Press Releases

December 07, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge Fema To Stand Ready To Quickly Add Cayuga County To Federal Disaster Declaration

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to stand ready to add Cayuga County to New York State's disaster declaration that was approved for communities impacted by Lake Ontario flooding last month. The Senators said Cayuga County was adversely affected by Lake Ontario's repeated flooding and added that the current disaster does not include all flood-impacted communities. The Senators said that … Continue Reading


December 07, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand, Engel: Mamaroneck Residents Are At Severe Risk Of Their Homes & Businesses Being Flooded Yet Again; As Report Sits On Army Corps’ Desk, Reps Urge Immediate Review And Approval To Reduce Flooding Risk From The Mamaroneck And Sheldrake River Basins

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Representative Eliot Engel today urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to swiftly review the Chief's Report on the flood risk management for the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake River Basins in the Village of Mamaroneck, New York. The federal representatives said that without progress on this project residents and business owners in the area remain at risk to severe flooding. The federal … Continue Reading


December 06, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $1.8 Million In Federal Head Start And Early Head Start Funding For Wayne County Action Program Inc. In The Finger Lakes Region

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,820,422 in federal funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs at Wayne County Action Program, Inc. The federal funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will be used to support child care services for low-income families in the Finger Lakes region. "Study after study shows that the better we prepare our young children, through … Continue Reading


December 06, 2017

Standing With Gretchen Carlson, Senators Gillibrand And Graham And Representative Bustos Announce Bipartisan Legislation To Help Prevent Sexual Harassment In The Workplace, Void Forced Arbitration Agreements That Prevent Sexual Harassment Survivors From Getting The Justice They Deserve

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos today stood with Gretchen Carlson, acclaimed TV journalist and women's empowerment advocate, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, and a bipartisan group of members of Congress to announce legislation to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act of 2017 would void forced arbitration agreements that prevent sexual harassment survivors from getting the justice … Continue Reading


December 04, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $500,000 In Federal Funding For Cornell University

Washington, DC - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $599,147 in federal funding for Cornell University. The federal funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture's (NIFA) Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. "To sustain our vital agricultural sector, we must ensure that young and beginning farmers have the tools and resources they need to lay the … Continue Reading


December 04, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge FEMA To Stand Ready To Quickly Add Monroe County To Federal Disaster Declaration

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to stand ready to add Monroe County to New York State's disaster declaration that was approved for communities impacted by Lake Ontario flooding last month. The Senators said Monroe County was adversely affected by Lake Ontario's repeated flooding and added that the current disaster does not include all flood-impacted communities. The … Continue Reading


December 03, 2017

Gillibrand, Espaillat Se Unieron Con Dreamers Para Urgir A Los Líderes Republicanos Que Incluyan Una Solución De Daca En La Ley De Gastos A Largo Plazo Del Gobierno

Nueva York, NY -La Senadora Kirsten Gillibrand se unió hoy con el Congresista Adriano Espaillat, Dreamers, defensores, y líderes de la comunidad para anunciar que votarán en contra de una ley de gastos del gobierno a largo plazo, si la legislación no protege a los Dreamers. Gillibrand urge a sus colegas que se unan con ella para bloquear cualquier ley de gastos que no incluya una provisión para revertir la decisión del Presidente Trump de terminar el … Continue Reading


December 03, 2017

Gillibrand, Espaillat Stand With Dreamers And Urge Republican Leaders To Include Daca Fix In Long-Term Spending Bill

New York, NY - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today stood with U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat, Dreamers, advocates, and community leaders to announce that she will vote against any long-term spending deal that fails to protect Dreamers. Gillibrand is urging her colleagues to join her in opposing any long-term spending bill that does not include a provision to reverse President Trump's decision to end the DACA program, which would put hundreds of thousands of Dreamers at risk for losing … Continue Reading


November 30, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $1.1 Million In Federal Head Start And Early Head Start Funding For Family Services Of Westchester

Washington, DC - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,146,132 for Head Start and Early Head Start programs at the Family Services of Westchester. The federal funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will be used to support child care services for low-income families in the Hudson Valley. "Study after study shows that the better we prepare our young children, through programs like … Continue Reading


November 29, 2017

On Senate Floor, Gillibrand Urges Colleagues To Oppose Republican Tax Plan That Would Hurt Families In New York And Across The Country

**WATCH Senator Gillibrand's speech on the Senate Floor HERE** Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke on the Senate floor today to urge her colleagues to reject the Republican tax plan. Senate Republican Leadership is set to push through this partisan tax bill tomorrow with a late-night vote. The passage of this bill would provide permanent tax cuts for the largest corporations and wealthiest Americans, partially paid for by raising taxes on many American families. Below are … Continue Reading


November 29, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $1.4 Million In Federal Head Start And Early Head Start Funding For Ulster County Community Action Committee, Inc.

Washington, DC - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,473,635 for Head Start and Early Head Start programs at the Ulster County Community Action Committee. The federal funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will be used to support child care services for low-income families in the Hudson Valley. "Study after study shows that the better we prepare our young children, through … Continue Reading


November 29, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $1.9 Million In Federal Head Start And Early Head Start Funding For Community Action Org Of Erie County

Washington, DC - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,908,486 for Head Start and Early Head Start programs at the Community Action Organization of Erie County. The federal funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will be used to support child care services for low-income families in Western New York. "Study after study shows that the better we prepare our young children, through … Continue Reading


November 29, 2017

Senator Gillibrand Announces New Comprehensive Legislation To Help Puerto Rico And The U.S. Virgin Islands Rebuild And Recover Following Hurricanes Irma And Maria

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced new legislation, the Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Equitable Rebuild Act of 2017, to help Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands rebuild after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The bill would provide $154.4 billion in recovery and rebuilding funding for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands across several sectors, including the energy grid, transportation and water infrastructure, agriculture, housing, health care, and economic … Continue Reading


November 22, 2017

Senator Gillibrand And 10 Democratic Women Senators Call On Senate Majority Leader McConnell To Pass The Dream Act Before Senate Recesses In December

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and 10 Democratic women Senators sent a letter calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass the Dream Act before the Senate recesses in December. In the letter, Senator Gillibrand and her colleagues urge the Trump Administration to reverse their decision to rescind the DACA program. Specifically, they write that women Dreamers and their families will be hit hardest, making up 53% of DACA recipients. The Senators underscored the … Continue Reading


November 21, 2017

Senator Gillibrand And Representative Suozzi Announce Passage Of Legislation To Reform Handling Of Sexual Assault Cases At U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Ranking Member of the Personnel Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Representative Tom Suozzi, today announced the passage of the Merchant Marine Academy Improvement Act in the Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The legislation, included as a provision in the NDAA, establishes new requirements and provides additional resources to make the Academy campus and Sea Year safer for students. This … Continue Reading


November 21, 2017

Gillibrand Announces Passage Of Provisions To Support Military Families In National Defense Bill

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced the passage of new programs and funding to support military families that she successfully fought to secure in the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by both the House and Senate. The NDAA will now head to the President's desk to be signed into law. "Our service members and their families make enormous sacrifices for our country, and Congress has a responsibility to make sure we provide them with greater … Continue Reading


November 21, 2017

Gillibrand Announces Senate Passage Of Manufacturing, Job Training Investments In National Defense Bill

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced critical investments in manufacturing and job training programs that she successfully fought to secure in the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by both the House and Senate. The NDAA will now go to the President's desk to be signed into law. "These critical investments in manufacturing and job training will help create more opportunities for New Yorkers to get good-paying jobs," said Senator Gillibrand, … Continue Reading


November 21, 2017

Gillibrand Announces Passage Of New Bipartisan Military Justice Reforms In National Defense Bill

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee, today announced new bipartisan military justice reforms that she successfully fought to secure in the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by both the House and Senate. The NDAA will now head to the President's desk to be signed into law. "I am proud to fight for reforms to improve our military justice system, and I am pleased that these reforms made it into … Continue Reading


November 20, 2017

Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Legislation To Promote Vocational Education & Entrepreneurship, Train Future Workforce For 21st Century Economy

Albion, NY - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today visited Charles D'Amico High School to announce her bipartisan legislation, the 21st Century Strengthening Hands On Programs that Cultivate Learning Approaches for Successful Students Act. This bill would direct federal funding to high-tech training and education programs in high schools and institutions of higher education, which would give more students the opportunity to learn the skills necessary to get good-paying jobs in the high-tech … Continue Reading


November 20, 2017

Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Legislation To Promote Vocational Education & Entrepreneurship, Train Future Workforce For 21st Century Economy

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today visited the Broome-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to announce her bipartisan legislation, 21st Century Strengthening Hands On Programs that Cultivate Learning Approaches for Successful Students Act. This bill would direct federal funding to high-tech training and education programs in high schools and institutions of higher education, which would give more students the opportunity to learn the skills necessary to get good-paying … Continue Reading

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