Press Releases

February 02, 2021

Declaración De Gillibrand En Respuesta A Las Acciones Ejecutivas Migratorias De Biden

Hoy la Senadora de los EE.UU., Kirsten Gillibrand, emitió la siguiente declaración en respuesta a las acciones ejecutivas del Presidente Biden para reconstruir y fortalecer nuestro sistema migratorio: "Deshacer la caótica, dañina y polarizante agenda migratoria requiere que volvamos a crear un sistema que sea justo y transparente, a la vez que respete la dignidad de los inmigrantes y los que buscan asilo para construir mejores vidas. Las acciones del Presidente … Continue Reading


February 02, 2021

Gillibrand Applauds Confirmation Of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg; Commits To Working With Administration To Invest In New York State Infrastructure, Build Gateway, And Reimagine Highways

Following the Senate's confirmation of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand released the following statement: "I know that Secretary Buttigieg's experiences revitalizing South Bend position him to be a strong ally for New York's communities. Working alongside the Biden administration, we have the opportunity to make significant investment in our aging infrastructure and support innovative local projects that reconnect communities, put local … Continue Reading


February 02, 2021

Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Invest Billions In School Infrastructure And Help Cash-Strapped Schools Safely Reopen Under CDC Guidelines

Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced legislation that would invest billions in public school infrastructure and help cash-strapped school districts safely reopen under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. The Reopen and Rebuild America's Schools Act of 2021 would invest more than $100 billion in grant funding to schools with facilities that pose health and safety risks to students and staff, allocate funding for updates to combat the spread of COVID-19, and … Continue Reading


February 01, 2021

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge Army Corps Of Engineers To Evaluate Environmental Risks Of Proposed Waste Transfer Facility Near Seneca Lake

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, called on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Commander LTC Eli Adams to fully evaluate the potential environmental risks associated with the proposed materials recovery and solid waste transfer facility in the Town of Cayuta, Schuyler County, New York. Echoing community concerns, Schumer and Gillibrand urged the Army Corps of Engineers to … Continue Reading


January 29, 2021

Gillibrand Announces Keep Our Pact Act To Support Low-Income Students And Students With Disabilities

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced bicameral legislation to support educational programs for low-income students and students with disabilities. The Keep Our Promise to America's Children and Teacher's (PACT) Act would put Congress on a fiscally-responsible path to provide mandatory funding for Title I and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). School closures and remote learning during the pandemic have already impeded educational progress for millions of students, … Continue Reading


January 29, 2021

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $400K In Federal Funding To Invest In Oral Disease Technology And Research At The University Of Rochester

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $420,800 in federal funding to support the research and development of oral disease and disorder technology at the University of Rochester. The funding was allocated through the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) and was awarded to the Clinical and Translational Research Core at the University of Rochester's Eastman Institute for … Continue Reading


January 28, 2021

Gillibrand, Delgado Announce ‘Rebuild Rural’ Legislation, Bill Would Deliver Resources To New York’s Rural Communities To Aid Response To Pandemic And Growing Economic Crisis

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado today announced their Rebuild Rural America Act, which would deliver federal resources directly to rural communities as they respond to, and recover from, the economic crisis caused by COVID-19. Traditionally, rural communities must compete against each other for limited grant funding while larger communities are guaranteed assistance through funding entitlements. Now, the pandemic has exacerbated the financial challenges … Continue Reading


January 26, 2021

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $20 Million Investment In The Metro-North Railroad Harlem Line

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $19,728,000 in federal funding to improve the Metro-North Railroad (MNR) Harlem Line in Westchester, Dutchess, and Putnam Counties. This federal funding was awarded through the Commuter Authority Rail Safety Improvement (CARSI) grant program to support construction projects to improve safety and eliminate hazards at public railway-highway crossings. "When it comes to risky rail crossings, which have led to tragedy here … Continue Reading


January 25, 2021

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $300K In FEMA Funding For New York Firefighters Responding To COVID-19

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that $306,624.52 in federal funding will be administered to twelve counties across New York to support COVID-19 emergency response preparedness measures. This funding was allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) second round of the Assistance to Firefighter Grant - COVID-19 Supplemental Program (AFG-S 2) in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. This funding was … Continue Reading


January 25, 2021

Gillibrand Statement Responding To Biden’s Buy American Executive Order

Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement in reaction to President Joe Biden's executive order that will strengthen American manufacturing: "President Biden's Buy American executive order signals the renewal of our federal government's commitment to not just rebuilding, but reimagining the tools needed to beat this pandemic and recover stronger. From upstate manufacturing hubs to New York City, New Yorkers are ready to ramp up production of quality American-made … Continue Reading


January 25, 2021

Gillibrand Applauds Biden Order Overturning Ban On Transgender Military Service

Today, the Biden administration announced an executive order overturning a Trump-era rule that barred additional transgender people from serving openly in the military. Applauding the action, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, incoming chair of the Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee, released the following statement: "I applaud the Biden administration for taking swift action to overturn the harmful and discriminatory ban on transgender people serving openly in our military. For … Continue Reading


January 22, 2021

ICYMI: Senator Gillibrand Data For Progress Op-Ed: Paid Family Leave Is A Critical Part Of COVID Recovery

Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand published an opinion piece in Data For Progress outlining the urgent need for universal paid family to recover from and move beyond the COVID-19 crisis. In his recent speech announcing the American Rescue Plan, President Biden highlighted the importance of extending emergency paid leave in upcoming relief legislation. The full text of Gillibrand's op-ed may be found here and below: Paid Family Leave Is A Critical Part Of COVID Recovery By Senator … Continue Reading


January 22, 2021

Gillibrand: Ready To Work With Biden Administration To Tackle Hunger Crisis Exacerbated By Covid-19

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, released the following statement in response to the Biden administration's new executive actions set to tackle food insecurity: "The Biden administration understands a truth that I've highlighted throughout the pandemic: to meet the moment, we must expand meaningful federal relief for families struggling to keep themselves healthy and fed. Through no fault of their own, this pandemic has … Continue Reading


January 22, 2021

A Medida Que Se Dispara La Covid-19 Surges A Través Del Estado De Nueva York, Gillibrand Insta Al Congreso Entregar Fondos De Emergencia A Los Centros De Salud Comunitarios Y Reforzar Los Sistemas Del Cuidado De La Salud En Áreas Desventajadas

A medida que las infecciones por coronavirus se disparan a lo largo del estado de Nueva York, la Senadora de los EE.UU., Kirsten Gillibrand, ayer instó al Congreso establecer un Programa de Preparación para los Centros de Salud Comunitarios (CHCPP, por sus siglas en inglés). El Fondo de Emergencias proporcionaría $13.5 mil millones en fondos federales para ayudar a los CSCs prepararse para responder a las crisis de salud pública. La Senadora Gillibrand … Continue Reading


January 22, 2021

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $2 Million In Agricultural Research Funding For Cornell University

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today announced $1,974,745 million in federal funding for food and agriculture research at Cornell University. This funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) under their Water Quantity and Quality, Tactical Sciences Coordination Network, and the Food Safety and Defense research … Continue Reading


January 21, 2021

Gillibrand, Bennet, Colleagues To Introduce Bicameral Health Force, Resilience Force, And Jobs To Fight COVID-19 Act To Combat Public Health And Economic Crises

Today, U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, Michael Bennet, Brian Schatz, Ed Markey, Chris Van Hollen, Amy Klobuchar, Richard Blumenthal, Cory Booker, Bob Casey, Tammy Duckworth, and Jack Reed announced the introduction of the Health Force, Resilience Force, and Jobs to Fight COVID-19 Act, legislation that would invest billions in the nation's public health jobs and infrastructure and aid the country's lagging vaccine distribution campaign. The bicameral legislation will be introduced in the … Continue Reading


January 21, 2021

As COVID-19 Surges Across New York State, Gillibrand Urges Congress To Deliver Emergency Funding For Community Health Centers And Bolster Health Care Systems In Underserved Areas

As the coronavirus continues to surge across New York State, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today urged Congress to establish a Community Health Center Preparedness Program (CHCPP). The Emergency Fund would dedicate $13.5 billion in federal funding to help CHCs prepare for and respond to public health crises. Senator Gillibrand is also calling for an additional $12.4 billion for urgent workforce and infrastructure investments. CHCs are on the frontline of health care in the United States, … Continue Reading


January 21, 2021

Following Push, Gillibrand Announces $614M In Critical Nutrition Aid Funding To Puerto Rico And Other Territories In Recently Passed FY 21 Spending Package

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today announced the inclusion of $614 million in the recently passed government spending package, which will provide increased food aid to Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa. Gillibrand previously wrote to Senate leadership urging the inclusion of increased food aid to Puerto Rico in the recently passed spending package. The funds will be distributed as block grants … Continue Reading


January 21, 2021

Gillibrand Anuncia $614 Millones En Fondos Cruciales De Ayuda Nutricional Para Puerto Rico Y Otros Territorios En El Recién Aprobado Paquete De Gastos Públicos Para El ‘21

La senadora de los EE. UU., Kirsten Gillibrand, miembro del Comité del Senado de Agricultura, Nutrición y Bosques, anunció hoy la inclusión de seiscientos catorce millones de dólares en el paquete de gastos públicos recién aprobado, lo que proveerá más ayudas alimenticias a Puerto Rico, las Islas Marianas del Norte y Samoa Americana. Gillibrand anteriormente le había cursado una carta al liderazgo del senado para urgir que … Continue Reading


January 20, 2021

Declaración De Gillibrand Sobre La Toma De Posesión Del Presidente Joe Biden Y La Vicepresidenta Kamala Harris

En celebración de la investidura del Presidente Joe Biden y la Vicepresidenta Kamala Harris, la senadora de los EE. UU., Kirsten Gillibrand, emitió las siguientes declaraciones: "La toma de posesión hoy del Presidente Joe Biden y la Vicepresidenta Kamala Harris fue un despliegue del optimismo y determinación del pueblo estadounidense. Mientras nuestra nación sigue enfrentando una crisis económica y de salud pública sin precedentes, la … Continue Reading

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110 Page 111 Page 112 Page 113 Page 114 Page 115 Page 116 Page 117 Page 118 Page 119 Page 120 Page 121 Page 122 Page 123 Page 124 Page 125 Page 126 Page 127 Page 128 Page 129 Page 130 Page 131 Page 132 Page 133 Page 134 Page 135 Page 136 Page 137 Page 138 Page 139 Page 140 Page 141 Page 142 Page 143 Page 144 Page 145 Page 146 Page 147 Page 148 Page 149 Page 150 Page 151 Page 152 Page 153 Page 154 Page 155 Page 156 Page 157 Page 158 Page 159 Page 160 Page 161 Page 162 Page 163 Page 164 Page 165 Page 166 Page 167 Page 168 Page 169 Page 170 Page 171 Page 172 Page 173 Page 174 Page 175 Page 176 Page 177 Page 178 Page 179 Page 180 Page 181 Page 182 Page 183 Page 184 Page 185 Page 186 Page 187 Page 188 Page 189 Page 190 Page 191 Page 192 Page 193 Page 194 Page 195 Page 196 Page 197 Page 198 Page 199 Page 200 Page 201 Page 202 Page 203 Page 204 Page 205 Page 206 Page 207 Page 208 Page 209 Page 210 Page 211 Page 212 Page 213 Page 214 Page 215 Page 216 Page 217 Page 218 Page 219 Page 220 Page 221 Page 222 Page 223 Page 224 Page 225 Page 226 Page 227 Page 228 Page 229 Page 230 Page 231 Page 232 Page 233 Page 234 Page 235 Page 236 Page 237 Page 238 Page 239 Page 240 Page 241 Page 242 Page 243 Page 244 Page 245 Page 246 Page 247 Page 248 Page 249 Page 250 Page 251 Page 252 Page 253 Page 254 Page 255 Page 256 Page 257 Page 258 Page 259 Page 260 Page 261 Page 262 Page 263 Page 264 Page 265 Page 266 Page 267 Page 268 Page 269 Page 270 Page 271 Page 272 Page 273 Page 274 Page 275 Page 276 Page 277 Page 278 Page 279 Page 280 Page 281 Page 282 Page 283 Page 284 Page 285
Showing page   of 285