Chris Gibson

  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.

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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.

They Voted for "No Budget, No Pay"

Jan 24, 2013
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.

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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