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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.
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.
Investigation Finds NYS HMO’s Restrict Access to Prescription Drugs Critical to Treating HIV/AIDS, Cancer and Heart Disease
Presents Legislation that would Stop Insurance Companies from Creating Hurdles for Patients Seeking Brand Name Drugs
NEW YORK- Senator Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined by Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan), Members of the NYS Medical Society, Members of the NYS Rheumatology Society, Members of the NYC Pharmacists Society, Physicians and Victims released the results of his second annual report, For Health or Profit, detailing how insurance companies restrict their members’ access to brand-name prescription drugs that treat serious health conditions like cancer and cardiovascular disease on Sunday.
NEW YORK- In an effort to break the Senate stalemate, Senators Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Craig Johnson (D- Nassau), Diane Savino (D- Brooklyn/Staten Island), William Stachowski (D- Erie), Brian Foley (D- Suffolk), David Valesky (D-Cayuga/Madison/Oneida/Onondaga), Darrel Aubertine (D- Jefferson/Oswego/ St. Lawrence), Thomas Duane (D-Manhattan) and George Onorato (D-Queens) proposed a long-term bipartisan operating agreement that would get the Senate back to work.
Proposes Expanding EPIC eligibilityCoverage for An Additional 5,000 Seniors ALBANY, NY-Senators Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and Ruben Diaz Sr., Chairman of the Aging Committee, joined with AARP and the Statewide Senior Action Network to call for passage of his legislation which would increase medical coverage for thousands of seniors by raising the income threshold of EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage).
Senator Jeff Klein and Community Join Forces to Raise Money for Victims of the Abruzzo Earthquake
BRONX, NY. Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) teamed up with the Morris Park Community Association and the Generoso Pope Foundation to raise money for victims of the Abruzzo earthquake which killed nearly 300 people, displacing 28,000 others into tent villages and other temporary shelters.
Unveils Plan to Restore the STAR Rebate Proposes Circuit Breaker for Middle Class Homeowners
NEW YORK. - Deputy Majority Leader and State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Westchester/Bronx) joined with Senators Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers), Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck), Ruth Hassell-Thompson (D-Mt. Vernon/Bronx), and outraged homeowners to unveil his proposal to provide real relief to middle class homeowners who are struggling under the crippling burden of property taxes.