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From Bees to Royals, a Burlington connection to the World Series

When the World Series begins Tuesday night in Kansas City, there will be a special connection to Burlington, Iowa.

That’s because a quarter of the Royals’ roster once played ball with the Burlington Bees. 343 more words


Staten Island Senator to Cyclists: “Find a F—king Bike Lane”

Leave it to the senator from Staten Island to drop the f-bomb when talking about bike lanes.

Sen. Diane Savino had to backpedal this morning after a Facebook post in which she chewed out bikers who leave their assigned area of the road was picked up by the… 205 more words

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Jeff Klein Defeats Oliver Koppell, Promises Strong Future For IDC

State Senator Jeff Klein declared victory in his re-election bid against primary challenger Oliver Koppell, and offered a spirited defense of the legacy and future of the Independent Democratic Conference he leads in Albany. 589 more words


Klein Refutes Hochul's Attack on IDC for Women's Equality Act Failure

State Senator Jeffrey Klein, leader of the breakaway Independent Democratic Conference, today denied claims from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s running mate Kathy Hochul that his splinter cell–which agreed to caucus with the Republicans in 2012–was to blame for the failure to pass the pro-choice Women’s Equality Act. 325 more words

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De Blasio and Klein Herald Speed Camera Expansion

Mayor Bill de Blasio and State Senator Jeffrey Klein today announced a massive expansion of the city’s speed camera program.

Mr. de Blasio and Mr. Klein rolled out the the new plan for 120 more of the automatic ticket-issuing devices near public schools at a press conference outside P.S. 356 more words

Klein Balks at Voting to Repeal Urstadt Law

State Senator Jeffrey Klein’s most prominent endorser, Mayor Bill de Blasio, may support the repeal of a rent regulation law that many city Democrats despise, but the powerful Bronx lawmaker does not appear ready to strike the Urstadt Law from the books. 509 more words