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July 20, 2009

Gillibrand, Clarke Announce New Legislation To Help More New Yorkers Learn English

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July 20, 2009

Gillibrand Honors Frank McCourt

Washington, D.C. - As New Yorker's remember and honor the revered author, educator and Irish-American Frank McCourt, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement: "Frank McCourt was a literary giant, who turned his life story into one of the most powerful memoirs of our generation. A Brooklyn native, he captured his tragic childhood and the struggles of his Irish immigrant parents, who had hoped to build a better life into an epic novel."As a New York City public school … Continue Reading


July 17, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $3.5 Million in Recovery Act Funding Coming to Rochester Area to Create Affordable Housing, Provide Economic Opportunities and Jobs

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $3,482,964 in Recovery Act funding to the Rochester area to stimulate community development and job growth. The grants awarded today represent over half of the Recovery Act-funded grants available through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, which primarily benefit low- to moderate-income families. CDBG enables state and local … Continue Reading


July 17, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $2.5 Million in Recovery Funding Coming to Capital Region to Provide Affordable Housing, Create Economic Recovery and Jobs

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $2,589,487 in Recovery Act funding to the Capital Region to stimulate community development and job growth. The grants awarded today represent over half of the Recovery Act-funded grants available through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, which primarily benefit low- to moderate-income families. CDBG enables state and local … Continue Reading


July 17, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $1.4 Million in Recovery Act Funding Coming to Central NY to Create Affordable Housing, Create Economic Opportunities and Jobs

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $1,387,981 in Recovery Act funding to Central New York to stimulate community development and job growth. The grants awarded today represent over half of the Recovery Act-funded grants available through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, which primarily benefit low- to moderate-income families. CDBG enables state and local … Continue Reading


July 17, 2009

Senator Gillibrand Introduces Resolution Commemorating 25th Anniversary of Geraldine Ferraro's Nomination to Vice Presidency

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced a resolution this week commemorating the landmark 25th anniversary of Geraldine Ferraro's nomination to the Office of the Vice President on the Democratic Party ticket headed by former Vice President Walter Mondale. Ferraro, then representing New York's 9th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, was the first woman to be nominated for a major-party ticket in the United States. "Geraldine Ferraro taught a … Continue Reading


July 17, 2009

Gillibrand Announces Bill to Allow New York Fruit Growers to Take Full Advantage of Recovery Dollars

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the first New York Senator in nearly 40 years to serve on the Senate Agriculture Committee, today announced legislation that would allow New York fruit growers to take full advantage of federal recovery tax breaks. New York's apple and peach growers and vineyards currently cannot use the tax break since new plants do not produce fruit immediately. "New York's fruit growers should be eligible for the same recovery act tax breaks as other … Continue Reading


July 17, 2009

Gillibrand Urges President to Adopt ITC Recommendations for Relief for WNY Tire Workers Hurt by Surge in Imports

Washington, DC -U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joined with a bipartisan group of 10 Senators this week to urge President Obama to adopt recommendations made in June by the International Trade Commission (ITC) for an appropriate remedy for the surge in tires imported from China hurting Western New York's workers. In April, Senator Gillibrand called on the ITC to hold a hearing on this issue and in May expressed her support for the petition, urging action to help preserve the jobs of close to … Continue Reading


July 15, 2009

Gillibrand Praises Senate Health Committee for Passing Comprehensive Health Reform Bill with Public Option

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July 15, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $7 Million in Economic Recovery Funding Coming to Ulster County for Wastewater Treatment

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that the Village of Ellenville has received a $1,941,000 grant and $5,244,000 loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA). The funding will be distributed through the USDA Rural Development's Water and Environmental Program and will be used to improve wastewater treatment systems and help provide safe drinking water. "Maintaining our wastewater systems is … Continue Reading


July 15, 2009

As First NY Senator To Serve on Ag Committee In 40 Years, Gillibrand To Give New York a Voice on Nutrition, Agriculture

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a mother of two young children, is the first Senator from New York to sit on the Agriculture and Nutrition Committee in nearly 40 years. Today, Senator Gillibrand was selected as Chair of the Subcommittee on Domestic and Foreign Marketing, Inspection, and Plant & Animal Health. In addition, she will serve on the Nutrition, Food Security, Futures and Derivatives and General Legislation Subcommittee and the Energy, Science and Technology … Continue Reading


July 13, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $2.4 Million in Recovery Act Funding Coming to Capital Region For Health Research

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) will provide a total of $2,423,965 in funding through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for biomedical research projects in the Capital Region. The ARRA will provide a total of $64,826,308 for projects statewide, including $13,288,446 for those at institutions upstate. "This funding for biomedical research is a wise investment in the Capital Region economy," … Continue Reading


July 13, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $4 Million in Recovery Act Funding Coming to Western New York Coming to Western New York

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) will provide a total of $4,180,862 million in funding through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for biomedical research projects in Western New York. The Roswell Park Cancer Institute will receive $2,231,472 and The University at Buffalo will receive $1,949,390. The ARRA will provide a total of $64,826,308 for projects statewide, including $13,288,446 for those … Continue Reading


July 13, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Key Senate Panel Approves $200,000 for Cornell University to Develop New Dairy Policy to Help Grow New York Agriculture Economy

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee late last week approved $200,000 for Cornell University to research and develop new agricultural policies to help grow New York's dairy economy in the FY10 Agriculture Appropriations Bill. Senators Schumer and Gillibrand aggressively lobbied members of the Appropriations Committee to include funding for the project in this year's spending bill. "Cornell is the cream … Continue Reading


July 13, 2009

Introduction of Judge Sonia Sotomayor by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

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July 13, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Key Senate Panel Approves Over $100,000 to Help Restore Niagara River Watershed

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee late last week approved $104,000 to help restore the Niagara Watershed by developing and implementing plans to reduce pollutants, improve navigational channels and prevent flooding for communities along the Niagara River in Western New York in the Energy and Water Bill."The historic Niagara River Watershed has played an important role in our nation's history serving … Continue Reading


July 13, 2009

Gillibrand Announces Key Senate Panel Approves $500,000 For LIPA Program to Help Long Island Homes and Businesses Install Panels

Riverhead, New York - Standing at the Riverhead Free Library on Long Island, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that that a key Senate panel approved $500,000 to provide rebates for homes and businesses that install solar panels to generate energy. The federal investment will go towards Long Island Power Authority's (LIPA) Solar Pioneer and Solar Entrepreneur programs, to provide incentives and rebates to homeowners, businesses, and schools to install photovoltaic (PV) systems. … Continue Reading


July 13, 2009

Introduction of Judge Sonia Sotomayor by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Thank you Chairman Leahy, Ranking member Sessions, Senator Schumer, and the other distinguished members of the Judiciary Committee for the privilege to speak on behalf of Judge Sonia Sotomayor. President Obama has chosen one of the country's outstanding legal minds with his nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court. As a New Yorker, I take great pride along with the rest of my state in Judge Sotomayor's nomination. As a woman, I take great pride in this historic … Continue Reading


July 10, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $460,000 in Economic Recovery Act Funding for Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority

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July 10, 2009

Gillibrand Announces Senate Passage of Additional $5 Million in Homeland Security Money for Non-Profits and Religious Institutions

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