Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand made $165,614 last year, paying $28,828 in federal taxes and another $9,735 in New York State taxes, according to tax returns just filed on her website.
Ms. Gillibrand released five years worth of tax returns today, making her only one of a handful of senators to do so. Her Republican opponent, Wendy Long, has been calling on her to make more tax returns available, while the Democrats have been pounding GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to do the same.
Ms. Gillibrand has been pushing for more transparency since first being elected to Congress in 2006, posting her daily schedules and financial information online. Read More