Kirsten Gillibrand

Bob Turner declared victory in 9th Congressional District race (credit: CBS 2)

Voters In 9th Congressional District Say They Were Simply Fed Up With Democratic Way

“We’ve been asked by this district to send a message to Washington, and I hope they hear it loud and clear,” Turner said.

09/14/2011

(credit: CBS 2)

NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Pushes To Help Unemployed Veterans

Thousands of military veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are now living in New York City with no jobs.

07/10/2011

NYPD Counter Terrorism Team (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Calls For Wireless Network For First Responders

The 9/11 Commission Report pointed to shortcomings in the communications systems used by first responders during the Sept. 11 attacks in New York City in 2001.

05/19/2011

New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Sen. Gillibrand, Commissioner Kelly Want Wireless Network For First Responders

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the NYPD needs a broadband network that would allow it to communicate with other agencies, including federal law enforcement

04/11/2011

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Gillibrand Raises More Than $3M

Gillibrand reportedly said in an email thanking supporters that she broke the $3 million mark for the federal reporting period ending Thursday.

04/01/2011

Photo Credit: President Obama (Getty Images), 9/11 Responders (AP)

President Signs Sept. 11 First Responders Bill

The bill was one of the last measures Congress passed before adjourning in December. President Obama signed the bill from Hawaii, where he’s vacationing with his family.

01/02/2011

James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

Compromise Could Lead To 9/11 Bill Passage

Supporters were finally confident that the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act will be approved before the lame duck session ends.

12/20/2010

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (L) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Senators Optimistic Of GOP Support On 9/11 Health Bill

Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer said Sunday they are offering a less-costly alternative to the original version of the James Zadroga bill.

12/19/2010

No Labels Forum - (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Group ‘No Labels’ Attracts Politicians, Activists Around Country

Elected officials and activists from around the country gathered at Columbia University to discuss a new way to go forward in politics.

12/13/2010

James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

9/11 Health Bill Backers Vow To Continue Support

Critics questioned whether the bill is affordable and does enough to ensure that only people with illnesses related to trade center dust get help.

12/10/2010

James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

9/11 Health Bill Falls Short In Senate Test Vote

Senate Republicans have blocked a bill to aid people who got sick after exposure to dust from the World Trade Center’s collapse.

12/09/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Health Bill Backers Rallying On Pearl Harbor Day

360 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress passed the War Hazards Compensation Act. It has now been over nine years since the attacks of 9/11.

12/07/2010

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)

Schumer Optimistic About Upcoming 9/11 Bill

The U.S. Senate will decide the fate of the James Zagroda 9/11 Bill and Sen. Charles Schumer is “hopeful” it will pass.

12/05/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Gillibrand Optimistic About Passage Of 9/11 Health Bill

There is now one month left in the Congressional session, and one more month to pass the 9/11 health bill to provide medical care for sickened Ground Zero responders.

12/01/2010

Schumer (L), Gillibrand (R) (Photo/Associated Press)

Schumer, Gillibrand Victorious In Senate Bids

On a night when Republicans were victorious all over the country, the status quo was maintained in New York State — at least in the races for U.S. Senate seats.

11/02/2010

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