North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Gillibrand Discusses Family Leave Act At Child Care Center

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand with Emma Paisley Turner at the Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was in Plattsburgh this morning to continue to push her federal legislation to create a national paid family and medical leave insurance program.

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North Country News
6:00 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Gillibrand Introduces Dairy Measures

NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

In the next few weeks, the U.S. Senate will once again consider the Farm Bill. New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is presenting measures she claims will help stabilize the state’s dairy industry. 

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New York News
10:11 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Senator Discusses Cross Border Business Issues

New York’s junior Senator was in the North Country Friday to discuss cross border economic issues.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was in Plattsburgh for a roundtable discussion on Canada-New York border business issues.  She was joined by Congressman Bill Owens, officials of the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce and members of the regional business community. Senator Gillibrand noted that the economy of the region centers on the constant flux of commerce at the border.

Conversation included ways to make cross border trade more fluid.

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