Press Releases

February 14, 2017

After New GAO Report, Gillibrand, Durbin, Feinstein & Blumenthal Urge Trump Administration To Streamline Food Safety Protocols

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Richard Durbin (D-IL), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) today wrote to President Donald J. Trump urging the Administration to review the food safety and inspection system. The Senators, in response to the General Accounting Office's (GAO) new report, "A National Strategy is Needed to Address Fragmentation in Federal Oversight," called on the Administration to establish a National Strategy to improve food safety … Continue Reading


February 10, 2017

Schumer & Gillibrand Announce St. John's Episcopal Church In Pleasantville Placed On The National Register Of Historical Places

Westchester, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that St. John's Episcopal Church located in Pleasantville, New York was officially added to the National Register of Historic Places. St. John's offers many community programs and services including a twelve-step program, homeless outreach efforts, community gardens, and theater group meetings. The official designation expands opportunities for federal historic tax credits and other resources to support … Continue Reading


February 08, 2017

Gillibrand And Senators Demand Answers About Outrageous Price Hike For Lifesaving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and a group of 31 Senators today demanded answers from a leading pharmaceutical company about the dramatic price hike for a life-saving medication used to respond to opioid overdoses. Recent reports unveiled that drug maker Kaléo Pharmaceuticals, which manufactures an easy-to-use injector device containing the overdose-reversing drug naloxone, raised its price from $690 in 2014, to $4,500 currently. While the Evzio device has the … Continue Reading


February 08, 2017

On Senate Floor, Gillibrand Urges Colleagues To Oppose Sessions Nomination For Attorney General

**WATCH Senator Gillibrand's Speech on the Senate Floor HERE** Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke on the Senate floor this morning to urge her colleagues to oppose the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General. Below are Senator Gillibrand's remarks as prepared for delivery: Mr. President, I rise today to oppose the nomination of Senator Sessions for Attorney General. And I'd like to preface my remarks with just a statement in recognition of the … Continue Reading


February 07, 2017

Senator Gillibrand Leads Group Of 27 Senators To Reintroduce FAMILY Act

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today led a group of 27 Senators to reintroduce the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act, or FAMILY Act, legislation that would create a universal, gender-neutral paid family and medical leave program. The United States is the only industrialized nation without a national paid leave program, and only 14 percent of American workers have access to paid family leave through their employer. Without a national paid family leave program, the U.S. … Continue Reading


February 06, 2017

Senator Gillibrand Announces New Legislation To Protect Seniors From Financial Scams

Rochester, N.Y. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today stood with seniors in Rochester to announce the Senior Financial Empowerment Act, new legislation to protect seniors from financial fraud. "Senior fraud is a destructive and dangerous crime, in which scammers prey on vulnerable citizens, steal their personal information, and harm them financially with very few consequences," said Senator Gillibrand. "Under the current system, when seniors report these crimes, the information often isn't … Continue Reading


February 06, 2017

Senator Gillibrand Announces New Legislation To Protect Seniors from Financial Scams

Utica, N.Y. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today stood with seniors at the Crouse Community Center to announce the Senior Financial Empowerment Act, new legislation to protect seniors from financial fraud. "Senior fraud is a destructive and dangerous crime, in which scammers prey on vulnerable citizens, steal their personal information, and harm them financially with very few consequences," said Senator Gillibrand. "Under the current system, when seniors report these crimes, the … Continue Reading


February 06, 2017

Senator Gillibrand Announces New Legislation To Protect Seniors From Financial Scams

Wyandanch, NY - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today stood with Long Island seniors to announce the Senior Financial Empowerment Act, new legislation to protect seniors from financial fraud. "Senior fraud is a destructive and dangerous crime, in which scammers prey on vulnerable citizens, steal their personal information, and harm them financially with very few consequences," said Senator Gillibrand. "Under the current system, when seniors report these crimes, the information often isn't … Continue Reading


February 01, 2017

Senator Gillibrand Statement On President Trump's Nomination Of Judge Neil Gorsuch To U.S. Supreme Court

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today issued the following statement on President Donald J. Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court: "All branches of the federal government should stand on the side of the citizens they were created to serve. The Supreme Court is supposed to be the ultimate arbiter of justice for our citizens. Unfortunately, Judge Gorsuch has proven to have a judicial philosophy outside of the mainstream and time and … Continue Reading


February 01, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins & Collins Celebrate Arrival of KC-135 Tankers At The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station

Buffalo, N.Y. - Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representatives Brian Higgins and Chris Collins applauded the arrival of KC-135s at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS). "I was proud to fight to bring the KC-135 fleet to NFARS, and today we will see that vision become a reality. Not only does this mission fulfil a strategic role in our national security, this mission also protects thousands of good-paying jobs for Western New York residents, … Continue Reading


January 27, 2017

Senator Gillibrand Statement On President Trump’s Action On Immigration And Refugees

"I repeatedly urged the last administration to do more to confront the growing humanitarian crisis in Syria and accept more refugee families. But President Trump's actions on immigration and refugees fly in the face of our New York values and the foundation on which this country was built. Our diversity is what makes New York strong and our willingness to accept those in need who are fleeing some of the most dangerous and violent places on earth is what the Statue of Liberty represents. Our … Continue Reading


January 27, 2017

Schumer, Gillibrand: Possible Cancer-Causing Chemical Found In LI Water Supply Requires Immediate EPA Scrutiny To Ensure Public Health; Senators Call On EPA To Speed Up Health Risk Assessment Of 1,4-Dioxane & Deliver Answers To Anxious Public; No Time To Waste

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today called on the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prioritize and accelerate the risk evaluation for 1,4-dioxane, a potential carcinogen that was found in 71 percent of Long Island water supply systems. Under the just-passed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform bill, 1,4-dioxane was named by EPA as one of the first ten chemicals to be evaluated for potential risks to human health and the … Continue Reading


January 26, 2017

Gillibrand Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced her nominations of candidates from Western New York to the nation's leading service institutions, the United States Military and Naval Academies. A selection committee formed by Senator Gillibrand chose the nominees from a large group of qualified applicants. Decisions were based on criteria including: academic record, leadership potential, and overall achievement. Final … Continue Reading


January 26, 2017

Gillibrand Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced her nominations of candidates from New York City to the nation's leading service institutions - the United States Air Force, Military, Naval and Merchant Marine Academies. A selection committee formed by Senator Gillibrand chose the nominees from a large group of qualified applicants. Decisions were based on criteria including: academic record, leadership potential, and overall … Continue Reading


January 26, 2017

Gillibrand Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced her nomination of a candidate from The North Country to one of the nation's leading service institutions, the United States Air Force Academy. A selection committee formed by Senator Gillibrand chose the nominees from a large group of qualified applicants. Decisions were based on criteria including: academic record, leadership potential, and overall achievement. Final … Continue Reading


January 26, 2017

Gillibrand Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced her nominations of candidates from the Hudson Valley to the nation's leading service institutions - the United States Air Force, Military, Naval and Merchant Marine Academies. A selection committee formed by Senator Gillibrand chose the nominees from a large group of qualified applicants. Decisions were based on criteria including: academic record, leadership potential, and … Continue Reading


January 26, 2017

Gillibrand Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced her nominations of candidates from Long Island to the nation's leading service institutions the United States Air Force, Military, Naval and Merchant Marine Academies. A selection committee formed by Senator Gillibrand chose the nominees from a large group of qualified applicants. Decisions were based on criteria including: academic record, leadership potential, and overall … Continue Reading


January 26, 2017

Gillibrand Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced her nominations of candidates from the Capital Region to the nation's leading service institutions - the United States Air Force, Naval and Merchant Marine Academies. A selection committee formed by Senator Gillibrand chose the nominees from a large group of qualified applicants. Decisions were based on criteria including: academic record, leadership potential, and overall … Continue Reading


January 26, 2017

Gillibrand Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced her nominations of candidates from the Rochester - Finger Lakes region to the nation's leading service institutions, the United States Military and Naval Academies. A selection committee formed by Senator Gillibrand chose the nominees from a large group of qualified applicants. Decisions were based on criteria including: academic record, leadership potential, and overall … Continue Reading


January 26, 2017

Gillibrand Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced her nominations of candidates from Central New York to one of the nation's leading service institutions, the United States Naval Academy. A selection committee formed by Senator Gillibrand chose the nominees from a large group of qualified applicants. Decisions were based on criteria including: academic record, leadership potential, and overall achievement. Final acceptance is … Continue Reading

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