Advocates Say Health Care Funding For 9/11 Survivors Could Run Out By 2025 Unless Congress Passes CorrectionTheir main focus is to fix a funding shortfall in the World Trade Center Health Program.
Sen. Gillibrand Joins NYC Mayoral Hopeful Adams In Pushing Bipartisan Bill That Would Make Gun Trafficking A Federal CrimeTwo New York lawmakers have joined forces to tackle gun trafficking. On Monday, new legislation was announced in honor of a Brooklyn teen killed by gun violence.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Calls On FDA To Reexamine Health Effects Of Chemical Food Additive TBHQThe chemical is used to extend shelf life and is found in hundreds of processed foods. A new study found it could be harmful to the immune system.
Vice President Harris Sounds Off On Need For Stricter Gun Laws: 'We Are Seeing Tragedy After Tragedy'President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are both pushing for Congress to pass stricter gun laws, including an assault weapons ban.
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Joins Congressmembers In Push To Improve Federally Funded Food ProgramsAlmost a quarter million New Yorkers are WIC recipients, however the program has not been revised since 2014.
Local Leaders And Luminaries Mourn Passing Of David Dinkins, A 'Truly Great Man'Dinkins died Monday at the age of 93. He was New York City's first -- and to date only -- Black mayor.
Tri-State Area Officials React After Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Projected To Win ElectionLocal officials across the Tri-State Area reacted on social media moments after Joe Biden was projected to become the 46th president of the United States.
Veterans Fighting With VA To Cover Treatment For Conditions Caused By Breathing Poisonous Fumes On U.S. Military BasesThey enlisted to serve our country in the global war on terror, and now they claim out country has let them down.
Legislation Aims To Fund Child Care For Parents Attending CollegeThe new grant proposals earmark parents attending community colleges and minority-serving institutions across the state.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Introduces Expanded Food Safety Inspection Act In Response To Foodborne Illness OutbreaksThere have recently been outbreaks of sicknesses like E. coli tied to contaminated lettuce.
New York Senators Turn Up The Heat On President Trump Over Gun Control LegislationUniversal background checks on gun sales or nothing at all. That was the message from congressional Democratic leaders to President Donald Trump on Sunday.
Campaign 2020: Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out Of Democratic Presidential RaceDemocrat Kirsten Gillibrand says she's quitting the 2020 presidential race amid low polling and fundraising struggles.
Bill De Blasio Strikes Out With Voters, Gets Zero Percent Support In Latest 2020 PollA Quinnipiac University poll shows that if the Democratic primary were held today, the mayor and other local candidates are at the bottom of the field.
Campaign 2020: How To Watch De Blasio, Gillibrand, Booker In Tonight's DebateThe second Democratic presidential debate continues tonight in Detroit.
9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Blocked From Senate Vote By Republican Sen. Rand Paul, Draws Bipartisan OutrageSen. Kirstin Gillibrand was looking to fast-track the new 9/11 funding bill through the Senate, but was stopped by that single Republican senator