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New York gets $5 million for homeland security programs

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Communities around New York state will share $5 million in federal funding for homeland security programs. The grants will help fund police tactical teams, search and rescue operations, bomb dogs and selected infrastructure projects. Gov. Andrew ...

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Gillibrand takes on campus sexual assaults

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Protecting college and university students from sexual assault is the goal of a new bipartisan bill introduced Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Among the group of senators announcing the proposed legislation was Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., who has also fought for ...

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Senator: Expand online voter registration access

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says people across the country should be able use their computers, smartphones or electronic tablets to register to vote. The New York Democrat is announcing legislation Sunday that would force the 23 states ...

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Gillibrand visits Seneca Falls

Standing at the First Presbyterian Church in Seneca Falls, where suffragist leader Alice Paul also advocated for women’s rights, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Saturday outlined her five-point package to ensure more working women have a fair shot at earning ...

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Gillibrand and Long agree to Senate race debate

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Republican challenger Wendy Long have agreed to debate a few weeks before the November election. Cable news stations NY1 and YNN say they will host a live candidates’ debate at Skidmore ...

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Gillibrand bill creates capital for innovators

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has authored a bill that would make it easier for new technologies to get off the ground. The America Innovates Act would create an innovation bank to provide capital to universities and research institutions to help ...

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2 Senate runs in 2 years: Gillibrand gears up

ALBANY — It’s not exactly “Groundhog Day” for Kirsten Gillibrand, New York’s junior U.S. senator who is ramping up for a second, high-stakes campaign just two years after she won the seat. The Democrat has broader support, more recognition and ...

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AG, Gillibrand announce crackdown on illegal guns

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are launching a crackdown on illegal gun sales. The announcement Sunday came just days after Schneiderman’s undercover investigation led to criminal charges against 10 New York gun dealers for illegal ...

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