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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

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

Frustrating Endorsements

State Senate
11 – UFT ally, John Liu, against Tony Avella who once challenged Bloomberg, but more recently joined the IDC to help Klein and the Republicans steal back the senate that they’d lost… 140 more words


Koppell Calls Klein a 'Reptile' in Scathing Mailer

Leaping lizards.

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

Gov. Cuomo, New York Officials To Visit Israel Tuesday

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