Jeffrey D. Klein's Press releases

New Analysis Shows New York City Losing Up to $150 Million a Year from Internet Cigarette Websites

Weiner & Klein Announce New Legislation to Shut Down Internet Tobacco Smuggling

  New York City – With the federal government raising new taxes on cigarettes, a new study shows that internet tobacco sales are cutting a deep hole into the city's tax revenue.

April 6, 2009
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Klein Presents Van Nest Little League with 25K for Pee Wee Field Repairs

Klein Presents Van Nest Little League with 25K for Pee Wee Field Repairs

April 4, 2009
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Klein Congratulates Cadets on NYS West Point Day

Acknowledges Bronx Native Terrence McElroy

  Every year the New York State Legislature recognizes the outstanding contributions and significance of one of the most prestigious military academies in the nation: West Point. In honor of the day and in special recognition of Bronx native, Terrence McElroy, Senator Klein spoke on the Senate floor to show his appreciation.

April 1, 2009
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Senate Passes Bill to Raise Age Limit for State Troopers

Klein Encourages Qualified New Yorkers to Apply

March 30, 2009
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Ninth Annual FREE Home Gardening Program

Ninth Annual FREE Home Gardening Program

March 23, 2009
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March 13, 2009
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March 13, 2009
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March 13, 2009
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Senate Passes Neighborhood Preservation Act

Senate Passes Neighborhood Preservation Act

Protects Property Values and Neighborhood Safety from Fallout of Foreclosure Crisis

February 25, 2009
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More for the Middle

Senator Jeff Klein Calls for Middle Class Tax Cuts and Increases on Higher Income Earners

RWDSU Supports Klein Tax Proposal

NEW YORK-In the midst of legislative negotiations to fill the $14 billion dollar NYS budget gap, Deputy Majority Leader, Senator Jeff Klein released a progressive tax proposal which would provide middle class tax cuts with stimulating  the economy.

February 23, 2009
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February 2, 2009
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Klein Declares Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act A Victory For Equal Rights

Looks Ahead to Passing Paid Family Leave Act in New York  

BRONX, NY- Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) applauded the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, declaring it a “victory” for equal rights 

January 30, 2009
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Klein Addresses Budget Crisis At Health Care Association Of New York State Luncheon

Presents Proposal to Save State $1.1 BillionCalls for Increased Guidelines for FMAP

January 27, 2009
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A Safe Bet On Our Children’s Future

Deputy Majority Leader, Senator Jeff Klein Proposes Expanding Video Lottery Gaming Options to Generate Millions for Education  

 

January 15, 2009
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Klein Stands-up For Israel

Joins Thousands at UN Plaza to Oppose Hamas  I stand with Israel today not only as an American and a Jew, but as the grandson of Holocaust survivors. My family fled Hungary and some of them were lucky enough to make it to America, but many more perished at the hands of the worst evil the world has ever known-hatred. When all lights go dark Israel is there for us and we must be there for her!

January 12, 2009
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Kicked To The Curb For Christmas

Senator Jeff Klein Rallies with Renters Being Evicted Days Before Christmas Due to Home Foreclosure  

December 23, 2008
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Subprime Scrooges

Senator Jeffrey Klein Releases Top Ten Banks Responsible for Foreclosing on New Yorkers During the Holiday Season

Calls on State to Mandate Banks to Modify Loans

December 5, 2008
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Italian Hospital Society Honors Klein

NEW YORK-On Sunday, November 24th at the Davenport Club in New Rochelle, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) received the Italian Hospital Society’s annual award to persons who have helped advance the cause of Italian American culture in the region. Klein was presented the award by his colleague in government, Senator Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn).

November 25, 2008
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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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