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2014-04-14 23:02:19

Parker Waichman LLP applauds U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s efforts to promote and clarify little known tax breaks for 9/11 survivors and first responders. According to a press release from Senator Gillibrand’s office, disability payments made to 9/11 first responders and survivors are not taxable; additionally, the estates of those who died from September 11th injuries related to their rescue and recovery duties are entitled to an income tax refund of at least $10,000. Port...

2013-06-11 23:30:29

Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson PC fights to save James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which may lose $200 million because of sequestration. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 According to statements given in a CBS New York article, sequestration may cut up to $200 million from the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, even though the bill has its own revenue streams, which pay for a compensation fund and treatment program as well as debt reduction. The dedicated...

2013-06-07 16:21:34

Senator Gillibrand introduces bill to prevent the import of harmful non-native fish and wildlife WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting in the interest of the nation's environment and economy, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) took a major step forward today to stop the import of invasive, non-native animals by introducing "The Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2013." This bill will allow the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to prevent new, harmful...

2013-05-22 16:21:24

Flight Attendants Cheer Senate Legislation for Ban on Knives WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York and New Jersey Senators today introduced legislation to "Keep Knives Out of Our Skies," in response to an incredible chorus of opposition to the TSA rule change that would allow knives in the aircraft cabin for the first time since 9/11. The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing nearly 90,000 flight attendants, applauds Senator Schumer, Gillibrand,...

2013-05-22 12:25:00

Chemical Safety Improvement Act Will Enhance Consumer Safety, Promote American Innovation WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Chemistry Council (ACC) President & CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the "Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013" (CSIA) by Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), David Vitter (R-LA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Mike Crapo (R-ID) and others to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act...

2013-04-19 16:21:36

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Brooklyn based renewable energy firm Lumi*Solair was awarded the Environmental Protection Agency's prestigious Environmental Quality Award for 2013. Nominated by U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Lumi*Solair is being recognized for their commitment and significant contributions to greening New York City. Senator Gillibrand formally presented the award to Lumi*Solair...

2013-03-18 12:28:53

Senate HELP Committee Neglects its Public Health Mission WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today released the Animal Drug User Fee Act for committee vote on Wednesday, which did not include provisions that would improve the Food and Drug Administration's annual reporting of antibiotic sales for use on industrial farms. The following statement should be attributed to Laura Rogers, project director, The Pew...

2013-02-27 16:20:22

Lawmakers championed inclusion of key incentive grant provisions in MAP-21 legislation ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today announced it plans to present its Excellence in Highway Safety award to two U.S. senators and two U.S. congressmen for their leadership in teen driving and distracted driving. NSC will recognize Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY) and Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) for...

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2012-09-10 20:03:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Centers in New York rolls around, the federal government has added fourteen categories of cancer to the list of illnesses linked to the tragic day. Linking the 9/11 terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001 to the list of illnesses brings added coverage to rescue workers and people living near ground zero at the time. The National Institute for...

2012-08-20 02:25:40

ITHACA, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Scott Noren, U.S. Senate candidate running as a Progressive Independent, comments on the alleged approval of Fracking in NY per CBS. "This is a time for Federal action to protect not only NY State, but also the whole U.S. from any future fracking activity (deep gas well horizontal fracturing drilling). Senators Schumer and Gillibrand will only support 'safe drilling' which most of the medical, environmental and public does not stand...