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Senator Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand was sworn in as New York’s Junior Senator on January 27th, 2009, replacing current Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Prior to her appointment to the U.S. Senate, Gillibrand served in the U.S. House of Representatives representing New York’s 20th Congressional District, which spans across ten counties in Upstate New York.

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Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $4.5M in Neighborworks Funding to Develop and Preserve Affordable Housing,...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $4,804,166 in grants for New York state community development organizations in the national NeighborWorks® network. The funds will support developing and preserving affordable housing, maintaining and expanding neighborhoods, and growing jobs. The FY 17 grant funding will be released by NeighborWorks America.

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $3.8 Million In Federal Funds For Long Island MaCarthur Airport;...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that Long Island MacArthur Airport is receiving a $3,874,557 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant to construct an Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Building. Earlier this year, the Senators announced $5,880,437 for the Firefighting Building.

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $119,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR RANDALL AIRPORT IN ORANGE COUNTY

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $119,230 in federal funding for infrastructure projects at the Randall Airport operated by the Aerodrome Development Corporation. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Program. The Randall Airport will use the funding to purchase .247 acres of land needed for future airport development, and to rehabilitate over 8,700 square yards of the existing apron to maintain the structural integrity of the pavement

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $2.8 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR GRIFFISS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $2,808,000 in federal funding for the Griffiss International Airport located in Rome. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This federal funding will enable the airport to construct a snow removal equipment building, so it can safely and efficiently store the tools that will allow it to keep runways and taxiways clear during all months of the year

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $14 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS TO SUPPORT HOMELESS VETERAN FAMILIES...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $14,074,580 in federal funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for seven organizations in New York City and Long Island that provide services to low-income, at-risk Veterans and their families. The grants are being provided under the VA’s Support Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) program, which helps Veteran families around the nation who are permanently housed or transitioning to permanent housing. The SSVF grant program provides access to crucial services to prevent homelessness for Veterans and their families

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, FOLLOWING HIS PUSH, HIGH TECH OF ROCHESTER WILL RECEIVE $2.6 MILLION IN...

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced the High Tech of Rochester (HTR) will receive $2.6 million in federal funding through the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to construct its new Business Accelerator. HTR plans to build the Accelerator on the sixth floor of the recently redeveloped Sibley Building in downtown Rochester. In June, Schumer – in a letter and a personal phone call to the head of EDA, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Jay Williams – urged the federal agency to expeditiously approve this funding, citing that the new business incubator would complete the Sibley Building’s renovation by providing a crucial engine for job creation.

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $313,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR DUTCHESS COUNTY AIRPORT

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $313,200 in federal funding for infrastructure projects at Dutchess County Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Program. The Dutchess County Airport will use the funding to begin two phase one design projects. Specifically, the airport will design the replacement of a 3,675 square foot snow removal equipment building and the replacement of a 6,725 square foot aircraft rescue and firefighting building to assist the airport in meeting safety requirements of 14 CFR Part 139 and protect ARFF equipment from adverse weather conditions.

Funds Will Be Used To Support Case Management Services For Elderly Residents

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $246,000 in federal funds to the Ithaca Housing Authority (IHA), located in Tompkins County. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) program. The funds will be used to help ensure the highest quality of life possible for 250 elderly residents in the town of Ithaca who are reliant on the IHA for their housing needs.

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $245K IN FEDERAL HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $246,000 in federal funds to the Ithaca Housing Authority (IHA), located in Tompkins County. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) program. The funds will be used to help ensure the highest quality of life possible for 250 elderly residents in the town of Ithaca who are reliant on the IHA for their housing needs

Funds Will Be Used To Support Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. Housing Programs For Those in...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $178,704 in federal funds to Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) program and will be used to advance local programs designed to help those most in need become self-sufficient through housing, skills training, and health care services.

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $178K IN FEDERAL HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $178,704 in federal funds to Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) program and will be used to advance local programs designed to help those most in need become self-sufficient through housing, skills training, and health care services

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $5.8 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR LONG ISLAND MACARTHUR AIRPORT;...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that Long Island MacArthur Airport is receiving a $5,880,437 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant to construct an Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Building

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1 MILLION TO SUPPORT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVORS IN TROY

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,066,776 in federal funding to the Unity House of Troy, Inc. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) under the Violence Against Women Act and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (VAWA/HOPWA). The Unity House of Troy will receive $869,257 through HOPWA and another $197,519 through the transitional Housing Assistance Program

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $3.4 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO HELP REMOVE LEAD HAZARDS FROM...

Onondaga County will use funds to address lead hazards in 195 housing units to help protect health & safety of area families & children. Schumer and Gillibrand earlier this year urged HUD Secretary to provided funding to help remove lead from Central New York homes. Senators secured three out of fifteen projects HUD will be funding nationwide

Gillibrand Fights For New Legislation To Prevent Foreclosure For Thousands In New York City...

Washington, DC - May 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As families across New York and across the country struggle to find work after losing their jobs for no fault of their own, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is advancing legislation to provide temporary mortgage relief for struggling families to stave off the threat of foreclosure.

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Aid On Its Way, Sba Grants Li’s Request For Loans...

New York, NY - April 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced today that the Small Business Administration (SBA) has granted Long Island’s request for disaster loans for the March 12-30 storms that walloped the area.

Gillibrand Announces $445,400 In Neighborworks® Grants To Neighborhood Housing Services Of New York City,...

New York, NY - April 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) today announced $445,400 in NeighborWorks® America grants for Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, Inc. (NHS). NHS is a member of the national NeighborWorks® network that supports affordable housing and community development activities throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

Gillibrand Introduces Solar Energy Legislation

Washington, DC - February 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced legislation this week to encourage the installation of 10 million solar systems on the rooftops of homes and businesses over the next decade.

Gillibrand Takes Action To Crack Down On Fraudulent Use Of First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

Washington, DC - October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- With new reports that hundreds of thousands are illegally taking advantage of a tax credit to help get first-time homebuyers into the housing market without actually purchasing a home, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today co-sponsored legislation that would crack down on fraud and improve oversight of the first-time homebuyer tax credit.

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $3.5 Million Coming To Hudson Valley Community College For Solar...

New York, NY - October 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Hudson Valley Community College in Troy will receive $3,497,595 from the Department of Energy.

More Than 8,000 New Yorkers Have Taken Advantage of the Credit, Saving Nearly $4...

Washington, DC - September 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand co-sponsored legislation today that would extend the $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers for another six months.

Senate Passes Kerry-Gillibrand Amendment to Protect Renters in Foreclosure Crisis

Washington, D.C. - May 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — An amendment by Senators John Kerry and Kirsten Gillibrand to protect renters from being thrown out of their homes after a foreclosure passed the Senate today as part of the larger housing bill, the Help Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 (S. 896.) S. Amdt. 1036, the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act, ensures that tenants and families nationwide have at least 90 days to find their next home if they are renting in a building that is foreclosed upon.

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Six Companies Receive New York State Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Certification

The Office of General Services Commissioner today announced that the following six businesses have recently been certified by the Office of General Services’ (OGS) Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development (DSDVBD)

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Six Companies Receive New York State Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Certification

The Office of General Services Commissioner today announced that the following six businesses have recently been certified by the Office of General Services’ (OGS) Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development (DSDVBD)