Senator Krueger sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission during the comment period for their workshop titled "The 'Sharing' Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators." Visit the FTC website for more information on the workshop and comment period.
As the Democratic Conference's ranking member on the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Krueger is pleased to make the Democratic Conference's Adopted Budget Summary for SFY 2015-16 available to the public.
Albany, NY - The Senate Democratic Conference have outlined their budget requests for the state’s 2015-2016 budget following analysis of the Governor’s Executive Budget and testimonies provided by various stakeholders during the Joint Legislative Budget Hearings. The outline highlights their strong concerns over the Governor’s attempt to force policies through an appropriation bill and reiterates that such policies, many of which are supported including their ethics reform measures, should be passed separately and immediately.
As the Democratic Conference's ranking member on the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Krueger is pleased to make the Democratic Conference's economic and revenue forecast available to the public. View the report here.
In recent months, Airbnb and an organization calling itself “Peers” have started a major PR and lobbying campaign to overturn New York’s laws governing short-term rentals. With these businesses and groups circulating misinformation to residents, their own users, and the media, it’s important that we all know what the law is, why it’s important, and what our rights are. Please read on to learn more!