U.S. Senate http://wrvo.org en Gillibrand's military sexual assault bill rejected in Senate http://wrvo.org/post/gillibrands-military-sexual-assault-bill-rejected-senate <p></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:47:34 +0000 Matt Laslo 52336 at http://wrvo.org Gillibrand's military sexual assault bill rejected in Senate Senator Kirsten Gillibrand proposes new military sexual assault bill http://wrvo.org/post/senator-kirsten-gillibrand-proposes-new-military-sexual-assault-bill <p></p><p>New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is on a personal crusade to change the military culture that’s allowed sexual assaults to go unpunished, and is attempting to push a bill through the Senate.</p><p>Gillibrand remembers when the issue of sexual assaults in the military really got on her radar. It was while watching a 2012 documentary called The Invisible War.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:46:02 +0000 Matt Laslo 52118 at http://wrvo.org Senator Kirsten Gillibrand proposes new military sexual assault bill Gillibrand wants crack down on military sexual assaults http://wrvo.org/post/gillibrand-wants-crack-down-military-sexual-assaults <p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:23:50 +0000 Ellen Abbott 49841 at http://wrvo.org Gillibrand wants crack down on military sexual assaults Schumer pushes for more inspection and emergency action plans for NY dams http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-pushes-more-inspection-and-emergency-action-plans-ny-dams <p>As spring rain showers fall, Sen. Charles Schumer is warning that more dams in the state should be inspected and have emergency action plans drawn up.&nbsp; Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:16:16 +0000 Ryan Delaney 36151 at http://wrvo.org Wendy Long a long-shot for Senate http://wrvo.org/post/wendy-long-long-shot-senate <p>WRVO News is interviewing regional candidates who are running in contested races.&nbsp; Wendy Long, a Republican attorney from Manhattan is running a long-shot race against incumbent Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. WRVO's Catherine Loper spoke with Long about why she's running, the economy and the importance of women in this year's election.</p><p> Sat, 03 Nov 2012 12:15:00 +0000 Catherine Loper 28495 at http://wrvo.org Wendy Long a long-shot for Senate Poll predicts Gillibrand "blow out" win http://wrvo.org/post/poll-predicts-gillibrand-blow-out-win <p>A new poll finds that Democrat incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is poised for a record breaking win on election day, with a more than 40-point lead over Republican challenger Wendy Long. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 20:06:35 +0000 Karen DeWitt 28170 at http://wrvo.org Green Party Senate candidate promotes jobs program http://wrvo.org/post/green-party-senate-candidate-promotes-jobs-program <p>The Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate was in Syracuse this week and called poverty an issue that's being ignored this political season.&nbsp; Thu, 18 Oct 2012 21:21:04 +0000 Ellen Abbott 27774 at http://wrvo.org Senate candidate says fracking delay is unnecessary http://wrvo.org/post/senate-candidate-says-fracking-delay-unnecessary <p>U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long is accusing her opponent of not supporting natural gas drilling, which she says would create jobs in New York. Long, a Republican, held a press conference Wednesday in Syracuse to blame Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of delaying its approval. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 19:40:35 +0000 Ryan Delaney 27040 at http://wrvo.org New York's U.S. Senate race is contest of contrasts http://wrvo.org/post/new-yorks-us-senate-race-contest-contrasts <p>The contest for the one U.S. Senate seat from New York that is up for grabs starts in full force after Labor Day. And, for the first time ever, two women are pitted against each other in a statewide race. A Republican political unknown faces the Democrat chosen to fill the shoes of Hillary Clinton when she became Secretary of State. The two candidates visited the New York State Fair last week, admitting their names may still be unknown to many New Yorkers. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 13:44:16 +0000 Ellen Abbott 25390 at http://wrvo.org