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16 hrs ago | Rochester Business Journal

Feds find 9 countries are dumping steel products

Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced Thursday the U.S. Department of Commerce has found companies from nine countries are dumping steel pipe products into the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rochester, NY

Yesterday | Customer Interaction Solutions

Gillibrand, Hanna Announce Army Corps Approves Mohawk Valley Edge's...

WASHINGTON, July 23 -- The office of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Richard Hanna announced that the Army Corps of Engineers approved the wetland permit for the site being developed by Mohawk Valley Economic Development Growth Enterprises to attract ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marcy, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New York Post

Schumer racks up more travel costs than most of his colleagues

All of those Sunday press conferences don't come cheap, but at least Sen. Charles Schumer makes it home to New York frequently - unlike some colleagues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Harry Reid

WHAM-AM Rochester

Government moves to phase out failure-prone tank car

Federal transportation authorities have proposed new rules phasing out an older type of railroad tank car that has a tendency to burst open in a crash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rochester, NY

SFGate

Senate bill targets companies that move overseas

This July 9, 2014, file photo shows, from left, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., as they listen to the National Anthem during a ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator John Barrasso, Debbie Stabenow

Times Herald-Record

Editorial: Hunger is a challenge

It's not hard to estimate how many young people in the region need help to fight hunger.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Sen. Gillibrand to Introduce Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will introduce the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act to restore the contraceptive coverage requirement guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act and protect coverage of other health services from employers who want to impose their beliefs on their employees by denying benefits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Women's Health, Health, US House of Representatives, Jerrold Nadler, Diana DeGette

Politico

Money gap: Why don't women give?

For all the progress women have made in Congress and in elections, they are practically sitting out the new game that is redefining American politics: big money.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Albany Times Union

Gillibrand wants to fill venture capital void

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand learns about how Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a leader in the creation of jobs based on state funded research for innovative technologies Monday, July 21, 2014, during a media event at the Low Center for Industrial Innovatio in Troy, N.Y. Gillibrand is backing a bill called the Technology and Research Accelerating ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, Small Business, Personal Finance, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Times Herald-Record

Gillibrand touts summer food program for children

Two children were so hungry, they actually bit each other so they could go to the school nurse's office.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

News Max

Hillary Clinton May Face Democratic Rivals in 2016 Despite Polls

Hillary Clinton is the runaway leader in two new polls as the Democratic choice for presidential nominee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marist College, Joe Biden

Politico

Poll: Cuomo far ahead of Astorino

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a massive edge over his challenger in the upcoming gubernatorial race in November, a new poll says.

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Related Topix: New York, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY

Business Journal

U.S. Senator Gillibrand and RPI president Jackson to push legislation ...

Shirley Ann Jackson , president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will hold an event on the school's campus this morning to push federal legislation focused on helping researchers bring more products to market.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, Rensselaer, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

13WHAM

NY Times article prompts legislation

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is among a bipartisan group of senators drafting legislation to improve the way colleges handle sexual violence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Hobart, NY

WHEC-TV Rochester

Gillibrand: list microbeads as Great Lakes threat

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants the Environmental Protection Agency to list microbeads as Great Lakes contaminants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Environmental Law, Law

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Albany Times Union

A sensible plan for New York

In his commencement speech at the University of CaliforniaIrvine last month, President Barack Obama compared America's challenge to fight global warming to America's mission to go to the moon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

Switched

Leticia Van De Putte's Dad Set An Awesome Example For Dads Everywhere

Texas state Sen. Leticia Van De Putte, who is running for lieutenant governor , spoke with Texas Monthly about Democrats in Texas, her chances this November and what inspired her to speak up during colleague Wendy Davis' 2013 filibuster of a controversial anti-abortion bill aimed at severely cutting access to abortion services across Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas, US News, Abortion, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

The Real Deal

From left: Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand

The U.S. Senate voted 93 to 4 on Thursday to reauthorize a program that provides a federal backstop for insurance costs in the event of a terror attack for an additional seven years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat

MLive.com

Viewpoint: Family and Medical insurance Leave Act protects families, helps business

The federal Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act, sponsored by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, would create a much-needed paid family and medical leave program that would allow people to care for themselves and their families.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Military outlines potential missile site for Fort Drum, opens public comment period

The Missile Defense Agency will launch an environmental impact survey of Fort Drum and other installations as it reviews locations for a potential East Coast missile defense site.

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Related Topix: Fort Drum, NY, Strategic Defense Initiative, Carthage, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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