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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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: Fighting Terrorism at Home and Abroad
Issue Position: Standing Up for Our Troops and Veterans
Aug. 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $23,000 for Virgil Fire Department in Cortland County
Aug. 14, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $69,000 in Federal Funds for Naples Fire Department in Ontario County to Fill a Gap and Provide Needed Radios to Equip All Department Firefighters
Aug. 14, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $100,000 for Rapids Volunteer Fire Department in Niagara County
Aug. 11, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $270,000 for Rochester Area Fire Departments
Aug. 8, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $14,000 for Duanesburg Volunteer Fire District in Schenectady County
July 31, 2014 Gillibrand Introduces New Cyber-Security Legislation After New 9/11 Commission Report Released Last Week Concluded a "9/10 Ability To Protect Against Cyber-Attacks
July 29, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Engel Announce City Of New Rochelle Will Receive More Than $1.8 Million In FEMA Funding To Repair Damages To Hudson Park Infrastructure Damaged By Hurricane Sandy
July 29, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $1.7 Million in Disaster Relief Funding for Clinton Central School District in Oneida County - Middle School & High School Were Severely Damaged By Flooding Last Year
July 28, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Secure Over $2.1 Million To Improve Emergency Preparedness For Religious Institutions & Organizations In-And-Around NYC; Grants Awarded To 30 At-Risk Jewish Schools & Congregations
July 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Engel Announce, After Their Push, City of New Rochelle Will Receive More Than $1.4 Million in FEMA Funding To Repair Damages to Municipal Marina and Docks Damaged By Hurricane Sandy
July 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $7 Million In Federal Funding For Sandy-Related Sewage Decontamination At 392 Homes Throughout Nassau County
July 8, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce FEMA Has Issued Disaster Declaration For 11 Upstate Counties, Which Will Unlock Critical Federal Funds That Will Help Upstate NY Recover From Recent Storms & Flooding
June 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand: Federal Support Will Help Flood-Impacted Communities
May 29, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Urge FEMA, SA to Be Ready to Swiftly Approve Disaster Declaration for Up to Six Severely Impacted Finger Lakes Counties
May 22, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $4.3 Million in Federal Sandy Funding for Bellevue Hospital
May 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $2.4 Million in Federal Funding for Debris Removal in Town of North Hempstead After Superstorm Sandy
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Hurricane Sandy Aid
May 6, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Lowey, & Maloney Announce Nearly $3.8 Million in Federal Funds to Elevate Flood-Prone Roads in Orange and Rockland Counties
May 2, 2014 Letter to Allison Macfarlane, Chairwoman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Licensee Exemptions
April 11, 2014 At Gillibrand's Urging, Funding Secured for Owego Creek, Susquehanna, Chemung River Stream Gauges
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Homeland Security Secretary - Boost New York's Share of Critical Anti-Terror Funding as NYC Remains Top Terror Target in the Nation
Jan. 27, 2014 Gillibrand Introduces Amendment to Help NYC Homeowners Reduce Flood Risk, Lower Flood Insurance Rates -- Senate Debate on Flood Insurance Bill Begins Tonight
Jan. 14, 2014 Schumer and Gillibrand Announce $5.1 Million in Federal Funds to Enable Gas Stations Along Pivotal Highways and Evacuation Routes to Install Back-Up Power Generators for Use During Times of Crisis
Dec. 20, 2013 At Gillibrand & Kirk's Urging, Both Houses of Congress Approve Measure Requiring Defense Department Report on U.S.-Israel Cooperative Missile Defense Programs -- Heads to President's Desk as Part of 2014 Defense Bill to be Signed into Law
Nov. 25, 2013 WNY Delegation Urges Homeland Security to Set Up Shop at Niagara Falls Air Base
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Rand Beers, Department of Homeland Security - Niagara Falls Air Base
Nov. 8, 2013 Schumer, Gillbrand, Bishop Announce Over $3 Million in Federal Funding for Debris Removal in Brookhaven After Superstorm Sandy
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Director Burwell, Office of Management and Budget, and cting Director Kaplna, Office of Personnel Management - Federal Employees Working on Sandy Recovery Programs Should be Exempt from Potential Government Shutdown
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Administrator Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Extend Deadline for Flood Insurance Claims for Sandy Homeowners
Sept. 23, 2013 With Only 11 Days RemainingÂ… Gillibrand, Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Sheila Birnbaum, Union and Community Leaders Urge All Eligible Sick and Injured 9/11 Responders and Survivors to Register for Compensation Before the Oct. 3rd Deadline
Sept. 12, 2013 Gillibrand Introduces Amendment to Allow Storm-Impacted Homeowners, Businesses, and Communities to Use Federal Disaster Relief Aid for Energy-Efficient Infrastructure Upgrades
Sept. 4, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Secure over $3.4 Million to Improve Emergency Preparedness for Religious Institutions & Organizations in-and-around NYC; Grants Awarded to 39 At-Risk Jewish Schools and Congregations
Aug. 23, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $545,000 in Federal Funding for Border Security Program & Almost $260,000 in Port Securities Grants in Western New York - Investments Provide for Enhanced Port Security & Law Enforcement Cooperation at Border
Aug. 23, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $610,000 in Federal Funding for Border Security Program & Over $150,000 in Port Securities Grants in Central & Northern New York - Investments Provide for Enhanced Port Security & Law Enforcement Cooperation at Border
Aug. 23, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $174 Million in Federal Funding for the Urban Areas Security Initiative in NYC & Over $66 Million in State Homeland Security Program Funding for NYS; Investment Provides for Anti-Terror Enforcement
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy - Emergency Stabilization Projects at Fire Island Dunes and Downtown Montauk
July 30, 2013 At Gillibrand & Schumer's Urging, Feds Lift Restrictions for Hundreds of Sandy Homeowners Currently Disqualified for Disaster Aid
July 29, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce FEMA Approves Additional Public Assistance for Severely Impacted Counties
July 10, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Call for Emergency Food Assistance for Struggling New Yorkers Reeling from Heavy Rain, Flooding
July 2, 2013 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Reform Sandy Aid Regulations
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program
March 22, 2013 Leahy & Others Introduce Bill To Expand Cyber National Guard
March 20, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Lead Successful Effort To Defeat Attempt On Senate Floor To Limit Use Of NYC Anti-Terror Money
March 20, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
March 12, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano - Reverse New TSA Rule Allowing Small Knives on Planes
Feb. 28, 2013 Senators Have Continually Pushed for Funding to Assist Fire Departments and First Responders
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