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10.19.21

AS UPSTATE NY ORGANIC DAIRY FARMERS CONTINUE TO RECOVER FROM PANDEMIC, SCHUMER FIGHTS FOR ANSWERS ON TERMINATED DANONE CONTRACTS; WITH IMPACTED FARMS LEFT SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS, SENATOR CALLS ON DANONE FOR EXPLANATION AND AID FOR IMPACTED NEW YORK ORGANIC DAIRY FARMS

Danone North America Plans To Terminate Contracts With 89 Organic Dairy Farms In The Northeast -More Than Half In Upstate NY – In 2022; Terminations Could Force Some Farms To Close Forever, Senator Says New York's Organic Dairy Farmers Are Vital To Upstate Economy; After COVID Pandemic Hit Already Stretched-Thin Dairy Farmers Hard, Schumer Says Danone Terminations Threaten Dairy Farmers’ Livelihoods  Schumer: NY’s Organic Dairy Farms Need Answers Following news that Ho… Continue Reading


10.18.21

SCHUMER STANDS WITH ROCHESTER’S HICKEY FREEMAN WORKERS TO LAUNCH PUSH TO SECURE ‘MARSHALL PLAN’ IN BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE BILL – GIVING HICKEY FREEMAN ACCESS TO BRAND NEW GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS, MORE JOBS, AND EXPAND ROCHESTER BIZ; SCHUMER ANNOUNCES HICKEY FREEMAN WILL ADD 100 JOBS NOW UNDER NEW BUSINESS

American Factories Like Hickey Freeman Stepped Up During The Pandemic To Manufacture Critical PPE For Their Communities; Schumer Urges Feds To Tap Hickey Freeman And American Textile Workers To Grow U.S Jobs & U.S. PPE Production Senator Says Hickey Freeman Produces World-Class PPE, Making It A Win-Win-Win For U.S. National Security, Health Workers, And Rochester Workers & Economy Alike  Schumer Also Announces As A Direct Result Of His Years Of Work To Save Factory, Hickey Freema… Continue Reading


10.18.21

AMID NEW PREDICTIONS WARNING OF HEATING PRICE SPIKE OF 31% ACROSS CAPITAL REGION THIS WINTER, SCHUMER PUSHES TWO-PRONGED PLAN TO DEAL WITH CRISIS; 1) QUICKLY RELEASE FED FUNDS THAT HELP SENIORS & OTHERS PAY FOR HEAT & 2) INCREASE FED POT OF LIHEAP BY $100M TO KEEP THE HELP GOING

Last Year, More Than 55,000 Capital Region Households Tapped Roughly $20 Million In Home Energy Assistance BUT With Supply Chains Across Industries STILL Rocked By COVID, Upcoming Winter Could Freeze Out Working Families & Seniors Who Need The Help Capital Region Applications For Federal Help Are NOW Available - BUT Schumer Wants Feds To Quickly Release NY's Dollars & Announces New Push To Fuel The Home Energy Assistance Program With $100 Million More, Should Pricing Predictions Manife… Continue Reading


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