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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...

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.



Mayor London Breed Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Affordable Housing in the...

Mayor London N. Breed today joined community leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of future affordable housing at 1950 Mission Street. Once completed, the project will offer 155 affordable apartments for families