NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) will be awarding a $2,500 state grant to the Silver Beach Association to assist with their community programming. Klein will be speaking at their monthly meeting about his work in the State Senate over the past year.
Beach Association with their great work,” Klein concluded.
NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) will be awarding a $2,500 state grant to the Locust Point Civic Association to assist with their community programming. Klein will be speaking at their monthly meeting about his work in the State Senate over the past year.
I will continue working in the Senate to bring our tax dollars back home and put them to use right here in our communities” Klein concluded.
NY – As the Village of Pelham prepares to move forward with plans to renovate Wolfs Lane Park in downtown Pelham, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Westchester/Bronx) has secured a $25,000 state grant to help finance the improvements, including construction of walkways, installation of park benches, essential lighting and trash and recycling bins as well as significant landscape enhancements.
I’m pleased to have secured this important funding for this project and hope it will be enjoyed by Pelham r
With recent state data revealing that more than 100 sexual predators have recently taken residence in the New York City metro area, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined with civic leaders to renew his call for a strong civil commitment law to keep violent sexual predators off our streets and improved notification procedures that will allow families to be immediately alerted by email when a violent sexual predator moves into their neighborhood.
Bronx, NY – In response to concerns voiced by many across New York City and Westchester County, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Westchester/Bronx) is introducing legislation that would dramatically reign in the unregulated flood of cellular phone antennas being constructed throughout the State.
Bronx, NY—In response to a State Supreme Court ruling issued late yesterday by a Manhattan Judge declaring illegal Governor Pataki's action in extending the state's involuntary commitment law—normally used for the mentally ill—to sexual predators, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) released the following statement:
In an effort to help Bronx and Westchester seniors understand the new benefits available to them under Medicare Part D, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Westchester/Bronx) will be hosting a series of Medicare Information Sessions where experts from the Medicare and the Medicare Rights Center will be on hand to help seniors understand the new benefits and select the right plan for them."Navigating the complicated enrollment process for Medicare Part D can be confusing and frustrating, which is why I am so pleased to be sponsoring these Information Sessions to help Bronx seniors make wise
In 2000, Klein wrote the first law in the nation banning the direct shipment of cigarettes to New York consumers, enforcement efforts were stymied by the Governor’s unwillingness to take on reservation-based sellers who illegally divert untaxed cigarettes intended for sale to tribal members to consumers all over New York and the nation. Organized crime has also been quick to capitalize on this growing black market and proceeds from “bootleg” cigarette sales have even found their way to terrorist organizations in the Middle East.
Crowley, Klein and Rivera were joined by community leaders to release a letter from the elected officials to Sol Arker, President of Arker Companies, outlining the community’s concerns and suggesting potential solutions to alleviate them.
School District officials about deteriorating lighting in the Middle/High School gymnasium and the resulting potential safety hazard, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Westchester/Bronx) will announce he has secured emergency state funding. Since the beginning of the school year, the gradual failure of the lighting system has caused shadows and worsening lighting conditions that could threaten the safety of students and athletes. The funding will make the gymnasium safer for the thousands of students and community groups who use the facility on a regular basis.
NY – With the arrival of flu season, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) is sponsoring an informational session for seniors on flu season. Senator Klein will host Jessica Morris, Director of Community Outreach for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Morris will give seniors background information on the flu and how to avoid contracting it.
When it comes to the flu, we know that prevention is the best medicine.
Bronx, NY—In response to Governor Pataki's Executive Order to extend the state's involuntary commitment law—normally used for the mentally ill—to sexual predators, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) issued the following statement:
Bronx, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) will announce that two Bronx students have been awarded four-year, full tuition scholarships to SUNY Maritime College in Throggs Neck. Earlier this year, Klein offered scholarship nominations through the Cadet Assistance Program (CAP) to Michael Pirzinger of Throggs Neck and Lawrence Berger of City Island, both of whom are now enrolled in the College.
Responding to skyrocketing energy costs, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Westchester/Bronx) this week introduced a package of energy related legislation meant to address the rising cost of gasoline and home heating oil, encourage energy conservation and move the state toward alternative fuel sources.
Alternative Energy Sources
Senator Klein’s proposal calls for tax credits for homeowners using a home heating fuel blend tha