Chris Gibson

New York News
1:32 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Two Iraq vets now serving as New York lawmakers

On the 10th Annivesary of the US Invasion of Iraq, Capital Region bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with two Iraq war veterans who are now political leaders.

105th District Assemblyman Kieran Lalor was with one of the first Marine Corps units in Iraq, based out of Albany. He explains his batallion had been activated the year after 9 eleven, but stayed stateside until being discharged from active duty in 2002, only to be mobilized again in March 2003.

 

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 3

  Budget plans are being discussed in Washington, but the sequester’s shadow is large.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Defense Department should not be underfunded.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 2

  Sequestration is causing widespread cuts to essential programs.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the country never should have reached this point.

Hudson Valley News
7:57 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Democratic House members score higher than Republicans in National Environmental Scorecard

Credit ..:: WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas ::..

ALBANY – The League of Conservation Voters Scorecard for 2012 shows Democratic members of the Congress scored consistently higher on environmental issues that their Republican counterparts.

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Hudson Valley News
12:35 am
Thu January 24, 2013

They Voted for "No Budget, No Pay"

Credit Ron Cogswell

At least two New York congressional representatives in the Hudson Valley say they voted in favor of the “No Budget, No Pay” act, which passed the House Wednesday by a vote of 285-144. The legislation ensures the U.S. avoids defaulting on its debt, and would withhold congressional pay until Congress passes a budget.

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Elections
12:20 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Gibson v. Shreibman in first of three NY-19 debates

Republican New York Congressman Chris Gibson faced off against his Democratic opponent Julian Schreibman last night in the first of three scheduled debates in the race for the state’s newly formed 19th Congressional District.

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