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11.21.19

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, LOWEY DEMAND ANSWERS FROM HOLTEC ON PLANS TO DECOMMISSION INDIAN POINT

With Entergy Corporation Planning to Transfer Indian Point License to Holtec International, Lawmakers Seek Information on How Holtec Plans to Carry Out Decommissioning Activities Once Indian Point Shuts Down Starting Next Year U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY-17) today sent a letter to Dr. Kris Singh, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Holtec International, demanding answers on how Holtec… Continue Reading


11.21.19

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, BRINDISI ANNOUNCE OVER $6.4 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR GREATER BINGHAMTON AIRPORT IN BROOME COUNTY

Department of Transportation Grant Will Fund Taxiway Rehabilitation U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D-NY-22) today announced $6,462,000 in federal funding for the Greater Binghamton Airport in Broome County. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Specifically, the funding will b… Continue Reading


11.20.19

FOLLOWING MLB’S CURVEBALL, UPENDING MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ACROSS UPSTATE NY, SCHUMER CALLS ON MLB TO STOP, REWORK PLAN & ENGAGE WITH NY COMMUNITIES BEFORE MAKING ANY DECISIONS; GOING TO BAT FOR ALL NY TEAMS, SENATOR SAYS MLB OWES TRANSPARENCY TO THE THOUSANDS OF LOYAL FANS, AVOID PLAYING HARDBALL & HEAR THEM OUT ASAP

Reported MLB Proposal Revealed +40 Minor League Teams Nationwide May Lose MLB Affiliations; Senator Fights For The 8 Potentially Impacted NY Teams & Upstate Institutions Before Moving Forward, Schumer Calls On MLB To Immediately Stop, Rework Plan & Engage With Upstate NY Stakeholders, Communities, & Fans Before Making Any Decisions Schumer To MLB: Don't Strike Out New York Teams! On a conference call with reporters this afternoon, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer raised strong obj… Continue Reading