Gillibrand Statement on New Department of Defense Military Sexual Assault Report

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 1, 2014 — U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Chair of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, released the following statement today after the Defense Department released a new report on military sexual assault. Today’s report does not include a prevalence survey to determine the total number of estimated cases of unwanted sexual contact in FY2013, the prevalence …

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U.S. Senate Passes Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 2, 2012 — The Wall Street Journal has divulged that the U.S. Senate has overwhelmingly approved passage of the legislation known as “Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act,” a/k/a/ the “Stock Act” by a 96-3 vote margin after years of delay. The legislation goes toward banning lawmakers from trading stocks based upon insider information. The bill …

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Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Seeks Public Comments on State Budget and Mandate Relief

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Uses Website to Invite Feedback  Yonkers, NY — Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (35th District- D/WF/I) launched two sections on her website this week, inviting public comments on two vital issues. One section seeks input on mandate relief, which the Senator will bring back to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Mandate Relief Redesign Team, and the other asks for feedback on the 2011-2012 Executive …

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Gillibrand, Schumer Announce Bipartisan Deal on 9/11 Health

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Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles E. Schumer today announced they have reached a bipartisan agreement to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act today in the U.S. Senate.  Senators Gillibrand and Schumer issued the following statement: 

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Ed Koch Commentary: Are We Witnessing A Greek Tragedy? By Edward I. Koch

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The debacle that resulted from President Obama's negotiations with the Republican leadership is extremely complicated.  Examining each vote and action by the Democrats in both Houses and assigning a significance to that vote and action would take the skills of a first-class investigative journalist with the resources and staff needed to do the interviewing of Democratic members of Congress and …

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Saturday Night Advice for U.S. Voters Next Tuesday (1940) BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

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The Yonkers Connection On November 2, 1940, the Saturday before Election Day, Robert H. Jackson, the Attorney General of the United States, delivered the principal speech at a political meeting outside of New York City.  That year featured a presidential election that Jackson and many believed would be close and, for Democrats, possibly a defeat:  President Franklin D. Roosevelt, seeking …

eHeziSaturday Night Advice for U.S. Voters Next Tuesday (1940) BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

Fundraising Invitation to Benefit the Joe DioGuardi Campaign Effort

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Please click here for PDF of Joe DioGuardi Invite!   You are cordially invited to join  Mayor Phil Amicone and  former Mayors John Spencer and  Angelo Martinelli at a fundraising reception in support of Joe DioGuardi Candidate for U.S. Senate (NY)   Tuesday, October 26, 2010 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   $500 per person Includes a signed copy of …

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Senator Stewart-Cousins Introduces Legislation to Eliminate Inactive Public Authorities

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Albany, NY, September 28, 2010 — Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins yesterday announced she has introduced legislation (S8165A) to eliminate 118 public authorities and agencies that are no longer active. The 118 authorities, located across New York State, include defunct industrial development agencies, community development agencies, urban renewal agencies and various other public authorities.

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McLaughlin Unveils Campaign Headquarters with Grand Opening Ceremony

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Westchester, NY, September 2010 – Conservative and Republican Party endorsed candidate  Liam McLaughlin, vying to represent the 35th Senate District yesterday celebrated the opening of his campaign headquarters in Greenburgh, NY, with a grand opening ceremony.

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“Dont’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Judicial Ruling Should Serve as Call to Action For Congress BY Kirsten Gillibrand

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Washington,  Don’t Tell” policy unconstitutional, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement: “Judge Phillips’ ruling is a major step forward for our efforts to repeal this immoral and harmful policy.  I strongly hope that the ruling of this policy as unconstitutional will stand and that theDepartment of Justice will eventually choose not to appeal. President Obama has been an outspoken advocate for repeal and …

eHezi“Dont’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Judicial Ruling Should Serve as Call to Action For Congress BY Kirsten Gillibrand