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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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26 Nov
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Liz’s Neighborhood Update: Fall 2013

Liz’s Neighborhood Update for Fall of 2013 is available on this page! It includes updates and information on a variety of issues affecting residents of the East Side’s 28th Senate District. You can also download it here.

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18 Nov
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: November 2013

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

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05 Nov
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New York Post: Turning Your NY Apartment into a Hotel Is Illegal

Nicole Gelinas cuts through the Airbnb talking points with this thoughtful column on short-term rentals from Monday’s New York Post: Airbnb’s other argument is that its “hosts” need cash. We all need money, but we can’t break the law. Plus, by ...

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01 Nov
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Liz’s Anti-Casino Press Conference in the News

On Thursday, Liz joined a diverse group of advocates, including Ramsey Adams of Catskill Mountainkeeper and Mike Long, chairman of the New York State Conservative Party, to launch a campaign against Proposal One, the constitutional amendment authorizing up to seven ...

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