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26 Jul
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Liz Krueger Leads Rally to Urge Gov. to Sign Illegal Hotels Bill

Lawmakers and tenants groups will urge Gov. David Paterson to sign the illegal hotel bill the Legislature passed. With a Saturday deadline looming for him to veto or sign the bill into law, Paterson’s spokesperson said he is reviewing the ...

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25 Jul
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Liz Joins City Council Members in Sponsoring Town Hall to Discuss Natural Gas Drilling

On Tuesday, August 24th, Senator Liz Krueger joined City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Brad Lander and several other New York City Council members in sponsoring a town hall to discuss natural gas drilling in New York State. At this public ...

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25 Jul
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Senator Liz Krueger Hosts 4th Annual Senior Resource Fair

Senator Liz Krueger hosted her Fourth Annual Senior Resource Fair earlier this month. The fair is a free event that brings together seniors from across the city with representatives from a variety of government and non-profit agencies specializing in everything ...

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24 Jul
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Liz Krueger’s Free Events List: September 2010

Each month Senator Krueger puts out a Free Events List to help people take advantage of the many wonderful and FREE events in the 26th District and surrounding areas in New York City. Click here for the September 2010 Free ...

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23 Jul
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Senator Krueger Joins Coalition to End Use of Styrofoam in Government Offices

In honor of Earth Day, State Senator Liz Krueger, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh launched a Statewide campaign to end government use of Styrofoam.  The campaign kicked off with an early morning rally ...

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23 Jul
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Vote to Beautify New York City!

The urbancanvas Design Competition is an innovative contest to develop creative artwork for construction fences, sidewalk sheds, supported scaffolds and cocoons in New York City.  The designs will be used for these different types of temporary protective structures located on ...

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22 Jul
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Liz Sends Clear Message to Iran: Stop Development of Nuclear Weapons

Senator Liz Krueger joined a coalition of local, State and National leaders, who were brought together by Iran180, to demand that Iran immediately stop the production of nuclear weapons and put an end to the atrocities committed against human rights. ...

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22 Jul
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Senator Liz Krueger Holds A Community Forum on Education with Commissioner David Steiner, Ms. Clara Hemphill and Professor Stephan Brumberg

In September, I hosted an Education Forum that provided an opportunity for community members to hear from State Education Commissioner David Steiner and a variety of other education policy experts about New York State’s goals for public education and what ...

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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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