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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
April 3, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety
March 7, 2014 After Last Friday's Capital Region Derailment of Tanker with Crude Oil, Gillibrand Calls on DOT to Expedite New Rules for Transporting Hazardous Materials
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), and Thomas Bostick, Chief of Engineers - Great Lakes Senators Call for Funding to End Harbor Maintenance Backlog
Jan. 14, 2014 Gillibrand Announces Federal Funding Bill Prohibits Border Crossing Fee
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to FAA Eastern Regional Administrator Gallo - Gillibrand, Schumer, Nadler, Velazquez, Grimm Urge FAA to Develop Plan to Reduce Excessive Helicopter Noise for Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island Residents
Dec. 13, 2013 New York, Connecticut Delegation Members Lead Effort to Strengthen Metro-North Safety
Dec. 2, 2013 Letter to Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo - Urges Feds to Conduct Comprehensive Safety Review of MTA's Commuter Rail System After Deadly Train Derailment in the Bronx
Nov. 14, 2013 After Calling for its Formation, Reps. Israel And Meng, Sens. Schumer and Gillibrand Commend Creation of Airplane Noise Community Roundtable
Aug. 30, 2013 After Senators Push, Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $1.5m Investment in Port of Oswego to Modernize Rail Link -- Connector Project Will Ensure CNY Businesses, Global Users Have Reliable Supply Chain & Will Keep Port Globally Competitive
Aug. 29, 2013 Ahead of Labor Day Weekend, Gillibrand Renews Call for Amtrak to Include Bicycle Racks on New Baggage Cars
Aug. 28, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $9.7 Million for North Country Airports
Aug. 28, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Almost $2 Million for Albany International Airport
Aug. 27, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $5 Million for Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Execute Critical Noise Mitigation House Work for Nearly 600 Residents Living Near Airport
Aug. 26, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $350,000 for Chautauqua-Dunkirk Airport
Aug. 23, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Almost $340,000 in Federal Funding for Border Security Program in the Rochester-Finger Lakes Region - Investments Provide for Law Enforcement Cooperation at Border, Points of Entry
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 $1.5 Million for Oswego County Airport
Aug. 23, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand, Bishop Announce Over $600,000 in Federal Funding for Brookhaven Calabro Airport
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
July 10, 2013 Western New York Delegation Announces FAA Release of New Rules on Pilot Training
July 8, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Michael P. Huerta, Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration - Flight Safety and Pilot Training Rules and Regulations
May 22, 2013 Schumer, Lautenberg, Menendez, Gillibrand Announce Legislation to Overturn TSA Decision Allowing "Small" Knives on Plane Surges
May 10, 2013 Congress Passed Bill Last Month to Avert FAA Cuts with Enough Funding & Flexibility to End Furloughs And Prevent Contract Tower Closings
April 24, 2013 Gillibrand: End Major Flight Delays by Closing Corporate Jet Loophole to Pay for Air Traffic Controllers
March 12, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano - Reverse New TSA Rule Allowing Small Knives on Planes
Feb. 15, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand: Expedited Federal Reimbursements Coming for Repairing Sandy-Damaged Roads in the Hudson Valley - Instead of Years, Reimbursement Process Has Taken Weeks or Months
Feb. 12, 2013 Letter to Administrator Huerta - Aviation
Nov. 20, 2012 Letter to Secretary LaHood
Oct. 5, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrabd, Owens Announce Metalcraft Marine to Receive Over $1.9 Million U.S. Coast Guard Contract to Produce Two Large Vessels in Cape Vincent - Investment Will Spur Further Expansion, Job Growth for North Country Boat Manufacturer
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to Acting Administrator Huerta
July 27, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $445k Investment to Niagara Falls International Airport from Federal Aviation Administration -- Funding to Encourage Passenger and Cargo Growth
July 23, 2012 Bishop, Schumer, Israel, Croci Give Tour of MacArthur Airport to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator, Making Case for $220 Million Air Traffic Control Center to be Built on Long Island
July 9, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
July 3, 2012 After Touring the Ithaca Commons, Gillibrand Announces Support for Transit Upgrades
June 29, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Critical Truck Stop Safety Measure Included in Must-Pass Transportation Bill
June 29, 2012 Gillibrand Announces Final Congressional Passage of National Teen Driving Safety Plan
June 29, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Project New York Mass Transit Funding and Block House Efforts to Gut Transit Formula; Bill Now Headed to President's Desk for Signature
June 29, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Critical Asian Carp Legislation Included in Must-Pass Transportation Bill - Plan Directs Army Corps to Prioritize Separating Great Lakes and Mississippi River basin to Prevent Destructive Spread of Asian Carp
June 29, 2012 Letter to John Pistole, Transportation Security Administrator
June 21, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $63,000 for Syracuse Hancock International Airport
June 19, 2012 Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Applaud $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Hunts Point Produce Market
June 19, 2012 At Schumer's & Gillibrand's Urging, Rochester's Intermodal Transportation Center Set to Receive $15 Million in Competitive Federal Tiger Grant Funding - Project Will Prime City for High-Speed Rail Service, Unleash Business Development & Major Job Creation
June 19, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Crowley, Serrano Announce $10,000,000 Tiger Grant to Modernize Hunts Point Terminal
June 6, 2012 Bishop and Li Delegation Leading Fight to Keep Federal Aviation Jobs on Long Island
June 5, 2012 At Gillibrand's Urging, Army Corps of Engineers Approves Moving Forward on Feasibility Study for Dredging Port of Ogdensburg
May 31, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Federal Investment to Repair Runway at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport -- Over $1.6 Million Will Fund Important Apron Rehabilitation
May 30, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Federal Investment to Repair Runway at Lake Placid Airport -- Over $780,000 Will Fund Important Apron Expansion
May 30, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Job-Generating Federal Investment for Capital District Transportation Authority --$5.5 Million Will Fund Critical Bus System Improvements
May 30, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Malone-Dufort Airport is Set to Receive Nearly $120,000 in Department of Transportation Funding for Runway Improvements
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