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10 Feb
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: February 2014

Liz’s Community Bulletin for February is available here! Download it as a PDF.

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03 Feb
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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House’s Health Insurance Enrollment Day

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is holding a Health Insurance Enrollment Day on Thursday, February 6, from 12 noon to 7 pm! Meet one-on-one with an application counselor to determine your eligibility for Medicaid, Child Health Plus or financial subsidies. Enroll in ...

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23 Jan
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Liz and her Colleague Cecilia Tkaczyk Introduce Bill to Protect Communities’ Home Rule and Zoning Rights with Respect to Casinos

Today State Senators Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) and Cecilia Tkaczyk (D-Duanesburg) announced the introduction of legislation protecting the basic home-rule rights of municipalities with respect to casino siting (S. 6433-2014).

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17 Jan
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WABC 7 On Your Side: Health Exchange Problems with Empire Blue Cross

WABC 7’s Nina Pineda reports on the continuing problems Empire Blue Cross / Blue Shield enrollees have been experiencing with actually receiving their proof of insurance and getting covered. Our office has been trying to assist constituents with the same ...

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16 Jan
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Capital New York: A.G. Probes Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Over Health Exchange Complaints

Laura Nahmias reports in Capital New York: New York state attorney general Eric Schneiderman is investigating insurer Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield after complaints from customers who paid for the company’s plans on the state’s health exchange, but never received ...

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13 Jan
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: January 2014

Liz’s Community Bulletin for January is available here! View this month’s edition on this page, or download it as a PDF.

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16 Dec
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Syracuse Post-Standard on Liz’s Maternal Depression Legislation

The Post-Standard‘s Marnie Eisenstadt reports this morning on Sen. Krueger’s maternal depression legislation, which passed this year and awaits the governor’s signature. Postpartum depression, a depression that can include anxiety and psychosis, is triggered by the birth of a child. ...

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15 Dec
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Newsletter and Resources: What Federal Health Care Reform Means for New Yorkers

I know how confusing healthcare and insurance issues can be, and with reforms from the federal government’s 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) rolling out, things may be even more complicated as we “kick the tires” on this new system. I ...

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13 Dec
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Answers for New Yorkers Concerned or Confused About the Illegal Hotel Law

In recent months, Airbnb and an organization calling itself “Peers” have started a major PR and lobbying campaign to overturn New York’s laws governing short-term rentals. With these businesses and groups circulating misinformation to residents, their own users, and the ...

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11 Dec
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Liz Introduces Bill to Regulate and Tax Marijuana in New York State

Joined by a broad spectrum of drug law reform advocates and fellow elected officials, State Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) announced that she will be introducing the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) today. The legislation would legalize, regulate, and tax ...

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