U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Hudson Valley News
5:23 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Early Learning Programs In Orange County Receive Funding

More than $1 million in federal funding is early learning and head start programs in Orange County.

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Hudson Valley News
7:08 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Sullivan County Center Receives Grant For Rural Health Care

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A Hudson Valley-based provider of educational, health and residential services for children and adults with disabilities is on the receiving end of a federal grant to expand one of its services.

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US News
3:39 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Sen. Gillibrand Makes Renewed Push For Student Loan Refinancing

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With student loan debt sailing past the trillion-dollar mark, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is once again pitching a proposed law to let federal loan borrowers reduce their student debts by refinancing.

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WAMC News
8:45 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Gillibrand Wants To Keep Farm Offices Open

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to keep open 250 offices nationwide that help farmers. Ten of those offices are in New York state.

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New York News
12:40 pm
Sat January 25, 2014

Prosecutor: Conservative Scholar Lied To Candidate

Dinesh D'Souza speaking at CPAC 2012.
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A prosecutor says a Republican U.S. Senate candidate from New York told investigators that a conservative scholar and author lied to her about the source of campaign donations.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Carrie Cohen made the disclosure Friday as Dinesh D'Souza pleaded not guilty to charges that he violated campaign finance laws. D'Souza is the creator of the documentary "2016: Obama's America."

He was released after his Manhattan court appearance on $500,000 bond. His travel is restricted to the United States.

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New York News
6:31 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Farley-Thorne Rematch Brewing

Power Girls Pow-Wow: Madelyn Thorne (center) chats with US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at Albany City Hall as Mayor Kathy Sheehan looks on.
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Republican New York State Senator Hugh Farley was challenged in 2012 by Democrat Madelyn Thorne. The veteran politician coasted to reelection. Now, Thorne is eyeing a rematch this November.

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New York News
4:15 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Gillibrand & Sheehan Unveil FAMILY Act

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at the podium in the rotunda at Albany City Hall.
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Friday announced federal legislation that would create paid family and medical leave.

Mayor Sheehan welcomed US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to city hall for the historic announcement.

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Hudson Valley News
12:52 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Gillibrand, Gibson Push Farm Bill Provision

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A U.S. Senator and Congressman, both from New York, will be in Sullivan County Friday afternoon to push for the passage of a Farm Bill that extends priority access to USDA funding. More from WAMC’s Allison Dunne.

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Hudson Valley News
7:18 am
Fri July 5, 2013

U.S. Senator and Congressman Introduce Made In The U.S.A. Legislation

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Two New York Democrats have introduced legislation to require national parks to sell merchandise made in the U.S.A.

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Hudson Valley News
1:50 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Federal Elected Officials Eye National Park Designation For The Hudson Valley

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A U.S. senator and two congress people from New York say they are working to protect the Hudson Valley as well as promote tourism and recreation. And they’re hoping to garner support to study the area for the potential to be designated as a national park.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and congressional representatives Nita Lowey and Sean Patrick Maloney, all Democrats, are behind three pieces of legislation they say would continue to shine a national spotlight on the Hudson River Valley region, from Saratoga to Westchester Counties.

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