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16 Jun
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Statement From Sen. Krueger On Assembly Passage Of “Boss Bill”

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today, after the passage in the Assembly of legislation known as the Boss Bill (A.1142-A/S.2709-A), which would ban employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of their personal reproductive ...

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09 Jun
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: June 2015

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

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08 Jun
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Sen. Krueger’s Testimony Before The New York City Rent Guidelines Board Regarding Proposed Rent Increases

New York – Senator Krueger today submitted testimony to the New York City Rent Guidelines board recommending a 0% rent increase for both one and two-year leases.

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03 Jun
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State Senate Passes Sen. Krueger’s Bill To Increase Penalty For Animal Cruelty

New York – The State Senate voted today to pass a bill sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger (S.4265) that would remove the word “serious” from the description of physical injury necessary to sustain a charge of felony cruelty to animals. The ...

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29 May
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Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28: June 2015 Please note:  This schedule is subject to change – it is recommended that you call ahead to confirm these events with the host or ask to RSVP.  

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28 May
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Letter to FTC Regarding the “Sharing Economy”

Senator Krueger sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission during the comment period for their workshop titled “The ‘Sharing’ Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators.”  Visit the FTC website for more information on the workshop and comment period.

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27 May
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Senator Krueger and Senate Democratic Conference Announce Affordable Housing Legislative Package

New York – Senator Krueger today joined members of the Senate Democratic Conference to unveil an affordable housing package to better ensure fair housing practices throughout New York State.

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26 May
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Wall Street Journal: Law Spurs Interest in Helping New Moms Deal With Depression

Today, the Wall Street Journal reported on the state’s maternal depression law, the result of a bill that Sen. Krueger sponsored, along with Assembly Member Dick Gottfried.  The law increased education and access to information and screening about maternal depression ...

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18 May
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Bill To Expand Insurance Access For Pregnant Women Approved By Senate Committee

New York – In a unanimous vote today, the State Senate Insurance Committee referred S.4639 to the Finance Committee, moving it one step closer to passage. The bill, introduced by Senator Liz Krueger, would make pregnancy a qualifying event triggering a ...

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08 May
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Sen. Krueger Congratulates BCCHS InvenTeam!

Today Sen. Krueger met with the Baruch College Campus High School InvenTeam, who won a highly competitive Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grant which they used to design a detachable rubbish vacuum for use in the NYC subways. Congratulations!

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