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  Klein, Jeffrey
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  2016-01-01  
 
NameJeffrey Klein
Address1928 Yates Ave
Bronx, New York , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born July 10, 1960 (58 years)
Contributornystate63
Last ModifedRBH
Sep 18, 2018 03:15pm
Tags Jewish - Moderate - Pro Animal Rights - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Choice - Pro-Civil Unions - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Labor - Divorced - Judaism - Straight -
InfoJeffrey David Klein was born in the Pelham Parkway section of the Bronx on July 10, 1960. A lifelong resident of the northeast Bronx, he was educated in Bronx public schools. Klein went on to receive his B.A. with honors from Queens College, an M.P.A. from Columbia University, and a J.D. from the City University of New York Law School where he was also a member of the law review.
A former chief of staff to Congressman James Scheuer, Jeff Klein was first elected to the Assembly in the fall of 1994 to represent the 80th Assembly district, consisting of the Pelham Parkway, Morris Park, Van Nest, Pelham Bay, Van Cortlandt Village, Norwood and Bedford Park neighborhoods. Klein is also a partner in the law firm of Klein Calderoni & Santucci, LLP.

Jeff Klein has authored numerous laws that directly impact the citizens of New York including measures to protect the thousands of senior citizens and working families who live in Mitchell-Lama housing. He also passed legislation strengthening homeowner protections against blockbusting real estate solicitations and creating New York?s Do Not Call telemarketing registry which has enrolled almost two million residential telephone customers since its April 2001 inception.

Assemblyman Klein?s efforts on behalf of consumers have included annual monitoring of unsanitary conditions in New York City supermarkets (the Enough to Make You Sick series) and authoring legislation requiring supermarkets to post their state inspection results. He also uncovered a widespread problem of disabled motorists being overcharged for full-service gasoline (Stranded at the Pumps) and passed a new law requiring stations to post signs informing disabled drivers of their rights.

As Chair of the Committee on Oversight, Analysis and Investigation, Jeff Klein focused national attention on security conditions at New York City water facilities and passed tough legislation requiring water supply facilities to update their emergency plans to address the threat of terrorism. He has also worked to reduce government waste by demanding a more detailed accounting of state computer systems and information technology spending.

Jeff Klein has passed important legislation reducing children?s access to cigarettes and saved New York taxpayers millions of dollars by targeting cigarette smugglers and online smoke shops that, as detailed in his Up In Smoke report, evade lawful city and state cigarette taxes and fail to take precautions necessary to prevent sales to minors.

Assemblyman Klein has been on the front lines of the fight against childhood asthma which afflicts one out of every six Bronx children. To help reduce skyrocketing hospitalization rates, Klein started a mobile asthma screening and testing program. This program, the first of its kind in New York State, now travels to school and community events with a fully-equipped medical van bringing desperately needed on-site asthma screening and education directly to children and their families.

Klein also helped launch an innovative child abuse treatment program at St. Barnabas Hospital that uses state-of-the-art equipment and coordinates case management among health care professionals, social services agencies and law enforcement to deliver comprehensive care while minimizing the trauma caused by repetitious examinations and interviews.

Assemblyman Klein sponsors a variety of programs for Bronx senior citizens, including free health care screenings, crime prevention programs and an annual Senior Day at the New York Botanical Gardens.


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  11/06/2018 NY State Senate 34 Lost 7.35% (-68.29%)
  09/13/2018 NY State Senate 34 - D Primary Lost 45.75% (-8.50%)
  11/08/2016 NY State Senate 34 Won 90.12% (+83.36%)
  11/04/2014 NY State Senate 34 Won 76.21% (+61.35%)
  09/09/2014 NY State Senate 34 - D Primary Won 64.78% (+29.56%)
  01/01/2013 NY State Senate Temporary President & Majority Leader Won 50.00% (+0.00%)
  11/06/2012 NY State Senate 34 Won 93.78% (+89.19%)
  11/02/2010 NY State Senate 34 Won 66.91% (+33.84%)
  11/04/2008 NY State Senate 34 Won 73.22% (+46.44%)
  01/03/2007 Deputy Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 NY State Senate 34 Won 61.22% (+22.44%)
  11/02/2004 NY State Senate 34 Won 51.20% (+13.91%)
  09/14/2004 NY State Senate 34 - D Primary Won 58.48% (+23.45%)
  11/05/2002 NY Assembly 80 Won 75.71% (+51.42%)
  09/10/2002 NY Assembly 80 - D Primary Won 80.74% (+61.48%)
  11/07/2000 NY Assembly 80 Won 83.08% (+70.84%)
  11/03/1998 NY Assembly 80 Won 80.06% (+64.54%)
  11/05/1996 NY Assembly 80 Won 89.03% (+84.44%)
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NY District 13 - D Primary - Jun 28, 2016 D Adriano Espaillat
NY State Senate 60 - Nov 04, 2014 R Mark J. Grisanti
NY State Senate 63 - D Primary - Sep 09, 2014 D Betty Jean Grant
NY State Senate Temporary President & Majority Leader - Jan 01, 2013 R Dean Skelos
NY State Senate - Nov 06, 2012 Fus Coalition Control
NY State Senate 44 - D Primary - Sep 13, 2012 D Shawn Morse
NY Assembly 80 - D Primary - Sep 14, 2004 D Naomi Rivera
NY US President - D Primary - Mar 02, 2004 D John Edwards
New York City Mayor - D Primary - Sep 25, 2001 D Alan Hevesi
NY State Senate 34 - D Primary - Sep 12, 2000 D Michael R. Benedetto