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Klein Plan to Increase Access to Healthcare

Proposes Expanding EPIC eligibility Coverage for An Additional 5,000 Seniors ALBANY, NY-Senators Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and Ruben Diaz Sr., Chairman of the Aging Committee, joined with AARP and the Statewide Senior Action Network to call for passage of his legislation which would increase medical coverage for thousands of seniors by raising the income threshold of EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage).

May 12, 2009
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You’ve Got Mail: There’s a Sex Offender in the Neighborhood

Klein Urges State to Convert Existing Technology into Instant E-mail Alert Registry for Sex Offenders

Release Top Ten NYC Zip Codes with Sex Offenders

3,428 Sex Offenders Living in NYC

May 10, 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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Klein Hosts Bishop Nathan Edwers

Leader of the Friendship Worship Center Offers Senate Invocation

ALBANY, NY-Senator Jeff Klein was honored to host the spiritual leader of the Friendship Worship Center in Mt. Vernon to offer the opening invocation for the April 19th session of the NY State Senate.

April 27, 2009
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Earthquake Relief Benefit

Over $10,000 Raised!

Senator Jeff Klein and Community Join Forces to Raise Money for Victims of the Abruzzo Earthquake

BRONX, NY. Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) teamed up with the Morris Park Community Association and the Generoso Pope Foundation to raise money for victims of the Abruzzo earthquake which killed nearly 300 people, displacing 28,000 others into tent villages and other temporary shelters.

April 27, 2009
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Earthquake Relief Benefit

Tony Signorelle (Morris Park Community Association), Captain John D. Greeley (49th Precinct), Al DiAngelo (President of the Morris Park Community Association), David Pope (President of the Generoso Pope Foundation), Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera, the Hon. Francesco Maria Talo (Consul General of Italy in NY), Alex Borgognone, and Police Office Victor DiPierro (Community Affairs, 49th Precinct).

April 27, 2009
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New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein on Capital Tonight April 20, 2009

New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein on Capital Tonight April 20, 2009

April 20, 2009
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Klein Calls for Property Tax Relief Now!

Unveils Plan to Restore the STAR Rebate Proposes Circuit Breaker for Middle Class Homeowners  

NEW YORK. - Deputy Majority Leader and State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Westchester/Bronx) joined with Senators Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers), Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck), Ruth Hassell-Thompson (D-Mt. Vernon/Bronx), and outraged homeowners to unveil his proposal to provide real relief to middle class homeowners who are struggling under the crippling burden of property taxes.

April 17, 2009
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New Analysis Shows New York City Losing Up to $150 Million a Year from Internet Cigarette Websites

Weiner & Klein Announce New Legislation to Shut Down Internet Tobacco Smuggling

  New York City – With the federal government raising new taxes on cigarettes, a new study shows that internet tobacco sales are cutting a deep hole into the city's tax revenue.

April 6, 2009
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Klein & Kids Celebrate 15th Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast

Klein & Kids Celebrate 15th Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast

April 6, 2009
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Klein Presents Van Nest Little League with 25K for Pee Wee Field Repairs

Klein Presents Van Nest Little League with 25K for Pee Wee Field Repairs

April 4, 2009
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Klein Congratulates Cadets on NYS West Point Day

Acknowledges Bronx Native Terrence McElroy

  Every year the New York State Legislature recognizes the outstanding contributions and significance of one of the most prestigious military academies in the nation: West Point. In honor of the day and in special recognition of Bronx native, Terrence McElroy, Senator Klein spoke on the Senate floor to show his appreciation.

April 1, 2009
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Senate Passes Bill to Raise Age Limit for State Troopers

Klein Encourages Qualified New Yorkers to Apply

March 30, 2009
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Klein on FOX News of E Rx

Klein on FOX News of E Rx

March 25, 2009
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Ninth Annual FREE Home Gardening Program

Ninth Annual FREE Home Gardening Program

March 23, 2009
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March 13, 2009
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March 13, 2009
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