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Senator Klein Rallies For Sex Offender Notification Bill

 

You’ve Got Mail:

There’s a Sex Offender in the Neighborhood

Klein & Stachowski Urge Governor Paterson to Sign Bill that would Allow Residents to receive Instant E-mail Alerts when a Sex Offender moves into their Zip Code

More than 400 Registered Sex Offenders Live in Buffalo

 

August 25, 2009
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For Health or Profit? Klein Unveils Sickly Scorecard of Major HMOs

Investigation Finds NYS HMO’s Restrict Access to Prescription Drugs Critical to Treating HIV/AIDS, Cancer and Heart Disease 

Presents Legislation that would Stop Insurance Companies from Creating Hurdles for Patients Seeking Brand Name Drugs 

NEW YORK- Senator Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined by Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan), Members of the NYS Medical Society, Members of the NYS Rheumatology Society, Members of the NYC Pharmacists Society, Physicians and Victims released the results of his second annual report, For Health or Profit, detailing how insurance companies restrict their members’ access to brand-name prescription drugs that treat serious health conditions like cancer and cardiovascular disease on Sunday. 

August 17, 2009
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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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Seniors at Risk

Klein investigation finds more than 30,000 estimated incidents of Elder Abuse annually in New York State 

August 4, 2009
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Senator Jeff Klein Presents 2009 Summertime Symphonies Concert Series!

Please see the attached schedule for the Summertime Symphonies Concert Series

July 28, 2009
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Klein proposes Bi-Partisan Operating Agreement

NEW YORK- In an effort to break the Senate stalemate, Senators Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Craig Johnson (D- Nassau), Diane Savino (D- Brooklyn/Staten Island), William Stachowski (D- Erie), Brian Foley (D- Suffolk), David Valesky (D-Cayuga/Madison/Oneida/Onondaga), Darrel Aubertine (D- Jefferson/Oswego/ St. Lawrence), Thomas Duane (D-Manhattan) and George Onorato (D-Queens) proposed a long-term bipartisan operating agreement that would get the Senate back to work.

July 8, 2009
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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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EPIC Drug Expansion News Conference - May 12, 2009

EPIC Drug Expansion News Conference

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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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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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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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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Klein & Kids Celebrate 15th Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast

Klein & Kids Celebrate 15th Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast

April 6, 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 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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