Jeffrey D. Klein's Press releases

November 24, 2008
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Klein Hosts 2nd Annual Veterans' Day Breakfast

Senator Jeff Klein welcomed over 200 guests to his 2nd Annual Veterans' Day Breakfast at Villa Barone Manor in the Bronx. Veterans and their families from throughout the 34th senate district joined together to honor Kenneth Champlin, of the Throggs Neck Memorial Post and Grand Marshall of the Throggs Neck Veterans' Day Parade, as well as three deceased servicemen. The PS 14, John Calandra Chorus and SUNY Maritime Color Guard were also in attendence.

November 10, 2008
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Senator Klein Wins “Person Of The Year” Award

BRONX, NY- Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) has been selected to receive the 1st Annual “Person of the Year” award by the Esperia Benevolent Society, which will recognize him for his “relentless work for the good of (our) community and country.” The ceremony will be this Saturday, October 6th at Maestro's Caterers at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue in the Bronx.

September 30, 2008
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Senator Klein Releases Report - Enough To Make You Sick: An Analysis Of Unsanitary Conditions At NY City Restaurants

Unveils 2008 Dirty Dozen listing of filthiest eateries, the Sparkling Twelve cleanest and a comparison of sanitary conditions at New York City’s Michelin star-rated restaurants

 

 

September 13, 2008
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Klein Joins Weiner And Vallone Jr. To Address Identity Theft Through U.s. Postal Offices

"Change of Address" Forms are Simple Way to Steal Mail, Personal Information New Legislation Requires Signed Confirmation of "Change of Address"

             

August 13, 2008
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Klein Applauds Sla Vote Suspending Karma Liquor License

Troubled establishment characterized by disturbances, drugs, and gun violence temporarily closed

August 5, 2008
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Klein Presents Proclamation To Nicola Marricco On His 90 Birthday

Nicola Marricco was born on July 30, 1918 in Selvacava, Italy. He immigrated to the United States of America on June 1, 1953, on the SS Andrea Doria, and became a naturalized citizen in 1962.

Nicola has been a Bronx resident for 55 years. After immigrating to the US, he settled with his family in the Belmont section of the Bronx . In 1968 he moved the family to Woodlawn where he still resides.

July 27, 2008
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Rx: Take With Food, Water, And Caution

Klein Releases Report on the Magnitude of Dispensing Errors at New York Pharmacies 210,000 Projected Errors at New York Pharmacies

July 12, 2008
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Thousands Of Bronx And Westchester Seniors Attended Klein’s 11th Annual Senior Day

This special day is my way of thanking them for the many ways they enrich our lives and honoring their contributions to our community.”

The event, which Klein has sponsored since he was first elected to the state Assembly in 1994, is a special day to celebrate the many ways in which senior citizens enrich the lives of their families and the quality of their communities.For more information or to register next year's event, senior citizens can call Senator Klein’s office at (800) 718-2039 next summer.

 

July 10, 2008
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Dot Re-opens On Ramp To New England Thruway

                                    Klein and Community Celebrate  BRONX-After working with the community and the state Department of Transportation (DOT) for over a year, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) is pleased to announce the re-opening of the north-bound entrance ramp off of Pelham Parkway onto the New England Thruway.  

July 3, 2008
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In The New York Post Senator Klein Speaks On The Foreclosure Next Door

NEIGHBORS ARE MAD AS HELL ABOUT ABANDONED HOMES

by CAROLYN SALAZAR and BILL SANDERSONof The NEW YORK POST

Even a couple of foreclosed homes can drag down a neighborhood. That's the lesson Throgs Neck residents learned the hard way by watching two houses in their Bronx neighborhood decay after lenders forced their owners out.

The two foreclosed homes, on Revere and Calhoun avenues, brought their neighbors to despair over mouse infestation, giant stinking piles of trash, graffiti and vandalism.

June 26, 2008
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Work Hard, Play Hardly

Klein Releases Report: How NYC Public School Children Are Denied Adequate Outdoor Play Space

 African American and Latino Students Disproportionately Affected

June 22, 2008
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Sex Offenders In The System

NEW YORK- Standing outside of the Regent Family Residence on upper Broadway, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) released the shocking results of an analysis of sex offenders residing in the NYC Family Shelter System: “Sex Offenders in the System: A Survey of the NYC Family Shelter System”.The report revealed that there are 6 level 2-3 sexual offenders who have recently, or are currently residing side by side along young children in family shelters in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. In fact, one offender had a conviction date as early as May 11, 2005.

June 15, 2008
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Senate Democrats And Health Advocates Push Legislation To Stop Tier 4 Prescription Drug Price Increases.

(ALBANY, NY) Senate Democrats joined health advocates in calling for the bipartisan support and passage of stronger legislation protecting consumers from health insurers increasing prescription drug co-payments in New York state beyond the reach of those who need the medication most.

June 4, 2008
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Senators Klein And Adams Propose Holiday Driver Relief Package

Call For Suspension of Tolls on Bridges and Tunnels on Major Holidays

 

May 23, 2008
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For Health Or Money?

Klein Releases Report on How New York HMOs Disproportionately Deny Ethnic Minorities Access to Life Saving Drugs 

NEW YORK- Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) Senator Tom Duane (D-Manhattan), Senator John Sabini (D-Queens), joined by several patients, doctors, and pharmacists, released a report, For Health or Money, a comprehensive analysis of New York’s 19 major HMOs and the life threatening restrictions on what are known as “single source drugs”.

May 17, 2008
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State Senate Democratic Conference Supports Subprime Mortgage Moratorium

Reforms would provide immediate assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure

May 13, 2008
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Neighborhood Nightmare

Klein Releases Report on Impact of Foreclosure Crisis on Communities and Property Values

Top 5 Zip Codes/Communities by BoroughWith Worst Bank Owned Properties

3,552,642 NY Homes Devalued Due to Foreclosure

May 10, 2008
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April Showers Bring May Flowers

 

Klein Visits NYBG Gardening Classes

 

May 2, 2008
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Batter Up!

 

Klein Throws Out Opening Pitch, Presents Throggs Neck Little League with $20,000

April 18, 2008
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