"From the beginning, we asked Joe to give us six months of transition when he decided to leave and he's done that," Tillet said. "We have every confidence that we will find and engage a new leader within that timeframe."
"Despite having served honorably in Iraq, Congressman Hunter is clearly out of touch with the rank and file of the modern military on this issue, and he is even further out of touch with the American people."
"For more than a century, our Statue of Liberty has welcomed all kinds of people from all over the world yearning to be free. In the 21st century, I believe New York's welcome must include marriage equality."
This bill would ensure that other beneficiaries would have the equal ability to obtain continuation coverage, as well as the subsidies Congress has recently enacted to assist families with the cost of utilizing COBRA benefits.