more…)