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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Providing Health Care to 30 Million More Americans, Lowering Costs For Everyone
Issue Position: Providing Quality, Affordable Health Care
Issue Position: Making Sure Everyone Has Access to Quality and Affordable Healthcare
Issue Position: Healthy Children
Aug. 14, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce over $117M in Federal Sandy Funding for NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation for Repairs to Bellevue Hospital
Aug. 8, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $3.7 Million in Federal Funds Awarded to University of Rochester for Critical Cancer Research
Aug. 1, 2014 At The Boys and Girls Club Of Jamestown, Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Legislation To Provide Nutritious Meals For More Children Over The Summer
Aug. 1, 2014 At The Gerald Ryan Outreach Center, Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Provide Nutritious Meals For More Children Over The Summer
Aug. 1, 2014 At The Boys And Girls Club Of Geneva, Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Legislation To Provide Nutritious Meals For More Children Over The Summer
July 14, 2014 St. John Fisher's Wegmans School of Nursing to Use Funds for Training Primary Care Family Nurses -- New Practitioners Will Work in Underserved, Rural Areas; Federal Funds Are First of Two Installments -- Another $363K to Come Next Year for Additional Nurse Training
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 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
June 9, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Reimbursement
June 3, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $720, 000 in Funding for Southern Tiers Universal Primary Care
June 2, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $730,000 for North County Family Health Center for Jefferson and Lewis Counties
May 29, 2014 Senator Gillibrand Announces Nearly $85,000 Federal Investment for the Center for Discovery in Sullivan County
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 27, 2014 Key Senate Committee Passes Gillibrand Legislation Requiring Mental Health Professional on Military Review Board
May 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $122 Million In Funding for Canandaigua Va Campus Clears Key Senate Hurdle -- Senators Urge Colleagues to Pass Military Funding Bill So Long-Awaited Construction At Canandaigua Va Can Get Underway
May 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $122 Million in Funding for Canadigua Va Campus Clears Key Senate Hurdle-Senators Urge Colleagues to Pass Military Funding Bill So Long-Awaited Construction At Canandaigua Va Can Get Underway
May 22, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $4.3 Million in Federal Sandy Funding for Bellevue Hospital
May 18, 2014 Gillibrand, NYC Business Owner, Working Parents Call for US to Join Every Other Industrialized Nation in the World by Passing Federal Paid Maternity Leave
May 14, 2014 Gillibrand Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Health Coverage for Military Children with Developmental Disabilities
April 30, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, Government Accountability Office - Women in Clinical Research
April 30, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Women's Health in Medical Trials
April 16, 2014 Local Long Island Veteran Prompts Senator Gillibrand to Introduce New Legislation Requiring Mental Health Professional on Military Review Board
March 11, 2014 With New York Ranked Second Least-Affordable For Full-Time Infant Day Care, Gillibrand Announces Legislation Expanding Tax Breaks Aimed At Easing Burden Of Child Care Costs For Working Families
Feb. 26, 2014 Hearing of the Personnel Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee - The Relationships Between Military Sexual Assault, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Suicide
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
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg - Put in Place Anti-Abuse Protections for Highly Addictive Zohydro Drug
Nov. 25, 2013 Daily News - Frustration over 9/11 victims fund grows as ailing responders grapple with slow payouts
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Oct. 18, 2013 Standing at the Agroforesty Resource Center, Senator Gillibrand & Congressman Gibson Discuss Legislation to Combat Lyme Disease
Sept. 25, 2013 Gillibrand Fights to Keep Child Care Assistance Pilot Program at VA Medical Center for Long Island Veterans
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 31, 2013 Gillibrand, Rangel Introduce New Legislation to Combat HIV/Aids Among Minority Communities
July 11, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary of Defense Dr. Jonathan Woodson - Military Children with Disabilities
July 9, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand, Announce Town of Prattsburg to Receive Over $1.1M in Federal Funding for Water Treatment Upgrades
June 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Personnel Subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 3, 2013 Letter to the Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Consumers Purchasing Sunscreens
May 22, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Reach Agreement to Reform Nation's Chemical Laws
May 14, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on Committee Passage of Senate Farm Bill
May 8, 2013 Gillibrand, Feinstein, Collins Introduces Bipartisan Antimicrobial Data Collection Bill
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
April 10, 2013 Lautenberg, Gillibrand Reintroduce "Safe Chemicals Act" to Protect Americans from Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products
March 11, 2013 Senators Blumenthal, Gillibrand, Congressman Gibson, Tick-Borne Disease Alliance, And Weill Cornell Medical College Host NYC Forum On Silent Epidemic Of Lyme And Tick-Borne Diseases
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