Press Releases

March 17, 2011

Gillibrand Announces Nearly $55,000 For Winchester Fire Department

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $54,448 in federal funding for the Winchester Fire Department. These federal dollars will be used by the Winchester Fire Department to recruit additional first responders. The funding is allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program. "This is a great investment for the West Seneca," Senator Gillibrand said. "This federal investment will help … Continue Reading


March 17, 2011

Gillibrand Announces More Than $10,000 for Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $10,218 in federal funding for the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department. These federal dollars will be used by the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department to recruit additional first responders. The funding is allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program. "This is a great investment for the communities of Lawrence and Cedarhurst," Senator Gillibrand … Continue Reading


March 17, 2011

Gillibrand Urges Preserved Funding For Blythedale Children's Hospital Workforce Training Program

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today called to preserve funding for Blythedale Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program, which ensures more medical training for professionals treating children. Blythedale Children's Hospital in Valhalla depends on CHGME funds to train new doctors and continue to provide high quality care to the children in the Hudson Valley. However, the President eliminated this program in his 2012 budget proposal. "The Children's … Continue Reading


March 16, 2011

Gillibrand Announces More Than $80,000 For South Onondaga Fire District, Inc.

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $81,485 in federal funding for the South Onondaga Fire District, Inc. These federal dollars will be used by the South Onondaga District for equipment vital to the firefighter's safety. The funding is allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). "This is a great investment for Onondaga County," Senator Gillibrand … Continue Reading


March 16, 2011

Gillibrand Announces Nearly $1 Million For Vails Gate Fire Department

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $986,080 in federal funding for the Vails Gate Fire Department. These federal dollars will be used by the Vails Gate Fire Department to recruit additional first responders. The funding is allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program. "This is a great investment for Vails Gate," Senator Gillibrand said. "This federal investment will help improve … Continue Reading


March 16, 2011

Gillibrand Announces More Than $400,000 For Deer Park Fire Department

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $402,000 in federal funding for the Deer Park Fire Department. These federal dollars will be used by the Deer Park Fire Department to recruit additional first responders. The funding is allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program. "This is a great investment for Deer Park," Senator Gillibrand said. "This federal investment will help improve the … Continue Reading


March 16, 2011

After Two Fatal Bus Crashes Claim 17 Lives in New York Region, Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Legislation to Require Federal Commercial Driver Training; Currently No Requirement Exists for Commercial Driver Training for Bus Operators

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced their co-sponsorship of legislation to strengthen bus safety and improve driver training to reduce the number of low-fare bus crashes and related fatalities. The two bus crashes this week involving World Wide Tour and Super Luxury Tours are not isolated incidents, but the latest in a series of crashes, and near crashes, that have occurred in the discount tour bus industry. In August 2005, a low-fare tour … Continue Reading


March 16, 2011

Gillibrand Announces More Than $225,000 For Woodstock Fire District

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $225,929 in federal funding for the Woodstock Fire District. These federal dollars will be used by the Woodstock Fire District for equipment vital to the firefighter's safety. The funding is allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). "This is a great investment for Woodstock," Senator Gillibrand said. "This federal … Continue Reading


March 16, 2011

Gillibrand Announces More Than $40,000 For West Sand Lake Fire District No. 1

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $40,223 in federal funding for the West Sand Lake Fire District No. 1. These federal dollars will be used by the West Sand Lake Fire District for equipment vital to the firefighter's safety. The funding is allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). "This is a great investment for West Sand Lake," Senator Gillibrand … Continue Reading


March 16, 2011

Gillibrand, Senate Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Repeal DOMA

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today joined with leading advocates, Senate colleagues, and Suffolk County Legislator Jon Cooper and his husband Robert to introduce the Respect for Marriage Act. The legislation, authored by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), and allow all couples in America to get married, and restore the rights of all lawfully married couples to the benefits of marriage under federal law. "Every loving, … Continue Reading


March 15, 2011

Gillibrand Praises Feds' Decision To Include Northeast Corridor In Competition For High Speed Rail Funding

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand released the following statement after Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood's announcement today designating New York's Northeast Corridor as the eleventh and final High-Speed Rail corridor, which allows the Northeast Corridor to compete for all federal high-speed rail funding opportunities: "This is great news for New York's economy. Putting New York's Northeast Corridor on equal footing for high-speed rail projects and new federal investments … Continue Reading


March 15, 2011

Gillibrand Calls For Plan To Begin Combat Troop Redeployment From Afghanistan

Washington, D.C. - After nearly a decade at war in Afghanistan and more than 1,600 New York troops deployed there currently, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today called for a clear plan for withdrawal of America's combat forces from Afghanistan by 2014. Over the last decade, America spent a total of $336 billion to fund the war and $11 billion for assistance in Afghanistan, with about $124 billion more set to be approved by Congress for … Continue Reading


March 14, 2011

Gillibrand Announces More Than $500,000 for Ogdensburg Marina

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $501,311 in federal funding for boating infrastructure projects in Ogdensburg. These federal dollars will be used to add a new fueling station, as well as berthing for 32-45 transient recreational boats on the St. Lawrence River. The funding is allocated through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program. "This is a great investment for Ogdensburg," Senator Gillibrand said. "These federal … Continue Reading


March 14, 2011

Gillibrand Announces Nearly $1.5 Million for Port of Rochester

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,450,000 in federal funding for boating infrastructure projects in Rochester. These federal dollars will be used to add 64 transient slips with dockside utilities, create a deep-draft safe harbor, create an access point for the city of Rochester, and provide boater services and education on Lake Ontario. The funding is allocated through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program. "This is a … Continue Reading


March 10, 2011

As White House Convenes Anti-Bullying Summit, To Gillibrand, Senate Colleagues Introduce Bill To Protect LGBT Students From Bullying At School

Washington, DC - As President Obama convenes a White House Summit on anti-bullying, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today joined with a coalition of 21 Senate colleagues to introduce the Student Non-Discrimination Act, legislation to protect students who are -- or are perceived to be -- lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) from harassment, bullying, and violence at school. "All children should always feel safe and secure in our schools," said Sen. Gillibrand. "While at school to … Continue Reading


March 10, 2011

Gillibrand Announces Watkins Glen Central School District Chosen For National Innovative Educational Pilot Program

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that the Greater Southern Tier Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (GST BOCES) in Watkins Glen has been chosen as one of twenty national projects eligible for up to $170,000 in funding allocated through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and its "Learning On-The-Go" wireless pilot program. These federal dollars will be used by the GST BOCES for its Mobile Learning Device Project. "Education is one of the most … Continue Reading


March 10, 2011

Gillibrand Announces Nearly $70,000 For Barnard Fire District

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $67,140 in federal funding for the Barnard Fire Department. These federal dollars will be used by the Barnard Fire District for equipment vital to the firefighter's safety. The funding is allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). "This is a great investment for Greece," Senator Gillibrand said. "This federal … Continue Reading


March 10, 2011

Gillibrand Announces Nearly $1 Million For Utica Fire Department

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $956,006 in federal funding for the Utica Fire Department. These federal dollars will be used by the Utica Fire Department to hire additional firefighters. The funding is allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program. "This is a great investment for Utica," Senator Gillibrand said. "This federal investment will help improve the fire department's … Continue Reading


March 10, 2011

Gillibrand Announce Stewart Air National Gaurd Base To Keep New C-17 Mission

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced that the Air Force has completed their environmental assessment and concluded that Stewart Air National Guard Base is its preferred choice for a C-17 mission that will boost the 105th Airlift Wing's ability to provide trans-Atlantic flights to service members abroad. The move will help ensure the base's continued strategic importance enabling it to continue as one of the Lower … Continue Reading


March 09, 2011

Gillibrand Announces Nearly $100,000 For Niskayuna Fire Department 2

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $92,625 in federal funding for the Niskayuna Fire Department 2. These federal dollars will be used by the Niskayuna Fire Department 2 for equipment vital to the firefighter's safety. The funding is allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). "This is a great investment for Niskayuna," Senator Gillibrand said. "This … Continue Reading

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