My name is Liz Krueger and I represent the 26th Senate District, which includes the Upper East Side, East Midtown and Midtown areas of Manhattan. I want to thank you for providing me with this opportunity to testify on the proposed rent increases for rent stabilized tenants which, if enacted, would grant landlords approval to increase rents by the largest percentages since 1989.
I am State Senator Liz Krueger and I represent the district in which this proposed facility would be situated. While I am submitting testimony out of concern for the well-being of the community that is faced with this project, I am also greatly concerned about the negative precedent that the Board of Standards and Appeals would set if it upholds the granting of this Building Permit. Simply stated, the Department of Buildings should not have granted a permit for a research laboratory to be built in a densely residential neighborhood. The Zoning Resolution appropriately relegates rese
I am State Senator Liz Krueger and I represent the 26th District on the East Side of Manhattan. I want to begin by expressing my sincere gratitude to the MTA for its commitment to this project. The publication of the SDEIS marks a tremendous step toward the first groundbreaking of the Second Avenue Subway since 1972. I appreciate the compelling case the document makes for the Second Avenue Subway, and its honest and comprehensive treatment of both the obstacles and impacts of construction. I just want to say a few words regarding
My name is Liz Krueger, and I am the State Senator for the 26th District on the East Side of Manhattan. I am testifying today to express my grave concern over two overlapping measures the MTA has publicly proposed—a fare hike with cuts in service, and the closure of 177 token booths.
Good evening. I am State Senator Liz Krueger. Thank you for the opportunity to testify today on Consolidated Edison (Con Ed)’s proposed condemnation of properties on 15 West 30th Street, 25 West 30th Street, 24 West 31st Street, and 26 West 31st Street. These properties are within the newly drawn boundaries of the 26thSenatorial District, which I represent in Albany. I have a number of concerns regarding the selection of this site and the condemnation process that Con Edison is using to acquire this site.
My name is Liz Krueger and I am the State Senator for the district in which the Con Edison Waterside site is situated. The residents of this neighborhood are faced with a potential development that is unprecedented in its magnitude and range of possible impacts on the community, and it is essential that you take the legitimate concerns of my constituents into account when evaluating the sale of this land.
My name is Liz Krueger and I represent the 26th Senate District in Manhattan. I am here this morning to raise a number of concerns I have regarding the amended plan for conversion of Empire HealthChoice, Inc. from a not-for-profit entity to a for-profit company. My concerns regarding the change in status of Empire are primarily driven by the need to maintain sufficient access, quality service and minimal insurance charges for all New Yorkers.
My name is Liz Krueger and I represent the 26th Senate District in Manhattan. I am here today to encourage the Board to enact a rent rollback that is consistent with the findings of your own staff. As you know, the operating costs for rent stabilized apartment buildings decreased this year, and any increases in rent would constitute a disregard for your own findings, formulas, and precedent. Below are the key justifications for my position, as well as suggestions about how the Rent Guidelines Board can have a broader role in preserving rent protections in New York City.
My name is Liz Krueger and I represent the 26th Senate District on the East Side of Manhattan. I am here to support the MTA’s request for $20 million in Federal Financial Assistance for the preliminary engineering of the Second Avenue Subway.
On June 9, 2010, the Select Committee on Budget and Tax Reform held a public roundtable to discuss the future of the sales tax. At the roundtable, the Select Committee heard testimony from eleven tax policy and industry experts from across the country.
Below are links for the written testimony some experts submitted to the Select Committee for the roundtable. The Select Committee's staff will issue a report detailing key findings and conclusions from information gathered during the event.
On March 12, 2009, the Senate Select Committee on Budget and Tax Reform held its first public hearing in Albany to explore progressive changes to New York State's personal income tax system. The Select Committee heard oral testimony from 10 experts and collected written testimony from several other interested parties.
Below are links for the transcript of the public hearing and the testimony that was submitted to the Select Committee. The Select Committee's staff will issue a report detailing the key findings and conclusions from the testimony.