Congressman Chris Gibson

Hudson Valley News
9:05 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

NY Congressman Aims To Reform War Powers Resolution

A New York congressman once again has introduced a bill concerning war powers.

Republican Congressman Chris Gibson has reintroduced the War Powers Reform Act, which amends the War Powers Resolution to clarify when the President needs congressional approval before deploying Armed Forces. Gibson, a retired Army colonel, says that over the past few decades, presidents of both parties have not complied with the provisions as originally intended. Vermont Democrat Peter Welch is one of the bill’s 30 co-sponsors. Gibson first introduced the War Powers Reform Act in 2011.

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WAMC News
12:30 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

#SOTU 2015 - NY Representatives React

Paul Tonko, Barack Obama
Credit WAMC photo by Jim Levulis

In his first State of the Union Address to a Republican-controlled Congress, President Barack Obama outlined an earnest agenda infused in Democratic priorities.   

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

    For Congressman Chris Gibson, it’s the beginning of the end.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his goals for his final term.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

  John Boehner was reelected as Speaker of the House, but no thanks to New York Representative Chris Gibson.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

  Another regional representative is leaving the House of Representatives.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he may be eyeing new horizons. 

WAMC News
1:20 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Congressman Chris Gibson Begins Final Term In Office

Credit Dave Lucas / WAMC

New York’s 19th District U.S. Representative Chris Gibson will not seek a fourth term in 2016 - the Congressman may be considering a future bid for statewide office.

Congressman Chris Gibson released an official statement Tuesday morning. He has decided to retire, raising hopes for Democrats seeking to re-capture the coveted 19th congressional district which covers  Sullivan, Ulster, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Greene and Columbia counties and parts of Montgomery, Rensselaer and Dutchess counties. Some are suggesting Gibson has an eye on a statewide office...

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Hudson Valley News
7:08 am
Tue January 6, 2015

U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2016

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New York’s 19th Congressional District Representative Chris Gibson has announced that he will not run for re-election in 2016. The Republican plans to retire after his third term in the seat. Gibson won reelection after defeating Democrat Sean Eldridge in November by nearly 30 points.

Hudson Valley News
1:26 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

HV Congressmen Call On NY Governor To Sign Lyme Bill

Credit Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Two New York congressmen are the latest voices calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation concerning Lyme disease treatment as state lawmakers wonder about the holdup.

Hudson Valley Congressmen Chris Gibson, a Republican, and Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat, have teamed up to urge Governor Cuomo to sign legislation the state legislature passed in June that would essentially expand treatment options for patients suffering from Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses. Here’s Gibson.

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Hudson Valley News
1:26 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Schumer Visits New Paltz To Endorse Eldridge

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer swung through the Hudson Valley Thursday, endorsing a few Democratic candidates — some seemingly facing long odds in November.

New York’s senior Senator stopped in Poughkeepsie to endorse fellow Democrats state Senator Terry Gipson and Assemblymember Didi Barrett before heading across the Hudson River to New Paltz in Ulster County to endorse 19th Congressional District candidate Sean Eldridge.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

  Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently visited Afghanistan.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — discusses the trip with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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