U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

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Speaking today at the Albany School of the Humanities, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Paul Tonko vowed to fight to protect healthier food standards and programs for schools as Congress prepares to debate child nutrition standards. 

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for a new measure that will give states the authority to use more federal funds on local bridge improvement projects.

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has announced new bipartisan legislation for 9/11 victims, survivors and their families.

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing legislation that aims to stop discrimination in adoption and foster care agencies. The Every Child Deserves a Family Act would prohibit any entity that receives federal funds from discriminating against adoptive or foster parents based on sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status.

..::Photo via AP | Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) (April 2009)::..

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is announcing legislation to remove legal barriers to adoption by lesbian, gay and transgender parents.

At the urging of members of New York’s congressional delegation, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to expedite a Schoharie County project.

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New York’s two U.S. Senators and a Hudson Valley congresswoman are urging the secretary of the U.S. Navy to name a ship after a city in Westchester County.

..::Photo via AP | Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) (April 2009)::..

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says every eligible voter in the United States should be able to register to vote online.

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U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal have introduced legislation that would require railroads to install additional safety technology by 2018 to help prevent crashes from speed and human error.

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In the battle over who will lead the Senate Democratic Caucus, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is giving her support to her New York colleague.

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