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01.17.18

SCHUMER: FAA APPROVAL URGENTLY NEEDED IN ORDER FOR PERRY-WARSAW AIRPORT TO BEGIN THE PROCESS OF GETTING A NEW WEATHER TOWER SYSTEM; IF FAA DOESN’T ACT THIS MONTH, AIRPORT WILL BE SHUT OUT OF FAA’S 2018 GRANT CYCLE, DELAYING NEW WEATHER TOWER CONSTRUCTION BY YEAR OR MORE; SENATOR URGES FEDS TO CUT THROUGH RED TAPE SO THAT AIRPORT CAN APPLY FOR IT’S CONSTRUCTION GRANT THIS YEAR

FAA Has Not Approved Perry-Warsaw's Weather Tower Airspace Case Application & Other Pre-Approvals Putting The Major Project At Risk For Delays; Application Proposes The New Weather Tower Location Site At The And Needs FAA Sign-Off Now So Airport Can Submit Its Construction Grant Application In Time Senator Says Project Will Remained Taxied Until The FAA Approves Application; Weather Tower Is Critical To Add Instrument Approach Capability Needed To Land New Businesses In Wyoming County And T… Continue Reading


01.16.18

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES MAJOR WIN FOR ROME: ASSURED INFORMATION SECURITY LANDS NEARLY $48M AIR FORCE CONTRACT; CONTRACT IS A WIN FOR GROWING COMPANY AND IT’S WORKFORCE

Work Is To Be Completed In Rome Over The Next Two Years Schumer: This Is A Win-Win-Win For Our Nation, Assured Information Security's Employees, And The Mohawk Valley Economy  U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer today announced that Assured Information Security, Inc (AIS)., in Rome New York was awarded a $47,974,580 Air Force contract to explore next-generation network operations and vulnerability assessment technology, or INNOVATE.  The objective of the INNOVATE effort… Continue Reading


01.16.18

SCHUMER REVEALS: LACK OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN FOREIGN AIRLINES & PORT AUTHORITY HELPED CREATE THE CHAOS AT KENNEDY; FOREIGN AIRLINES FLOODED JFK WITH FLIGHTS & LITTLE COORDINATION WITH PORT AUTHORITY; SENATOR ASKS USDOT TO INSTITUTE A PLAN TO MAKE SURE COORDINATION IS BETTER NEXT TIME & SO PEOPLE AREN’T IN TRAVEL-HELL

Schumer Says Improved Comms Between Foreign Airlines & JFK Airport Would Curb Potential Chaos- And That USDOT Can Help Fix It Before Next Storm Hits   Some Travelers Are Still Without Luggage; While Port Authority Is Culpable, Along With Foreign Airlines, Feds Can Ensure Those Airlines Better Communicate So Chaos Doesn't Compound  Schumer: Fed Pressure On Foreign Airlines & Better Comms Can Help Prevent Winter Chaos From Snowballing   On the heels of the JF… Continue Reading