Tag Archives: Liz Krueger

NEW YORK: State Sen. Liz Krueger To Introduce Bill To Legalize Marijuana

My state senator wants to New York to follow in the footsteps of Colorado and Washington state. Via press release: Joined by a broad spectrum of drug law reform advocates and fellow elected officials, State Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) announced that she will be introducing the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) today. The legislation would legalize, regulate, and tax ...

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Cuomo Might Veto New York Redistricting

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he may veto the ridiculously gerrymandered legislative redistricting just submitted to him by the leaders of the Senate and the Assembly. Looking at the GOP-created Senate map, it appears that I’d be in the new District 28 rather than the old District 26. I have no idea if that means I’d still have Sen. Liz ...

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October 27th In NYC: LGBT Fundraiser For NY State Sen. Liz Krueger

Embiggen for the details. I blog a LOT about the nonstop clown car that is the New York Senate, but too rarely do I laud its heroes like my own state Sen. Liz Krueger, who is onboard with every LGBT issue.

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NY Senate Democrats Back Off Promise For Marriage Equality In 2009

New York Senate Democrats are now telling the press that they may not bring up marriage equality in the upcoming session and may not do so at all until after the 2011 election. This, after encouraging boatloads of campaign donations from the LGBT community with the attached promise of bringing same-sex marriage to a vote. “We want to get there, ...

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My Ballot

Unlike those of you burdened with page after page of confusing referenda, New York only has one item about disabled veterans seeking civil service jobs. My Congressperson, Carolyn Mahoney, should coast to an easy win, as should my state Senator Liz Krueger and state Assemblyman Micah Kellner. I’d say it’s a straight Dem ticket for me this time, except that ...

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