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What the Debt Deal Could Cost Us

(40) Comments | Posted August 17, 2011 | 9:17 PM

Once again our leaders in Washington are fighting over cuts to the deficit, while our economy teeters on the brink of a "double dip" recession. At both the federal and state level the focus is on cutting programs rather than increasing revenues. But what many of these leaders have chosen...

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A Step Toward Equal Pay

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2011 | 11:11 PM

The following was penned by Senator Liz Krueger and New York Women's Agenda & Equal Pay Coalition NYC

The United States has always been a beacon of democracy. And as Americans, we take pride in our basic principles that are rooted in the democratic notions of freedom and equality....

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Don't Play Politics with Homeless Families

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2011 | 12:15 PM

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 balance our budget, we hear from thousands of New Yorkers, non-profits and mayors...

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16% and Rising: Combating the "Angry Man" With a Slate of Women Candidates

(2) Comments | Posted September 21, 2010 | 3:56 PM

A New York Times Poll released yesterday all but declared 2010 the "year of the angry man," noting men are the most enthused demographic group this election cycle, and that women voters - a key constituency for Democrats -- remain uncommitted and "hopeless."

Here in New York, where...

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Marriage Equality in New York: The Time Is Now

(3) Comments | Posted November 6, 2009 | 5:13 PM

I have recently written to Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson urging him to bring marriage equality legislation to the floor for a vote the next time the legislature is in session. I strongly support marriage equality as a basic civil rights issue. I know that there are a significant number...

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The Albany Saga: Too Much For Hollywood

(1) Comments | Posted June 26, 2009 | 7:45 AM

I am honored to be blogging here on the new Huffington Post New York site. I had actually planned to start blogging earlier, but have been a little busy up in Albany these last three weeks.

The events that have taken place during the last three weeks in New...

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