Kirsten Gillibrand
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At the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing today, I questioned EPA nominee Scott Pruitt on whether he is committed to using the EPA to protect the health of our children and families from contaminants in the water and air. Whether it's children with asthma or communities with tainted drinking water, our families rely on the U.S. government to prioritize their health over the...
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Gillibrand to Pruitt: 'I need you to care about human health'

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Kirsten Gillibrand
01/17/2017 at 23:27. Facebook
Today, I called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to immediately launch an investigation into whether Rep. Tom Price, President-elect Trump's nominee to head the Department of Health and Human Services, violated the STOCK Act. In 2012, I passed this bipartisan legislation to make insider trading by members of Congress illegal, and to ensure that politicians play by the same rules as...
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Health pick’s trades put STOCK Act in spotlight

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Kirsten Gillibrand
01/12/2017 at 22:45. Facebook
Last night, shamefully, Senate Republicans began the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act with passage of their 2017 budget resolution. Unfortunately, my amendment to protect women's access to basic, life-saving care in the ACA failed to advance on a vote of 49-49. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, women receive crucial preventive care without co-pays and can no longer be charged more...
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Senator Perfectly Explains in Just 2 Minutes the Importance of Protecting Women’s Health

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Today, I'm introducing an amendment to protect women’s access to quality affordable healthcare under the Affordable Care Act. Thanks to the ACA, women receive crucial preventive care without co-pays and can no longer be charged more than men or denied coverage for being pregnant. Repealing the Affordable Care Act would disproportionately impact women and I will lead the fight to protect...
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Kirsten Gillibrand Is Fighting to Protect Women’s Health Care From Trump

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We are barely a week into the new Congress, and Congressional Republicans have already made it clear that their top priority is taking away health insurance from millions of Americans. Senate Democrats are standing up against these efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and undermine Medicare and Medicaid. Tune in to watch our Facebook Live below and share your health care story in the...
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We are barely a week into the new Congress, and Congressional Republicans have already made it clear that their top priority is taking away health insurance from millions of Americans. Senate Democrats are standing up against these efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and undermine Medicare and Medicaid. Tune in to watch our Facebook Live below and share your health care story in the...
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Yesterday, I stood with my colleagues to speak out against Speaker Ryan's plan to defund Planned Parenthood as part of the House Republicans' attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The election was not about taking away life-saving health care from millions of Americans. We must stand strong against these attempts to strip away Americans' healthcare coverage, including the 20 million...
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Ryan: GOP to 'defund' Planned Parenthood in Obamacare repeal

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‪From my family to yours, wishing you all a Merry Christmas, happy holidays and all the blessings of the season! ‬
ICYMI: I sat down with The Huffington Post recently to discuss the STOCK Act and President-elect Trump. I passed the STOCK Act in 2012 to make sure politicians have to play by the same rules as everyone else, and that includes the President and his cabinet. As the piece makes clear, the STOCK Act "poses significant problems for a billionaire president who is intent on maintaining a stake in...
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Senator Fears Trump's Business Ties Endanger American Democracy

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New Yorkers, the deadline to sign up for a health care plan with coverage beginning January 1st has been extended to this Saturday, December 17th. Click below to sign up and get covered!

New York State of Health | Health Plan Marketplace for Individual and Small Business Health Insurance

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My new piece up at The New York Times about why civilian control of the military is so important and why I do not think Congress should be ignoring the law and principles of our democracy that have served us well for centuries for President-Elect Donald Trump.

Civilian Control of the Military Is Fundamental to American Democracy

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With hate crimes on the rise since the election--up 31.5% in New York City just this year--yesterday I was honored to stand alongside New York City faith leaders to push for additional federal funding to protect our synagogues, churches, mosques and community centers. These acts of hate do not represent us. They do not represent the ideals of New York or our American values. We must stand up...
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Gillibrand: More funds to combat hate attacks

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For today's launch of Thrive Global, I have a new piece up about why it's so important for every American worker to have access to paid leave. It's outrageous that the U.S. is the only industrialized nation not to guarantee some form of paid leave to its workers. Not only is it good for our working families, but providing paid leave is good for business. The fact is, everyone will encounter...
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Why Every American Deserves Paid Leave

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Henry and I loved making our favorite raspberry pie for Thanksgiving dinner. From my family to yours, wishing you all a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!
At Rochester City Hall yesterday, I spoke out against the surge in hate and bias crimes we've seen since the election. There is no place for this kind of hatred and bigotry in our state or in our nation. This is not who we are, we must speak out against it. Let's all commit to raising our voices, calling out injustice and bigotry when we see it, and work to protect our fellow New Yorkers from...
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Zero Tolerance for Hate Crimes: 'We Have to Call It Out' Says Gillibrand

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I spoke with Brian Lehrer on WNYC Radio this morning about the need to stand up and fight bigotry and hatred. Since the election, we've seen a surge in hate and bias crimes here in New York and around the country. This is not who we are--we will fight this and we will win. Thank you to all my constituents who've made your voices heard by calling my offices. I am grateful for your voices.

Sen. Gillibrand Prepares to 'Push Back Hate'

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I'm ready to make history today! Are you? If you haven't voted yet, please be sure to make your voice heard tonight before polls close. Find your polling location at [ Hillaryclinton.com Link ].
On this historic day, incredibly powerful to see so many people paying tribute to suffrage movement pioneer Susan B. Anthony at her gravesite in Rochester, NY. If you plan to visit, the Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester will remain open until polls close at 9:00pm tonight.
New Yorkers, polls are open until 9pm tonight. Please get out and make your voice heard today! If you experience any issues or problems at the polls, you can report them by calling the NY Election Day hotline at 1-800-771-7755. For more voting information including how to find your polling location, click the link below.

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Tomorrow, let's make history.