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21 Jul
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Liz Hosts 2nd Part of Senior Roundtable Series

Last week, Senator Liz Krueger hosted the second part of her Senior Roundtable Series aimed at helping inform those that are serving as Caregivers.  During the second presentation, “Aging in Place: Is it Right for Everyone?” Joanna Leefer gave the ...

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21 Jul
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Senate Democrats Want Quick Passage of Bills to Fulfill Reform Pledge

By Cara Matthews Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch and Senate Democrats, who most likely will be in the minority come January, are urging the Senate to pass reform bills at the start of the new session next month. ...

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20 Jul
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Liz Joins Other Female Leaders & Activists to Express Outrage at Carl Paladino’s Heartless Stance on Abortion

Senator Liz Krueger joined other leaders in condemning disparaging remarks made by Carl Paladino that indicate he would not support abortion even in instances of rape and incest.  As said in the letter, “Carl Paladino has taken a heartless stand ...

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18 Jul
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Liz Hosts Part 1 of Senior Roundtable Series for Caregivers

Today, Senator Liz Krueger hosted the first portion of a five-part discussion for caregivers and the older people in their lives. During this first session, “Planning Ahead,” presenters addressed community services and how to determine if a Senior needs home ...

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17 Jul
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Liz Endorses Gustavo Rivera in Race Against Pedro Espada

Gustavo Rivera Picks Up Nine Progressive Electeds By Reid Pillifant August 17, 2010 | 5:23 p.m A slew of progressive elected officials announced their support today for Gustavo Rivera, who is challenging Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada Jr. in the ...

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17 Jul
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How Liz Krueger Helped Form Co-Op/Condo Alliance

Coming soon to a co-op/condo near you: Transparency and fair play? Earlier this month, a fledgling organization of New York City apartment owners launched a modest website with an Olympic-sized ambition: “The Alliance of Condo & Co-op Owners aims to ...

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17 Jul
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Why a Co-op Condo Ombudsman is Necessary

Co-op, condo owners have to back bill creating ombudsman agency Having lived in a co-op for the past 15 years, I cannot speak out enough on supporting bill 7958-A, introduced by state Sens. Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan), Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) and ...

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17 Jul
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Liz Breaks Ground on PS 59!

After a long fight and a lot of hard work Liz joined other State and City officials to celebrate a victory for the East Side of Manhattan: the groundbreaking of a brand new mixed-use development which will house two public ...

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17 Jul
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Liz Takes on the Governor on Tenants’ Rights

As she’s always done in the past, Liz continues to fight for tenants’ rights.  While some leaders, including Governor Paterson and Senator Pedro Espada have proposed changes to legislation that they gift-wrap in tenant-friendly packaging, the reality is that these ...

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16 Jul
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The Importance of Paper Ballots & Recounts in Elections

The following article was written by Bo Lipari, founder of New Yorkers for Verified Voting (NYVV), a grassroots citizens group working for secure, reliable, accessible, and verifiable standards for voting systems and elections. PULLING THE LEVER FOR PAPER The 2010 ...

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