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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Issue Position: Standing Up for Our Troops and Veterans Issue Position: Delivering for Veterans Issue Position: Caring for Our Troops and Veterans 6/09/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Reimbursement 5/23/14 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 5/23/14 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 5/20/14 Gillibrand Announces $200,000 Job Training Grant for St. Nick's Alliance: Funding Will Help Train Over 100 Brooklyn Students & Graduates for Green Workforce 5/14/14 TRICARE: Murray, Blunt, Gillibrand, Rubio Bill Guarantees Health Coverage for Military Children With Developmental Disabilities 4/16/14 Local Long Island Veteran Prompts Senator Gillibrand to Introduce New Legislation Requiring Mental Health Professional on Military Review Board 4/09/14 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 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 2/24/14 Executive Session 9/25/13 Gillibrand Fights to Keep Child Care Assistance Pilot Program at VA Medical Center for Long Island Veterans 7/11/13 Letter to Assistant Secretary of Defense Dr. Jonathan Woodson - Military Children with Disabilities 7/08/13 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Same Sex Marriages 4/29/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog 4/15/13 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Cooperation Between the Department of Defense and Department of Veteran Affairs 3/28/13 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Work to End the Backlog of Veterans' Disability Claims 3/05/13 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights 2/15/13 Shaheen, Gillibrand Introduce Charlie Morgan Act Granting Equal Benefits for LGBT Military Families 2/14/13 Gillibrand Fights to Secure VA Benefits for Victims of Sexual Assault in Military 2/11/13 Shaheen, Gillibrand Applaud DOD Decision to Extend Benefits to LGBT Military Families 9/13/12 Veterans Job Corps Act 7/12/12 Gillibrand Announces Eased Hiring Certification for Vets Clears Final Congressional Passage -- On to President's Desk to Become Law 6/13/12 Flood Insurance and Modernization Act 5/31/12 After Meeting with Young Veterans Across the State Earlier this Month, Gillibrand Announces Key Senate Panel Passage of TAP Amendment 5/28/12 The Huffington Post - Expanding Opportunities for Our Heroes Here at Home 5/24/12 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 5/23/12 Gillibrand Secures Over $15,000 in Disability Benefits for Melville Vet Suffering from PTSD 5/14/12 Standing With Student Veterans at Nazareth College, Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition 5/14/12 Standing with Student Veterans at D'youville College, Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition 5/14/12 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 5/11/12 Standing With Student Veterans at Mohawk Valley Community College, Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition 5/04/12 Standing with Westchester Veterans, Gillibrand & Lowey Announce Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition 5/04/12 Standing with Student Veterans at Adelphi University, Gillibrand & Mccarthy Announce Legislation to Assist Veterans in Education, Job Training and Skill Recognition 4/27/12 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 4/25/12 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense 3/05/12 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 2/24/12 Letter to Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary Department of Veterans Affairs 2/24/12 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 11/21/11 Applauds President's Signing of Legislation to Put America's Heroes Back to Work 11/10/11 Gillibrand Announces Senate Passage of Legislation to Put America's Heroes Back to Work 11/09/11 Gillibrand: Our Servicemembers Put Their Lives on the Line for This Country and Deserve to Come Home to Good-Paying Jobs 11/08/11 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 7/12/11 With High Unemployment Among Recent Vets, Gillibrand Announces New Push To Equip Returning Troops With Job Training 6/24/11 Schumer, Gillibrand And Meeks Announce V.A. Abandons Plan To Allow Private Development At. St. Albans Veteran's Facility 6/21/11 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Suicide Rates Among Veterans 6/21/11 Bipartisan Group of Senators Calls on Veterans Affairs to do more to Prevent Veteran Suicides 5/25/11 As Nation Honors Fallen Heroes On Memorial Day, Gillibrand Fights For Legislation To Proactively Provide NY Vets With Care, Benefits 4/21/11 Gillibrand Ends 28 Year-Long Bureaucratic Battle for Saratoga Soldier, Helps Secure Over $40,000 in Unemployment Benefits