Press Releases

July 19, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $180,000 In Federal Funds For Nyack Joint Fire District And Brewster-Southeast Joint Fire District

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $182,118 in federal funding for fire departments in the Lower Hudson Valley Region. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). Specifically, the Nyack Joint Fire District in Rockland County will receive $27,572, which will help them purchase pagers. The Brewster-Southeast Joint Fire District in Putnam County will … Continue Reading


July 19, 2017

Gillibrand & Menendez, With 24 Senate Colleagues, Urge U.S. Dept. of State and U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security To Extend Temporary Protected Status For Individuals From 10 TPS-Designated Countries

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) today with 24 Senate colleagues wrote to the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security urging Secretaries Rex Tillerson and John Kelly to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) of nationals currently residing in the United States. The TPS designation is a temporary benefit aimed at providing relief to foreign nationals in the United States and countries devastated by natural … Continue Reading


July 18, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $4.6 Million In Federal Funding For Syracuse Hancock International Airport

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced two grants totaling $4,621,050 for Syracuse Hancock International Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, $3,424,050 will be used to improve the terminal building and $1,197,000 to update the airport's bathrooms to make them compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). "Keeping our … Continue Reading


July 17, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $820,000 In Department of Transportation Funding To Upgrade Airports Throughout Upstate New York

Washington, DC - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $820,660 in federal funding for four critical infrastructure projects at local airports across Upstate New York. This funding was allocated through the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Specifically, the federal funding will be used for renovations and improvements to operational efficiency to airports in Central New York, Rochester- … Continue Reading


July 17, 2017

With Lyme Disease Cases Increasing in Washington County, Senator Gillibrand Announces Key Provision In Her Lyme Disease Law Being Implemented By Dept. of Health and Human Services; Urges Trump Administration To Include Patient Voices As Process Continues

Hudson Falls, NY - With Lyme disease cases increasing in Washington County, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited Juckett Park in Washington County to announce the Trump Administration has begun to establish the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group, a key provision in her Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act, which became law as a part of the 21st Century Cures Act in December 2016. The Tick-Borne Disease Working Group will review all federal activities related to … Continue Reading


July 17, 2017

Standing At Putnam Hospital Center, Senator Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Legislation To Combat Opioid Crisis By Limiting Prescriptions To Seven Days

Carmel, NY - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited the Putnam Hospital Center to announce the Opioid Addiction Prevention Act, bipartisan legislation to crack down on one of the most dangerous root causes of the opioid addiction crisis - the over-prescription of opioids for patients with short-term, acute pain. The bill, modeled after New York State law, would limit the supply of an initial opioid prescription for acute pain to seven days. Many individuals become addicted to opioids after … Continue Reading


July 14, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $33,000 in Federal Funds For Eaton Fire District #1 in Madison County

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $33,813 in federal funding for the Eaton Fire District #1 in Madison County. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The federal funding will allow the Eaton Fire District #1 to purchase a new heart monitor. "It is essential that we provide our firefighters with the tools they need to do their jobs … Continue Reading


July 14, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $94,000 In Federal Funds For West Charlton Fire District And Port Henry Fire Department

Albany, NY - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $94,896 in federal funding for fire departments in Capital Region and Adirondack Region. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). Specifically, the West Charlton Fire District in Saratoga County will receive $83,467 to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) units. The Port Henry Fire … Continue Reading


July 14, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $8 Million In Fed Funds For Hudson River HealthCare

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $8,306,360 in federal funding for Hudson River HealthCare. The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). The grant will support Hudson River HealthCare's mission to provide care to vulnerable and uninsured populations in the Hudson Valley and Long Island. "Hudson River HealthCare is a main provider of … Continue Reading


July 13, 2017

Senator Gillibrand Statement On Republican Health Care Bill

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today released the following statement on the latest version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act: "The cuts to Medicaid in this tweaked version of a disastrous bill are no less outrageous today than they were a couple of weeks ago. Today, Medicaid serves one in five Americans - not only the poor, but two-thirds of those in nursing homes, more than 30 million children, and countless individuals with disabilities. The Republican health care … Continue Reading


July 13, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $86,000 in Federal Funds For The Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department in Madison County

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $86, 853 in federal funding for the Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department in Madison County. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The federal funding will allow the Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department to purchase 13 new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) units. "It is essential that we provide our … Continue Reading


July 13, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $300,000 In Federal Funds For Four Cattaraugus County Fire Stations

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced nearly $300,000 in federal funding for four fire departments across Western New York. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). AFG funds are typically distributed to fire departments with equipment needs that exceed their budget. In Yorkshire and Portville, the funds will be used to purchase updated … Continue Reading


July 12, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $250,000 in Federal Funds For North Tonawanda Fire Department

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $250,010 in federal funding for the North Tonawanda Fire Department in Erie County. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The federal funding will allow North Tonawanda firefighters to obtain fifty new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) units. Currently, the North Tonawanda Fire Department is using … Continue Reading


July 12, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce FEMA Has Approved Major Disaster Declaration For New York State For March's Winter Storm Stella

Washington, DC - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that following their push, the Trump Administration issued a Major Disaster Declaration for New York State as a result of damages caused by Winter Storm Stella. The declaration releases FEMA public assistance and hazard mitigation funds to cover emergency work, repairs and replacement of disaster-damaged facilities, as well as make long-term improvements to reduce the impact of … Continue Reading


July 11, 2017

Senator Gillibrand Statement On Military Plane Crash in Mississippi

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today released the following statement about the tragic military plane crash in Mississippi: "I was devastated to learn about the military plane crash in Mississippi yesterday, and I was heartbroken to hear today that this aircraft belonged to the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 based at Stewart Air National Guard Base. I offer my deepest condolences to the family members, friends, and fellow service members of the 16 members of … Continue Reading


July 11, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $4 Million in Federal Funds For Syracuse University

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $4,000,000 in federal funding for Syracuse University. The funding was allocated through the Nation Science Foundation (NSF) and will be used to help the university recruit and retain historically underrepresented minority students interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses of study and careers. Syracuse University is the lead institution partner in ULSAMP, … Continue Reading


July 10, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $210,000 In Federal Funds For Ellwood Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 In Erie County

Buffalo, NY - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $217,429 in federal funding for the Ellwood Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 in Erie County. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The federal funding will allow the Ellwood Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) units. "It is essential that we provide … Continue Reading


July 10, 2017

With Lyme Disease Cases Increasing In Suffolk County, Senator Gillibrand Urges Trump Administration To Quickly Implement Her Lyme Disease Law

Islip, NY - With Lyme disease cases increasing on Long Island, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited the Seatuck Environmental Association in Suffolk County to urge the Trump Administration to implement her Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act, which became law as a part of the 21st Century Cures Act in December 2016. This critical law will ensure federal coordination on urgently needed research for prevention, diagnosis and treatments for Lyme and other … Continue Reading


July 10, 2017

With Lyme Disease Cases Increasing In Ulster County, Senator Gillibrand Urges Trump Administration To Quickly Implement Her Lyme Disease Law

Milton, NY - With Lyme disease cases increasing in Ulster County, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited the Cluett Schantz Memorial Park in Ulster County to urge the Trump Administration to implement her Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act, which became law as a part of the 21st Century Cures Act in December 2016. This critical law will ensure federal coordination on urgently needed research for prevention, diagnosis and treatments for Lyme and other … Continue Reading


July 08, 2017

Gillibrand & Tenney Unveil National Historic Landmark Plaque At The Erie Canal

Little Falls, NY - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Claudia Tenney today unveiled the National Historic Landmark plaque at the Erie Canal Lock 17. The visit follows Senator Gillibrand's multi-year push to designate the New York State Barge Canal as a National Historic Landmark. "The New York State Barge Canal has played a pivotal role in the growth and development of not only New York State but the entire country. It facilitated and shaped the course of settlement in … Continue Reading

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