Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
In the last two weeks, two service members have been accused of sexual misconduct. In both cases, the men had been in charge of preventing those type of crimes.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who serves as the chair of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, plans to address the issue next week with a newly drafted bill.
The recently retired Hillary Clinton hasn’t announced whether she’ll run or not for the Oval Office, but the Madam President campaign is underway and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand spoke out Friday on her plans for 2016.
With the the renewed debate over gun control in the wake of the Newtown massacre, we’re continuing to look at the rhetoric.
About $141.5 million of the funding will go towards repairing the PATH train line, with the remaining $54.2 million designated for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub.
The $85 billion budget-cutting mechanism could affect everything from commercial flights to classrooms to meat inspections.
The measure has passed with bipartisan support twice in the senate, most recently last week.
Bagpipes played Monday as the casket of late former Mayor Ed Koch was carried out of Temple Emanu-El on the shoulders of NYPD pall-bearers and and was followed by mourners both connected and common.
The funding being sought by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand would help improve energy efficiency in the homes of needy families.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have appealed to the Obama administration to prevent illegal guns from being brought to New York and make it far more difficult for the mentally handicapped and criminals to obtain firearms, while protecting law-abiding gun owners.
Lawmakers said meaningful action in the wake of last week’s elementary school shooting must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the nation deals with individuals suffering from serious mental illness.
Along the Brooklyn waterfront, piles of debris lay strewn about from homes soaked with sea water and sand during Superstorm Sandy.
Crews are quickly working to get rail networks back on track following the devastating toll Superstorm Sandy took on New York City Transit and parts of the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad.
New Yorkers continue to face obstacles as they try to return to pre-Sandy routines three days after the superstorm slammed the city.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and city council speaker Christine Quinn were among the politicians who met with community leaders at Gay Men’s Health Crisis headquarters Sunday afternoon to talk about an LGBT equality measure.
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