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24 Jan
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Legislature Passes Equal Rights Amendment

Albany – On Tuesday, January 24th, the State Senate and Assembly passed for the second time a proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the State Constitution. The amendment, S.108/A.1283 sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright, will extend current constitutional protections ...

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22 Dec
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Letter from Sen. Krueger to the State Liquor Authority Regarding Madison Square Garden’s Use of Facial Recognition Technology

New York City – Today, Senator Liz Krueger released a letter to the State Liquor Authority requesting that they investigate whether the use by Madison Square Garden of facial recognition technology to ban certain patrons from events is a violation ...

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07 Dec
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Local Law 97: Technical and Financial Resources to Assist with Compliance and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Tuesday, December 6th, 2022, with State Senator Liz Krueger, Tomi Vest, General Counsel, Office of Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine, Simon Mugo, NYC Accelerator Program, Mid-Atlantic Region, Gina Bocra, Chief Sustainability Officer, NYC Department ...

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17 Nov
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Medicare Parts A, B, C and D: Changes You Can Make to Your Coverage in 2023

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022, with State Senator Liz Krueger and Eric Hausman, NYC Department for the Aging’s Health Insurance Information and Counseling Program (HIICAP). Full video of the event can be viewed by clicking ...

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17 Nov
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Krueger Introduces Bills To Address Rapid Increase In Fires Caused By Lithium-Ion Batteries

Albany – Today, State Senator Liz Krueger announced the introduction of two new bills (S.9597 and S.9596) designed to address the proliferation of fires caused by malfunctioning lithium-ion batteries used to power e-bikes, e-scooters, and other micromobility devices. The bills would prohibit the ...

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26 Oct
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Times Union Op-Ed: Election will decide state’s direction on climate change

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in the Albany Times-Union, Senator Liz Krueger argues that although fossil fuel companies will continue to deny their responsibility for high gas prices, the only real, long-term solution to the roller-coaster ride ...

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19 Oct
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Make an informed Choice: The Four Proposals On Your General Election Ballot

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Tuesday, October 19th, 2022, with State Senator Liz Krueger; Carter Strickland, VP, Mid-Atlantic Region and New York State Director, Trust for Public Land; Jo-Ann Yoo, Executive Director, Asian American Federation; Harrold Miller, Executive Director, ...

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12 Sep
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Statement from Senator Liz Krueger On The Failure Of Private Religious Schools To Provide A Sound Basic Education

New York City – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today following the publication of the investigation in the New York Times regarding the failures of significant numbers of private schools serving New York’s Hasidic Jewish community to provide a constitutionally ...

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30 Aug
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Sen. Krueger Submits Testimony On Congestion Pricing

New York City – Today, Sen. Liz Krueger submitted testimony to the MTA regarding the Environmental Assessment for the Central Business District Tolling Program, known as Congestion Pricing. The testimony can be downloaded as a PDF by clicking here, and ...

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22 Aug
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Sen. Krueger Submits Testimony To The NYC Districting Commission

New York City – Today, Sen. Liz Krueger submitted testimony to the NYC Districting Commission regarding the impacts of proposed City Council redistricting on East Side neighborhoods. The testimony can be downloaded as a PDF from by clicking here, and ...

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