Congressman Chris Gibson http://wamc.org en NY Congressman Touts America Gives Legislation http://wamc.org/post/ny-congressman-touts-america-gives-legislation <p></p><p></p><p>A New York congressman from Columbia County says a recently passed bill in the House of Representatives helps promote conservation easements.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:58:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 95383 at http://wamc.org NY Congressman Touts America Gives Legislation NY Congressmen Against Capacity Zone Are Hopeful http://wamc.org/post/ny-congressmen-against-capacity-zone-are-hopeful <p></p><p>Two New York Congressmen, whose amendment to curtail a federal agency’s ability to implement a new capacity zone passed the House of Representatives last week, say they are hopeful after comments by the Senate majority leader.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:11:30 +0000 Allison Dunne 95039 at http://wamc.org NY Congressmen Against Capacity Zone Are Hopeful Gibson, Eldridge Report Second Quarter Fundraising Amounts http://wamc.org/post/gibson-eldridge-report-second-quarter-fundraising-amounts <p></p><p></p><p>In a New York congressional district that spans 11 counties, second-quarter fundraising amounts are being reported.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:40:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 94949 at http://wamc.org Gibson, Eldridge Report Second Quarter Fundraising Amounts Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-chris-gibson-15 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>President Obama says he can’t rely on Congress to take action on immigration.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that common sense reforms are needed right away.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 94648 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson House Passes Legislation Curtailing FERC Enforcement Of Capacity Zone http://wamc.org/post/house-passes-legislation-curtailing-ferc-enforcement-capacity-zone <p></p><p>The House of Representatives has passed an amendment put forth by two New York congressmen who want to rein in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and undo a new capacity zone.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:21:14 +0000 Allison Dunne 94696 at http://wamc.org House Passes Legislation Curtailing FERC Enforcement Of Capacity Zone Write-In Candidate For A NY Congressional Seat Returns http://wamc.org/post/write-candidate-ny-congressional-seat-returns <p>New York’s 19<sup>th</sup> congressional district race thus far includes an incumbent Republican and a well-heeled Democrat. Now, a write-in candidate from 2012 is trying once again to get on the ballot. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Thomas Jenkins.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:18:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 94680 at http://wamc.org Write-In Candidate For A NY Congressional Seat Returns Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-chris-gibson-16 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The VA has been mired in problems.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that serving veterans is a sacred charge for the country.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 94649 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-chris-gibson-14 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>What should the U.S. do about Iraq?</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a three-way partition would not solve the country’s problems.</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 94645 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson FERC Denies Rehearing On Capacity Zone Request http://wamc.org/post/ferc-denies-rehearing-capacity-zone-request <p></p><p>The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order relating to a newly-implemented energy capacity zone that is already raising electric rates. &nbsp;The order came one week before a scheduled day in court.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:29:34 +0000 Allison Dunne 91772 at http://wamc.org FERC Denies Rehearing On Capacity Zone Request Area Congressmen Weigh In On Sec. Shinseki's Resignation http://wamc.org/post/area-congressmen-weigh-sec-shinsekis-resignation <p></p><p>After Friday’s announcement that Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned, area Congressmen are offering their thoughts on how the agency should change in months ahead. Fri, 30 May 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 91676 at http://wamc.org Area Congressmen Weigh In On Sec. Shinseki's Resignation