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Democrats Push Bill to Help Domestic Violence Victims Land NYCHA Housing

State Senator Jeffrey Klein, a Bronx Democrat, will introduce legislation next year that would make it easier for domestic violence victims to secure public housing. 521 more words

Senator Klein Says Pied-à-Terre Tax Doesn't 'Make Any Sense'

If Mayor Bill de Blasio wants a new tax on apartments owned by absentee landlords, he probably isn’t going to get it.

That’s the message State Senator Jeffrey Klein, a Bronx Democrat who still leads the State Senate with Republican Dean Skelos, had for the Democratic mayor who said  415 more words

Legislators Lyndon Williams & Ken Jenkins Announce Support of “Smart Schools Bond Act” to Fight Digital Divide

Mount Vernon, NY – Westchester County Legislators Lyndon Williams (D-Mount Vernon) and Ken Jenkins (D-Yonkers) joined a number of other elected officials along with community leaders at a rally Wednesday, October 29th to announce their support of the “Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014,” to fight “digital divide.” The rally took place at 1 PM in the parking lot of the Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education offices, 165 North Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY. 358 more words

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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