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
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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
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
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
Oliver Koppell is throwing some slime at State Senator Jeffrey Klein, accusing the majority leader of being a “cold-blooded reptile” in scathing new campaign literature. 286 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be joining top state legislators in a trip to Israel this week in a show of “solidarity” during the country’s conflict in Gaza. 194 more words