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SENATOR KLEIN ANNOUNCES TASK FORCE ON GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY

(ALBANY, NY) - Demonstrating their commitment to developing a fiscally responsible budget, the Senate Majority Conference announced the formation of a new bipartisan task force on government efficiency. Chaired by Deputy Senate Majority Leader Jeff Klein, the twelve-member task force will conduct a statewide investigation into the spending practices of state agencies and operations to uncover areas of administrative inefficiencies and government waste.

March 1, 2010
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KLEIN CLEANS GRAFFITI ON BRONX CHURCH

NEW YORK- On Saturday, February 20th, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) helped clean-up graffiti on the rectory wall of Saint Francis Xavier Church in Morris Park.

 

Saint Francis Xavier Pastor Father Matthew Fiore reached out to Senator Klein's office after finding the graffiti on the rectory wall on the first floor of the church on the morning of Friday, February 19, 2010. As part of Klein’s graffiti clean-up program, the Senator sent over a crew and even sprayed down some of the graffiti himself within 24 hours of the Pastor contacting his office.

February 24, 2010
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February 27, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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March 12, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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March 5, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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New Report Exposes Wasteful Spending by SUNY

NEW YORK- State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) exposed SUNY’s wasteful employee overtime spending. Klein also called on SUNY and Governor Paterson to cut overtime spending in half, potentially saving NYS $5 million dollars by the end of March 2010 and centralize the SUNY police force, saving NYS $3 million dollars in the next year.

February 17, 2010
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KLEIN PRESENTS 5K TO BRONXVILLE SENIORS

NEW YORK- On Tuesday, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) presented a $5,000 grant to Bronxville seniors at their Valentine’s lunch. The money will be used for programs and services.

February 16, 2010
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KLEIN PRESENTS $7,500 TO BRONX THEATER

NEW YORK- On Friday, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) presented a $7,500 grant to the Center Stage Playhouse at Foster Hall in the Bronx. The money will be used for funding musicians and directors.

February 16, 2010
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KLEIN HOLDS ANNUAL VALENTINE'S FOR VETERAN'S PROGRAM

Senator Klein, Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA deliver hundreds of Valentines to Bronx and Westchester Veterans

NEW YORK- Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) hosted his 15th Annual Valentine’s for Veterans event on Thursday. Joined by Miss Universe 2009 Stefania Fernandez, Miss USA 2009 Kristen Dalton and Miss Teen USA 2009 Stormi Henley, Klein delivered Valentine's Day cards and gifts to hundreds of Veterans at the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Students from across the 34th Senate District designed the cards and donated the gifts.

 

February 11, 2010
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KLEIN HONORED AT FIRST ANNUAL BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

Senator Klein was honored as a “Bronx Public Champion” by the Bronx Jewish Community Council

February 5, 2010
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KLEIN ANNOUNCES 100K IN CAPITAL FUNDING GRANTS

KLEIN ANNOUNCES 100K IN CAPITAL FUNDING GRANTS

Senator Klein presents $50,000 to St. Dominic and $50,000 to St. Benedict Schools to fix broken windows and hole in roof

NEW YORK- Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) presented 100K in grant money to St. Dominic and St. Benedict Catholic Schools today during their school assemblies.

St. Dominic has had a problem with broken windows for six years. Some of them do not open and one fell out, causing students to wear coats in the classroom to keep warm. Klein’s grant will be used to fix the windows.

February 5, 2010
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NYS CORRECTIONS COSTING STATE MILLIONS IN WASTE

NYS CORRECTIONS COSTING STATE MILLIONS IN WASTE

Klein and Savino unveil investigation revealing NYS Department of Corrections overtime pay and administration wasting more than $15 million in taxpayer dollars

 

February 1, 2010
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SAVING NEIGHBORHOODS ONE BLOCK AT A TIME

SAVING NEIGHBORHOODS ONE BLOCK AT A TIME

New Data shows 2,399 foreclosures in Erie County. Senators unveil new law that will help protect homeowners and curb property values from plummeting

January 27, 2010
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SHUTTING DOWN FORECLOSURE MODIFICATION SCAMS

SHUTTING DOWN FORECLOSURE MODIFICATION SCAMS

Senator Klein unveils new proposal that cracks down on pervasive city wide scams

NEW YORK- Deputy Majority Leader and State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined by Senator Brian Foley (D-Blue Point), NYS housing groups, Foreclosure Prevention Counselors from Community Homes Innovations and scam victims unveiled new legislation today that would significantly decrease, and in some cases eliminate, the pervasive practice of loan modification scams.

January 22, 2010
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Coins For Haiti

 

 “COINS FOR HAITI”

Senator Klein and M.S. 101 Student Adam Israfil present a $600 donation for Haiti victims

January 22, 2010
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HUNDREDS OF PARENTS RALLY FOR REIMBURSEMENT

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.

January 15, 2010
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PROTECTING SENIORS: A WORKSHOP TO PREVENT FRAUD

Senator Klein joined Senator Gillibrand and Attorney General Cuomo’s office in hosting Senior Fraud Workshop

January 13, 2010
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KLEIN HOLDS MENORAH LIGHTING

 

KLEIN HOLDS MENORAH LIGHTING

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.

 

December 18, 2009
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DON’T GET DUPED

DON’T GET DUPED

Senator Klein Fights To Prohibit Deceptive Solicitations by Real Estate Brokers

December 18, 2009
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