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Sen. Jeff Klein

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Lawmakers Hammering Out Deal On Pre-K Funding For N.Y. State Budget

New 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.

03/26/2014

FILE -- School buses idle in front of a school in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Officials Look For Ways To Reduce Speeding Around NYC Schools

Sen. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) said speeding is a real problem in the city, but it can be especially dangerous around schools.

06/14/2013

Reality Weekly Launch Event Hosted By Isabella Barrett

Lawmakers: Lack Of Labor Protections Allows For Abuse Of Child Models

New York state lawmakers joined former child models Sunday to release a report detailing the lack of labor protections for children who work as models.

06/09/2013

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Lawmakers: Sanitation Workers Caught On Video Issuing Bogus Tickets To Brooklyn Homeowners

Assemblyman 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.

02/27/2012

A can of Four Loko. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Internet Remains Source Of Four Loko For NYC Buyers

Bronx 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.

12/16/2010