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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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15 Apr
0

Liz, Borough President Scott Stringer & Other East Side Elected Officials to Host Free Gasland Screening

On Thursday, May 5th, Senator Liz Krueger will join Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh and Councilmember Rosie Memdez in hosting a free screening of the Oscar nominated documentary, GASLAND. The screening will be held at 7pm at ...

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13 Apr
0

Liz and Senate Democrats Call for Hearing on Ethics Reform

Senator Liz Krueger and Senate Democrats are trying to push the Republican majority into supporting a host of ethics reform measures and are attempting to force the issue by using a Senate rule to get a hearing on the matter.

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12 Apr
0

Statement from Liz on Frac Fluid Disclosure Bill (S.425) Failing to Move Through Environmental Conservation Committee

“Once again, an important bill has fallen victim to the intellectually dishonest debate that unfairly pits environmental issues against job creation. My bill (S.425), which today failed to pass through the Environmental Conservation Committee, would implement common sense measures by ...

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