Senator Kirsten Gillibrand http://wamc.org en U.S. Senators Seek Transportation Funds For Newburgh http://wamc.org/post/us-senators-seek-transportation-funds-newburgh <p></p><p>New York’s two U.S. senators are pushing for federal funds to develop a long-term plan to upgrade transportation infrastructure in an Orange County locale. WAMC’s Allison Dunne has more.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 92934 at http://wamc.org U.S. Senators Seek Transportation Funds For Newburgh Schumer, Gillibrand Secure $2.7 Million For Village Of Whitehall Sewer Upgrades http://wamc.org/post/schumer-gillibrand-secure-27-million-village-whitehall-sewer-upgrades <p>New York U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced this week more than $2.7 million in funding to help a village in Washington County make upgrades to its faulty sewer system.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The Democrats announced a $2 million grant and $740,000 loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development’s Water and Environmental Program for the Village of Whitehall. The Washington County village near the Vermont border will use the funding to make repairs and comply with environmental regulations.</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 88960 at http://wamc.org Schumer, Gillibrand Secure $2.7 Million For Village Of Whitehall Sewer Upgrades Sen. Gillibrand Says She Has No Role In Possible Sale Of Family's Land To Casino Developers http://wamc.org/post/sen-gillibrand-says-she-has-no-role-possible-sale-familys-land-casino-developers <p>U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has stated she has no involvement in any discussions related to the sale of her family’s Albany-area land to a casino developer.</p><p>Gillibrand said that she has no involvement in any future sale of the 60 aces owned by her family to casino developers. The Democrat said she trusts Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan’s judgement on whether the land located near New York State Thruway exit 23 would be a suitable location for a casino.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 88359 at http://wamc.org Sen. Gillibrand Says She Has No Role In Possible Sale Of Family's Land To Casino Developers Leaders Discuss Funding Priorities With Sen. Gillibrand At SUNY Adirondack http://wamc.org/post/leaders-discuss-funding-priorities-sen-gillibrand-suny-adirondack <p>U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited with community leaders in Queensbury, New York, today to hear from local officials their economic development needs.</p><p></p><p>On the campus of SUNY Adirondack, New York’s junior senator met with leaders of the business community and public officials from Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga counties.</p><p>Ed Bartholomew, president of EDC Warren County, addressed the upcoming closure of General Electric’s capacitor manufacturing plant in Fort Edward…</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:22:25 +0000 Lucas Willard 88356 at http://wamc.org Leaders Discuss Funding Priorities With Sen. Gillibrand At SUNY Adirondack Gillibrand: Equal Pay Does Not Exist http://wamc.org/post/gillibrand-equal-pay-does-not-exist <p>On Equal Pay Day Tuesday, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand told reporters she will continue the fight to ensure women have a fair chance at earning financial security. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:57:50 +0000 Pat Bradley 87726 at http://wamc.org Gillibrand: Equal Pay Does Not Exist NY Airport Receives Funding For Improvements http://wamc.org/post/ny-airport-receives-funding-improvements <p>An airport in the Hudson Valley will see some upgrades thanks to federal funding.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:52:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 73223 at http://wamc.org NY Airport Receives Funding For Improvements Gillibrand To Flood Victims: We Will Get Through This http://wamc.org/post/gillibrand-flood-victims-we-will-get-through <p>New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand toured storm damaged communities in Herkimer and Montgomery Counties Monday. Gillibrand tells WAMC that the devastation is widespread.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:13:22 +0000 Dave Lucas 68263 at http://wamc.org Gillibrand To Flood Victims: We Will Get Through This The Tri-State Area Awaits Sandy Disaster-Relief Funds http://wamc.org/post/tri-state-area-awaits-sandy-disaster-relief-funds <p>President Barack Obama says he'll sign a $50.5 billion emergency measure for Superstorm Sandy victims as soon as it lands on his desk. The U.S. Senate approved the bill Monday after the House earlier this month had stripped the bill of spending unrelated to disasters.</p><p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 00:24:15 +0000 Allison Dunne 56794 at http://wamc.org The Tri-State Area Awaits Sandy Disaster-Relief Funds