Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said financial scams targeting seniors skyrocketed during the pandemic, and it's estimated that in New York State alone, seniors lose $1.5 billion dollars a year through financial fraud.

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Legislation proposed in the U.S. Senate would increase penalties for companies that use illegal robocalls.

Jessica Bolser / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Midwest

Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses have more than doubled in the United States over the past 10 years, with about 500,000 cases annually.

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of N.Y.
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has gained bipartisan support for her bill to overhaul how the military handles sexual assault cases. Now, it faces pushback from the leaders of the Armed Services Committee.

Calverton resident Clare Bennett holds two jugs of water: one from the grocery store and the other from her tap.
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has reintroduced legislation that would more strictly regulate groundwater for PFAS chemicals. PFAS contamination has been detected in 49 states across the country. Homeowners in Calverton, Long Island, who live near a former naval defense manufacturer know the impacts of the contamination well.

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