Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand's Public Statements

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Full Name: Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/23/2009
Last Appointed: 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
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Issue Position: Combating Global Climate Change 7/29/14 Schumer, Gillibrand, Engel Announce City Of New Rochelle Will Receive More Than $1.8 Million In FEMA Funding To Repair Damages To Hudson Park Infrastructure Damaged By Hurricane Sandy 7/28/14 Standing On The Shore Of Mirror Lake, Gillibrand Discusses Legislation To Prevent Future Invasive Species 7/21/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Electric Transmission Lines 7/21/14 Schumer, Gillibrand, Engel Announce, After Their Push, City of New Rochelle Will Receive More Than $1.4 Million in FEMA Funding To Repair Damages to Municipal Marina and Docks Damaged By Hurricane Sandy 7/18/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $7 Million In Federal Funding For Sandy-Related Sewage Decontamination At 392 Homes Throughout Nassau County 7/17/14 Gillibrand Urges Feds To Add Microbeads & Microplastics To List Of Great Lakes Contaminants 7/17/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Include Microbeads and Microplastics in the GLRI Action Plan 7/08/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce FEMA Has Issued Disaster Declaration For 11 Upstate Counties, Which Will Unlock Critical Federal Funds That Will Help Upstate NY Recover From Recent Storms & Flooding 7/08/14 After Harmful Algal Blooms Found In Long Island Lakes & Waterways, Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Legislation To Stop The Spread Of Harmful Algal Blooms Signed Into Law By The President 7/03/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $925,000 In Funding For Groundwork USA In Yonkers 7/01/14 At Gillibrand's Urging, Albany Pine Bush Preserve Designated National Natural Landmark 6/30/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island 6/23/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $4 Million In Federal Funding For Much-Needed Emergency Equipment At Bay Park Dewatering Facility After Superstorm Sandy 6/20/14 Schumer, Gillibrand: Federal Support Will Help Flood-Impacted Communities 6/18/14 Gillibrand Announces Final Congressional Passage Of Bipartisan Legislation To Stop The Spread Of Harmful Algal Blooms In NY Waterways -- Heads To Presidents Desk To Be Signed Into Law 6/17/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Request for a Major Disaster Declaration 6/17/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Urge President Obama & FEMA To Quickly Approve Disaster Declaration For Upstate Communities 5/29/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Urge FEMA, SA to Be Ready to Swiftly Approve Disaster Declaration for Up to Six Severely Impacted Finger Lakes Counties 5/27/14 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and David Vitter, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Regarding Plan to Restore Great Lakes 5/22/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $4.3 Million in Federal Sandy Funding for Bellevue Hospital 5/20/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $2.4 Million in Federal Funding for Debris Removal in Town of North Hempstead After Superstorm Sandy 5/20/14 Gillibrand Announces $200,000 Job Training Grant for St. Nick's Alliance: Funding Will Help Train Over 100 Brooklyn Students & Graduates for Green Workforce 5/16/14 Gillibrand Secures Measures to Strengthen Army Corps Disaster Response in Final Water Resources Bill 5/09/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Introduce Bill That Preserves And Improves the Delaware River Watershed 5/09/14 Bill Strengthens Environment, Fuels Economic Growth Around Key Upstate New York Resource 5/08/14 Sens. Carper, Coons, Booker, Menendez, Schumer, Gillibrand and Casey Introduce Bill that Preserves and Improves the Delaware River Watershed 5/08/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Hurricane Sandy Aid 5/05/14 Schumer, Gillibrand, Nadler, Jeffries Announce Army Corps Project to Protect Coney Island Shoreline Clears Important Hurdle 4/28/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce, After Their Push, FEMA's "Proof Of Loss' Deadline Extended Six More Months; Will Help Ensure Sandy Victims Have Time to File Flood Insurance Claims 4/23/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Call for "Proof Of Loss' Extension for Sandy Victims; Deadline Fast Approaching & Many Homeowners Still Need Time to File Flood Insurance Claims 4/16/14 Gillibrand Calls for Usda Disaster Declaration to Help North Country Farms Damaged by Flooding 4/11/14 At Gillibrand's Urging, Funding Secured for Owego Creek, Susquehanna, Chemung River Stream Gauges 4/09/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce USDA Expands Disaster Declaration To Help More Upstate Farms Damaged By Deep Winter Freeze 4/09/14 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs 4/03/14 Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Bill To Revitalize Industrial Sites Clears Senate Committe 3/14/14 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Great Lakes Asian Carp 3/14/14 Gillibrand Works To Secure Funding For Owego Stream Gauge 2/21/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances 2/20/14 Gillibrand Announces Senate Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Stop the Spread of Harmful Algal Blooms in NY Waterways 2/06/14 Schumer, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce Key Senate Committee Passes Legislation to Protect Long Island Sound 1/31/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $1.7 Million for New Drinking Water System in Town of Volney 1/14/14 Schumer, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Murphy Announces $3.9 Million in Federal Funding to Protect Long Island Sound 12/04/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Members of Congress Urge EPA Administrator McCarthy to Reduce Use of Harmful Climate Change-Causing Pollutant 11/20/13 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon 11/06/13 Letter to Assistant Secretary Jo-Ellen Darcy, Department of Army - Asian Carp 11/01/13 Gillibrand Commends President's Executive Order to Establish Task Force on Storm Resiliency Strategy 8/27/13 Standing Overlooking Owasco Lake, Gillibrand & Maffei Announce Legislation to Prevent Future Invasive Species 8/22/13 Schumer, Gillibrand, Bishop Urge Army Corps to Expedite Emergency Stabilization Projects on Fire Island and Downtown Montauk; Projects Will Help Protect Long Island's South Shore Communities 8/01/13 Sen. Gillibrand, Rep. Nadler introduce Bill to Reduce Air Pollution by Ports, Port Trucking