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18 Dec
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Statement on Senate Democratic Conference Leadership Vote

Liz issued the following statement Monday evening congratulating the Senate Democratic Conference’s new leader, Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins, immediately following the Senate Democratic Conference’s leadership vote.

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14 Dec
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Op-Ed: Senate Has to Deliver What New Yorkers Voted For

In an op-ed for the Albany Times Union this week, Liz explained the current state of the State Senate, the recent history that got us here, and how New Yorkers should judge the Republican-IDC “coalition.” Read on for the full text of the op ed, or read it at the Times Union website.

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08 Dec
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Liz on Northeast Public Radio’s “The Capitol Connection”

The Capitol Connection with Alan ChartockLiz talks with WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s Alan Chartock about the election, control of the State Senate, Hurricane Sandy relief, and more. Listen to the full 25-minute interview here.

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03 Dec
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Statement on Senate Republicans’ “Coup by Recount” Plan

Senator Krueger released the following statement in response to a New York Post report this morning that Senate Republicans are planning to seize power by preventing duly-elected Democratic senators from being seated in January.

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01 Dec
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Liz’s Free Events List – December 2012

Liz’s free events list for December is available here! Click here to download, or read on to view this month’s list.
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21 Nov
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DNA Info: Pols File Federal Lawsuits to Stop East 91st Street Garbage Station

DNA Info reported on the latest legal effort to block City’s misguided plan to open and operate a garbage transfer facility on East 91st Street, a federal lawsuit led by Councilmember Jessica Lappin and Assemblyman Micah Kellner. Liz joined her fellow East Side elected officials at a press conference announcing their new lawsuit.

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, City Councilwoman Jessica Lappin and Assemblyman Micah Kellner are named as plaintiffs in the first federal lawsuits in the ongoing battle to stop the city from building the marine transfer facility, which is set to break ground as early as next month…

State Sen. Liz Krueger, another opponent of the project, argued that the hurricane should force the city to re-evaluate its infrastructure, especially along the waterfront.

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19 Nov
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: November 2012

Liz’s November Community Bulletin is available! You can download it here, or view it from this page.

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09 Nov
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Post-Sandy Update: Information on Volunteering, Donating, and Accessing Assistance

Thank you again to everyone who volunteered to check on and distribute emergency supplies to storm victims. Your work has made a huge difference in the lives of New Yorkers during this extremely difficult time. While power, heat, and elevator service have now been restored to the overwhelming majority of residents in Manhattan, significant needs still exist throughout much of the city.

Read on for more information on volunteering, donating, or accessing assistance for yourself and your family as we recover from the hurricane.

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08 Nov
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Federal Disaster Benefits and Assistance Guide

This guide provided by Representative Jerrold Nadler’s office details federal services and benefits available to New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, unemployment payments up to 26 weeks for workers who temporarily lost jobs because of the disaster, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster. A full list of assistance programs is available in the document, which can be downloaded from this page.

Download: Federal Assistance Guide (pdf)

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08 Nov
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Nov. 15: Senator Krueger’s Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors Kicks Off

Please join Senator Krueger at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House for the first of a five-part breakfast discussion series on the challenges of longevity.

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