Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) talks to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) during a confirmation hearing for U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Lynch will succeed Eric Holder to be the next U.S. Attorney General if confirmed by the Senate.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

New York City To Receive Nearly $260 Million In Federal Anti-Terrorism Grants

New York City will be the beneficiary of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal grants for anti-terrorism efforts, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday.

07/28/2015

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Legislation Could Help Protect, Restore Long Island Sound

Officials and environmentalists from several communities along Long Island Sound gathered at Hempstead Harbor on Monday to sound the alarm.

06/22/2015

FILE -- Residential streets close to the shore remain flooded following Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Top FEMA Insurance Official Resigns; FEMA Sets Up Review Process For Sandy Claims

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to let Superstorm Sandy victims who think their insurance claims were not fairly paid out to undergo a review.

03/12/2015

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is backing a petition to ban certain toxic materials from children's toys (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Sen. Gillibrand Throws Support Behind Petition To Ban Toxic Chemicals In Toys

Standing in front of a table filled with popular name brand toys, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says there are hidden dangers.

12/14/2014

Dinesh D'Souza

Scholar Dinesh D’Souza Sentenced In Campaign Donations Case

Dinesh D’Souza was sentenced to five years probation at a halfway house in San Diego, Calif., and ordered him to get therapeutic counseling.

09/23/2014

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sept. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS News)

Gillibrand ‘Wouldn’t Be Surprised’ If Congressional Hearings Held On Ray Rice Case

Appearing on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday morning, Gillibrand called the league’s handling of the case “awful” and “outrageous.”

09/14/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials call for the renewal of the Zadroga Act on Sept. 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Local Leaders Urging Reauthorization Of Zadroga Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Peter King joined Mayor Bill de Blasio in lower Manhattan to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

09/08/2014

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) is joined by survivors of campus sexual assault during a news conference  in July, 2014  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gillibrand In New Book: Male Colleagues Have Made Insensitive, Skeevy Remarks

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) dished some dirt in her new book, “Off the Sidelines.”

08/27/2014

Bellevue Hospital's entrance atrium during Sandy, left, and a year later, right. (credit: Bellevue Hospital Center)

$117 Million Coming In Federal Aid For Sandy-Related Damage To Bellevue Hospital

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said the New York City public hospital system will receive more than $117 million in federal aid for repairs to Bellevue Hospital Center for Superstorm-Sandy-related damages.

08/14/2014

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) is joined by survivors of campus sexual assault during a news conference  in July, 2014  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

SUNY Supports Bill Combating Sexual Assaults On Campus

New York’s public university system is the first to support a bipartisan federal effort that would strengthen colleges and universities’ assistance for sexual assault victims while establishing penalties for non-compliance.

08/13/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Launches Re-Election Bid At Democratic Convention On Long Island

Cuomo sounded a triumphant note in his party convention address that cited his successful efforts to pass gay marriage and gun control and his work to boost education investments and fix the economy of upstate New York.

05/22/2014

Dinesh D'Souza

Scholar Dinesh D’Souza Pleads Guilty In Campaign Donations Case

On Tuesday, Dinesh D’Souza admitted to getting two close associates to make $10,000 contributions to Wendy Long.

05/20/2014

Dinesh D'Souza

Judge: No Evidence Of Selective Prosecution For Scholar Dinesh D’Souza

A New York federal judge said Thursday that he sees no evidence that conservative scholar and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza is being selectively prosecuted.

05/15/2014

Bronx School For Nigeria

Bronx Elementary Students Request Lawmakers Aid Nigerian Kidnap Victims

The crisis in Nigeria is difficult for us to comprehend as adults, but what about children? One teacher is taking a unique approach to teaching her kids about what’s happening — and how they can make a difference.

05/08/2014

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Gillibrand Drafts Bill To Allow College Grads To Refinance Federal Loans

Student loan debt has surpassed the $1 trillion mark nationwide, surpassing credit card and auto loan debt.

04/08/2014

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