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Infrastructure bill includes $10M for repairs to West Pier in Fair Haven

As part of the bipartisan infrastructure bill signed by President Biden last year, Fair Haven will get $10 million dollars for repairs to West Pier on Little Sodus Bay. The funding was announced in a news release by Senators Chuck Schumer and ... MORE
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Social media catches maskless Senator Kirsten Gillibrand entering Latham restaurant

Social media is leading the criticism Senator Kirsten Gillibrand after she was spotted entering a restaurant without a mask. Syracuse.com reports a video posted to a social media account belonging to Innovo Kitchen in Latham showing the Senator walking in without a ... MORE
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Gillibrand, Katko advocate for pandemic response centers to prepare for future COVID variants, other health emergencies

As more Omicron cases of COVID-19 are detected in New York and other states around the U.S. lawmakers are pushing for Pandemic Response Centers of Excellence to prepare for future variants and prevent public health emergencies. The measure, which was proposed by ... MORE
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will not be running for Governor of New York

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has announced she will not be running for governor in 2022, and that she’s happy serving as New York’s junior senator, a position she’s held since 2009. Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams ... MORE
Schumer, Gillibrand join chorus of Democrats calling for Cuomo to resign

Schumer, Gillibrand join chorus of Democrats calling for Andrew Cuomo to resign

Calls for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation grew even louder Friday night, as the highest ranking members of his party in Congress and Senate called for his resignation. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, as well as Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who collectively make up ... MORE
Gillibrand stops short of calling for resignation, but says investigation into Cuomo must be thorough

Gillibrand stops short of calling for resignation, but says investigation into Cuomo must be thorough

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says she supports an independent investigation into the claims leveled against Gov. Andrew Cuomo over the last week. A sixth individual came forward this week, alleging that Cuomo harassed her. Gillibrand didn’t say that Cuomo should resign, as many ... MORE
Gillibrand, Schumer accused of double-standard involving Cuomo allegations

Gillibrand, Schumer accused of double-standard involving Cuomo allegations

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is in the spotlight. She was the first Democratic senator to call for Al Franken’s resignation in 2017- when he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Fast-forward four years later- and critics say her handling of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s allegations ... MORE
Gov. Cuomo issues another statement allegations, investigation into sexual harassment looms

Gov. Cuomo issues another statement on allegations, investigation into sexual harassment looms

Governor Andrew Cuomo released a statement after another allegation of sexual harassment over the weekend. This time by former aide Charlotte Bennett, who accused the Governor of asking inappropriate questions about her sex life, and asking if she had sexual relations with ... MORE