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14 Jul
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Advocates to Paterson: Frack You

By Liz Benjamin Sen. Liz Krueger was joined by fellow anti-hydrofracking advocates – including actor Mark Ruffalo – at a protest earlier today outside Gov. David Paterson’s Manhattan office at which they lamented his veto/executive order combo, saying it “creates ...

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14 Jul
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Co-Op/Condo Ombudsman Bill Making its Way Through State Senate

By Bill Morris, Habitat Some years ago, the satirical group Chicago City Limits presented a sketch in which two tough-talking neo-Nazis forced a confession out of a frightened prisoner. The gag? He was a co-op applicant. The image of co-op ...

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14 Jul
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Turning Up the Heat

By Michael Howard Saul, WSJ Elected officials plan this week to redouble efforts to toughen penalties on landlords who violate city heat laws, breaking the economic incentive for building owners to withhold heat and hot water from tenants. Officials confirmed ...

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13 Jul
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Statement From Liz Regarding Governor’s Veto of Hydrofracking Legislation

“While I am glad that Governor Paterson has recognized the severity of this situation, I am disappointed that he has decided to veto such important legislation and has instead opted for a scenario that creates an easily exploitable loophole. The ...

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12 Jul
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Senator Liz Krueger, Congresswoman Maloney, Assemblymember Kellner & Turtle Bay Residents Hail Launch of Select Bus Service

News Release: October 12, 2010 Contact: Joe Soldevere, (212) 860-0606 New York, NY — On October 10, 2010, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D, Manhattan/Queens) joined State Senator Liz Krueger and Assemblyman Micah Kellner in Turtle Bay to celebrate the launch ...

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12 Jul
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New York Times Editorial: New York City’s Illegal Non-Hotels

The Web sites show happy young travelers bunking within a few blocks of Broadway. And they offer a place to stay in such a glamorous, expensive city for only $15 a night. The problem is that a growing number of ...

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11 Jul
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Senator Liz Krueger Attends Pro-Choice Rally

On October 10th, Liz Krueger joined with pro-choice advocates from Planned Parenthood and NARAL at a rally to get out the vote in support of reproductive rights. Electing pro-choice Senators is critical to passage of the Reproductive Health Act, and ...

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11 Jul
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Liz Joins City & State Elected Officials, Actor Mark Ruffalo & Activists on City Hall Steps to Push Ban on Hydrofracking

Hydrofracking Opponents Advertise Victory at City Hall, Seek Another 11:02 am Aug. 11, 2010  It was 90 degrees, and a group of elected officials, environmental activists and one award-winning actor stood on the stone steps of City Hall yesterday afternoon, ...

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08 Jul
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Liz Joins Public Advocate Bill de Blasio to Help Tenants Left Out In the Cold

Today, Senator Liz Krueger joined Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and members of the New York City Council to bring awareness to the fact that far too many landlords are neglecting to provide tenants with basic services like heat and ...

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08 Jul
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Liz Krueger Provides an Update on the Status of The Budget

Senator Liz Krueger sat down with NY1 to discuss the current status of New York State’s budget. “We passed most of the revenue within those emergency extenders and budget bills we already passed, so we’re not at the verge of ...

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