Hartwick College on Wednesday hosted U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, who delivered a press conference on the college campus discussing her proposal to bring broadband Internet access to rural communities. The plan was included in the Senate-passed version of the Farm Bill.
US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for more money to help research, control, and get rid of the emerald ash borer. The bug is responsible for threatening 900-million ash trees in the state. Gillibrand is a member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrician, and Forestry Committee.
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made a personal appeal Thursday to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in support of a major disaster declaration for parts of the Mohawk Valley, southern tier and north country.
As heavy rain and flooding leaves hundreds of upstate New Yorkers in the Mohawk Valley and surrounding communities without shelter or access to food, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on the USDA to implement emergency food resources.
As college students across the country receive their diplomas, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing new legislation that allows students to refinance their college loans at lower interest rate.
U.S. Senator from New York Kirsten Gillibrand and Senator Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey have re-introduced the "Safe Chemicals Act" to protect Americans from dangerous toxic chemicals that are found in everyday consumer products.
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants to see the Federal minimum wage, which hasn't gone up in four years, boosted to $10.10 over the next three years. Future increases would be indexed to the rate of inflation.