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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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Senator Klein Joins Governor Paterson in Signing into Law Landmark Foreclosure Legislation

KEEPING NEW YORKERS HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Senator Klein Joins Governor Paterson in Signing into Law Landmark Foreclosure Legislation

December 15, 2009
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KLEIN HOLDS 15TH ANNUAL BRONX CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

KLEIN HOLDS CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

 

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.

 

 

December 11, 2009
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KLEIN SHOWS STRONG SUPPORT FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY

State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) gave an emotional speech today promoting marriage equality in NYS.

December 2, 2009
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Klein Discusses Landmark Foreclosure Legislation

Senator Klein speaks about the new foreclosure legislation on NY1's "Road To City Hall."

November 30, 2009
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TURKEY TIME!

TURKEY TIME!

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.

November 25, 2009
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