Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for President
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Issue Position: Delivering for Veterans Issue Position: Standing Up for Our Troops and Veterans Issue Position: Caring for Our Troops and Veterans 3/10/15 Booker, Paul & Gillibrand Announce Bipartisan New Medical Marijuana Bill to Allow Patients -- Including Veterans -- to Access Necessary Care without Fear of Federal Prosecution 3/09/15 Gillibrand, Daines To Help Thousands Of "Blue Water" Vietnam Vets Harmed By Agent Orange, But Ignored By Feds Due To Technicality In The Law 2/23/15 At North Shore Lij's Unified Behavioral Health Center, Gillibrand, King And Zeldin Hail Passage Of The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention For American Veterans Act And Make Push For Continued Bipartisan Action To Help Veterans 2/17/15 At Watertown Vet Center, Senator Gillibrand Hails Passage Of The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention For American Veterans Act And Makes Push For Continued Bipartisan Action To Help Veterans 2/03/15 Gillibrand Applauds Passage Of The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention For American Veterans Act 2/02/15 Schumer, Gillibrand: Two Ithaca Organizations Will Use $1.4M in Fed Funds to Bring More Farmers, Vets Into NYS Ag Careers 12/08/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairman, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Calling for Extension on Home Loan Guarantees for Veterans in High Cost of Living Areas 11/06/14 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Finger Lakes Vets Should Not Have To Travel Hours Away For The Care They Need 11/06/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Call on VA Secretary to Swiftly Approve Contract that Would Enable Local Veterans to Receive Inpatient Psychiatric Care in Finger Lakes 10/08/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $3.3 Million in Housing and Urban Development Funding for the Capital Region 10/03/14 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $3.4 Million in Housing and Urban Development Funding for New York City 10/01/14 Higgins & WNY Veterans Celebrate Congressional Approval and Presidential Authorization on the Legislation Keeping Kids Korner Open 9/25/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Veterans Suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as Result of Military Sexual Violence 9/04/14 Tester, Gillibrand, Walsh, Blumenthal Applaud PTSD Change at DOD 8/15/14 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - TAACCCT Grant for SUNY 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 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 5/23/14 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 5/20/14 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 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 5/14/12 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 5/11/12 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 Student Veterans at Adelphi University, Gillibrand & Mccarthy Announce 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