Jeffrey D. Klein's Reports

IDC Releases School Mandate Relief Plan

Regional Collective Bargaining among measures to lower costs, preserve educational quality

The Independent Democratic Conference today introduced a mandate relief package that will help schools reduce costs, maintain educational quality and ultimately help with the implementation of a tax cap.

File: 
IDC School Mandate Relief Report.pdf

February 14, 2011
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IDC Releases Plan to Fight Auto Insurance Evasion

 

Fraudulent Practice Cost NY Drivers Millions, Puts Strain on State and Local Governments

File: 
Auto Insurance Evasion

February 7, 2011
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IDC Discovers Spike in Overtime/ Worker's Comp Costs at Office of Children and Family Services

The Office of Children and Family Services has increased overtime costs and experienced a drastic spike in worker's compensation claims, according to a report released today by the Independent Democratic Conference. 

These startling numbers come as the overall number of youths under OCFS supervision has actually decreased from 983 during this beginning of the 2009-2010 fiscal year, to roughly 700 currently. 

File: 
IDC OCFS report.pdf

January 24, 2011
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IDC Releases Mandate Relief Recommendations

 Proposals Level Local Gov't Playing Field, Lower Costs & Save Taxpayer Dollars

The Independent Democratic Conference today unveiled a series of common sense recommendations that will help local governments tackle state mandates, save money, and help ease the burden on taxpayers.

File: 
IDC School Mandate Relief Report.pdf

January 19, 2011
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IDC Issues Recommendations to Streamline State Government

 

The Independent Democratic Conference today introduced a series of recommendations to Governor Cuomo and his Spending and Government Efficiency (SAGE) Commission that with assist in their goal to rightsize New York's sprawling bureaucracy.

File: 
IDC_recommendations to SAGE 1.10.11.pdf

January 6, 2011
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NYS Senate Intern Opportunities

Click the pdf link below to download the application.

File: 
Intern Application 2011

January 4, 2011
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How HMOs Restrict Access to Single-Source Prescription Drugs Critical to the Health of New Yorkers

Click the PDF link below to view Senator Klein's Single-Source Prescription Drugs Report...

File: 
Single-Source Prescription Drugs Report

August 17, 2009
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Swine Flu Update

As news reports about swine flu become more prevalent, it is important to understand the disease and know the latest information. Below are links to leading health websites providing the most up-to-date information about this disease.

In the meantime, it is important to remember that the most effective way to fight any disease is through prevention. Basic prevention strategies include:

April 28, 2009
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"the Dirty Dozen" - New York City's Dirtiest Supermarkets

(listed by borough)

1/04/06 33 bags of rice weighing 375 lbs. were to be defiled with rat droppings, urine and gnaw marks.

4/06/06.

3/16/06 but was still cited for operating without the required license.

7/22/05.

June 28, 2006
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Senator Jeffrey Klein's "enough To Make You Sick Report"

To view Senator Klein's "Enough to Make You Sick Report" please CLICK HERE.

File: 
More-Than-Enough-to-Make-You-Sick-Report.pdf

February 8, 2006
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The Terrible Ten: Westchester County's Dirtiest Supermarkets

based on 2005 state sanitary inspection reports

Met Foods

Mount Vernon

An inspection conducted on July 2, 2005 found 50-100 fresh mouse droppings on store shelves throughout the retail area.

December 19, 2005
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