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10/21/14  SCHUMER ANNOUNCES FED FUNDING FOR INNOVATIVE GREENE COUNTY COMPANY – FIELD GOODS – A NEW MODEL FOR GROWING LOCAL FOOD INDUSTRY, HELPING SMALL FARMERS CONNECT WITH CONSUMERS – PROVIDES HEALTHY LOCAL PRODUCE FROM YONKERS TO SARATOGA
10/20/14  SCHUMER: IT IS PERFECTLY LEGAL FOR ANYONE TO COVERTLY PLACE A GPS TRACKER ON AN INDIVIDUAL’S CAR AND FOLLOW THEIR EVERY MOVE – SENATOR INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO MAKE THIS TRACKING ILLEGAL, TO PROTECT NEW YORKERS’ PRIVACY & THWART DOMESTIC ABUSERS
10/20/14  SCHUMER CALLS FOR CDC TEAM TO BE IMMEDIATELY STATIONED IN NEW YORK CITY FOR RAPID DEPLOYMENT & TAKE- OVER OF ANY CONFIRMED EBOLA CASE
10/17/14  SCHUMER JOINS WITH ROCHESTER COMMUNITY LEADERS TO CUT RIBBON ON $100 MILLION COLLEGE TOWN REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT SET TO REVITALIZE MT. HOPE & CREATE 1200+ JOBS – SCHUMER HAS PLAYED MAJOR ROLE IN PROJECT, SECURING $20M IN FED FUNDING FOR OVERALL DEVELOPMENT & KEY LOAN TO BRING GROCER TO NEIGHBORHOOD FOR FIRST TIME IN A DECADE
10/17/14  SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, IN EFFORT TO BRING RIDERS INTO NEW DOWNTOWN RTS TRANSIT CENTER, FREE BUS RIDES WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM TERMINAL OPENING IN NOV. UNTIL END OF YEAR – SCHUMER SECURED OVER $10M TO HELP MAKE NEW INDOOR BUS TERMINAL A REALITY; TERMINAL IS POISED TO TRANSFORM DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER & REVITALIZE MAIN STREET
10/16/14  SCHUMER CALLS ON FEDS TO STAY THE COURSE ON PLANNED TWO- YEAR PHASE-OUT OF VOLATILE, CRUDE-OIL-CARRYING DOT-111 TANK CARS – CALLS RECENT EFFORTS BY OIL INDUSTRY TO EXTEND THE 2-YEAR PHASE-OUT TO UP TO 10 YEARS DANGEROUS & POTENTIALLY HARMFUL TO UPSTATE, HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITIES
10/15/14  SCHUMER: RESEARCH & REPORTING PROTOCOLS ON ‘SUDDEN DEATH IN THE YOUNG’ ARE COMPLETELY INADEQUATE, LEAVING GRIEVING LONG ISLAND PARENTS WITHOUT ANSWERS & NO LESSONS LEARNED TO PREVENT FUTURE TRAGEDY-– SENATOR & LONG ISLAND PARENTS OF CHILD VICTIMS URGE SENATE TO ACT ON HOUSE-PASSED BIPARTISAN BILL IN UPCOMING LAME-DUCK SESSION
10/15/14  AFTER SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND & MAFFEI PUSH, INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION REACHED FINAL DETERMINATION THAT WILL HELP PROTECT NUCOR STEEL AND OTHER NEW YORK STEEL MANUFACTURERS AGAINST DUMPING OF CHEAP FOREIGN STEEL
10/15/14  AFTER SCHUMER-GILLIBRAND PUSH, INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION REACHED FINAL DETERMINATION THAT WILL HELP PROTECT KLEIN STEEL AND OTHER NEW YORK STEEL MANUFACTURERS AGAINST DUMPING OF CHEAP FOREIGN STEEL
10/15/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $10 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR WESTCHESTER- PUTNAM LOCAL WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD TO COMBAT LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT IN WESTCHESTER, PUTNAM, DUTCHESS, ROCKLAND & ORANGE – FUNDS WILL HELP CONNECT RESIDENTS WHO ARE READY-TO-WORK WITH READY-TO-BE- FILLED JOBS
10/15/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $5.2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ROCHESTERWORKS TO COMBAT LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT – FUNDS WILL HELP CONNECT ROCHESTER- FINGER LAKES RESIDENTS WHO ARE READY-TO-WORK WITH READY-TO-BE-FILLED JOBS
10/13/14  WITH NYC A TOP TERROR TARGET & REPEATED TRESPASSING INCIDENTS ON NYC BRIDGES & THE WORLD TRADE CENTER –SCHUMER, JOINED BY NYPD COUNTERTERRORISM CHIEF, UNVEILS NEW BILL THAT MAKES TRESPASSING ON CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE A FEDERAL CRIME FOR FIRST TIME, INCREASING MAXIMUM JAIL TIME TO 5 YEARS
10/10/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, MAFFEI ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $530,000 IN HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR ONONDAGA, ONEIDA, OSWEGO & TOMPKINS COUNTIES
10/09/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $600,000 IN FUNDING TO SUPPORT LONG ISLAND’S LGBT SURVIVORS OF RAPE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
10/09/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND PUSH TO PROTECT HUNDREDS OF CEMENT JOBS AT PLANTS IN ALBANY & WARREN COUNTIES – CANADIAN GOVT. POTENTIALLY PROVIDING UNFAIR SUBSIDIES TO BUILD A LARGE CEMENT PLANT IN QUEBEC, COULD HARM LOCAL PRODUCTION; SENATORS CALL FOR AN INVESTIGATION
10/08/14  SCHUMER PUSHES TO SECURE $1.3 MILLION FOR THE CHAUTAUQUA CENTER, A FAMILY HEALTH CENTER IN DUNKIRK, TO ESTABLISH SECOND BRANCH IN JAMESTOWN – MANY IN REGION LACK PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN & FUNDS WOULD ENABLE CENTER TO DOUBLE NUMBER OF PATIENTS SERVED & CREATE JOBS
10/08/14  SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, FOLLOWING HIS PUSH, ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS HAS ISSUED LIVINGSTON COMPANY AMERICAN ROCK SALT FINAL PERMIT IT NEEDS TO BUILD CRITICAL RAIL EXTENSION– COMPANY WILL NOW BE ABLE TO INCREASE PRODUCTION, CREATE 30 NEW JOBS & HELP RETAIN 150; CONSTRUCTION COULD BEGIN AS SOON AS NEXT WEEK
10/08/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $3.3 MILLION IN HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR THE CAPITAL REGION
10/08/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $600,000 IN HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
10/08/14  SCHUMER, FOLLOWING CALL WITH CDC DIRECTOR FRIEDEN, EXPECTS THAT THIS WEEK, THE CDC WILL UNVEIL TOUGHER EBOLA SCREENING REQUIREMENTS ON U.S. SOIL – SENATOR HAD PROPOSED SEVERAL CHANGES – CDC SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING THESE AND OTHERS STEPS
10/07/14  SCHUMER, FOLLOWING CALL WITH CDC DIRECTOR FRIEDEN, EXPECTS THAT THIS WEEK, THE CDC WILL UNVEIL TOUGHER EBOLA SCREENING REQUIREMENTS ON U.S. SOIL – SENATOR HAD PROPOSED SEVERAL CHANGES – CDC SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING THESE AND OTHERS STEPS
10/06/14  SCHUMER ANNOUNCES U.S. AIR FORCE HAS AWARDED MAJOR CONTRACT TO DEVELOP & MANUFACTURE NEXT GENERATION LONG-RANGE RADAR SYSTEM TO GROUP THAT INCLUDES SAAB SENSIS IN SYRACUSE – CONTRACT WILL AUTHORIZE $71.8 MILLION IN SPENDING OVER 4 YEARS & COULD BE WORTH $1.3 BILLION OVER 10 YEARS; EXPECTED TO CREATE ONE HUNDRED LOCAL JOBS
10/06/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND STEP UP PUSH TO PROTECT KLEIN STEEL, A COMPANY IN ROCHESTER, BUFFALO & ALBANY, AGAINST DUMPING OF CHEAP FOREIGN STEEL – URGE INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION TO LEVEL PLAYING FIELD FOR NY MANUFACTURERS ONCE AND FOR ALL
10/05/14  AS EBOLA REACHES U.S. SOIL, SCHUMER STATES NO NEED FOR PANIC, BUT TIGHTENING UP PROTECTIONS MUST BE ON THE TABLE; CALLS FOR FEDS TO INTENSIVELY SCREEN & TAKE TEMPERATURE OF PASSENGERS COMING FROM EBOLA HOTSPOTS, WHEN THEY ARRIVE AT U.S. AIRPORTS - ALSO PROVIDE LOCAL HOSPITALS WITH LIST OF THOSE TRAVELERS TO AVOID REPEATING DALLAS HOSPITAL MISTAKE
10/03/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $3.4 MILLION IN HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR NEW YORK CITY
10/03/14  SCHUMER ANNOUNCES ADMINISTRATION TO LAUNCH NEW COMPETITION FOR $200 MILLION IN PUBLIC & PRIVATE FUNDS TO CREATE NEW NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PHOTONICS – SCHUMER SAYS ROCHESTER, ALBANY WELL-POSITIONED TO COMPETE
10/03/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $5.6 MILLION IN FEDERAL U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FUNDING FOR SPECIALTY CROPS ACROSS NEW YORK STATE
10/03/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND URGE HHS SECRETARY TO RELEASE CRITICAL HOME HEATING ASSISTANCE FUNDING
10/02/14  SCHUMER VISITS DRESSER-RAND IN PAINTED POST TO TOUR FACILITY & DISCUSS SALE OF COMPANY TO SIEMENS – SCHUMER DISCUSSES HIS EFFORTS TO ENSURE JOBS ARE PRESERVED & HIS PUSH FOR THE COMPANY TO GROW
10/02/14  SCHUMER: CAMP GOOD DAYS, HIT HARD BY RECENT YATES COUNTY FLOODING, NEEDS SPECIAL DESIGNATION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR FED DISASTER RECOVERY GRANTS – SCHUMER PUSHES FEMA TO PROVIDE CAMP GOOD DAYS WITH DESIGNATION IT NEEDS TO COVER REBUILD COST & CONTINUE SERVING KIDS WITH CANCER


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