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08 Mar
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Statement: City’s Teen Pregnancy Ad Campaign “Pathologically Mean-Spirited”

Senator Krueger issued the following statement on the City Human Resources Administration’s new ad campaign on teen pregnancy:

As someone who has spent decades in the fight against poverty and the fight to make sure women have equal rights to have or not have children, I am appalled at the ill-targeted and pathologically mean-spirited ad campaign put forward by the New York City Human Resources Administration, supposedly intended to reduce teen pregnancy.

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14 Feb
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: February 2013

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

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05 Feb
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Liz Joins Assemblymember Lifton to Call for Halt on Fracking Without Full, Public Health Review

Prompted by flaws in the regulatory process and a lack of any transparency or clear definition in the Department of Health’s “health review,” Sen. Krueger today joined Assemblymember Barbara Lifton and many colleagues calling on Gov. Cuomo and the Department of Environmental Conservation to halt development of regulations permitting horizontal hydraulic fracturing (“hydrofracking”) absent a full, thorough, and transparent assessment of the practice’s potential effects on public health.

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29 Jan
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Liz’s Free Events List – February 2013

Liz’s free events list for February is available here! Click here to download, or read on to view this month’s list.

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28 Jan
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Letter: Liz Concerned by Deal to Share Student Data without Parental Consent

Liz sent the following letter to New York State Education Commissioner John King and New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott, expressing concerns over plans to share private student information with the Shared Learning Collaborative without parental consent.

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25 Jan
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“What to Do With All That Stuff”: Best Practices for Clutter and Hoarding

This January’s session of Liz’s Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors focused on managing clutter and hoarding, and a key handout was our office’s new comprehensive best-practices guide! You can download it here, or read on to view it here on our web site.

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25 Jan
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Liz: Why I Voted Against the Redistricting Amendment

Two days ago, the Senate passed a constitutional amendment to create a commission process for redistricting after the next census. Because I am committed to real reform, I voted no.

The process this amendment would create is actually a step even further in the wrong direction. The editorial board of the Times Union, Albany’s daily newspaper, has done a great job explaining why — and has called for citizens to vote against the amendment, when it goes on the 2014 ballot for approval. To learn more about this important issue, and why I voted no, please read the editorial from today’s paper after the jump.

-Liz

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24 Jan
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Senate Leaders Block Roe v. Wade Resolution

Liz sponsored a resolution commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade this week, but it was blocked from consideration by the leaders of the Republican-dominated majority in the Senate. The Assembly passed a similar resolution without incident.

Read more from the Albany Times-Union and Gotham Gazette, or read on to see Liz’s letter to the leaders of the Senate Majority as well as the full text of the resolution.

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10 Jan
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: January 2013

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

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10 Jan
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Senior Roundtable Breakfast 1/24: “What to Do With All That Stuff”

The third breakfast in Senator Krueger’s Roundtable Series for Boomers and Seniors this year will feature speakers on “What to Do With All That Stuff,” the issues surrounding home clutter and hoarding prevention for the elderly, as part of this year’s Roundtable Series focus on “The Challenges of Longevity.”

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