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04.19.19

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $172 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO AID NY STATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) And The HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Provide Essential Funds For Transformative Development Initiatives Across New York State Senators Say These Programs Are A Huge Win For Communities Across Upstate New York; Senators Have Pushed To Ensure Programs Create Good-Paying Jobs By Supporting Local Housing And Development Projects, And By Investing In Neighborhood Revitalization Efforts Senators: We Pledge To Protect This Funding Be… Continue Reading


04.18.19

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $86 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY TO WORK WITH HARD HIT NY UPSTATE COUNTIES TO COMBAT SPIKING OPIOID EPIDEMIC DEATHS

Columbia Will Work With 15 NYS Counties Heavily Impacted By The Opioid Crisis To Help Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths Counties Include: Lewis, Broome, Yates, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Columbia, Cortland, Dutchess, Erie, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Suffolk, Sullivan, and Ulster U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced approximately $86 million in federal funding for Columbia University's School of Social Work to address the opioid epidemic with cut… Continue Reading


04.16.19

STANDING AT NOVELIS, SCHUMER CALLS ON FEDS TO DROP UNREASONABLE TARIFFS ON CANADIAN IMPORTS, THREATENING FACTORY, ITS +1K EMPLOYEES & THE CNY ECONOMY; SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO EXPEDITE NOVELIS’S PENDING TARIFF EXCLUSION REQUESTS & GIVE RELIEF TO MAJOR OSWEGO COUNTY EMPLOYER

Novelis, Which Has Over 1,100 Oswego Employees, Has Been Forced To Pay Exorbitant Rates On Aluminum Imports From Allies Like Canada Due To Flawed Tariffs, Threatening Production Capacity & Business; Schumer Says Allies Like Canada Should Not Be Treated Same As Unfair Competitors Like China, Which Bends And Breaks Rules Schumer Urges Feds To Eliminate These Poorly Targeted Tariffs On Canada Completely; In The Meantime, Senator Says Feds Must Speed Up Review Process, Approve Novelis's Tariff … Continue Reading