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15 Jun
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NYC FAR Legislation Is Off The Table

Albany – Citing concerns about the potential community impact of uncapping floor area ratio (FAR) restrictions in New York City, Assembly Housing Chairman Keith L. T. Wright confirmed that Assembly Bill A7807 will not be considered this legislative session. Following conversations ...

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13 Jun
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Statement From Sen. Krueger On Yesterday’s Mass Shooting In Orlando

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding yesterday’s attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL: “Yesterday’s mass shooting in Orlando was a terrible hate-crime, an attack on our LGBT family, and on the love, diversity, ...

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09 Jun
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State Senate Passes Maternal Depression Treatment Bill

Albany – Today the State Senate unanimously passed S6715, sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger, which would improve treatment options for women diagnosed with maternal depression. A second bill addressing maternal depression, S7881, is currently on the third reading calendar in ...

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08 Jun
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Liz’s Community Bulletin – June 2016

Liz’s Community Bulletin for June is available here! You can download it as a PDF, or view it here.

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07 Jun
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Senate Passage Of Bill To Override NYC Plastic Bag Law

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding the Senate passage of S7336, which would override the recently passed New York City law (Intro 209-A) that places a 5-cent fee on disposable carry-out bags: “I am extremely ...

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02 Jun
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Maternal Depression Screening Bill Passes Health Committee

Albany – Today the State Senate Health Committee voted in support of S7881, sponsored by State Senator Liz Krueger, which would clarify that when a maternal depression screening is provided by a pediatrician, the service is covered if the pediatrician ...

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31 May
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Sen. Krueger’s Free Events List – June 2016

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28: June 2016 Courtesy of State Senator Liz Krueger If you would like to receive this list via email, let us know. Send your name, address, and email address to liz@lizkrueger.com, with the subject “Free ...

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17 May
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20 State Senators Sign Letter Supporting Offshore Wind

Albany – Today, State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman released a letter to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Audrey Zibelman, Chair of the New York State Public Service Commission, calling for the inclusion of an offshore wind tier in ...

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16 May
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Sign Liz’s Petition To Support NYC Plastic Bag Bill

The New York City Council recently passed a bill to place a 5-cent fee on any plastic or paper bags provided to consumers at retail stores.  But now there is an effort in the State Legislature to stop this bill ...

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04 May
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Liz’s Community Bulletin – May 2016

Liz’s Community Bulletin for April is available here! You can download it as a PDF, or view it here.

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