As this year’s legislative session moves along, I continue to make progress pushing our legislative agenda and bringing awareness to the issues that we all care about to get real results for hard-working New Yorkers.
As part of our Changing New York policy agenda I am calling for needed funding for immigrants facing deportation, our senior citizens facing the increasingly burdensome costs of homeownership and home health aides who still don’t make enough to pay their bills.
The deplorable conditions children and families currently endure within New York City’s temporary homeless shelter system continues to be a serious problem and I have released an investigative report documenting the extent of it and have proposed a comprehensive solution to finally tackle this epidemic.
Recently, I had the distinct honor of commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his 88th birthday while speaking at the House of Justice alongside Reverend Al Sharpton and the National Action Network and subsequently on the State Senate floor. It was truly a fitting occasion to continue the fight to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility in memory of Dr. King and his fight for social justice.
As always, should you have any questions or concerns on all matters of importance, please feel free to contact my office at (718) 822-2049. My staff and I are here to help you and are happy to offer any assistance that we can.
Senator Jeff Klein