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07 Jul
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Krueger, Ortiz Announce Fossil Fuel Divestment Act

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz today announced the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act (S.5873/A.8011), which would require the State Comptroller to divest the Common Retirement Fund (CRF) from fossil fuel holdings by 2020. They ...

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06 Jul
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: July 2015

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

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30 Jun
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Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28: July 2015  

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18 Jun
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Capital New York: Bill to expand health coverage for pregnant women approved

Today, Capital New York reported that the Senate and Assembly passed bills that would make pregnancy a qualifying event triggering a special enrollment period for the state health insurance exchange, allowing pregnant women to enroll in a health plan at ...

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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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