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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5/27/14 Key Senate Committee Passes Gillibrand Legislation Requiring Mental Health Professional on Military Review Board 5/23/14 Gillibrand Secures Impact Aid for Highland Falls in NDAA, Which Passed Committee Yesterday 5/23/14 As Nation Honors Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day, Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Congressional Passage of Legislation Awarding Congressional Gold Medal to Puerto Rican Army Regiment 5/22/14 Gillibrand Statement After Senate Armed Services Passed Annual Defense Bill Reversing Proposed Cuts to Commissary Benefits And New Tricare Fees -- Includes Gillibrand Backed Measures to Help Protect Victims Of Sexual Assault And Provide Care For Military Children With Developmental Disabilities 5/14/14 Gillibrand Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Health Coverage for Military Children with Developmental Disabilities 5/01/14 Gillibrand Statement on New DOD Military Sexual Assault Report 4/16/14 Local Long Island Veteran Prompts Senator Gillibrand to Introduce New Legislation Requiring Mental Health Professional on Military Review Board 4/07/14 After Taking On Sexual Assault In The Military, Gillibrand Joined By Nyc Student Survivors Launches New Effort Fighting Sexual Assaults On College Campuses 3/06/14 Gillibrand Statement on Senate Vote to Reform Military Justice System 2/26/14 Hearing of the Personnel Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee - The Relationships Between Military Sexual Assault, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Suicide 2/26/14 After Consent Agreement Reached, Military Sexual Assault Reform Bill Now Set for Senate Floor Action in March 2/06/14 Ahead of Sexual Assault Vote Expected on Senate Floor Next Week, Bipartisan Group of Senators, Survivors, Advocates Continue Push for Independent Military Justice System 1/10/14 Gillibrand Statement on New Defense Report on Sexual Assaults at U.S. Military Academies 1/08/14 Gillibrand Statement on Retirement of Military Commander Who Overturned Guilty Verdict In Aviano Sexual Assault Case and Shut Down Court Martial of Accused Rapist in Another Assault Case 12/20/13 Gillibrand Statement In Response To President's Plan To Address Military Sexual Assault 11/25/13 WNY Delegation Urges Homeland Security to Set Up Shop at Niagara Falls Air Base 11/20/13 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 11/19/13 Generals, Veterans, Advocates and Sexual Assualt Survivors Continue Push for Independent Military Justice System 11/19/13 Grassley Continues Work for Passage of Military Justice Reform for Sexual Assault Cases 11/17/13 ABC "This Week" - Transcript - Military Sexual Assault and Affordable Care Act 11/14/13 Military Justice Improvement Act 11/14/13 Military Justice Improvement Act 10/10/13 Gillibrand Responds to Testimony by Nominee for Navy Undersecretary Advocating Against Sexual Assault Cases Being Decided "Based on Evidence" 9/27/13 Breaking: Defense Advisory Committee Voted Today in Favor of Removing Decision Whether to Prosecute Sexual Assaults from the Chain of Command - First Body Connected to DoD to Endorse Gillibrand Approach 9/23/13 Three More Retired Generals Come Forward in Support of Gillibrand Proposal to Create Independent, Non-Biased, Objective Military Justice System for Victims of Sexual Assault in the Military 8/15/13 Gillibrand Statement on New Pentagon Sexual Assault Policy 8/07/13 Gillibrand Statement on President Obama's Commitment to End Military Sexual Assaults 7/31/13 Rep. Benishek Announces Strong Bipartisan Support in for His Effort to Reform the Military Justice System 7/30/13 Boxer Joins Blumenthal, Gillibrand to Applaud Inclusion of $25 Million Special Victims' Counsel Program in Defense Appropriations Bill 7/16/13 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Military Sexual Assault 7/16/13 Rand Paul and Ted Cruz Join Gillibrand, Boxer, Grassley Effort to Create Independent, Non-Biased Military Justice System for Victims of Sexual Assault When Defense Bill Comes to Senate Floor This Month 7/12/13 Letter to Dr. Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs - TRICARE 7/11/13 Gillibrand, Kaine Urge Defense Secretary Hagel to Allow Sikh Soldiers Who Wear Beards, Turbans to Serve in the Military 7/11/13 Letter to Assistant Secretary of Defense Dr. Jonathan Woodson - Military Children with Disabilities 7/08/13 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Sikhs in the Military 6/12/13 Gillibrand Statement on Senate Armed Services Committee Dropping Military Justice Improvement Act from National Defense Bill 6/12/13 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 6/12/13 Bloomberg - Female Senators Challenging Pentagon On Sex Assault Rules 6/11/13 Hearing of the Senate Personnel Subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 6/09/13 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript - Military Sexual Assault 5/29/13 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Reconsider DoD School Closings, Teacher Furloughs 5/16/13 Gillibrand, Collins, Boxer, Johanns, Benishek, Gabbard, Begich, Blumenthal, Coons, Franken, Hirono, Mikulski, Pryor, Schatz, Shaheen, Rockefeller, Feinstein, Hanna, Sinema, Joined by Service Members Victimized by Sexual Assault in Announcing Bicameral Legislation Reforming Military Justice System 5/16/13 Gillibrand, Hanna Announce Legislation to Reform Military Justice System 5/14/13 Gillibrand Statement on Breaking News of New Investigation into Sexual Assault by Army Sergeant in Charge of Sexual Assault Prevention, Second Such Incident in Two Weeks 5/08/13 NY Times - Study Finds Increase in Sex Assaults in Military 5/07/13 Gillibrand Reacts to New Defense Department Report Showing 26,000 Sexual Assaults in the Military in FY "12 4/30/13 Associated Press - Outraged Lawmakers Look to Change Military Justice 4/22/13 Gillibrand Responds to New DOD Survey Showing More Than 1 in 5 Women Servicemembers Reported Unwanted Sexual Contact in 2011 4/15/13 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Cooperation Between the Department of Defense and Department of Veteran Affairs 4/08/13 The Huffington Post - Chuck Hagel Calls For Ending Military Law Option To Overturn Court Martial