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10 Jan
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: January 2013

Liz’s January Community Bulletin is available! You can download it here, or view it from this page.

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10 Jan
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Senior Roundtable Breakfast 1/24: “What to Do With All That Stuff”

The third breakfast in Senator Krueger’s Roundtable Series for Boomers and Seniors this year will feature speakers on “What to Do With All That Stuff,” the issues surrounding home clutter and hoarding prevention for the elderly, as part of this ...

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07 Jan
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Liz Krueger and Bill Samuels: Fund Campaign Reform with Casino Cash

Two days ahead of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address, New York State Senator Liz Krueger and reform advocate Bill Samuels announced a new campaign finance reform proposal: a grand bargain that can accomplish Governor Cuomo’s previously-stated goal ...

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03 Jan
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Krueger to Empire State Development: End NY Gun Subsidies

Liz sent the following letter to Empire State Development President and CEO Kenneth Adams late yesterday, urging ESDC to end the use of taxpayer funds to support producers of dangerous assault weapons.

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21 Dec
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Letter to CBS Regarding AirBnB and the Illegal Hotel Industry

Sen. Krueger sent the following letter to CBS This Morning executive producer Chris Licht, regarding a segment promoting and inaccurately characterizing the “AirBnB” online service. AirBnB and similar websites enable the illegal hotel industry, which puts tourists and neighborhood residents ...

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21 Dec
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Letter to Mayor Bloomberg: Post-Sandy Flooding Concerns and the E. 91st St. Marine Transfer Station

Liz sent the following letter to Mayor Bloomberg regarding the E. 91st St. Marine Transfer Station and how new, post-Sandy riverfront flooding concerns could impact planning around the MTS. The new concerns raised by Sandy and increasing frequency of extreme ...

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21 Dec
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Letter to the Dept. of Finance on Tax Assessments for Residents Affected by the 2nd Avenue Subway Project

Liz sent the following letter to the New York City Department of Finance, which recently gave a presentation for the community on tax assessments for real estate in the Upper East Side affected by the 2nd Avenue Subway project. The ...

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18 Dec
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Statement on Senate Democratic Conference Leadership Vote

Liz issued the following statement Monday evening congratulating the Senate Democratic Conference’s new leader, Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins, immediately following the Senate Democratic Conference’s leadership vote.

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14 Dec
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Op-Ed: Senate Has to Deliver What New Yorkers Voted For

In an op-ed for the Albany Times Union this week, Liz explained the current state of the State Senate, the recent history that got us here, and how New Yorkers should judge the Republican-IDC “coalition.” Read on for the full ...

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08 Dec
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Liz on Northeast Public Radio’s “The Capitol Connection”

Liz talks with WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s Alan Chartock about the election, control of the State Senate, Hurricane Sandy relief, and more. Listen to the full 25-minute interview here.

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