Schumer, Gillibrand Call For $1.1 Billion To Fight, Prevent Zika VirusU.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) joined health officials Sunday to ask for increased funding to prevent and treat the Zika virus.
Gillibrand, Blumenthal Seek To Close Loophole In Gun Law For Domestic OffendersAs a divided U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider a gun ban for domestic violence convictions, two U.S. senators are seeking to close a loophole in current law.
Gillibrand: VA Medical Marijuana Policy Discriminates Against VetsGillibrand wants the Dept. of Veterans Affairs to allow its doctors to discuss medical marijuana with patients in states where it's legal.
NY Officials Prepare Meals For The Chronically Ill Ahead Of Holiday SeasonSenator Kirsten Gillibrand and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer paid a visit to "God's Love We Deliver" on Sunday.
9/11 Victim Advocates Furious Over New Zadroga Act ProposalA new Republican proposal to reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act is receiving criticism from victim advocates.
Feds Award $10M For Bus Transit In Lower Hudson ValleyNew York state will receive $10 million in federal money for bus transit service between Rockland and Westchester counties.
Gillibrand Touts Reform Plan For Federal Laws On Medical MarijuanaU.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Monday told a group of marijuana industry professionals that the federal government should reform laws affecting its medical use, allowing states to set their own policies.
Lawmakers Call For Stonewall Inn To Be Made National ParkNational parks can only be created by an act of Congress. They include sites of cultural or historic importance like Stonewall, where protesters rioted against police that had raided the inn.
Jon Stewart, 9/11 First Responders Call On Congress To Renew Zadroga ActFormer "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart led the charge on Capitol Hill as firefighters, police officers and ground zero recovery workers called on Congress to extend the Zadroga Act.
Sen. Gillibrand Proposes Legislation To Help Schools With Asthmatic StudentsIn the Bronx, crisscrossed by expressways and dotted with old industrial sites, asthma rates are sky high.
$8.9 Million In Federal Funding Coming For Upgrades At JFKU.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Friday announced $8.9 million in new federal funding for runway and airfield upgrades at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
New York City To Receive Nearly $260 Million In Federal Anti-Terrorism GrantsNew 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.