The president's budget proposals have neglected water infrastructure.
The War on Terror is one of the most critical national security efforts in our history.
Social Security is the very foundation of retirement security for millions of Americans.
I remain committed to improving the government services to which Hudson Valley veterans are entitled.
Promoting job creation and economic growth in the Hudson Valley is one of my top priorities in Congress.
As a former teacher and a mother and grandmother, I know firsthand the importance of a quality education.
But there is a need to explore ways we can preserve the promise of Social Security for future generations.
Last year, I co-sponsored the Highlands Conservation Act and in a bipartisan effort we passed the bill through Congress.
Our government makes the simple promise of a secure retirement to every American who works for many years and contributes to our retirement benefit system.
While we have made great progress in increasing funding for veterans' benefits, we still have a long way to go in fully meeting the promise to our veterans.