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16 Jun
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A Step Toward Equal Pay

The following was penned by Senator Liz Krueger and New York Women’s Agenda & Equal Pay Coalition NYC The United States has always been a beacon of democracy.  And as Americans, we take pride in our basic principles that are ...

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15 Jun
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Liz Gets a Passing Grade From Environmental Advocates

By Jaclyn Bruntfield A scorecard released on June 8 by EPL/Environmental Advocates indicates that the vast majority of New York’s senators aren’t doing enough to support legislation that would protect the environment. The preliminary scorecard tracked state senator’s voting records ...

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15 Jun
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Liz Speaks to Advocates of Stronger Rent Regulation Laws: Don’t Give Up, Keep on Fighting!

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15 Jun
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Senate Dems Join Protesters, Call for Stronger Rent Laws

By Jon Campell While the Senate was in session, a group of New York City senators joined a few dozen protesters outside of the Senate chamber, calling on the majority party to extend and strengthen the state’s rent stabilization laws, ...

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14 Jun
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Liz to Host: Your Choice, Your Voice: A Discussion About Medical Options for Chronic Illness & End of Life

This educational forum is for all individuals, young and old, who will have to make medical treatment decisions for themselves or a loved one. Therefore, this forum is for EVERYONE!  Among the issues and concerns that will be addressed by ...

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14 Jun
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In Reversal, 3 Democratic Senators Will Back Gay Marriage

By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and MICHAEL BARBARO Updated, 3:45 p.m. | ALBANY — Three wavering Democratic lawmakers in the State Senate on Monday announced that they now support the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York, marking a potential turning point ...

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13 Jun
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Liz Sits Down With NY1 to Discuss the Current Status of Rent Regulation

Senator Liz Krueger sat down with Erin Billups of NY1 to discuss the current battle over the renewal of Rent Regulation laws in New York City. The difference, Sen. Krueger says, between now and then, “We have Governor Andrew Cuomo ...

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07 Jun
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Liz Discusses the 2011-2012 Budget & Other Current Topics

This past Sunday, Senator Liz Krueger joined Marilyn Kleinberg Neimark on Beyond The Pale and had a frank discussion regarding the 2011-2012 State Budget.  Also discussed, were current topics such as rent regulation and marriage equality. Listen to Senator Krueger’s ...

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06 Jun
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Message From Liz on The Proposed Marine Transfer Station at East 91st

I was deeply disappointed that the New York City Department of Sanitation has revised its Capital Budget request to include funding for the proposed Marine Transfer Station at East 91st Street. I submitted testimony last month to the City Council ...

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06 Jun
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: June 2011

As the end of session approaches, movement toward resolution on key issues facing our state remains excruciatingly slow. Last month I talked about two of those issues – rent law renewal and marriage equality – and I will devote this ...

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