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08 Mar
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Liz & State Colleagues Form Pro-Choice Caucus

By Liz Benjamin A group of Democratic Assembly members and senators who feel abortion rights are “under attack” at the federal level are forming a pro-choice legislative caucus to, as they put it, combat an “anti-choice fervor that is becoming ...

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03 Mar
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Liz Joins 19 Senate Colleagues in Calling For Surcharge on Upper-Income Earners

By Chris Smith Open letters from lower-ranking politicians to chief executives are usually the tamest forms of political action: a nice gesture, quickly forgotten. But Governor Andrew Cuomo has managed to put some electricity back into the ritual. Full Article

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03 Mar
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Message from Liz on City Council’s Vote to End Deceptive Advertising at Crisis Pregnancy Centers

I am very proud of the steps the City Council has taken to protect women in the most vulnerable of situations. For too long crisis pregnancy centers have preyed on women who find themselves unexpectedly pregnant and uncertain as to ...

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28 Feb
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Liz Nominates Elsbeth Reimann For OTTY Award

Earlier last month, Senator Liz Krueger nominated Elsbeth Reimann for an Our Town Thanks You (OTTY) award. Ms. Reimann was honored by Our Town. Below is the article on her service to the community. Retired, But Not Retiring Posted by ...

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28 Feb
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Liz Speaks Out For Women’s Health

This Saturday, the 26th, Senator Krueger joined thousands of people at the Stand Up For Women’s Health Rally, a rally in support of Planned Parenthood. Below is what she had to say.

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25 Feb
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Liz Discusses How Nonprofits Can Work With Government

Earlier this month, Senator Krueger joined Assemblymember Deborah Glick and City Council member Jimmy Van Bramer on a panel to discuss how arts nonprofits can more effectively get their voices heard by government officials. Below is a video of the ...

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25 Feb
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City’s Rent Regulation Battle is Brewing

By Bobby Cuza Governor Andrew Cuomo has taken a firm stance he will not raise taxes this year. But if the city’s rent regulations are allowed to lapse this summer, that, say many Democratic lawmakers, will be equivalent to a ...

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24 Feb
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Liz Joins Other Elected Officials & Advocates at Rent Regulation Rally

(New York, NY) – With rent regulation laws that protect over 1 million units of affordable housing in New York City dangerously close to expiring, Senator Liz Krueger and Senate Democrats were joined by City elected officials and advocates to ...

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24 Feb
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Watch Liz on Inside City Hall

Last night, Senator Krueger joined NY1’s evening show, Inside City Hall. She discussed everything from the budget to redistricting reform. Watch Senator Krueger on Inside City Hall here.

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24 Feb
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Liz: Use Elle’s Law To Make Streets Safer

The following is an op-ed penned by Senator Krueger and published in Our Town Newspaper: Posted by Our Town on February 23, 2011  When you’re on a small island with millions of people living, literally, on top of one another, ...

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