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10/30/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND JOIN WITH ARMY OFFICIALS TO CELEBRATE ARMY’S LARGEST EVER RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT COMING TO FT. DRUM – LOCAL BIOMASS ENERGY PRODUCER, ReENERGY, TO PROVIDE RENEWABLE POWER TO FORT DRUM; PROJECT WILL CREATE 170 NORTH COUNTRY JOBS
10/29/14  SCHUMER, MAFFEI URGE FEDS TO KEEP HALFWAY HOUSE OUT OF TIPPERARY HILL NEIGHBORHOOD – LOCATING HALFWAY HOUSE IN MIDDLE OF RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD, JUST 500 FT. FROM BOYS & GIRLS CLUB AND CLOSE TO TWO ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, JUST DOESN’T WORK
10/29/14  SCHUMER SECURES THIRD FEDERAL INVESTMENT, MORE THAN $1.9 MILLION, FOR WILLIAMSVILLE’S ‘PICTURE MAIN STREET’ PROJECT – FUNDING WILL MAKE SPRING ST. & MAIN ST. SAFER, MORE BUSINESS & PEDESTRIAN FRIENDLY, BRING FUTURE INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT TO THE VILLAGE
10/29/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $4 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR WATER AND WASTE UPGRADES IN WAWARSING
10/28/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1.2 MILLION IN USDA FUNDING FOR TWO ROCHESTER-FINGER LAKES REGION MUNICIPALITIES
10/28/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, MAFFEI ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1.5 MILLION IN USDA FUNDING FOR THE TOWN OF MARION IN WAYNE COUNTY
10/27/14  SCHUMER: FAULTY GUARDRAIL COMPONENT LIKELY INSTALLED ON ROADS ACROSS UPSTATE NY COULD BE POSING GRAVE DANGER TO MOTORISTS; AT LEAST 5 DEATHS HAVE BEEN LINKED TO DESIGN – SCHUMER CALLS ON FED HIGHWAY ADMIN. TO CONDUCT TOP-TO- BOTTOM REVIEW OF WHERE IN NYS THEY ARE INSTALLED, PROVIDE GUIDANCE ON REPLACING THEM
10/27/14  SCHUMER: FAULTY GUARDRAIL COMPONENT LIKELY INSTALLED ON ROADS ACROSS UPSTATE NY COULD BE POSING GRAVE DANGER TO MOTORISTS; AT LEAST 5 DEATHS HAVE BEEN LINKED TO DESIGN – SCHUMER CALLS ON FED HIGHWAY ADMIN. TO CONDUCT TOP-TO-BOTTOM REVIEW OF WHERE IN NYS THEY ARE INSTALLED, PROVIDE GUIDANCE ON REPLACING THEM
10/27/14  SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, AFTER HIS PUSH, ROCHESTER & WEBSTER TO RECEIVE $2.3 MILLION IN FED FUNDING FOR TRANSFORMATIVE TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS – ROCHESTER TO RECEIVE $1.5 MILLION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW ON-STREET PARKING & PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS ALONG EAST MAIN STREET; WEBSTER TO RECEIVE MORE THAN $800K FOR NEW SIDEWALKS, BIKE LANES ALONG NORTH AVENUE
10/27/14  SCHUMER: IN RESPONSE TO NEW INVESTIGATION THAT FINDS ILLEGAL, ONLINE DRUG MARKET IS THRIVING & INFILTRATING LONG ISLAND, SCHUMER CALLS FOR TOP TO BOTTOM DEPT. OF JUSTICE REVIEW OF HOW ‘DARK WEB’ DRUG SALES CONTINUE TO GROW – ALSO VOWS INCREASED FUNDING TO BETTER TARGET CYBER DRUG DEALERS
10/27/14  SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, AFTER HIS PUSH, ULSTER & NEW PALTZ TO RECEIVE MORE THAN $1.7 MILLION IN FED FUNDS FOR VILLAGE SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS & TO BUILD CRITICAL MISSING LINK TO CATSKILL RAIL TRAIL – WILL CONNECT NEW PALTZ TO POPULAR WALKWAY OVER THE HUDSON & GREATLY ENHANCE TOURISM AND JOBS IN ULSTER COUNTY
10/27/14  SCHUMER PUSHES FAA TO DESIGNATE GROUP OF UNIVERSITIES THAT INCLUDES ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY A ‘CENTER OF EXCELLENCE’ FOR UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS – PRESTIGIOUS DESIGNATION WOULD ALLOW RIT TO DEVELOP UAS FOR DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, INSPECTION & AGRICULTURE
10/26/14  SCHUMER: SANDY AID HAS DELIVERED LARGEST FEDERAL REVITALIZATION OF NEW YORK INFRASTRUCTURE SINCE ROBERT MOSES - SENATOR RELEASES FIRST ‘SANDY INFRASTRUCTURE INVENTORY’; RECORD $17 BILLION-WORTH OF TRANSFORMATIVE GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORTATION, COASTAL PROTECTION & MUNICIPAL PROJECTS HAVE BEEN FUNDED
10/24/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, OWENS ANNOUNCE $325,000 IN USDA FUNDING FOR THE VILLAGE OF CASTORLAND
10/24/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $800,000 IN FEMA FUNDING FOR THE TOWN OF RICHMONDVILLE IN SCHOHARIE COUNTY
10/24/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1.5 MILLION IN U.S. DEPT OF AGRICULTURE FUNDS FOR CORNELL UNIVERSITY TO RESEARCH & ADDRESS INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
10/23/14  SCHUMER: TRESTLES CARRYING CSX TRAINS THROUGH HEART OF ROME ARE A MAJOR EYESORE & FALLING DEBRIS HAS BECOME A DANGER TO THE COMMUNITY; CSX PROMISED TO ADDRESS SITUATION, BUT HAS NOT TAKEN ACTION – SCHUMER CALLS ON CSX TO STEP UP & BRING TRESTLES UP TO CODE
10/23/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $90 MILLION IN FEMA FUNDING FOR FLOOD-PRONE BRIDGES IN THE HUDSON VALLEY
10/23/14  CASEY, SCHUMER TO INTRODUCE BILL TO CLOSE LOOPHOLE THAT ALLOWS EXPELLED NAZIS TO COLLECT SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS
10/22/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $2.4 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR SANDY-REPAIRS AT LONG BEACH’S WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL—REIMBURSEMENT IS THE LAST PORTION OF FEDERAL FUNDING NEEDED TO MAKE SCHOOL WHOLE AGAIN POST- SANDY
10/22/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $5 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR ULSTER COUNTY BUSINESS TO EXPAND PRODUCTION & CREATE JOBS
10/22/14  SCHUMER: COLD-BLOODED MURDERERS WHO PLANNED AND CARRIED OUT THE EXECUTION OF NYPD OFFICER EDWARD BYRNE MUST AGAIN BE DENIED PAROLE— NEXT ROUND OF HEARINGS TO TAKE PLACE STARTING THIS WEEK
10/22/14  SCHUMER LAUNCHES PUSH TO SECURE MORE THAN $1.3 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL FEDERAL FUNDING FOR BUFFALO’S LAUNCH NY, WHICH IS ALREADY HAVING HUGE IMPACT ON UPSTATE JOB GROWTH – FED FUNDS WOULD PROVIDE MORE START-UPS & ENTREPRENEURS IN WNY, CNY, ROCHESTER-FINGER LAKES & S. TIER WITH RESOURCES NEEDED TO GROW, EXPAND, & CREATE JOBS
10/22/14  SCHUMER PUSHES FAA TO DESIGNATE GROUP OF UNIVERSITIES THAT INCLUDES SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY A ‘CENTER OF EXCELLENCE’ FOR UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS – PRESTIGIOUS DESIGNATION WOULD ALLOW UNIVERSITY TO CONDUCT UAS RESEARCH, EDUCATION & TRAINING IN CENTRAL NEW YORK
10/22/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $660,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS TO IMPROVE AND REPAIR SEWER SYSTEM IN TOWN OF OWEGO – SENATORS PUSHED FEMA TO INCREASE FUNDING ALLOCATION AFTER INITIAL ALLOCATION WAS INSUFFICIENT TO COVER DAMAGE FROM TROPICAL STORM LEE
10/21/14  SCHUMER GILLIBRAND AND OWENS ANNOUNCE $184K IN USDA GRANTS FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
10/21/14  SCHUMER: REVITALIZATION OF VILLAGE OF HERKIMER’S MAIN STREET KEY TO ECONOMIC GROWTH – SENATOR JOINS WITH NEW MAYOR TO DEVISE PLAN FOR SECURING FED FUNDS TO HELP SPUR MAIN STREET REDEVELOPMENT
10/21/14  SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1.1 MILLION IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUNDING FOR ITHACA
10/21/14  SCHUMER JOINS WITH SCHENECTADY MAYOR GARY MCCARTHY TO DEMOLISH FIRST OF APPROX. 80 VACANT CITY BUILDINGS THAT HAVE BEEN STIFLING DEVELOPMENT & POSE DANGER TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES – SCHUMER HELPED SECURE FED LOAN TO MAKE DEMOLITION POSSIBLE & CUT THROUGH BUREAUCRATIC RED TAPE TO GET DEMOLITION UNDERWAY
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


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