NEW YORK- On January 14th, State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined more than 800 Bronx Catholic School parents and elected officials in urging Governor Paterson to reimburse independent and religious schools approximately 243-million dollars.
The rally, held at Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx, also focused on promoting legislation (S5832) sponsored by Klein, that would mandate reimbursement for religious and independent schools for the cost of the MTA payroll tax totaling $6 million annually.
Senator Klein hosts a Chanukah Menorah Lighting Ceremony
NEW YORK- Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), joined by Bronx House senior citizens, held a Menorah lighting ceremony to celebrate Chanukah. Klein also handed out traditional Chanukah chocolate Gelt.
Senator Klein hosted his 15th Annual Bronx Christmas Tree Lighting
NEW YORK- Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) was joined by student choirs from P.S. 83 and St. Lucy’s Grammar School, community leaders, and a special guest from the north pole for his 15th Annual Bronx Christmas Tree Lighting. The crowd enjoyed holiday music, hot cocoa and free treats.
Senator Klein Gives More Than 100 Turkeys to Senior Centers in the 34th Senate District
NEW YORK- State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) gave more than 100 turkeys to Senior Centers in Westchester and the Bronx. This is the Senator’s 15th Annual Turkey Giveaway.
Long Battle Over As Déjà Vu Agrees to Withdraw Court Challenge
NEW YORK- After months of fighting the troubling Bronx establishment known as Déjà Vu Bar and Grill, State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced today that the bar will permanently lose its liquor license.
NEW YORK- Senator Jeff Klein was honored by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as part of its second annual Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Symposium. The college honored Klein for years of community service.
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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.