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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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24 Mar
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Liz Speaks on Why Rent Regulation Needs To Be In the Budget

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23 Mar
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Liz and Senate and Assembly Democrats Join with Housing Advocates to Call for Saving and Strengthening of Rent Regulations in the State Budget

For Immediate Release |  March 23 , 2011 (Albany, NY) – With rent regulation laws that protect affordable housing for over 2.5 million tenants in New York City and the surrounding counties (Westchester, Nassau, and Rockland) dangerously close to expiring, Senator ...

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21 Mar
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Democrats Press Cuomo on Rent Regulations

By Nicholas Confessore A coalition comprising nearly every Democratic state lawmaker from New York City urged Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in a letter, posted below, on Wednesday to press for extending and tightening the state’s rent regulation laws as part ...

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21 Mar
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Keep the Change

One state senator wants to stop giving legislators lulus by Jason Chura With the recent Federal corruption charges leveled against Sen. Carl Kruger and Assemblyman William Boyland, renewed calls for ethics reform are sure to come. Sen. Liz Krueger was ...

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