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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/23/2009
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Jonathan; 2 Children: Theodore, Henry
Birth Date: 12/09/1966
Birth Place: Albany, NY
Home City: Brunswick, NY
Date Title
Issue Position: Quality Public Schools
Issue Position: Expanding Educational Opportunities for Our Children
May 28, 2014 Key Senate Panel Includes Gillibrand, Schumer Measure to Provide $25 Million to Upgrade School Kitchens Across the Country
May 20, 2014 Letter to Dr. Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy
April 9, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand and Maffei Announce Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans & Military Families to Receive $9 Million Contract from Small Business Administration to Help Veterans Start and Create Businesses
Feb. 24, 2014 In Greene, Gillibrand, Hanna Announce Legislation to Expand Access to Pre-K Programs
Feb. 3, 2014 Gillibrand, Hanna Announce Legislation to Expand Access to Pre-K Programs
Nov. 13, 2013 Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Expand Access to High-Quality Early Learning Programs
Aug. 1, 2013 Gillibrand Bill to Connect Youth With Strong Job Opportunities Clears Key Committee
May 29, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Reconsider DoD School Closings, Teacher Furloughs
May 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Exempt Teachers from Furloughs
April 10, 2013 With More Than One-Third of Minority Youth Unemployed, Gillibrand, Fattah Introduce Legislation to Connect At-Risk City Youth With Job Opportunities
March 15, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Senate Committee Passage of Bill to Create Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks -- Call for Vote on Senate Floor
Feb. 18, 2013 Gillibrand Announces "Made in America Manufacturing Act" to Bolster High-Tech Manufacturing in New York
May 1, 2012 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education
March 13, 2012 With Good-Paying Jobs Going Unfilled Due to a Lack of Trading Opportunities, Gillibrand Announces Agenda to Train More Workers for Jobs in Growing Industries
Feb. 9, 2012 Letter to Jeffrey Zients, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Jan. 30, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Jan. 26, 2012 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Secretary of Education
Dec. 20, 2011 Gillibrand Announces "Say Yes" to Education Program Will Partner With City of Buffalo
Oct. 6, 2011 Merkley, Franken, Begich, Gillibrand Introduce Legislation to Promote Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Sept. 22, 2011 Senators Introduce Resolution to Defend Pell Grants
Aug. 16, 2011 With More Than One-Third Of Minority Youth Unemployed, Gillibrand, Heastie, Bronx Clergy Leaders Hold Roundtable Discussion To Connect At-Risk Bronx Youth With Job Opportunities
Aug. 16, 2011 With More Than One-Third Of Minority Youth Unemployed, Gillibrand, Rangel, National Urban League Push For Legislation To Connect At-Risk City Youth With Job Opportunities
June 3, 2011 At Watkins Glen Middle School, Gillibrand Sees Firsthand Virtual Classroom Software Program That Allow Students to Use Broadband at School and Home
May 20, 2011 At The Urban League of Long Island, Gillibrand Announces New Legislation to Connect Local At-Risk Youth With Job Opportunities
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
May 10, 2011 With Over One-Quarter of New York Students Lacking Skills for Jobs of the Future, Gillibrand Announces Education Agenda to Improve Stem Proficiency, Boost America's Competitiveness
May 6, 2011 At The Syracuse Housing Authority, Gillibrand Announces New Legislation To Connect Local At-Risk Youth With Job Opportunities
April 18, 2011 During Autism Awareness Month, Gillibrand Joins Senate Colleagues to Introduce Bill to Establish a National Autism Strategy
April 15, 2011 During Autism Awareness Month, Durbin, Casey, Menendez, Lautenberg, Gillibrand Introduce Bill to Establish a National Autism Strategy
March 10, 2011 Gillibrand Announces Watkins Glen Central School District Chosen For National Innovative Educational Pilot Program
March 2, 2011 Letter to Daniel Inouye, Chairman; Tom Harkin, Chairman; Thad Cochran, Vice Chairman; Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee
Oct. 27, 2010 Gillibrand Announces New Effort To Strengthen GI Bill, Expand Education Opportunities To All Members Of Military
Sept. 24, 2010 Gillibrand, Polis, Castle Introduce National Environmental Education Act Reauthorization
Sept. 16, 2010 Gillibrand Announces New Legislation To Create Better Education Opportunities In Developing Countries, Build Stronger Global Economy
Aug. 24, 2010 Gillibrand: Race To The Top A Big Win For NY
Aug. 4, 2010 Gillibrand: House Should Return From Recess To Pass Education, Health Care Assistance For States
June 29, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions - Examining the Continuing Needs of Workers and Communities Affected by 9/11
June 8, 2010 Gillibrand Convenes Summit Of NY College And University Presidents In Washington To Announce New Agenda To Expand Higher Education In NY
May 26, 2010 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations For Fiscal Year 2010
May 20, 2010 Gillibrand Joins Senate Colleagues To Introduce Bill To Protect LGBT Students From Bullying At School
May 5, 2010 In Honor Of Mother's Day This Weekend, Gillibrand Announces New Agenda To Continue Battle Against Breast Cancer
April 26, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, And The Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member, Committee On Health, Education, Labor And Pensions
April 23, 2010 Following Trip To Haiti, Landrieu, Gillibrand Continue To Advocate For Better Haitian Child Welfare, Education Systems
March 28, 2010 As Nasa Decision Approaches -- Schumer, Gillibrand, Dozens Of Local School Kids Launch Next Phase Of Campaign To Land Space Shuttle In New York City, Announce New Petition Drive Has Already Garnered 25,000 Signatures
Feb. 26, 2010 Gillibrand, Kaufman, Snowe, Tonko, Introduce Bill To Improve Engineering Education In Schools
Feb. 26, 2010 Gillibrand, Kaufman, Snowe, Tonko, Introduce Bill To Improve Engineering Education In Schools
Feb. 25, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Feb. 1, 2010 Senator Gillibrand: President Obama's Budget Has Right Priorities -- Jobs, Education, Security
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