By Liz Benjamin

Sen. Liz Krueger is moving ahead with the creation of her NBA, or “No Bad Apples”, PAC, scheduling its first fundraiser and hiring a staffer to run the operation.

The Manhattan Democrat, who has long been an outspoken voice for reform, unveiled her new PAC in a City Room report (second item) last week, saying she hoped to raise $300,000 that will be used to assist candidates who embrace a good government platform.

The idea, according to Krueger, is to recruit “progressive” candidates and improve the Democratic ranks as the party prepares to try to win back the majority from the GOP next year.

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