Congressman Chris Gibson

  Many elected officials would be out of a job if we had term limits.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he supports them. 

 One way or another, one Congressional district in our region is getting a new representative.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he has worked well with retiring Republican Chris Gibson. 

  Congressman Chris Gibson of New York’s 19th District is exploring the possibility of running for Governor of New York in 2018. 

In today’s Congressional Corner he speaks with Alan Chartock about some important things to be considered before he makes a decision. 

  United States Congress people aren’t subject to term limits.

In today’s Congressional Corner Alan Chartock speaks with New York Congressman Chris Gibson about his self-imposed term limit and potential future plans.

  Congressman Chris Gibson of New York’s 19th District was still active military when Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast 10 years ago.

In today’s Congressional Corner he speaks with Alan Chartock hurricane preparedness and severe weather recovery.

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House Republicans Chris Gibson and Elise Stefanik of New York are hosting a community forum on tick borne illness today. The forum at Adirondack Community College will focus on efforts to combat Lyme and other diseases.

  The Republican presidential field seems to be growing by the week.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he doesn’t have a horse in the race just yet.

  There is increasing awareness of Lyme disease, especially in our region.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s an acute problem in his district. 

  There are no easy answers in the Middle East.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Islamic State is not going away in Iraq. 

  Another New York legislative leader has been arrested on corruption charges.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his fellow Republican Dean Skelos should no longer be the Senate leader.

This was recorded before Skelos stepped down on Monday 5/11.

  The Trans-Pacific Partnership has split Congress.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he opposes the deal. 

At the urging of members of New York’s congressional delegation, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to expedite a Schoharie County project.

Pete Lopez (file photo)
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 Is he or isn't he?

Conflicting reports appeared this week concerning New York State Assemblyman Pete Lopez making a run for Congressman Chris Gibson's seat come 2016.

Report: Assemblyman Pete Lopez To Run For Congress

Apr 15, 2015

New York State Assemblyman Pete Lopez of the 102nd district announced his plans to run for U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson's seat after the Kinderhook Republican's term ends. The Catskill Daily Mail reports that Lopez announced that he and Gibson have been working closely together. Gibson said in January that this would be his last term in the House and is exploring a statewide run in 2018.

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It has been over 40 months since tropical storm Irene flooded the Schoharie County Public Safety Building and the jail; both are still in need of repair. Upstate New York Congressman Chris Gibson led a gathering of state and local leaders Tuesday in Schoharie County, with the intent to spark FEMA to make a decision. 

4/7/15 Panel

Apr 7, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, SUNY Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Professor, Rosemary Armao, and Associate Editor of The Times Union, Mike Spain.

Scheduled topics include JetBlue lands in Albany; Boston Marathon bombing trial goes to Jury; Rand Paul to launch presidential campaign; Chris Gibson to possibly run for NY Governor; Iowa and 2016 candidates.

Two New York congressmen are co-sponsors of a bill to fund mental health services in schools.

New York Congressman Chris Gibson is one of the more than 300 Republican lawmakers and operatives who has signed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court making a conservative case for same-sex marriage.

  For many of us, it’s an important part of everyday life, but several localities in the listening area can’t get high-speed internet.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that we are making progress. 

  With former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver facing federal corruption charges, Albany’s reputation has seen better days.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock several ethics reforms are needed. 

  What should America’s role be in the Middle East?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock there are no easy answers to that eternal question.

NY Congressman Reintroduces Agent Orange Bill

Feb 16, 2015
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A New York congressman has reintroduced legislation concerning veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange.

NY Congressman Aims To Reform War Powers Resolution

Jan 29, 2015

A New York congressman once again has introduced a bill concerning war powers.

Republican Congressman Chris Gibson has reintroduced the War Powers Reform Act, which amends the War Powers Resolution to clarify when the President needs congressional approval before deploying Armed Forces. Gibson, a retired Army colonel, says that over the past few decades, presidents of both parties have not complied with the provisions as originally intended. Vermont Democrat Peter Welch is one of the bill’s 30 co-sponsors. Gibson first introduced the War Powers Reform Act in 2011.

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In his first State of the Union Address to a Republican-controlled Congress, President Barack Obama outlined an earnest agenda infused in Democratic priorities.   

    For Congressman Chris Gibson, it’s the beginning of the end.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his goals for his final term.

  John Boehner was reelected as Speaker of the House, but no thanks to New York Representative Chris Gibson.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why.

  Another regional representative is leaving the House of Representatives.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he may be eyeing new horizons. 

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New York’s 19th District U.S. Representative Chris Gibson will not seek a fourth term in 2016 - the Congressman may be considering a future bid for statewide office.

Congressman Chris Gibson released an official statement Tuesday morning. He has decided to retire, raising hopes for Democrats seeking to re-capture the coveted 19th congressional district which covers  Sullivan, Ulster, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Greene and Columbia counties and parts of Montgomery, Rensselaer and Dutchess counties. Some are suggesting Gibson has an eye on a statewide office...

Rep. Chris Gibson
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New York’s 19th Congressional District Representative Chris Gibson has announced that he will not run for re-election in 2016. The Republican plans to retire after his third term in the seat. Gibson won reelection after defeating Democrat Sean Eldridge in November by nearly 30 points.

HV Congressmen Call On NY Governor To Sign Lyme Bill

Dec 4, 2014
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Two New York congressmen are the latest voices calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation concerning Lyme disease treatment as state lawmakers wonder about the holdup.

Hudson Valley Congressmen Chris Gibson, a Republican, and Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat, have teamed up to urge Governor Cuomo to sign legislation the state legislature passed in June that would essentially expand treatment options for patients suffering from Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses. Here’s Gibson.

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