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Real Estate Firm Takes Issue With Observer Over 'Mob-Tied' Characterization

Last week, the Observer ran an article reporting on donations that real estate firm Simone Development (formerly known as Hutch Realty Partners) and its affiliate, the Hutchinson Metro Center, made to the political campaign of Bronx State Senator Jeff Klein. 1,420 more words

Jeff Klein Received 10K Donation From Mob-Tied Real Estate Firm

State Senator Jeff Klein took a $10,000 campaign donation from a mafia-linked realty company–the same firm he rents his district office space from.

The Bronx pol’s July filing shows that the Hutchinson Metro Center, an affiliate of Simone Development–formerly known as Hutch Realty Partners–kicked in the five figures in June. 470 more words

32BJ Endorses Klein and Sits Out Liu-Avella Clash

32BJ SEIU, one of the most prominent unions in the city, announced today they have endorsed State Senator Jeff Klein and are sitting out another hotly-contested senate race in the city. 391 more words

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Bill de Blasio Backs Jeff Klein and Tony Avella Over Rivals

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this afternoon that he will endorse State Senators Jeff Klein and Tony Avella’s re-election bids, dealing blows to the two well-known insurgents trying to unseat them. 488 more words

Conscious Capitalism Suffers A Profound Loss

As I was returning home from a workshop I co-delivered in West Virginia last Friday, I received the sad and shocking news that Jeff Klein, co-founder of Conscious Capitalism, passed away at the early…

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Koppell Claims Klein Ally's Comment 'Smacks of Anti-Semitism'

Oliver Koppell, the primary challenger to Bronx State Senator Jeff Klein, accused a Klein ally of making an anti-Semitic remark at a rally last week… 613 more words

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Skelos Vows to Keep GOP State Senate Majority by Taking Out Democrats

State Senate Republican co-majority leader Dean Skelos told radio listeners that his party would retain control of the legislative body, despite his crumbling coalition with the breakaway Independent Democratic Conference… 262 more words

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