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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
March 12, 2014 Gillibrand Statement On White House Meeting On Women's Economic Opportunity
Feb. 24, 2014 In Greene, Gillibrand, Hanna Announce Legislation to Expand Access to Pre-K Programs
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Jan. 30, 2014 Gillibrand Announces More Than $50 Million for Home Heating Aid for New York State from Federal Funding Bill
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 22, 2013 After Touring the 4th Annual World Maker Faire at New York Hall of Science, Gillibrand Announces Education Agenda to Boost Stem Proficiency for Underrepresented Students
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
July 10, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Call for Emergency Food Assistance for Struggling New Yorkers Reeling from Heavy Rain, Flooding
June 12, 2013 Schwartz Bill Aims to Expand Food Options, Create Jobs
April 24, 2013 Lautenberg Introduces Bill to Provide Unemployment Aid for Families & Biz Affected by Superstorm Sandy
April 10, 2013 With More Than One-Third of Minority Youth Unemployed, Gillibrand, Fattah Introduce Legislation to Connect At-Risk City Youth With Job Opportunities
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Sept. 18, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Initiative to Help Long-Term Unemployed Individuals Find Jobs
Aug. 20, 2012 Gillibrand, Jeffries Joined by Brooklyn Small Business Owner Calling for Increase in Federal Minimum Wage
June 14, 2012 Gillibrand Announces Nearly $3 Million for High-Tech Job Training Opportunities in Capital Region
June 13, 2012 Flood Insurance and Modernization Act
June 4, 2012 Gillibrand, "Top Chef" Star Tom Colicchio, & Leading Anti-Hunger Advocates Urge Congress to Restore Food Stamp Cuts, not Tighten its Belt on Backs of Hungry Children as Farm Bill Heads for Full Senate Vote
May 24, 2012 After Irene and Lee Destroyed Homes Across NYS, Gillibrand Announces New Effort to Build Affordable Housing for Struggling Families Still in Need of a New Home
May 15, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Recovery of More Than $50 Million in Fraudulent Unemployment Insurance Payments
May 9, 2012 Gillibrand Announces Nearly $270,000 for New York State to Increase Access to Farmers Markets for Families on Nutrition Assistance
April 26, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee - Farm Bill Markup
March 7, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces New York Selected for Federal Program that will Give Thousands of Low-Income Children Free School Meals
Feb. 29, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, KIng Cut Red Tape For Merrick Medical Supply Store, Helping Local Business Reclaim Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Unprocessed Medicare Claims
Oct. 4, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow
May 20, 2011 At The Urban League of Long Island, Gillibrand Announces New Legislation to Connect Local At-Risk Youth With Job Opportunities
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Dec. 5, 2010 With 55,700 Unemployed Western New Yorkers, Gillibrand Fights To Extend Emergency Unemployment Assistance For Struggling Families
Dec. 3, 2010 Gillibrand: New Jobs Report Shows Urgent Need To Extend Emergency Unemployment Assistance
Dec. 2, 2010 New Unemployment Data: 40,000 NY Jobs, 200,000 NYers At Risk -- Gillibrand Urges Extension Of Emergency Unemployment Assistance
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Feb. 26, 2010 Gillibrand To Kentucky Senator Bunning: End Your Filibuster Now
Feb. 23, 2010 Letter To Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate and Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee
Jan. 18, 2010 Prepared Remarks Of Senator Gillibrand: Commemorating The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dec. 9, 2009 With Food Bank Shortages And Record Hunger Rates, Gillibrand Takes Action To Increase Charitable Giving For Holiday Season
Dec. 2, 2009 With 850,000 New Yorkers Out Of Work, Gillibrand Calls For Tax Credit For Businesses That Create New Jobs
Nov. 6, 2009 Gillibrand Statement On October Unemployment Number
May 8, 2009 Senator Gillibrand Statement on New Unemployment Numbers
May 6, 2009 Helping Mothers And Children
May 5, 2009 Helping Families Save Their Homes Act Of 2009
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