Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand's Public Statements


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: Promoting Family Farms Issue Position: Helping New York's Family Farms Prosper 6/20/14 Boxer, Gillibrand Praise Obama Administration for Creating Pollinator Health Task Force 5/29/14 Gillibrand Announces More than a Half Million Dollars for Cornell University's Outreach and Assistance Program for NY Dairy Farmers 5/15/14 Farmers in Penn Yan, Yates County & Surrounding Counties Suffering Damage to Property from Severe Rain, Flash Flooding 4/24/14 Gillibrand Joins Davidson Brothers Brewing, Calling on FDA to Ensure New Spent Grain Rules Don't Hurt New York Breweries and Distilleries 4/16/14 Gillibrand Calls for Usda Disaster Declaration to Help North Country Farms Damaged by Flooding 4/16/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Standards to Lower Bacteria Rates in Poultry 4/11/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Closing Local Farm Service Agency Offices 4/11/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Sens. King, Collins & Reps. Michaud, Pingree Fight USDA Plan to End Valuable Resource for Maine Farmers 4/10/14 Gillibrand Announces Nearly $500,000 for Clarkson University for Clean Energy 4/09/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce USDA Expands Disaster Declaration To Help More Upstate Farms Damaged By Deep Winter Freeze 4/04/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products 3/21/14 Governor Cuomo Announces $1.1 Million Federal Funding for Specialty Crop Research, Safety and Promotion 3/11/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 2/27/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary Department of Agriculture - Revive New York's Bee Population, Strengthen Farms 2/25/14 Gillibrand-Owens Effort to Boost Apple Exports, Help Growers Cut Costs Successfully Implemented 2/19/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Casey Calls for National Healthy Food Financing Initiative Funding 2/11/14 Gillibrand, Crowley Praise Enactment of Amendment to Include Kosher, Halal Food in Emergency Food Supply in Farm Bill 1/31/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce U.S. Dept. of Agriculture has agreed to Purchase $11.5 Million in Surplus Concord Grape Juice to Stabilize Prices for Grape Growers in Upstate New York 11/13/13 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process 11/08/13 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Expand Access for New York Apples and Pears 11/04/13 As Conference Committee Debates Final Farm Bill, Gillibrand Leads Bipartisan Effort to Keep Dairy Pricing Reforms 10/31/13 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Protect Agricultural Exports in New International Trade Agreement 10/28/13 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP 10/25/13 Letter to Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senator Thad Cochran - Strengthen Economic Security for Dairy Farmers 10/25/13 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill 10/23/13 Letter to Senate's Farm Bill Conferees - Give Strong Support to Beginning Farmers & Ranchers 10/22/13 Letter to Conferees - Farm Bill and beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program 9/12/13 On the Heels of GAO Report that Criticized New USDA Poultry Safety Program, Gillibrand Introduces Meat and Poultry Safety Bill 8/09/13 Gillibrand, Gibson Push for Passage of Farm Bill that Extends Priority Access to USDA Funding for Sullivan County 7/11/13 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, United States Senate - Farm Bill Separation 7/10/13 Schumer, Gillibrand Call for Emergency Food Assistance for Struggling New Yorkers Reeling from Heavy Rain, Flooding 6/20/13 Letter to Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of Department of the Treasury - Smithfield Purchase 6/20/13 Letter to Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew - Group of Senators Urge Appropriate Oversight of Proposed Smithfield Purchase 6/20/13 Gillibrand Statement on House Farm 5/08/13 Gillibrand, Feinstein, Collins Introduces Bipartisan Antimicrobial Data Collection Bill 5/07/13 As Farm Bill Nears Senate Floor, Gillibrand Outlines Priorities to Strengthen New York Farms 4/26/13 At the Healthy Living Market in Wilton Mall, Gillibrand Announces New Jobs Bill Aimed at Helping Expand Markets for Farmers and Increasing Availability of Nutritious Locally-Grown Food 4/26/13 At The Orchards of Concklin, Gillibrand Announces New Jobs Bill Aimed at Helping Expand Markets for Farmers and Increasing Availability of Nutritious Locally-Grown Food 4/25/13 Gillibrand, Crowley Announce Legislation to Increase Kosher Food in Emergency Food Supply 4/17/13 Gillibrand Announces New Legislation to Include Farmed Shellfish in the Specialty Crops Services at USDA 4/02/13 As Senate Prepares to Debate Farm Bill Again, Gillibrand Announces Plan to Strengthen New York Dairy Farms 1/04/13 At Gillibrand's Urging, FDA Issues First Rules for Food Safety Overhaul 12/21/12 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts - Energy Production 12/12/12 Gillibrand Leads Bipartisan Effort to Keep Dairy Pricing Reforms in Final Farm Bill Agreement 10/24/12 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Dozens of Counties in Upstate NY Eligible for Disaster Funding After this Year's Drought-Damaged Crops Across the State 10/03/12 Chesapeake Bay Senators Urge USDA to Support Farmers During Lapse of Farm Bill Authorization 10/02/12 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Chief White 9/26/12 Schumer, Gillibrand Call for USDA Support for New York's Dairy Farms