Press Releases

December 09, 2015

New York and New Jersey Lawmakers Announce New Cyber Protection Team

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Congressmen Steve Israel (D-NY), Richard Hanna (R-NY) and New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) announced today that after their year-long push, New York and New Jersey Army National Guards' formation of a combined Cyber Protection Team based in Latham, New York has been approved by the National Guard. Latham Armory, the Capital Region's National Guard … Continue Reading


December 09, 2015

Governor Cuomo, Senator Gillibrand and New York Congressional Delegation Announce $4.5 Million in Grants for Enhanced Homeland Security Protections

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand and members of the New York Congressional Delegation today announced $4.5 million in federal grants has been awarded to municipalities across New York State to support multiple homeland security efforts that include the strengthening anti-terrorism programs, the enhancement of emergency preparedness and the expansion of critical infrastructure protections. "We know all too well the threat posed by terrorism and recent events have only … Continue Reading


December 09, 2015

Gillibrand, on Senate Floor, Urges Congress to Provide Desperately Needed Relief to Puerto Rico

Speech Text Copied Below with Video Available HERE Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today called on the Senate to pass the Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015, a bill that would provide desperately needed relief to the people of Puerto Rico. Gillibrand spoke on the Senate floor in response to an objection that blocked passage of the bill. Below are Senator Gillibrand's remarks as prepared for delivery and video is available here: "Mr. President, I also want … Continue Reading


December 09, 2015

Gillibrand, Heller & Feinstein Announce Senate Passage of Key Provisions to Help Protect Children from Sexual Abuse in Final Bipartisan Education Bill

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Dean Heller (R-NV), and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) today announced that the Senate passed key provisions from their bipartisan legislation to help protect children from sexual abuse by funding school programs that provide age-appropriate lessons to primary and secondary school students, as well as information to parents, guardians, and teachers, on how to recognize and safely report sexual abuse. These provisions, based on the Child … Continue Reading


December 08, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $74,000 in Housing and Urban Development Funds for Sullivan County

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $ 74,839 in federal funding for the Monticello Housing Authority in Sullivan County. The funding was allocated through the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program. The FSS program assists local social services agencies, community colleges, businesses and other local organizations in providing education and job training programs. The program helps assist eligible families … Continue Reading


December 08, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $137,000 in Housing and Urban Development Funds for the City of Ithaca

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $137,360 in federal funding for the Ithaca Housing Authority in Tompkins County. The funding was allocated through the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program. The FSS program assists local social services agencies, community colleges, businesses and other local organizations in providing education and job training programs. The program help assist eligible families participating … Continue Reading


December 07, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce more than $2.3 Million in Housing and Urban Development Funds for the Capital Region

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $2,318,695 in federal funds for 16 municipalities and housing authorities in the Capital Region. These funds were allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program. The FSS program assists local social services agencies, community colleges, businesses and other local organizations in providing education and job training in order to help those participating … Continue Reading


December 07, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $150K in Housing and Urban Development Funds for the Central NY Region

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $149,500 in federal funds for three municipalities and housing authorities in the Central New York Region. These funds were allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program. The FSS program assists local social services agencies, community colleges, businesses and other local organizations in providing education and job training in order to help those … Continue Reading


December 07, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $240K in Housing and Urban Development Funds for the Rochester-Finger Lakes Region

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $241,456 in federal funds for two housing authorities in the Rochester-Finger Lakes Region. These funds were allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program. The FSS program assists local social services agencies, community colleges, businesses and other local organizations in providing education and job training in order to help those participating in … Continue Reading


December 04, 2015

Gillibrand Announces, After Her Push, New Measure to Give States the Authority to Use More Federal Funds on Local Bridge Improvement Projects was Passed by Congress Last Night, Will Head to President's Desk to Become Law

Washington, D.C. - With more than one-in-three New York bridges in need of repair, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that after her push, a new measure she introduced in June that would give states the authority to use more federal funds on local bridge improvement projects was included in the final federal transportation bill that Congress passed last night. Senator Gillibrand's measure will now go to the President's desk to be signed into law. While 50 percent of New York's … Continue Reading


December 03, 2015

Senator Gillibrand Statement on Defense Secretary Carter's Decision to Open All Military Positions to Women

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the ranking member on the Personnel Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today issued the following statement on Defense Secretary Ash Carter's decision to open all military positions to women: "Today is a historic day for the U.S. military. After fighting for full combat integration, I strongly support Secretary Carter's decision to open all positions in the military to women. This will strengthen our armed forces, and it … Continue Reading


November 30, 2015

Senator Gillibrand Announces New Legislation to Help Expand Small Businesses, Boost Manufacturing

Freeville, NY - Standing at Incodema3D, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced legislation to help small businesses expand their advanced manufacturing operations and create and keep high-paying, high skilled manufacturing jobs in the United States. The Scale-Up Manufacturing Investment Company Act of 2015 would increase capital for entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale-up and commercialize their advanced manufacturing and innovation operations. "If we want our … Continue Reading


November 30, 2015

Senator Gillibrand Announces New Legislation to Address Skills Gap, Enhance Job Training with Apprenticeship Programs

Rome, NY - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced legislation to address the skills gap employers face and enhance job training to help workers develop the skills they need for good-paying, high-demand jobs. The bipartisan Apprenticeship and Jobs Training Act of 2015 would create a $5,000 tax credit for employers that use apprenticeship programs to train workers in high-demand professions such as health care, manufacturing and technology. The bill also would allow veterans in … Continue Reading


November 30, 2015

After Superstorm Sandy Victims Faced Burdensome & Fraudulent Insurance Claims Process, Senator Gillibrand & Congresswoman Rice Push for New Legislation to Protect Homeowners in Future Storms; Renews Push for FEMA to Move Faster on Claims

Babylon, NY - After Superstorm Sandy victims faced an extensive, burdensome and fraud-ridden flood insurance claims process, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Kathleen rice today announced their push for new bipartisan legislation to require more transparency and accountability from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) so that home and property owners who carry flood insurance policies are better protected in the event of another storm. Gillibrand and Rice also … Continue Reading


November 24, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce more than $340,000 in Federal USDA Funding for New York Wine and Grape Foundation

Rochester, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $348,814 in federal funding for the New York Wine and Grape Foundation. The funding allocated through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Market Access Program (MAP) focuses on consumer and brand promotion for small companies and cooperatives. The New York Wine and Grape Foundation will use this funding to expand and maintain promotions for long-term export markets. "Ensuring that agriculture is … Continue Reading


November 23, 2015

Gillibrand Announces Lincoln Gardens Placed on the National Register of Historic Places

Hornell, N.Y. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that Lincoln Gardens was officially added to the National Register of Historic Places. The site is currently undergoing structural renovations to a 25-unit apartment complex for senior citizens and persons with physical disabilities or traumatic brain injuries. Since its construction in 1924, Lincoln Gardens formally known as Lincoln Elementary School, has been a landmark in the City of Hornell. The official designation expands … Continue Reading


November 23, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $120,000 in Federal USDA Funding for Agricultural Centers in Rochester

Rochester, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $122,544 in federal funding for Foodlink, Inc. and Wayne-Finger Lakes Board of Cooperative Educational Services. The funding allocated through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm to School Grant Program was created to increase local foods served through child nutrition programs, teach children about agriculture, and develop schools' and farmers' capacities to participate in farm to school … Continue Reading


November 23, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $100,000 in Federal USDA Funding for Agricultural Center in Hudson Valley

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $100,000 in federal funding for the Poughkeepsie Farm Project. The funding allocated through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm to School Grant Program was created to increase local foods served through child nutrition programs, teach children about agriculture, and develop schools' and farmers' capacities to participate in farm to school programs. The Poughkeepsie Farm Project will foster … Continue Reading


November 20, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand & Higgins Announce $45,000 in Federal USDA Funding for Niagara Falls School District

Niagara Falls, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins today announced $45,000 in federal funding for Niagara Falls City School District. The funding allocated through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm to School Grant Program was created to increase local foods served through child nutrition programs, teach children about agriculture, and develop schools' and farmers' capacities to participate in farm to school programs. The … Continue Reading


November 20, 2015

Senator Gillibrand and Congressman Tonko Announce New Legislation to Address Skills Gap, Enhance Job Training with Apprenticeship Programs

Albany, NY - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Paul Tonko announced legislation to address the skills gap employers face and enhance job training to help workers develop the skills they need for good-paying, high-demand jobs. The bipartisan Apprenticeship and Jobs Training Act of 2015 would create a $5,000 tax credit for employers that use apprenticeship programs to train workers in high-demand professions such as health care, manufacturing and technology. The bill also … Continue Reading

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