Jeffrey D. Klein's Press releases

SAVING NEIGHBORHOODS ONE BLOCK AT A TIME

SAVING NEIGHBORHOODS ONE BLOCK AT A TIME

New Data shows 2,399 foreclosures in Erie County. Senators unveil new law that will help protect homeowners and curb property values from plummeting

January 27, 2010
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SHUTTING DOWN FORECLOSURE MODIFICATION SCAMS

SHUTTING DOWN FORECLOSURE MODIFICATION SCAMS

Senator Klein unveils new proposal that cracks down on pervasive city wide scams

NEW YORK- Deputy Majority Leader and State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined by Senator Brian Foley (D-Blue Point), NYS housing groups, Foreclosure Prevention Counselors from Community Homes Innovations and scam victims unveiled new legislation today that would significantly decrease, and in some cases eliminate, the pervasive practice of loan modification scams.

January 22, 2010
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Coins For Haiti

 

 “COINS FOR HAITI”

Senator Klein and M.S. 101 Student Adam Israfil present a $600 donation for Haiti victims

January 22, 2010
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HUNDREDS OF PARENTS RALLY FOR REIMBURSEMENT

NEW YORK- On January 14th, State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined more than 800 Bronx Catholic School parents and elected officials in urging Governor Paterson to reimburse independent and religious schools approximately 243-million dollars.

The rally, held at Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx, also focused on promoting legislation (S5832) sponsored by Klein, that would mandate reimbursement for religious and independent schools for the cost of the MTA payroll tax totaling $6 million annually.

January 15, 2010
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PROTECTING SENIORS: A WORKSHOP TO PREVENT FRAUD

Senator Klein joined Senator Gillibrand and Attorney General Cuomo’s office in hosting Senior Fraud Workshop

January 13, 2010
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DON’T GET DUPED

DON’T GET DUPED

Senator Klein Fights To Prohibit Deceptive Solicitations by Real Estate Brokers

December 18, 2009
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KLEIN HOLDS 15TH ANNUAL BRONX CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

KLEIN HOLDS CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

 

Senator Klein hosted his 15th Annual Bronx Christmas Tree Lighting

 

NEW YORK- Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) was joined by student choirs from P.S. 83 and St. Lucy’s Grammar School, community leaders, and a special guest from the north pole for his 15th Annual Bronx Christmas Tree Lighting. The crowd enjoyed holiday music, hot cocoa and free treats.

 

 

December 11, 2009
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SENATE AND ASSEMBLY PASS LANDMARK FORECLOSURE BILL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:       NOVEMBER 16, 2009    

Contact:   Abby Ross – Office: (800) 718-2039, Cell: (479) 283-3505

Senator Klein’s Foreclosure Legislation To Help Thousands of New Yorkers Get Back on their Feet

November 17, 2009
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Disruptive Nightclub Officially Loses Liquor License

DÉJÀ VU LOSES LIQUOR LICENSE

Long Battle Over As Déjà Vu Agrees to Withdraw Court Challenge

NEW YORK- After months of fighting the troubling Bronx establishment known as Déjà Vu Bar and Grill, State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced today that the bar will permanently lose its liquor license.

November 10, 2009
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BEWARE: This Halloween there may be a Sex Offender Answering the Door

BEWARE:

This Halloween there may be a Sex Offender Answering the Door

As Children Hit the Streets for Trick or Treating, Concerned Lawmakers Unveil TOP TEN list of zip codes with Highest Number of Level 2 & 3 Sex Offenders Living in Queens County

Announce New Law that will Allow Parents to receive Instant E-mail Alerts when a Sex Offender moves into their Zip Code

October 28, 2009
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New Yorkers Denied Access to Drugs

HIV/AIDS NEW YORKERS

DENIED ACCESS TO DRUGS

Report Finds NYC Latinos Have Limited Access to

HIV/AIDS Medication

Empire State Pride Agenda, Latino Commission on AIDS, Pharmacists, Physicians and Elected Officials Rally for Life-Saving Drugs

October 19, 2009
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DNA UPON ARREST: CATCHING MORE CRIMINALS ACROSS NYS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Abby Ross

OCTOBER 13, 2009 Office: (718) 822-2049

Cell: (479) 283-3505

 

DNA UPON ARREST: CATCHING MORE CRIMINALS ACROSS NYS

 

Senator Klein and FOX’s “America’s Most Wanted” Host John Walsh propose legislation mandating DNA collection upon arrest in order to help solve nearly 30,000 unsolved crimes scenes in New York State

 

October 16, 2009
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Fishy Feet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 12, 2009

Contact: Abby Ross (718) 822-2049 or (479) 283-3505

 

Klein Investigation Finds Dangerous Fish Pedicure Practices

 

Unveils Legislation to Protect Consumer’s Health and Wallets

 

October 16, 2009
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Disruptive Nightclub Loses Liquor License

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 7, 2009

Contact: Abby Ross – Office: (800) 718-2039, Cell: (479) 283-3505

DISRUPTIVE NIGHTCLUB LOSES LIQUOR LICENSE

Kleins Wins Fight to Cancel Liquor License for Café Dardania Inc.

October 16, 2009
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Domestic Violence Awareness Day

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 9, 2009

Contact: Abby Ross – Office: (800) 718-2039, Cell: (479) 283-3505

Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence

Klein Holds Domestic Violence Awareness Day, urging the Assembly to pass new legislation that would better protect Domestic Violence Victims and presents grants to Domestic Violence Prevention Organizations

NEW YORK- In light of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, today Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) held a Domestic Violence Awareness Day.

October 14, 2009
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Foreclosure Aftermath

FORECLOSURE AFTERMATH

Senator Klein and Senator Morahan unveil new data showing 354 homes went into foreclosure in Rockland County this past year, 124 are owned by banks

NEW YORK- Senator Jeff Klein (D-34th Senate District) and Senator Thomas Morahan (R-38th Senate District) presented new data today showing the impact of neglected foreclosed properties in Rockland County.

October 2, 2009
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No More Fine Print

“NO MORE FINE PRINT”

 

Klein and Benedetto Expose Deceptive Consumer Practices by DirecTV and Unveil Legislation Calling for more Transparency and Disclosure in Marketing

 

 

September 29, 2009
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Klein Fights For Financial Aid

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Abby Ross

September 16, 2009 Office: (718) 822-2049

Cell: (479) 283-3505

 

KLEIN FIGHTS FOR FINANCIAL AID

 

Klein Urges Governor Paterson to Sign a Bill that would Save Fordham Preparatory School Thousands of Dollars

 

 

September 17, 2009
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Senator Klein Holds 15th Annual Senior Appreciation Day

 

NEW YORK- State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) celebrated his 15th annual Senior Appreciation Days on Thursday, September 3rd and Friday, September 4th.

September 8, 2009
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