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07.13.20

WITH MILLIONS ON THE LINE, SCHUMER CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE FISCAL RELIEF FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS THROUGHOUT WESTERN NEW YORK THAT PROJECT CRIPPLING REVENUE AND JOB LOSSES AMID ONGOING COVID-19 FIGHT

As Local Governments Face Uncertain Budgets Amid Crisis, Olean High School Estimates Possible $3.7 Million Loss in State Aid, Cattaraugus County Estimates $5.7 Million in Lost Revenue Standing With Local Leaders, Schumer Says The Region's Municipalities Heroically Ratcheted Up Spending To Fight COVID-19, Despite Budgetary Consequences, To Help Keep Essential Services Running Throughout The Region, Yet Congress Refuses To Lend A Hand In Recovery and Rebuilding  Schumer: Western New York C… Continue Reading


07.13.20

SCHUMER REVEALS: WITHOUT FED FUNDS ROCHESTER-FINGER LAKES SCHOOLS MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO SAFELY REOPEN; COSTS OF PPE, PHYSICAL BARRIERS & OTHER SUPPLIES COULD BADLY DRAIN LOCAL RESOURCES, MAKING IT MUCH HARDER FOR ROCHESTER DISTRICTS TO OPEN SAFELY; SENATOR PUSHES PLAN TO COVER THOSE COSTS WITH FED DOLLARS IN ‘COVID-4’ & ALLOW SCHOOLS TO SAFELY REOPEN

Schumer Says Local Schools, Like Those Across The Rochester-Finger Lakes Region, Have Some Federal Guidelines To Reopen Safely Amid COVID-19 BUT Not Enough Fed Funds To Afford Them; Pushes New Plan To Inject $175B Into Nation's K-12 Schools To Meet The Need Without Fed Funds To Cover Massive Cost Of PPE, Barriers, Cleaning Supplies & More, Local Budgets Would Be Crushed, Local Taxes Could Rise & Some Schools Might Stay Closed    Schumer: It Would Simply Be Nails On The … Continue Reading


07.13.20

SCHUMER: AS THE PANDEMIC RAGES ON, DEVASTATING CENTRAL NEW YORK’S ECONOMY, SMALL BUSINESSES NEED SECOND PPP LOAN TO STAY AFLOAT; SURROUNDED BY CNY BUSINESS OWNERS, SENATOR PUSHES TO EXTEND “PPP” PROGRAM TO GIVE LOCAL SMALL BIZ OWNERS ANOTHER LOAN; CENTRAL NEW YORK’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY IS CRITICAL FOR ALL OF NY

Window For Accessing A PPP Loan For Central New York Small Biz's Will Close In Weeks Schumer Pushes Vital Legislation To Provide Economic Relief To Central New York’s Small Businesses, Extending Program To 2021 & Offering New Second Round of Forgivable PPP Assistance To Hardest-Hit Small Businesses Schumer: PPP Extension & Expansion Is The Lifeboat Central New York Small Biz Needs To Recover & Rebuild From Health -and Economic- Pandemic Standing at The Pier in Central Square… Continue Reading


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