Rome, NY (WIBX) - A small company in Rome got a special visit from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, (D-NY) today. The senator used the stop to announce her support of a bill aimed at giving small businesses a special tax benefit.

Cathedral Corporation President and CEO, Marianne W. Gaige explains the particular benefit of  "The Success Act" in the audio soundbite below:

Gaige says Gillibrand's visit is important, because it also highlights a woman-run business. Here she is talking about women-run businesses across the country:

Also, Gaige says Gillibrand's visit is a morale booster:

The nearly 100-year-old financial planning company employes about 200 workers. To hear Gaige talk about the history of the company, including the work they do, click the audio button below:

In addition to Gaige, Gillibrand was joined by Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Pamela Matt, and Carol Manuele, First Vice Chairman of the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.