Liz Krueger

Liz Krueger appears in the following:

New Bill to Legalize (and Limit) Gestational Surrogacy

Monday, February 17, 2020

NYS Sen. Liz Krueger explains her bill to legalize and regulate gestational surrogacy.  Plus, bail reform and cannabis legalization latest.

Rent Subsidy to Prevent Homelessness

Thursday, March 21, 2019

A bill that supporters say would "help fight homelessness" is having a hard time making it into the budget. 

The Brian Lehrer Show: New in Albany; The Transit Chief; The Top Political Risks of 2019; Arturo O'Farrill

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Brian talks with Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group; jazz pianist Arturo O'Farrill; State Senators Liz Krueger and John Liu; and New York City Transit president Andy Byford.

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Democrats Win The State Senate

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Democrats now hold a functional majority in the State Senate for the first time in a decade.

Abortion Rights in New York

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The state legalized abortion three years before Roe v. Wade. So why are women from New York now flying to Colorado to pay out of pocket for the procedure?

Should New York Hold a Convention to Amend the State Constitution?

Monday, October 16, 2017

Debaters weigh in on whether New York state should hold a constitutional convention to "fix" the state constitution.


Brian Lehrer: National Politics, NYC's Affordable Housing Conundrum and a State Constitutional Convention?

Monday, October 16, 2017

Brian Lehrer broadcasts his show from The Greene Space, talking with guests and taking questions from callers and the studio audience. 

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Getting New York to Divest its Pension Funds From Fossil Fuels

Monday, February 29, 2016

New York State Senator Liz Krueger has co-sponsored a bill that calls for the divestment of the state’s pension funds from the top 200 largest publicly traded fossil fuel companies. 

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How to Use Airbnb Without Getting Evicted

Friday, July 11, 2014

A look at what's legal and illegal when using Airbnb to rent out a room or your whole apartment. And we hear your gripes about — and praise for — the service.

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Sen. Liz Krueger (D-26) on Gov. Cuomo's Tax Proposal

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Liz Krueger, who represents Manhattan's 26th district in the New York State Senate, reacts to reports that Governor Cuomo will propose a higher tax rate for high income earners.

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State Senators on Cuomo

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

State Senators Liz Krueger (D-26) and John J. Flanagan (R-2) take a first look at newly seated Governor Cuomo and the other news of the day.

Read a recap of this conversation at It’s A Free Country>>

First Impressions: Cuomo and the State Senate

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

We’re spending about a billion dollars a week on Medicaid, so when you have a 10 billion dollar deficit, anyone who thinks we’re going to somehow walk away from this problem witho...

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Senate Vote Count

Monday, November 15, 2010

New York State Senators Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan, 26th district), and Martin Golden (R-22nd district, Brooklyn; Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, Marine Park, Gerritsen Beach, Gravesend and parts of Sheepshead Bay, Borough Park and Midwood), discuss delays in determining party control of the New York State Senate.

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No-Fault, Finally?

Thursday, June 17, 2010

New York is the only state without no-fault divorce. Liz Krueger, New York State Senator (D-Manhattan, 26th district), talks about her support of the State Senate's passage of no-fault divorce legislation.  Plus, Andrew Eliot, a matrimonial attorney at Chemtob, Moss, Foreman, & Talbert, LLP, discusses how a no-fault system would affect how divorces are settled and how the practice of matrimonial law will be affected. 

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Reconcilable Differences?

Monday, March 01, 2010

On the national front, Congressman Anthony Weiner discusses the prospects for health care reform and from Albany, New York State Senator Liz Krueger reacts to Governor Paterson’s decision to drop his election bid. Plus, husband and wife Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn with their new book You Say Tomato, I ...

Albany Leadership Change

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Liz Krueger, New York State Senator (D-Manhattan, 26th district), and Hiram Monserrate, New York State Senator (D-Queens, 13th district), react to the change in leadership in Albany. Plus: Dick Dadey, executive director of the Citizens Union, a watchdog for the public interest, and an advocate for good ...

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Crunchtime in Albany: Gay Marriage

Monday, June 08, 2009

A weeklong series looking at the important legislation likely to be voted on before the session ends later this month. Today: Gay Marriage. Ruben Diaz, New York State Senator (D-32nd Bronx) and Pentecostal minister, explains why he’s taking the lead against gay marriage. Then, Liz Krueger, ...

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Monday, June 08, 2009

Six states have made it legal for same-sex couples to marry. State Senator Liz Krueger wants to make New York the seventh, but there’s fierce opposition—namely from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz. Also: State Senator Daniel Squadron talks about his push to bring a residential parking permit system to New York ...

Fizzy Lizzy

Monday, February 16, 2009

New York State Senator Liz Krueger talks about the latest in the proposed "soda tax." Recent hearings have shifted the thinking in terms of what will get taxed and what won't under Governor Paterson's budget plans.

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Whiz Kids

Monday, February 16, 2009

Two local students are part of just forty selected nationwide for the country’s most prestigious high school science competition, discuss their research and the coming competition for a $100,000 scholarship. And, State Senator Liz Krueger on how the thinking about the “soda tax” has shifted in the last few weeks. ...