or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Nearly $500,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Three Farms in Central New York & Empire Brewery in Syracuse
Aug. 19, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $120,000 for Research and Development to Help Improve Mohawk Valley Craft Brewing Industry
July 30, 2014 Gillibrand Statement On Today's Senate Hearing On Paid Family Leave
July 10, 2014 Gillibrand-Fattah Bill To Connect Youth With Strong Job Opportunities Passes Congress
July 10, 2014 Gillibrand-Fattah Bill To Connect Youth With Strong Job Opportunities Passes Congress -- Heads To The President's Desk To Be Signed Into Law
July 9, 2014 Hobby Lobby: Schumer, Gillibrand To Introduce Legislative Fix To Protect Women's Health In Aftermath Of Supreme Court Decision
June 30, 2014 Senator Gillibrand's Statement On Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision
June 26, 2014 Gillibrand Bill To Connect Youth With Strong Job Opportunities Passes Senate
June 24, 2014 Letter to Brian Deese, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Support for the AbilityOne Program
June 24, 2014 Letter to Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the General Services Administration - Support for the AbilityOne Program
June 2, 2014 At House Renovated by Schenectady YouthBuild Students, Gillibrand and Tonko Push to Keep Federal Funding For Vital Job Training and Educational Programs
May 23, 2014 At Gillibrand's Urging, Feds Set to Add Brooklyn Navy Yard to National Register of Historic Places
May 20, 2014 Gillibrand Announces $200,000 Job Training Grant for St. Nick's Alliance: Funding Will Help Train Over 100 Brooklyn Students & Graduates for Green Workforce
May 20, 2014 Letter to Dr. Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy
May 20, 2014 Gillibrand, Schumer Press US Energy Secretary to Approve Long Island Forum for Technology's Bid for $70 Million Federal Grant to Establish National Composites Center, Bolster High-Tech Innovation
May 19, 2014 Gillibrand, NYC Business Owner, Working Parents Call for U.S. To Join Every Other Industrialized Nation in the World by Passing Federal Paid Maternity Leave Bill
April 30, 2014 Gillibrand Statement on Senate Vote to Raise Minimum Wage
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
April 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 8, 2014 On Equal Pay Day, Gillibrand Fights To Ensure Women Workers Have A Fair Shot At Earning Their Financial Security
March 12, 2014 Gillibrand Statement On White House Meeting On Women's Economic Opportunity
Feb. 24, 2014 In Owego, Gillibrand Announces Federal Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act
Feb. 18, 2014 Gillibrand in Plattsburgh Announces Federal Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act
Feb. 6, 2014 Senate Women Say: Raise The Minimum Wage!
Jan. 28, 2014 Gillibrand Commends President Obama for his Focus on Middle Class Economic Agenda, Including Focus on Women's Vital Role in the Economy and Updating Workplace Policies that Remain from "Mad Men" Era
Jan. 21, 2014 Gillibrand Announces $20 Million to Help Connect Youth with Strong Job Opportunities Passes Congress
Jan. 17, 2014 Gillibrand, Warren, Slaughter Announce Federal Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act
Jan. 17, 2014 Gillibrand Unveils Plan to Update the Rules of the Modern Workplace, Ensure Women Workers Have a Fair Shot at Earning their Financial Security, Strengthen Middle Class Families
Jan. 16, 2014 At Gillibrand Urging, Department of Labor Will Provide Trade Adjustment Assistance for Laid-Off Electromark Workers
Jan. 10, 2014 Gillibrand, Delauro, Lowey, Maloney Announce Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act
Jan. 9, 2014 After Schumer's & Gillibrand's Push, Senators Announce Belden Inc. Employees in Horseheads Have Received Fed Signoff for Trade Adjustment Assistance; Will Help Laid-Off Workers Retrain for New Fields & Search for New Jobs
Sept. 27, 2013 Gillibrand Unveils New Plan to Update the Rules of the Modern Workplace, Ensure Women Workers Have a Fair Shot at Earning their Financial Security, Strengthen Middle Class Families
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
Aug. 1, 2013 Gillibrand Bill to Connect Youth With Strong Job Opportunities Clears Key Committee
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 19, 2013 With Nearly 1.8 Million New Yorkers Earning Minimum Wage or Just Above, Gillibrand Announces New Push to Increase Federal Minimum Wage
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Nov. 2, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $14 Million to Hire Clean-Up Workers
Oct. 8, 2012 Standing at Binghamton University, Gillibrand Announces Bill to Spur the Growth of New Science and Technology Jobs in the Southern Tier
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
Sept. 18, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Initiative to Help Long-Term Unemployed Individuals Find Jobs
Sept. 13, 2012 Veterans Job Corps Act
Aug. 21, 2012 New York Daily News -
Aug. 21, 2012 Gillibrand, Peralta Joined By Make the Road New York, Queens Small Business Owners, Workers in Calling for Increase in Federal Minimum Wage
June 13, 2012 Letter to Jim Shelton, Assistant Deputy Secretary Shelton
June 5, 2012 Gillibrand Statement on Senate Republicans Blocking Paycheck Fairness for Women
May 22, 2012 Gillibrand: Women are Primary Bread-Winners for Almost Half of New York Families, Yet Receive 15 Percent Lower Pay for the Same Work as Men; Senator Announces New Effort to End Unacceptable Disparity
May 14, 2012 Standing With Student Veterans at Nazareth College, Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition
May 14, 2012 Standing with Student Veterans at D'youville College, Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition
May 4, 2012 Standing with Student Veterans at Adelphi University, Gillibrand & Mccarthy Announce Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition
Back to top