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Could You Be Eating Microbeads? It Is Time We Ban Them

Marshall Brown | Posted 03.30.2016 | Green
Marshall Brown

Johanna B., Grade 1, Minnesota, NOAA Marine Debris Program Microbeads, those tiny bits of plastic found in personal care products from skin lotions t...

The Military Justice Improvement Act Ensures Justice, Despite What Its Critics Say

Col. Don Christensen | Posted 06.16.2016 | Impact
Col. Don Christensen

Pentagon brass and their status quo supporters have engaged in a misinformation campaign claiming that New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's Military Justice Improvement Act is unnecessary and will in fact be counterproductive.

Long Distance Government

Bill Couzens | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics
Bill Couzens

Senate bill S.697, legislation to reauthorize and modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, will create stumbling blocks for states that wish to protect their citizens and their families from harmful chemicals.

The Nurturing Leaders

Aisha Subhan | Posted 11.25.2014 | College
Aisha Subhan

Contemplate giving one girl an education. When starting a family, this girl will influence her children and lead them towards pursuing educational goals of their own. Her children will then urge their offspring to do the same.

A Tale of Two Meals

Liz Neumark | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
Liz Neumark

What resonates so wonderfully is that both meals created a strong sense of community, which in turn strengthens our resolve to work together to find solutions to the problems confronting us and help us commit to mentoring and guiding one another.

Can Long Island Be Saved? Part VIII -- IBM Unveils a Road to Long Island's Future at the Same Time That It's Business as Usual in Albany

Marshall Brown | Posted 10.04.2014 | New York
Marshall Brown

Here's a useful graphic from The Nature Conservancy showing the sources of nitrogen pollution in various parts of the East End of Long Island, from a report entitled Nitrogen Load Modeling -- The Peconic Estuary, New York.

Can Long Island Be Saved?

Marshall Brown | Posted 07.06.2014 | New York
Marshall Brown

The groundwater, polluted with nitrogen from the septic tanks and from lawn and farm fertilizers, has over the past 30 years triggered ever larger and more devastating algal blooms, destroying marine habitats everywhere.

Why the Women in the World Summit Matters

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Andrea Chalupa

While it's easy to get caught up in the famous names gracing the halls of the Women in the World Summit, the main attraction is how the event gives a voice to the voiceless.

WATCH: Gillibrand On Military Sexual Assault, Whistleblowers, Snowden

Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

During an impromptu visit to HuffPost Live, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) sat down with host Josh Zepps to discuss her bill to prevent military ...

The GOP Says What It Means

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Republicans have done a lot of soul searching to try and figure out why women voters opposed them at historic levels during the 2012 election. They've questioned their message, and their messengers. But they haven't reflected on their anti-woman policies.

New Poll Reveals Big Support For Minimum Wage Hike

Posted 05.14.2012 | New York

A new poll conducted by Siena College is revealing big wins for Democrats with more than three-quarters of New Yorkers supporting a minimum wage hike ...

Obama's Gay Marriage Support Elicits Strong Response From NY Leaders

Posted 05.09.2012 | New York

As news of President Obama's support for gay marriage broke on Wednesday, New York's top politicians reacted to the historical civil rights milestone....

Engineering Is the Way to Bring Jobs Back to America

Penny Herscher | Posted 12.25.2011 | Technology
Penny Herscher

Just as in the Second World War we had a national shortage of skilled workers for manufacturing, today we have a critical shortage of technology workers. Women and education are two keys to the solution.

Urgent Call to Action: GOP House Pushing Anti-Woman Agenda

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Just two weeks into the new Congress, it appears Republicans in the House are already seeking to end the spirit of cooperation.

Senator Gillibrand: Color Her Transparent and Purple

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

In a little more than one term in the House and about eighteen months in the Senate, Gillibrand has established herself as a serious progressive Democrat with appeal to political independents and even some conservatives.

What Brown's Win Over Coakley in Massachusetts Means for Politics in New York

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

The immediate political beneficiaries in New York of the Scott Brown romp over Martha Coakley are Rick Lazio and Harold Ford Jr.

Gillibrand: Cap And Trade Could Benefit New York | KIRSTEN E. GILLIBRAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Over the past year, the economic crisis has devastated the financial services industry that fueled New York's boom years. The ripple effect from Wall ...

Carolyn Maloney Bows Out Of Race Against Kirsten Gillibrand

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand just released the following statement regarding the news that Rep. Carolyn Maloney will not be challenging her for the Demo...

Toxic Fishing Lacked Information, Sens. Schumer, Gillibrand Weigh In

New York Daily News | Erin Durkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's senators on Monday blasted the lack of health warnings that have left many New Yorkers unknowingly eating dangerously contaminated fish. A...