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05 Apr
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Liz Remains a “Hero of Reform”

Today, Senator Krueger received the following letter from Ed Koch for her continued commitment to nonpartisan, independent redistricting: Dear Liz, Thank you for following up on your campaign pledge and committing to support nonpartisan, independent redistricting for the 2012 elections, ...

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03 Apr
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Identifying City’s Worst Landlords via Craigslist, and Trying to Penalize Them

By David Chen It is almost second nature for some New York City tenants to suspect their landlords of cutting corners when it comes to fixing a balky heater or securing dangling light fixtures. But now tenants can find out ...

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30 Mar
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Liz’s Closing Remarks on First Round of Budget Bills

Last night, Tuesday, March 29th, the State Senate took up the first two budget bills, which dealt with economic development, transportation and the consolidation of State agencies.  Below are Senator Krueger’s closing remarks and explanation of her vote.

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29 Mar
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Watch Liz Debate the Current Budget Agreement on Inside City Hall

Last night, Senator Liz Krueger joined NY1’s Inside City Hall to discuss and debate the current New York State budget agreement. Click here to watch the segment.

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29 Mar
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Senate Democrats Blast Surprise Rules Changes As “Dangerous”

By Laura Nahmias Alas, the brief harmony that descended on Albany following Sunday afternoon’s budget agreement was to be short-lived. Hours after the joint conference committee hearing put a cap on the budget agreement, Senate Republicans sprang a surprise rules ...

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28 Mar
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Liz’s Free Events List: April 2011

Please note:  This schedule is subject to change – it is recommended that you call ahead to confirm these events. Friday 4/1/11 11:00 AM Health Advocates for Older Adults, 341 East 87th St, 212 980-1700 Activity: Bridge 2:00 PM Health ...

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28 Mar
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Liz Pens Huffington Post Article: “Don’t Play Politics With Homeless Families”

By Senator Liz Krueger Albany and City Hall are engaged in a high-stakes game of chicken, and thousands of homeless families are trapped in the middle. Every spring, as we debate the tough choices that inevitably must be made to ...

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28 Mar
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Liz Joins Capital Tonight to Discuss the Status of Rent Regulation in the Budget

Liz Krueger is the new ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee. She joined Liz Benjamin to discuss the progress being made toward reaching a budget deal – possibly ahead of schedule and how rent control could cause Democrats to ...

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24 Mar
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Statement From Liz on Joe Strasburg’s Comments Praising Pedro Espada

Statement in Response to Rent Stabilization Association’s President, Joe Strasburg, Calling Pedro Espada the “guy who saved this industry” “I can’t help but wonder what kind of trade association chooses a man currently under Federal indictment for embezzling millions of ...

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24 Mar
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Statement From Liz Calling on Closure of Indian Point

“In the wake of the natural disasters that have devastated Japan and have unleashed a nuclear threat upon a reeling population, we must heed the warning of these catastrophic events and close the Indian Point nuclear facility. While I applaud ...

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