Press Release

Senator Gillibrand Praises Proposed Flight 3407 Memorial Scholarship Fund

Mar 4, 2009

Washington, D.C. — Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement today praising
Governor David Paterson’s proposal to establish the Flight 3407
Memorial Scholarship Fund.

“When horrible tragedies
like this happen, we owe it to the families of those who lost loved
ones to do all we can to support them in the years to come.  Access to
a college education is one of the most promising doors we can open for
the young people who lost loved ones in this tragedy.

thank Governor Paterson for his leadership. Through the Flight 3407
Scholarship Fund, we will honor the memory of those who died by
providing real opportunity to their loved ones for generations to come.”