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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Standing Up for Our Troops and Veterans
Issue Position: Delivering for Veterans
Issue Position: Caring for Our Troops and Veterans
June 9, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Reimbursement
May 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $122 Million In Funding for Canandaigua Va Campus Clears Key Senate Hurdle -- Senators Urge Colleagues to Pass Military Funding Bill So Long-Awaited Construction At Canandaigua Va Can Get Underway
May 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $122 Million in Funding for Canadigua Va Campus Clears Key Senate Hurdle-Senators Urge Colleagues to Pass Military Funding Bill So Long-Awaited Construction At Canandaigua Va Can Get Underway
May 20, 2014 Gillibrand Announces $200,000 Job Training Grant for St. Nick's Alliance: Funding Will Help Train Over 100 Brooklyn Students & Graduates for Green Workforce
May 14, 2014 TRICARE: Murray, Blunt, Gillibrand, Rubio Bill Guarantees Health Coverage for Military Children With Developmental Disabilities
April 16, 2014 Local Long Island Veteran Prompts Senator Gillibrand to Introduce New Legislation Requiring Mental Health Professional on Military Review Board
April 9, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand and Maffei Announce Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans & Military Families to Receive $9 Million Contract from Small Business Administration to Help Veterans Start and Create Businesses
Feb. 26, 2014 Hearing of the Personnel Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee - The Relationships Between Military Sexual Assault, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Suicide
Feb. 24, 2014 Executive Session
Sept. 25, 2013 Gillibrand Fights to Keep Child Care Assistance Pilot Program at VA Medical Center for Long Island Veterans
July 11, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary of Defense Dr. Jonathan Woodson - Military Children with Disabilities
July 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Same Sex Marriages
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
April 15, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Cooperation Between the Department of Defense and Department of Veteran Affairs
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Work to End the Backlog of Veterans' Disability Claims
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
Feb. 15, 2013 Shaheen, Gillibrand Introduce Charlie Morgan Act Granting Equal Benefits for LGBT Military Families
Feb. 14, 2013 Gillibrand Fights to Secure VA Benefits for Victims of Sexual Assault in Military
Feb. 11, 2013 Shaheen, Gillibrand Applaud DOD Decision to Extend Benefits to LGBT Military Families
Sept. 13, 2012 Veterans Job Corps Act
July 12, 2012 Gillibrand Announces Eased Hiring Certification for Vets Clears Final Congressional Passage -- On to President's Desk to Become Law
June 13, 2012 Flood Insurance and Modernization Act
May 31, 2012 After Meeting with Young Veterans Across the State Earlier this Month, Gillibrand Announces Key Senate Panel Passage of TAP Amendment
May 28, 2012 The Huffington Post - Expanding Opportunities for Our Heroes Here at Home
May 24, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $24 Million Investment for Stormville Army National Guard Base Construction Project Clears Key Committees Vote -- Military Construction Project Will Build State Of The Art Maintenance Shop on Base
May 23, 2012 Gillibrand Secures Over $15,000 in Disability Benefits for Melville Vet Suffering from PTSD
May 14, 2012 Standing With Student Veterans at Nazareth College, Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition
May 14, 2012 Standing with Student Veterans at D'youville College, Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition
May 14, 2012 Gillibrand, Schumer: Veterans Returning to CNY from Iraq & Afghanistan Deserve Support Finding Jobs -- Senators Launch Proposal to Help CNY Vets Access the Education, Job Training & Skills they Need to Find a Job
May 11, 2012 Standing With Student Veterans at Mohawk Valley Community College, Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition
May 4, 2012 Standing with Westchester Veterans, Gillibrand & Lowey Announce Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition
May 4, 2012 Standing with Student Veterans at Adelphi University, Gillibrand & Mccarthy Announce Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition
April 27, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Naming of Geneva Post Office on Castle Street in Honor of Corporal Steven Blaine Riccione, a Brave Geneva Native & Vietnam War Veteran
April 25, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
March 5, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 24, 2012 Letter to Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary Department of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 24, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Nov. 21, 2011 Applauds President's Signing of Legislation to Put America's Heroes Back to Work
Nov. 10, 2011 Gillibrand Announces Senate Passage of Legislation to Put America's Heroes Back to Work
Nov. 9, 2011 Gillibrand: Our Servicemembers Put Their Lives on the Line for This Country and Deserve to Come Home to Good-Paying Jobs
Nov. 8, 2011 As New Yorkers Prepare to Honor All Veterans, Gillibrand Announces Plan to Strengthen Job Protections, Open Access to Financial Counseling, Mental Health for National Guard and Reserve Members
July 12, 2011 With High Unemployment Among Recent Vets, Gillibrand Announces New Push To Equip Returning Troops With Job Training
June 24, 2011 Schumer, Gillibrand And Meeks Announce V.A. Abandons Plan To Allow Private Development At. St. Albans Veteran's Facility
June 21, 2011 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Suicide Rates Among Veterans
June 21, 2011 Bipartisan Group of Senators Calls on Veterans Affairs to do more to Prevent Veteran Suicides
May 25, 2011 As Nation Honors Fallen Heroes On Memorial Day, Gillibrand Fights For Legislation To Proactively Provide NY Vets With Care, Benefits
April 21, 2011 Gillibrand Ends 28 Year-Long Bureaucratic Battle for Saratoga Soldier, Helps Secure Over $40,000 in Unemployment Benefits
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