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21 Sep
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Sept. 27: Public Workshop on the 2nd Avenue Subway

Members of the community are invited to attend an MTA public workshop regarding the construction of the Second Avenue Subway, to maintain an open dialogue between the MTA and the community at large. MTA employees and contractors will attend the workshop to facilitate discussion and answer questions. Read the invitation below for more details, and sign up at http://www.mta.info/sas to RSVP.

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06 Sep
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Daily News Op-Ed: Your Hot Pizza, Their Steep Fine

In today’s Daily News, transportation advocate Paul Steely White and restaurant workers’ advocate Daisy Chung pushed for Liz’s legislation that would lead to safer driving by bicycle delivery cyclists.

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29 Aug
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Liz’s Free Events List – September 2012

Liz’s free events list is available here! Read on to view this month’s list, or click here to download.

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12 Aug
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Metro: Farmers Markets Double in Decade

Liz joined State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and other elected officials to call attention to the growth and success of farmers markets in New York. Alison Bowen reported in Metro:

“Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best, and farmers markets and green markets are a simple, beneficial way to connect our neighborhoods with fresh, healthy and locally grown food,” said New York state senator Liz Krueger, who represents Manhattan.

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31 Jul
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Liz’s Free Events List – August 2012

Liz’s August 2012 free events list is available! You can download it here, or view it below.August 2012 Free Events

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07 Jul
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NY1: Senate Dems Accuse Administration Of Consulting Gas Companies About Fracking Regulations

In this video clip, New York 1 focuses on on hydrofracking, following up on a letter sent by Liz and some of her colleagues to the DEC. The letter demands a full accounting in the face of reports that proposed hydrofracking regulations were inappropriately leaked to the gas industry.

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18 Jun
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Testimony on Rent Guidelines Board’s Proposed Increases

Liz submitted the following testimony to the New York City Rent Guidelines Board, arguing that the process that led to this year’s proposed increases is in need of reform, and arguing further that this year’s proposed guidelines should be significantly lower.

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29 May
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Daily News: Manhattan Resident Wins ‘Counter’ Argument

The Daily News reports on East Side resident John Burke’s legal victory:

The ruling means a disabled bartender who has lived in a dark, ground-floor Yorkville studio for 35 years…gets to keep his kitchen, while the rest of the tenants, including those in the $5,900 fifth-floor penthouse, have to keep climbing stairs.

“We won? I can’t believe it,” said John Burke, 67, the Irish immigrant who has occupied the rent-stabilized studio at 318 East 84th St. since 1977.

Burke, who worked as a hotel bartender and concierge until he became disabled in a 1995 accident, credited his lawyers and the staff of State Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) for his legal victory.

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22 May
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Liz Stands Up for District 2 Schools

Liz sent the following letter to the SUNY Charter Schools Institute regarding the Success Charter Network’s application to co-locate two charter schools in District 2’s already crowded facilities. The SUNY Charter Schools Institute is currently considering the charter school network’s application.

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14 May
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: May 2012

Liz’s May Community Bulletin is available! You can download it here, or view it from this page.
May 2012 Community Bulletin

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