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PRESS RELEASE: Farley Joins Flanagan and Senate Majority Delegation in Rejecting LIRR Fare Hike

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today joined state Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and the chamber's Long Island delegation in calling for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to put any proposed 2019 fare hike on hold through at least 2021. In addition, Farley pledged to improve commuter travel by bringing back more federal transit aid to the state. READ MORE

PRESS STATEMENT: US Senate Candidate Chele Farley Statement on the Murder of Ari Fuld

Our deepest condolences to the family of Ari Fuld, who was murdered yesterday at the hands of a Palestinian terrorist. An American-Israeli and a New Yorker, Fuld died a patriot. Despite being stabbed in the back, Fuld chased his attacker and mortally wounded him before dying of his own injuries. While we mourn his death, we honor his courage and celebrate his life. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley, Golden Push ‘Lockbox’ for More Federal Funding

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today was joined by New York State Senator Martin Golden to condemn the deplorable deterioration of transit service in the state. If elected, Farley pledged to increase federal transit aid to stave off the planned MTA fare hikes and to help fund the pending “lockbox” legislation sponsored by Senator Golden. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: GILLIBRAND SLIPPERY ON “ICE”

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley today blasted incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for her latest "flip-flop-flip" on immigration. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: GILLIBRAND’S FLIP, FLOP, FLIP

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today blasted Kirsten Gillibrand for her double-talk on campaign finance with the Glens Falls Post-Star editorial board after Senator Gillibrand, for the second time, pledged to reform her fundraising practices, this time swearing off donations from political action committees (PACs). READ MORE

PRESS STATEMENT: We Will Never Forget

On this day 17 years ago, our nation, our city and our state were attacked by an enemy with hatred for American values and ideals. Nearly 3,000 of our fellow citizens lost their lives. It was a day New Yorkers will never forget. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: DONOVAN AND FARLEY JOIN TOGETHER TO AFFIRM COMMITMENT TO STATEN ISLAND INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

Congressman Dan Donovan and U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley today held a joint press conference affirming their commitment to advancing Staten Island’s two key infrastructure projects -- North Shore Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and West Shore Light Rail -- in the next Congress, calling them essential to mitigating traffic and improving transportation options for the residents of Staten Island. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Gillibrand's Obsession with Post Offices

While most of her colleagues in the US Senate are grappling with the hard work of the Judge Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has instead been focused on one of her favorite obsessions: post offices. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: New Independent Poll Shows Farley Gaining on Gillibrand

A new independent poll commissioned by the Reform Party of 2783 likely general election voters shows Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) gaining ground on incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Opposes Drive to Make State and Local Tax Cap Permanent

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today announced her strong opposition to a possible vote in Congress that would result in making the $10,000 cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions permanent. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Statement on Kavanaugh Hearings

As Supreme Court confirmation hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh begin today, US Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) called on Kirsten Gillibrand to “stop grandstanding for 2020, do your job and meet with Judge Kavanaugh.” READ MORE

PRESS STATEMENT: NAFTA Renegotiations Must Protect New York’s Auto Manufacturing Industry

News that the Trump administration is making headway in talks with Mexico to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and that Canada has rejoined negotiations is a very promising development. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Rep. Lee Zeldin Strongly Endorses Chele Farley for US Senate

US Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today announced that she has earned the strong endorsement of Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-1) in her bid to defeat incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand this November. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Slams Gillibrand for Hosting Campaign Rally, aka 'Town Hall,' on Taxpayers' Dime

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today slammed her opponent Kirsten Gillibrand for using taxpayer dollars to host a campaign-style rally disguised as a town hall. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: FARLEY, ULRICH PLEDGE FEDERAL AID TO ALLEVIATE FUTURE MTA FARE HIKES

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today joined New York City Councilman Eric Ulrich to condemn the deplorable condition of mass transit service in the city and state, and pledged, if elected, to increase federal aid to alleviate future MTA fare hikes. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Schumer Working While Gillibrand Runs for President

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today called out Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for being a no-show Senator who puts politics before her job by refusing to meet with Judge Brett Kavanaugh. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Gillibrand Backstabbed Franken, Backed a Truck Over Clinton - Silent on Keith Ellison

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today called on Kirsten Gillibrand to end her silence on abuse allegations against former congressman and Democratic National Committee (DNC) Vice Chairman Keith Ellison, who is running for Attorney General in Minnesota. Gillibrand, who led the charge in pushing for the resignation of Senate colleague and squash partner Al Franken, and who earlier this year said former President Bill Clinton should have resigned over his affair with Monica Lewinsky, has been conspicuously silent when it comes to Ellison. READ MORE

PRESS STATEMENT: Farley to Gillibrand: Crying ‘sexism’ to dodge your record is an insult to women who endure real abuse

“Results matter, and when it comes to Kirsten Gillibrand, they are few and far between. Crying sexism because President Trump assailed her failed record as a Senator, the exact same claims I have made throughout this campaign, is an insult to women who have endured real abuse. The fact is that it took almost 12 years for Gillibrand to pass one bill: the renaming of a post office. That is her record." READ MORE

PRESS STATEMENT: Farley to Gillibrand: Do You Believe America 'Was Never That Great'?

“Calling America ‘never that great’ is a stunning insult to all the men and women who have bravely put on a uniform to defend our nation. Andrew Cuomo owes them an apology and my opponent, Kirsten Gillibrand, who has endorsed this governor, should demand one. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Challenges Gillibrand: What Work Have You 'Gotten Done' for NY?

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today challenged Kirsten Gillibrand to explain what exactly she has “gotten done” for New York. One of the most stunning examples of Gillibrand’s failed leadership is our mass transit crisis. As New York’s subways crumble, commuters sit stuck on sweltering platforms and on-time performance is the lowest since the 1970s, the percentage of federal transit funds received by the state is an absolute embarrassment. READ MORE

PRESS STATEMENT: Farley Statement on President Trump’s Visit to New York to Sign the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act

Today New Yorkers welcome President Trump back to upstate New York to sign the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. This legislation provides our troops with the largest pay increase they have seen in nine years and allocates critical capital infrastructure for military installations throughout our state. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: If Being a Shameless Liar Were Against the Law, Gillibrand Would Be Indicted

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today blasted incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand for lying to New Yorkers about her support  and shortchanging New York military installations and our troops. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley: Kirsten Jell-O-Brand’s Failure on SALT is Killing Westchester Home Values

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today blasted her opponent Kirsten Gillibrand for failing to stand up for New York homeowners in tax reform negotiations, which has negatively impacted residents of high-tax Westchester County, in particular. Farley pledged, if elected, to fight for an increase on the cap on deductions for state and local taxes (SALT). READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Another Day, Another Hypocrisy from New York’s Slippery Senator Kirsten "Jell-O"-Brand

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today called out the latest hypocrisy from New York’s slippery Senator Kirsten "Jell-O"-Brand, a.k.a. Gillibrand, for touting her plan to wipe out payday lenders, while at the same time cashing their campaign contributions. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Demands Gillibrand End Silence on Cuomo Administration’s Demotion of DCJS Whistle Blowers

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today called on Kirsten Gillibrand, the self-appointed leader of the #MeToo movement, to end her silence on the Cuomo administration’s demotion of two Division of Criminal Justice Service (DCJS) employees and demanded that these women be immediately reinstated to their rightful positions. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Pushes Gillibrand to Denounce Teachout’s Plans to Prosecute ICE

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today called on Kirsten Gillibrand to denounce Attorney General candidate Zephyr Teachout’s plans to prosecute ICE. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Gillibrand Votes Against Our Troops, Against New York

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley, (R, C, Reform) blasted Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for being one of only 10 Senators to vote against the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act. The defense policy bill, provides the largest pay raise for our troops in nine years and outlines a spending blueprint which includes funding for New York facilities including; Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, Rome Airforce Research Laboratory and Stewart and Gabreski National Guard bases. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Gillibrand Passes First Bill in 11 Years

New Yorkers can sigh with relief. Kirsten Gillibrand finally showed up for work and joined the rest of her colleagues in Washington in passing a bill to rename a post office. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Blasts Gillibrand for Flip-Flop on Opposition to Sanctioning Terrorists Who Use Human Shields

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today blasted incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for failing to co-sponsor first-of-its-kind bipartisan legislation to punish terrorist groups such as Hamas and Hezbollah who use innocent civilians as human shields when carrying out their attacks. The failure is just the latest flip-flop in Gillibrand’s ugly turn against Israel. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Announces “The Renter Fairness, Affordability and Opportunity Plan”

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today announced the rollout of her Renter Fairness, Affordability and Opportunity Plan. By enacting an itemized deduction on monthly rent for those filing federal tax returns, the plan addresses the housing affordability crisis and provides an enhanced opportunity to buy a home and accumulate wealth. READ MORE

PRESS STATEMENT: Chele Farley on Gillibrand’s 'Medicare for All' Healthcare Boondoggle

Kirsten Gillibrand’s 2020 Presidential dreams are turning into a nightmare for New Yorkers. Today’s study, released by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, finds that Gillibrand’s "Medicare for All" proposal would cost $32.6 TRILLION. Gillibrand’s plan would more than double all personal income and business taxes, the latest boondoggle in her farcical 2020 campaign for President. New Yorkers already pay the highest taxes in America -- Kirsten Gillibrand wants New Yorkers to pay even more. READ MORE

PRESS STATEMENT: Farley to Gillibrand: Please explain to the families of victims of MS-13 how ‘ICE is not working for New York’

U.S. Senate Candidate Chele Farley, (R, C, Reform) called on her opponent Kirsten Gillibrand to make her position on ICE clear after her spokesman yesterday tried to revise her controversial remarks while continuing to claim that “ICE is not working for New York.” READ MORE

STATEMENT: Farley Statement on MTA Fare Hikes

It is incomprehensible that the MTA, already losing ridership, is planning not one but two fare hikes on straphangers. Commuters have endured intolerable delays, dysfunction and disruptions as the MTA has failed to deliver safe and reliable service. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Rep. Chris Collins Endorses Chele Farley for U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today announced that she has earned the endorsement of Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) in her campaign to unseat incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Launches First TV Ad Campaign

Republican New York United States Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today released her first television ad: “Seriously.” “Seriously” is a six-figure cable television ad buy that will run from Buffalo to Montauk. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley: Gillibrand's 'Get Rid of ICE' Pledge a Threat to NYers

United States Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today called out incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for her pre-election pledge to "get rid of ICE" should Democrats win a majority of Congressional seats in the November contests. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Blasts Gillibrand for Skipping Votes to Campaign for 2020 Presidential Nomination

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley, (R, C, Reform) today blasted Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for skipping votes to campaign for President in 2020. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Pledges to Pass Federal Legislation to Prohibit Extension of Local Voting Rights to Non-Citizens

In the wake of actions in San Francisco yesterday to allow non-citizens to vote in local school elections, U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) pledged to pass federal legislation to prohibit the practice. READ MORE

STATEMENT: Chele Farley Calls SALT Lawsuit 'Political Statement'

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today issued the following statement in response to New York's lawsuit against the federal government over the cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction for federal filers. READ MORE

STATEMENT: Farley Calls on Gillibrand to Denounce Ocasio-Cortez

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today demanded that incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand unequivocally condemn her fellow Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for statements she recently made. During an interview with "Firing Line" host Margaret Hoover, Ocasio-Cortez doubled down on her earlier comments accusing Israel Defense Forces soldiers of a "massacre" of Palestinian civilians and criticized the "occupation of Palestine." Farley's statement is below. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Chele Farley: Washington Politicians Taking NY Commuters for a Ride

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today cited a recent study as further evidence that her plan to invest a portion of New York's $48 billion in annual tax overpayments into mass transit would boost jobs and reduce delays for the six million New Yorkers who ride the subway each day. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Reminds Kagan-Backer Gillibrand to #DoYourJob

U.S. Senate challenger Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today again called on incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to meet with US Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in a midterm election year. This is consistent with her duties under the Constitution and in keeping with her previous actions to back Associate Justice Elena Kagan. Kagan was nominated by former President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate during the 2010 mid-term election year. On Monday evening, Gillibrand led a rally with chants of "stand against Kavanaugh" on the steps of the US Supreme Court shortly after President Trump made his selection of Kavanaugh public. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley to Sen. Gillibrand: #DoYourJob on SCOTUS Pick

U.S. Senate challenger Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today criticized incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for her refusal to take seriously the constitutional obligations related to the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court. Farley further called on Gillibrand to meet with Judge Kavanaugh as part of her job as a US Senator, in keeping with her previous meetings with and support for Supreme Court nominees Merrick Garland and Sonia Sotomayor. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Accepts WABC 770AM Debate With Gillibrand

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today accepted a radio debate for the Senate seat currently held by incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand. The proposed debate would be moderated by "Curtis and Cosby" co-host Rita Cosby. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Congressman Tom Reed Endorses Chele Farley for U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) announced today that she has earned the endorsement of Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23) in her campaign to unseat incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Reed’s 11-county district includes the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes and Western New York. READ MORE

STATEMENT: Farley Calls For Full and Fair Supreme Court Hearings

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) tonight issued the following statement in response to the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to serve as the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Challenges Gillibrand to Build Consensus on Gateway Project

United States Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) called out her opponent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for not doing enough on the stalled $30 billion Gateway project, a massive new rail tunnel under the Hudson River connecting New York and New Jersey. The multibillion-dollar program, which includes a new swing-span Portal Bridge as well as improvements to Penn Station, has languished in Washington despite New York’s junior Senator calling it the “single most important rail project in the country.” READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Gillibrand Continues To Put Politics Ahead of Combating Terror

United States Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today continued to shine a spotlight on Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s dangerous, irresponsible and reckless call to scrap ICE, the Homeland Security agency charged with protecting our communities from sex-trafficking, drug smuggling and other dangerous criminal activity by illegal immigrants. ICE is at the forefront of combating the international criminal syndicate known as MS-13. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Gillibrand’s Dangerous Call To Disband ICE Imperils At-Risk Women

United States Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today called out Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s dangerous, irresponsible and reckless call to scrap ICE – the Homeland Security agency charged with protecting our communities from sex trafficking, drug smuggling and other dangerous criminal activity by illegal immigrants. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Extends Nationwide Satellite Radio Buy Targeting Kirsten Gillibrand’s 'Dangerous' Plan

In a race that may potentially decide the direction of the U.S. Senate this November, New York's United States Senate candidate Chele Farley (Republican, Conservative, Reform) today extended her campaign’s nationwide radio ad campaign. READ MORE

STATEMENT: Chele Farley Slams Gillibrand's Financial Services Tax

Kirsten Gillibrand wants to raise your taxes so she can send more of New York taxpayers' money to other states. We already lose $48 billion in overpayments to Washington every year thanks to her do-nothing record. Now Senator Gillibrand has decided to target a key industry of New York in order to sell herself to the far left wing of the Democratic party. She doesn't care about the job-killing consequences to our state's economy because she's focused on running for President instead of representing everyday New Yorkers. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: ICYMI (VIDEO): Chele Farley Talks ICE, US Senate Race on 'Fox and Friends'

US Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) appeared on the Fox News Channel's "Fox and Friends Weekend" on Saturday, June 30. The morning interview, co-hosted by Ed Henry, Abby Huntsman and Dean Cain, focused on Farley's US Senate contest against incumbent and putative 2020 presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand as well as Gillibrand's recent inflammatory comments calling for the elimination of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency commonly known as ICE. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: GILLIBRAND CALLS FOR THE ELIMINATION OF ICE AS PUBLICITY STUNT TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT

Yesterday U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand became the first Senator to call for the elimination of ICE, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Statement from U.S. Senate Candidate Chele Farley on SCOTUS Vacancy

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today issued the following statement in response to the announcement that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will retire. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Sean Hannity Supports Chele Farley at Manhattan GOP 2018 Freedom Gala

Sean Hannity, host of popular Fox television and radio programs and bestselling author, is headlining tonight's Manhattan GOP 2018 Freedom Gala in support of Chele Farley for U.S. Senate. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: With MetroCard Machines Crashing, Subway Ceilings Collapsing, Farley Pledges Focus on Federal Infrastructure Funding

With MetroCard readers crashing, subway ceilings literally collapsing and signal repairs deferred another five years at the earliest, U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today pledged to target infrastructure funding if elected in November. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Launches Nationwide Satellite Radio Buy

In the race that may potentially decide the direction of the U.S. Senate this November, Republican New York United States Senate candidate Chele Farley today launched a nationwide radio ad campaign targeting lead obstructionist Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Statement from U.S. Senate Candidate Chele Farley Supporting America’s Withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council

I strongly endorse the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council. The Council’s regular and repeated bias against the State of Israel is well documented - offering condemnations 70 times over the last 12 years. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Statement on President Trump's Executive Order Ending Family Separation at the Border

As a mother and a concerned New Yorker, I agree with President Trump's decision to issue an executive order intended to end the border crisis. I believe we must keep families intact while we enforce our laws. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: SENATOR GILLIBRAND - DO YOU BELIEVE REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS LIKE TERRI HAVENS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO VOTE IN OUR SCHOOLS?

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R,C, Reform) today blasted Governor Cuomo’s plans to allow pardoned level two and three sex offenders to vote in schools and called on Senator Gillibrand to join in her demanding a reversal of this dangerous policy. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Senate Candidate Chele Farley Calls for End to Border Crisis

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) is calling on members of Congress to put aside politics and focus efforts to immediately adopt emergency legislation to address the issue of separating immigrant families who cross the border illegally. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley: “Secret VA Rankings a Disgrace” Three New York VA Care Facilities Receive One Star Rating

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) blasted the release of new Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) rankings which demonstrated three facilities in New York had a one-star rating - equating with the lowest quality of care. VA care facilities in Buffalo, Canandaigua and the Bronx all received a one-star rating. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley: Dam Safety a Priority - Pledges to Seek Funding for Federal High Hazard Potential Dam Rehabilitation Program

In the wake of a report from State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that 75 Capital Region dams pose a “significant threat of damaging the surrounding area” if breached, U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R,C, Reform) renewed her pledge to seek increased infrastructure funds for the state. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Chele Farley Statement on Plan to Dismantle Merit-Based School Entrance Exams

If Bill de Blasio's plan was to destroy real educational opportunity for New York City's 1.1 million students, he has earned an A-plus. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley to Gillibrand: 'Isn't $48 Billion Enough?'

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R,C, Reform), blasted Kirsten Gillibrand for proposing a New York job-killing tax that would dramatically increase the state’s $48 billion deficit of payments with the federal government. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Calls on HHS to Conduct Top to Bottom Review of State Medicaid Programs

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley called on the federal department of Health and Human Services to immediately conduct a top to bottom review of state Medicaid programs to ensure the integrity of the program and protect New York taxpayers. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Senate Candidate Chele Farley Calls for World Cup Games in Buffalo

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley today wrote to the U.S. Soccer Federation, congratulating them on winning the right to host the 2026 World Cup and requesting that they reconsider adding Buffalo and Western New York as sites for World Cup matches. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Chele Farley Blasts Gillibrand, Sanctuary Cities for MS-13

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley, today took Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to task for supporting policies that have led to a spike in gang-related killings on Long Island by Mara Salvatrucha, better known as MS-13. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Pledges to Fight to Secure & Fast Track Federal NYCHA Assistance

Housing Agency Facing Billions in Repairs and Years of Deplorable Living Conditions for 400,000 Residents. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Gillibrand 302, New Yorkers 0

Since 2007 Gillibrand has introduced 302 bills and passed zero. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Statement by U.S. Senate Candidate Chele Farley on the Buffalo Metro Rail Expansion

I strongly support expanding Metro Rail service to the UB North Campus and, as a member of the United States Senate, I will lead the fight to deliver federal funding for this vital project. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Shocker: Gillibrand’s Women’s Empowerment PAC Funded By Weinstein’s Enablers

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley today called on Kirsten Gillibrand to return donations made to her campaign and to her “Off The Sidelines" PAC from Harvey Weinstein’s enablers at the Boies Schiller law firm to a charity that aids victims of sexual assault. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Formally Accepts WNBF “Binghamton Now” Debate Challenge

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley formally accepted WNBF “Binghamton Now” radio host Bob Joseph’s offer to host a debate and challenged Kirsten Gillibrand to 10 more, one for each year of her failed tenure in Washington. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Senate Candidate Farley Pledges Support at Israel Day Concert

Pledging to stand with the U.S. ally Israel, Senate candidate Chele Farley spoke to an audience of approximately 7,500 on Sunday, June 3 at the Israel Day concert at SummerStage in Central Park. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Bill Clinton sees through Gillibrand’s hypocritical double talk on sexual harassment

Bill Clinton said yesterday what we all know - Kirsten Gillibrand is all about Kirsten Gillibrand. Her double talk on sexual harassment is as empty as her legislative record. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Congressman John Katko Endorses Chele Farley for U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R,C,Reform) announced today that she has earned the endorsement of Congressman John Katko (NY-24) in her campaign to unseat incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Gillibrand Failing to Serve New Yorkers as Measured Against her Predecessors

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is either one of the most historically inept Senators in modern New York history, running for president, or she just doesn’t give a damn. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: With Harvey In Handcuffs, Farley Calls on Gillibrand to Donate “Blood Money”

On the day Harvey Weinstein was finally arrested,  U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley blasted her opponent Kirsten Gillibrand for accepting over $780,000 in blood money from Weinstein’s enabler, the law firm of Boies Schiller Flexner, where Gillibrand was once a partner. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Gillibrand Talks of Lehman "Sisterhood" But Loves Lehman Brothers Money More

Oops, she did again. Another day, another hypocrisy from the mouth of New York’s do-nothing Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Dan Donovan Endorses Chele Farley for US Senate

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R,C,Reform) today announced that she has earned the endorsement of Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) in her campaign to unseat incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Chele Farley Statement on Gillibrand Dairy Proposal

After 11 years in Congress, all of them on the Agriculture Committee, Senator Gillibrand yesterday interrupted her late-night comedy circuit tour because she 'heard stories' of struggling dairy farmersREAD MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Statement: Chele Farley Supports New Jerusalem Embassy 

After years of broken promises by Democrats and Republicans, today we are making history. I wholeheartedly agree with President Trump's historic decision to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Israel's eternal capital of JerusalemREAD MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Statement on President Trump's Actions on Iran Nuclear Deal  

Throughout the past several days in Israel, I have gained a profound appreciation for the grave security concerns Iran poses to Israel, which has deepened my resolve to advocate for American withdrawal from the disastrous Nuclear Deal and the return of tough penalties for Iran's continued threats against the US and our allies. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Statement from US Senate Candidate Chele Farley On Gillibrand's Shocking Inaction 

We already knew that despite being in Washington for 11 years, Senator Gillibrand has failed to get even one of her hundreds of bills passed into law. READ MORE

EXCLUSIVE – NY Senatorial Candidate Chele Farley: Supporters of Iran Deal ‘Should Be Held Accountable’

President Donald Trump should bolt the nuclear agreement with Iran and lawmakers who supported the deal “should be held accountable,” stated New York Republican Senatorial Candidate Chele Farley. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Rep. Claudia Tenney Backs Chele Farley for U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley today announced that she has earned the strong endorsement of Congresswoman Claudia Tenney in the closely watched race to unseat incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Rep. John Faso Strongly Endorses Chele Farley for U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R,C,Reform) today announced that she has earned the strong endorsement of Congressman John Faso (NY-19) in her bid to defeat incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand this November. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley in Binghamton Highlights the Need for More Federal Funding for Opioid Crisis

Gillibrand voted against federal opioid assistance, yet takes credit for it with voters. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Opposes Restoring Voting Rights for Murderers & Rapists

Calling it an insult to crime victims and our law enforcement community, U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley voiced her strong opposition to restoring voting rights to murderers and rapists. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Yom Ha'atzmaut

On today, the 70th Anniversary of Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, we join with our friends here in America and Israel in celebration of this important holiday. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Congressman Peter King Endorses Chele Farley for U.S. Senate

Citing her commitment to fight for New Yorkers and reduce the fiscal imbalance with Washington, Congressman Peter King endorses Chele Farley. READ MORE 

PRESS RELEASE: $40 Billion Isn’t Enough

Read her lips -- more than $40 billion isn’t enough; Kirsten Gillibrand wants you to pay even more taxes to the federal government. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Libya vs. Syria Just Another Gillibrand Double Standard

Assad and Gaddafi Two Brutal Dictators, Two Different Responses from Senator ‘Flip-Flop’ Gillibrand READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Demands Gillibrand to Stand with Victims of Sexual Harassment 

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley, today demanded her opponent, Kirsten Gillibrand, to stand with victims of sexual harassment and withdraw her support of state senate candidate Shelley Mayer in response to reports in today’s Daily News on Mayer’s handling of a sexual harassment complaint. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Farley Files Double Required Amount of Signatures for Reform Party Line

Citing the dire need to change the way business is done in Washington, U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley today filed petitions with the state Board of Elections to appear on the Reform Party ballot line in November. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Yom HaShoah - Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust and the Heroism

"Today we join together in the solemn observance of Yom HaShoah." READ MORE 

PRESS RELEASE: Gillibrand Once Again Lying to New Yorkers 

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, an outspoken leader of “the resistance” and national campaign activist, can’t get her story straight when it comes to whether she is running for president in 2020. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato Endorses Chele Farley 

Former U.S. Senator Alfonse D'Amato today endorsed Chele Farley in her bid for U.S. Senate against incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

LOVETT: Al D’Amato blasts former pal Kirsten Gillibrand, says she ‘doesn’t care two s--ts in a bucket’ about New Yorkers - NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Former U.S. Sen. Alfonse D’Amato, a longtime friend of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s family, is now trashing her as she seeks reelection to a second full term. READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Endorses Chele Farley for U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley today announced the support and endorsement of Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21) in her bid to unseat nine-year incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

Chele Farley endorsed by Reform Party in race against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - AUBURNPUB.COM

Republican challenger Chele Farley has earned another minor party endorsement in her bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

Eye on NY: Chele Farley laments New York's donor state status, aims to unseat Gillibrand - AUBURNPUB.COM

When Chele Farley was asked to consider running for U.S. Senate, she did what any prospective statewide candidate would do: She traveled across New York. READ MORE

NY GOP selects Farley to take on Gillibrand in Senate race - Ledger-Enquirer

Chele Chiavacci Farley, a private equity executive and Republican Party fundraiser, was chosen Friday by New York state GOP leaders to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in this fall's election. READ MORE

Farley Accepts GOP Nomination to Challenge Gillibrand - Finger Lakes Daily News

Chele Farley was the unanimous choice of New York Republicans as she accepted the nomination for U.S. Senate at a snowy meeting of state leaders Friday. READ MORE

Chele Farley tapped by NY Republicans to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - AUBURNPUB.COM

As a winter storm raged outside in Saratoga Springs, New York Republicans plowed ahead with their U.S. Senate nominating convention Friday. READ MORE

Chele Chiavacci Farley eyes GOP nomination to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - AUBURNPUB.COM

Chele Chiavacci Farley, a Republican aiming to unseat U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, channeled another U.S. senator from New York while launching her campaign last week. READ MORE

GOP NY Senate candidate rips Gillibrand: Her 'greatest success is self-promotion' - THE HILL 

A GOP candidate running against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday sharply criticized the New York Democrat. READ MORE

Businesswoman Chele Farley to challenge Gillibrand - TIMES UNION

Republican Chele Farley, who most recently served as New York City finance chair of the state party, on Thursday launched a run against U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who is up for re-election to a second full term this fall. READ MORE

GOP fundraiser Chele Chiavacci Farley to run against Gillibrand - THE BUFFALO NEWS

Republican leaders Thursday landed the candidate they wanted to challenge Democratic Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand this fall: a New York investment banker and GOP fundraiser, Chele Chiavacci Farley. READ MORE

Chele Farley Launches Bid For Senate - SPECTRUM NEWS 

Republican Chele Farley on Thursday formally entered the race for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

GOP Challenger to New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Declares Candidacy - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

A Republican Party fundraiser and private-equity executive, Chele Chiavacci Farley, on Thursday declared she is running against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, the first high-profile GOP challenger to the popular New York Democrat. READ MORE

NYC Republican Chele Chiavacci Farley plans to enter race against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

A fund-raiser for the state Republican Party in New York City is entering the race to challenge Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, the Daily News has learned. READ MORE

Chele Chiavacci Farley officially enters race against Gillibrand - POLITICO 

A Republican fundraiser and private equity executive formally declared her candidacy against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Thursday, arguing that the Democratic incumbent should do more to bring home federal dollars to New York. READ MORE

Chele Farley Announces US Senate Run - YONKERS TRIBUNE 

Chele Chiavacci Farley has today formally announced her run for the US Senate seat currently occupied by junior Senator of NY, Kirsten Gillibrand. READ MORE

GOP fundraiser takes on Gillibrand, announces Senate run - NIAGARA GAZETTE

A private equity executive and Republican Party fundraiser, Chele Chiavacci Farley, announced Thursday that she would run to unseat U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a popular Democrat. READ MORE

Businesswoman will run against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - ALBANY BUSINESS REVIEW 

A New York City equity firm partner and Republican fundraiser will run against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand this fall. READ MORE

GOP Fundraiser Takes On Gillibrand, Announces Senate Run - HAMODIA

Private equity executive Chele Chiavacci Farley became the first Republican to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s reelection this November, announcing Thursday that she would run to unseat the progressive Democrat she accused of forgetting her moderate upstate roots. READ MORE