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28 Apr
0

Gay Marriage Bill Nears the Goal Line

By Megan Finnegan Gov. Cuomo’s push, plus public opinion shift, raises bill’s chance of passage Two years after the stunning defeat of a marriage equality bill in the State Senate, advocates and politicians are gearing up for another run at ...

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28 Apr
0

Liz Discusses Recent Hydrofracking Accident in Pennsylvania & SAGE Commission

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21 Apr
0

Pol Hopes Nuclear Petition Goes Viral

By Megan Finnegan State Senator Liz Krueger already has a strong opinion about the Indian Point nuclear facility, but she wants to know what her fellow New Yorkers think. This week, the senator opened an online survey to find out ...

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21 Apr
0

Fracking Fight Sparks Intense Lobbying

By David King In 2008, companies with a stake in natural gas drilling in New York spent a little less than $400,000 on lobbying. In 2009, that number tripled, with groups like the Independent Oil and Gas Association and Chesapeake ...

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20 Apr
0

Liz Wants to Know Where YOU Stand on Indian Point Nuclear Facility

Following mounting concerns over the health and safety threats posed by Indian Point nuclear facility, Senator Liz Krueger has launched an online survey to gather public input on the future of the facility.  The survey, “Where Do You Stand On ...

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19 Apr
0

Strong Push Against Fracking

By Tom Casey On the day of a large rally outside the Capitol, Senate Democrats introduced the first significant legislation against hydraulic fracturing since the 2010 moratorium imposed by former Gov. David Paterson and the Department of Environmental Conservation. Sens. ...

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19 Apr
0

M50 Weekend Bus Service to be Restored

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Member Jonathan Bing announced today that the MTA, pending their board’s approval, will restore weekend service to the M50 bus line that runs from Turtle Bay to the West Side. ...

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15 Apr
0

Vehicle Swap at Legislature

By Joseph Spector ALBANY — Republicans regained the majority in the state Senate this year as well as a few more state-funded cars for their members, a review of state records show.The pool of vehicles hasn’t increased, but who has ...

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15 Apr
0

NY Senate Dems Try to Put GOP on the Spot Over Ethics Reform

By Karen DeWitt Senate Democrats, including Senator Liz Krueger of Manhattan, are calling for public hearings next month on several ethics reform proposals that they say need to be passed this session. Krueger said the hearings would include constitutional authorities ...

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15 Apr
0

Liz Speaks to Clergy For Choice

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