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08.22.19

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $571K IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO TRAIN WORKERS IN RURAL COMMUNITIES ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK

Funding Will Be Used to Implement Workforce Training Programs in Wood and Paper Products U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $571,267 in federal funding for the Workforce Development Institute (WDI), part of the AFL-CIO. Specifically, the funding will go towards creating and implementing workforce training programs in the production of wood and paper products. WDI supports rural economies in New York by addressing worker skills nee… Continue Reading


08.22.19

MORELLE, SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE LEGISLATION TO DEDICATE FAIRPORT POST OFFICE TO LOUISE AND BOB SLAUGHTER IS SIGNED INTO LAW

Rochester, N.Y. - Today, Congressman Joe Morelle and Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that legislation to dedicate a Fairport post office in honor of the late Louise and Bob Slaughter has been signed into law by the President. "I couldn't be more proud that the first piece of legislation I’ve introduced to be signed into law is a well-deserved tribute to my extraordinary predecessor and dear friend, Louise Slaughter, who contributed so much to our community," said C… Continue Reading


08.21.19

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $1.4 MILLION IN FEDERAL EARLY HEAD START FUNDING FOR CHAUTAUQUA OPPORTUNITIES, INC.

Funding Will Be Used To Support Early Childhood Education and Care Services for Low-Income Children in Chautauqua County U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,414,670 in federal funding for the Early Head Start program at Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. The federal funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Early Head Start Program and will be used to provide child care and support services for l… Continue Reading