Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: Helping New York's Family Farms Prosper Issue Position: Promoting Family Farms 10/03/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $5.6 Million in Federal US Department of Agriculture Funding for Specialty Crops Across New York State 9/29/14 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Onondaga Community College to Receive Nearly $2.5 Million in Federal Funds to Create Workforce Training Program 8/21/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $640,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Five Farms & Small Businesses in Rochester Finger Lakes Region 8/21/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $80,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Two North Country Farms 8/20/14 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Over $24,000 in Value-Added Producer Grant Funding for Farmiemarket Online in Albany County 8/20/14 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Nearly $500,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Three Farms in Central New York & Empire Brewery in Syracuse 8/20/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $50,000 Value-Added Producer Grant for Evans Farmhouse Creamery in Chenango County 8/20/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $50,000 Value-Added Producer Grant for 5 Spoke Creamery in Orange County 8/19/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $450,000 in USDA Value-Added Producer Grants for Niagara County 8/18/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $275,000 in USDA Rural Business Funding to Support Hudson Valley Businesses 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 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Standards to Lower Bacteria Rates in Poultry 4/16/14 Gillibrand Calls for Usda Disaster Declaration to Help North Country Farms Damaged by Flooding 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