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29 Feb
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Krueger, Ortiz Hold Fossil Fuel Divestment Forum

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…)

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25 Feb
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Sen. Krueger’s Free Events List – March 2016

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28:

March 2016

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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24 Feb
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Governor Cuomo’s ESCO Action Plan

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in reaction to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement of a comprehensive action plan to address dubious business practices among energy services companies, or ESCOs, in New York State: (more…)

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10 Feb
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Airbnb’s Misleading Data

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in reaction to two reports about Airbnb. The first report, written by independent watchdogs, reveals that the company created a misleading set of numbers, removing over 1,000 listings in a one-time purge before allowing reporters and officials limited access to their data in November. The second report, paid for by Airbnb and produced with full access to the company’s data, relates to Airbnb’s claims about its impact on the hospitality industry: (more…)

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08 Feb
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: February 2016

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

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28 Jan
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Sen. Krueger’s Free Events List – February 2016

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28:

February 2016

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27 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Assembly Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus, released the following statement today in reaction to the introduction of a bill (A9061) sponsored by Assembly Member Steve Katz to prohibit state and county funding for Planned Parenthood in New York:
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25 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Assembly Passage Of Comprehensive Contraceptive Coverage Act

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger, Co-Chair of the 89-member Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus (BPCLC), released the following statement today after the Assembly passed the Comprehensive Contraceptive Coverage Act (S6013/A8135). The CCCA, co-sponsored by Assembly Member Kevin Cahill, Senator John Bonacic, and Senator Krueger, provides insurance coverage for FDA-approved contraception, improves access to emergency contraceptives, allows for a 12 month supply of birth control, and covers sterilization for men and women: (more…)

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20 Jan
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ProPublica – Renter Beware: Ten Ways Unscrupulous Landlords Cheat NYC Tenants

ProPublica has created a list of 10 ways that unscrupulous landlords can take advantage of tenants in New York City. You can read and download the list below. (more…)

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11 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Dismissal Of Stahl Lawsuit Against Landmarks Preservation Commission

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in reaction to the decision by a State Supreme Court judge to dismiss an Article 78 case brought by Stahl York Avenue LLC against the City of New York and the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Earlier this year Senator Krueger joined other East Side elected officials, Borough President Gale Brewer, and many preservation groups to file an amicus brief in the dispute over landmarking two buildings on 64th and 65th Streets, known as the “First Avenue Estates”: (more…)

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