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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand with Trinity Alliance of the Capital Region’s Arbor Hill Food Pantry Manager Andre Lewis
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited a food pantry in Albany's Arbor Hill this morning to help pack healthy meals for New Yorkers struggling to make ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic.

Unionized nurses held a town hall with New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about the government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. 

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New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Antonio Delgado are urging Congress to include funding for rural communities in the next coronavirus relief package. They say the bureaucratic maze to apply for grants leaves these communities struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
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As Congress considers another stimulus package, public health officials say the coronavirus peak is still coming, even after a month of mandatory shutdowns in much of the country. New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand discussed the country's battle with COVID-19, and her disappointment over the federal government's inaction on new regulations for stretch limos in an interview with WAMC Friday.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Speaking at The Addictions Care Center of Albany
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was in Albany Monday to promote new legislation intended to help families struggling with addiction.

Donald Trump at the Flynn Theatre
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Tonight will be a spectacle in Washington. One day before a final vote on President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, government leaders will gather under one roof for the Republican’s State of the Union address. The speech will be heard live on WAMC at 9 p.m. Before that, New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand shared what she hopes to hear tonight.

New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are accusing the federal government of excluding the state from a $20 billion fund to expand rural broadband.

Stewart ANG Base Is A Finalist For A New Squadron

Dec 5, 2019
Courtesy of Stewart Air National Guard Base

New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says Stewart Air National Guard base is one of seven bases being considered across the nation for a new mission.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand unveils the Rebuild Rural America Act at Clinton Community College's Institute for Advanced Manufacturing
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New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing legislation intended to help rural communities access federal government grants for long-term projects.  She was at Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh on Monday to discuss how it would help initiatives like the school’s Institute for Advanced Manufacturing.