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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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01 Dec
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Senators Urge Governor Cuomo To Push For Stronger RGGI Emissions Cap

New York – Today, State Senators Liz Krueger, Brad Hoylman, and Tony Avella, along with thirteen other Senators, released a letter to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, urging him to push the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Board of Directors to implement the strongest possible cap reduction rate for the period 2020-2030. Included with the letter were comments submitted by the Senators directly to the RGGI board as part of the 2016 RGGI Program Review. The letter and comments are reprinted below and can also be viewed here and here.

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28 Nov
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Sen. Krueger’s Free Events List – December 2016

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28:

December 2016

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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22 Nov
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Appointments By President-Elect Donald J. Trump

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in response to the appointment of extremists and white supremacists to fill positions in the incoming administration of President-Elect Donald J. Trump, including former head of Breitbart News Steve Bannon: (more…)

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09 Nov
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Liz’s Community Bulletin – November 2016

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

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