Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
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2/25/16 Letter to Secretary McDonald and Deputy Secretary Gibson - Urge VA to Clarify Decision Against Providing "Blue Water' Veterans VA Benefits 12/08/15 Letter to the Hon. Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Increase Transparency in the Military Justice System 12/03/15 Senator Gillibrand Statement on Defense Secretary Carter's Decision to Open All Military Positions to Women 11/10/15 Senator Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Correct Records of Service Members Discharged Due to Discrimination, Sexual Orientation 11/10/15 Schumer, Gillibrand: Funding For New State-of-the-Art Facility Will Mean New Economic Development Opportunities & Better Training for Fort Drum Soldiers 7/09/15 Gillibrand Statement on Fort Drum and Army Structure Changes 7/09/15 National Defense Authorization for Fiscal Year 2016 -- Conintued 6/16/15 Gillibrand Statement Following Vote On Military Justice Improvement Act 6/16/15 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 6/16/15 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 -- Continued 6/04/15 National Defense Authorization for Fiscal Year 2016 5/21/15 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Prevent Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation 5/18/15 Gillibrand Statement on Shocking New Human Rights Watch Report on Retaliation Against Military Sexual Assault Survivors Shows Complete Lack of Accountability 5/04/15 Gillibrand Releases New Military Sexual Assault Report: New Data Revels high Prevalence of Assault Among Civilian Women & Military Spouses, Widening True Scope of Problem; underreporting and Distrust of Military Justice System Persist 5/01/15 Gillibrand Statement on Latest DOD Report on Sexual Assault in the Military 12/12/14 Senate Passes Gillibrand Legislation Requiring Mental Health Professional On Military Review Board 12/11/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 12/03/14 Gillibrand Statement on New Disappointing Military Sexual Assault Data - Nearly Two-Thirds of Those Who Reported an Assault Say Faced Retaliation Despite Reforms Made Making Retaliation a Crime 12/03/14 Gillibrand, Schumer, Hanna Announce After Their Push, Provisions that Would Provide Congress with More Oversight over DFAS Personnel Plans and Add Protections for Rome DFAS Workers Included in Annual Defense Bill 11/25/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Protect Military Families from Abusive Financial Practices 11/24/14 Gillibrand Statement On Resignation Of Secretary Of Defense Chuck Hagel 11/14/14 Schumer, Gillibrand, Hanna Urge Armed Services Committee Leaders to Continue to Protect Rome DFAS Jobs 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 After Consent Agreement Reached, Military Sexual Assault Reform Bill Now Set for Senate Floor Action in March 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 2/06/14 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

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