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Liz Krueger

Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Four: Low-Income Housing

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.07.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Yorkville and East Harlem already have some of the worst pollution and highest asthma rates in the city, and now 100 to 500 extra diesel trucks are going to roar through an entirely residential neighborhood to dump their loads in a stinking, two acre, heavy-duty industrial facility in front of public housing.

Matt Ferner

New York Could Legalize Recreational Marijuana In 2015

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

The state of New York could legalize marijuana for recreational use as early as 2015. State Sen. Liz Krueger (D) will reintroduce the Marijuana Reg...

'Talking Trash' Report Slams NYC's Expensive and Environmentally Outdated Garbage Plan

Matthew Chapman | Posted 04.21.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

For the first time in a decade-long fight against a garbage site slated to be built in surreal proximity to public housing, a report has been published that exposes not just the absurdity of this one site, but the absurdities and weaknesses of the entire plan it is a part of.

What the Debt Deal Could Cost Us

Liz Krueger | Posted 10.17.2011 | New York
Liz Krueger

As just one of your elected officials in a community of Manhattan that includes a disproportionate number of well off and wealthy, I am told I am insane to support higher taxes for the super rich.

Don't Play Politics with Homeless Families

Liz Krueger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Liz Krueger

Not every program Albany funds is a winner. The unnecessary, alarmist reaction in response to cuts to the "Advantage" program serves no purpose other than to make headlines.

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

Liz Krueger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Krueger

Twelve of the Democrats challenging Republicans for their State Senate seats in New York this year are women. That's the most female candidates we've ever had in a single election.

Would You Buy a Used Car From This Man?

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

There is only one possible upside to the pathetic, miserable, appalling story of New York state Senator Hiram Monserrate: Teenagers are not generally known to take state legislators as role models.