Kirsten Gillibrand

Obama lands at JFK, tours areas hardest hit by Sandy
Obama lands at JFK, tours areas hardest hit by Sandy
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 11/15/2012 at 1:11PM

By Alexa Altman and Terence Cullen “I’m very proud of you, New York,” said President Barack Obama. “You guys are tough. You bounce back, just as America always bounces back. The same is going to be true this time out.” Alongside New York’s most prominent officials, Obama surveyed damage in the areas hardest hit by [...]

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News Cristabelle Tumola 11/07/2012 at 7:35AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain in the afternoon. High of 43. Windy. Winds from the NNE at 30 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Wednesday Night: Overcast with snow and rain, then rain after midnight. Low of 34 with [...]

Gillibrand wins full term in Senate
Gillibrand wins full term in Senate
News Billy Rennison 11/07/2012 at 3:37AM

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand won re-election in a landslide victory over Republican challenger Wendy Long earning the Democrat her first full term in the Senate. With nearly 96 percent of precincts reporting, Gillibrand secured 72 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. “So while from the bottom of my heart I thank you for the honor and [...]

US Senate candidates Gillibrand, Long to debate tonight
US Senate candidates Gillibrand, Long to debate tonight
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 2:40PM

U.S. Senate candidates Kirsten Gillibrand and Wendy Long will take part in their one and only debate tonight at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. The debate between Democrat and incumbent Gillibrand and her Republican challenger Long will be broadcast live on NY1 and YNN, and co-moderated by NY1’s political anchor Errol Louis and YNN’s Capital Tonight host [...]

Bill designed to extend tax breaks for small businesses
Bill designed to extend tax breaks for small businesses
Business Cristabelle Tumola 8/30/2012 at 11:33AM

Women make up more than half the work force, but are often paid less than their male counterparts. A similar discrepancy exists for women-owned small businesses. Though it is one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, women-owned businesses start with eight times less capital. For that reason, on August 21, U.S. Senator Kirsten [...]

Turner’s attention turns toward helping Long in Senate race
Turner’s attention turns toward helping Long in Senate race
News Terence M. Cullen 7/05/2012 at 3:21PM

After Congressmember Bob Turner’s loss in the U.S. Senate Republican primary, it is unclear what he’ll do next, as his district will be split up at the end of this year. Turner lost the Republican primary to Manhattan lawyer Wendy Long — who will now run against incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Despite the loss — [...]

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