Study: Bronx Subsidized Developments Are Worst For Pests, Mold, Air QualityLawmakers in a new report Thursday said Bronx developments topped a survey of units with the poorest air quality and the most mold and pest violations.
NY Senator Releases Report Detailing Poor Air Quality In Subsidized BuildingsNow, Sen. Klein is calling on New York City Housing Preservation and Development to start a task force to investigate the air quality in buildings.
New York Holds Summit On Synthetic Marijuana, Also Known As K2Law enforcement officials, state and city lawmakers and health experts are taking part in the summit, which is being moderated by State Sen. Jeff Klein at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx.
WCBS 880: Rapist Near Bronx School Reveals Lapse in Sex Offender EnforcementWhen a convicted child rapist was released from prison in July, the agency charged with keeping track of his whereabouts admittedly had no idea that his new home in the Bronx was a block from a special needs elementary school.
Dept. Of Corrections To Remove Sex Offender Found Living Too Close To BX SchoolSen. Jeff Klein said the situation is puzzling and troubling.
Lawmakers Hammering Out Deal On Pre-K Funding For N.Y. State BudgetNew York state legislative leaders said Wednesday they were closing in on a deal to fund pre-kindergarten, and discussing a delay to Common Core academic standards as they tried to finalize budget bills this week.
Officials Look For Ways To Reduce Speeding Around NYC SchoolsSen. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) said speeding is a real problem in the city, but it can be especially dangerous around schools.
Lawmakers: Lack Of Labor Protections Allows For Abuse Of Child ModelsNew York state lawmakers joined former child models Sunday to release a report detailing the lack of labor protections for children who work as models.
Lawmakers: Sanitation Workers Caught On Video Issuing Bogus Tickets To Brooklyn HomeownersAssemblyman Dov Hikind and Sen. Jeff Klein are introducing legislation which would require sanitation agents to photograph and document the condition of a property at the time a ticket is issued.
Internet Remains Source Of Four Loko For NYC BuyersBronx State Senator Jeff Klein said his office was able to purchase drinks like Four Loko online. He said sites were charging up to seven dollars per can by advertising them as collector's items.