Press Releases

April 17, 2009

Gillibrand Congratulates Buffalo for Being Named Top Arts Destination

Washington, D.C. - With AmericanStyle Magazine naming Buffalo the top arts destination among America's mid-sized cities, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement: "I would like to congratulate the City of Buffalo for being named the number one Arts Destination by AmericanStyle Magazine. I am glad that the city of such cultural gems as Buffalo has again received this top recognition. "The City of Buffalo has so much talent and many treasures, that their thriving … Continue Reading


April 16, 2009

Gillibrand: If Iowa Can Do It, So Can We

Washington, D.C. - Today, as Governor Paterson introduces legislation to legalize gay marriage in New York, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement: "New York and the nation are ready to start a new chapter. The time has come for full marriage equality. I commend the Governor for his leadership on this important issue. If Iowa can do it, so can … Continue Reading


April 16, 2009

Senator Gillibrand Applauds President Obama’s Commitment To High Speed Rail In New York

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today applauded President Obama strategic plan which outlined his vision for high speed rail in America. The Administration released 10 major corridors for potential high-speed rail projects, including the Empire Corridor - New York City, Albany Buffalo. Senator Gillibrand met with Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood last month to discuss high-speed rail development in New York State. Senator Gillibrand released the following statement: "I am … Continue Reading


April 16, 2009

Senator Gillibrand Calls for National Health Care Reform In Tele-Town Hall Meeting with Thousands of New York City AARP Members

New York, NY - As part of an aggressive, two-week push for health care reform, AARP hosted a tele-town hall event today featuring Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. The tele-town hall event, part of AARP's HealthActionNow.org campaign website, connected more than 50,000 AARP members and activists to listen in and pose questions to Senator Gillibrand. The Senator declared her commitment to fighting for national health care reform. "AARP is doing what we do best-organizing our members to keep pushing … Continue Reading


April 16, 2009

Gillibrand Releases Guide to Help Faith-Based and Community Organizations Access Federal Grants

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April 15, 2009

Senators Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Up to $15 Million for Clean-up Projects for Long Island

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced up to $15 million for hazardous waste clean-up projects on Long Island. The funding is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which Senators Gillibrand and Schumer helped pass in February, and will help accelerate hazardous waste clean-up projects already underway at Old Roosevelt Field in Garden City and Lawrence Aviation in Port Jefferson. "By investing our federal dollars in hazardous … Continue Reading


April 15, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Applaud FEMA for Issuing First Round of Federal Aid in Wake of Major Disaster Declaration Following December’s Ice Storm

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April 15, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $400,000 in Health and Human Services Funding Coming to SUNY Buffalo For DNA Research

Today, United States Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the State University of New York at Buffalo will be receiving $376,800 through the National Institute of General Medical Sciences under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for research into the processes of DNA replication and repair. "Federal funding for scientific research is needed now more than ever," said Schumer. "In these difficult … Continue Reading


April 15, 2009

Schumer and Gillibrand Announce Over $250,000 in Health and Human Services Funding Coming to Cold Spring Harbor Lab For Brain Development Research

Today, United States Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island will be receiving $252,000 through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for research of the relationship between brain development and mental disorders such as autism and mental retardation. The funding will used to support one postdoctoral fellow, one graduate student, and for the development of a … Continue Reading


April 14, 2009

As Tax Day Approaches, Gillibrand Reminds New York Families To Take Full Advantage Of Tax Breaks

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today urged all middle class families in New Yorkers to take full advantage of tax breaks when they file their taxes this year. Middle class New Yorkers who buy their first home, pay for child care, or own a small business are all eligible for new tax cuts. "New Yorkers pay some of the highest taxes in the nation," said Senator Gillibrand. "This year, there are new tax breaks aimed at helping middle class families with the cost of buying a … Continue Reading


April 14, 2009

Senator Gillibrand, Congressman McMahon Stand with Union Members and Call for Keeping Staten Island’s Mail Sorting Facility Open

Staten Island, NY - On Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand's first visit to Staten Island as a United States Senator today, she stood with Rep. Michael E. McMahon and union members in front of Staten Island's mail sorting facility to call for the center to remain open. The members of Congress released their joint letter to Mr. Vito Cetta, executive-in-charge of the Staten Island mail sorting facility, urging him to keep the facility from closing. Mr. Cetta is overseeing an upcoming study on the … Continue Reading


April 14, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Dutchess, Columbia and Rensselaer Counties Eligible for USDA Federal Disaster Aid

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Dutchess, Columbia and Rensselaer Counties as contiguous disaster areas due to severe ice storms that occurred in December 2008. All counties will now be eligible for Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loan assistance to help cover losses in the area. "Farmers in Dutchess, Columbia and Rensselaer who had a particularly difficult year due to severe weather … Continue Reading


April 13, 2009

Gillibrand Urges Additional Funding For Essential Air Service Program

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joined with her colleagues in the Senate to call for additional funding for the Essential Air Service (EAS) Program. She urged Peter R. Orszag, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to make the EAS program a priority, as it is vital in connecting communities across the country. "We cannot turn this economy around if we do not provide businesses and communities in every corner of New York with adequate access to air travel," … Continue Reading


April 13, 2009

Gillibrand Urges Additional Funding For Essential Air Service Program

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joined with her colleagues in the Senate to call for additional funding for the Essential Air Service (EAS) Program. She urged Peter R. Orszag, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to make the EAS program a priority, as it is vital in connecting communities across the country. "We cannot turn this economy around if we do not provide businesses and communities in every corner of New York with adequate access to air travel," … Continue Reading


April 09, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $125,000 in Economic Recovery Act Funding for Emergency Food and Shelter Program in the Mohawk Valley

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April 09, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $150,000 in Economic Recovery Act Funding for Emergency Food and Shelter Program in North Country

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April 09, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $200,000 in Economic Recovery Act Funding for Emergency Food and Shelter Program in Central New York

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April 09, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $200,000 in Economic Recovery Act Funding for Emergency Food and Shelter Program in Southern Tier

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April 09, 2009

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $200,000 in Economic Recovery Act Funding for Emergency Food and Shelter Program in Capital Region

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April 09, 2009

Gillibrand Takes Action to Protect Women’s Right to Choose

Signs Letter in Support of President Obama's Proposal To Repeal Anti-Choice Rule Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today took action to support President Obama's proposal to rescind dangerous anti-choice regulation that was instituted in the waning months of the Bush Administration. The so-called "Conscience Rule" undermines a woman's right to vital services such as access to emergency contraception and family planning information. The anti-choice rule takes power away from … Continue Reading

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