Press Releases

January 2020
SCHUMER REVEALS: CDC CANNOT ACCESS ‘RAPID RESPONSE DOLLARS’ THAT CAN HELP STOP POTENTIALLY DEADLY CORONAVIRUS UNTIL FEDS DECLARE OFFICIAL PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; SENATOR URGES FEDS TO MAKE THE DECLARATION NOW SO CDC CAN UNLOCK TENS-OF-MILLIONS IN THE PROACTIVE WAR TO BEAT BACK SPREAD
SCHUMER LAUNCHES MAJOR PUSH TO PREVENT BRIDGE STRIKES THAT HAVE PLAGUED WESTCHESTER COUNTY FOR DECADES; SENATOR CALLS ON LEADING GPS DEVELOPERS TO INTEGRATE DATA WARNING COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVERS OF ROAD RESTRICTIONS, PROMOTE DRIVER SAFETY & DECREASE TRAFFIC
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND URGE ARMY TO SELECT FORT DRUM FOR NEW CORPS HEADQUARTERS; SENATORS SAY FORT DRUM’S WORLD-CLASS PERSONNEL, EXISTING INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEPLOYABLE READINESS CAPABILITIES MAKE IT THE PERFECT HOME FOR CRITICAL CAPACITY
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, FOLLOWING HIS PUSH, FEDS APPROVE PERMIT ALLOWING AMTRAK TO MOVE NEXT GEN HIGH-SPEED TRAIN & KEEP AMTRAK GROWTH IN HORNELL ON TRACK; SENATOR SAYS REVOLUTIONARY TRAINS SUPPORT 400 SOUTHERN TIER JOBS & IMPROVE RAIL SAFETY, COMFORT & SPEED
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, LOWEY CALL ON FEDS TO EXTEND COMMENT PERIOD FOR INDIAN POINT TRANSFER; REPS SAY 30 DAYS ISN’T NEARLY ENOUGH TO ENSURE THOUSANDS OF NY’ERS IMPACTED BY INDIAN POINT’S CLOSURE HAVE THEIR VOICES HEARD
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND CALL ON ARMY CORPS TO ADVANCE FIRST-OF-ITS KIND RESILIENCY BLUEPRINT TO PROTECT GREAT LAKES SHORELINES; SENATORS SAY WITH UPSTATE NY BEING RAVAGED BY FLOODS IN RECENT YEARS, THERE IS A PARAMOUNT NEED TO IDENTIFY AND FIX SHORELINE VULNERABILITIES
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND REVEAL: FEDS PLOTTING TO EXCLUDE NEW YORK FROM VITAL $20 BILLION POT OF FUNDS TO EXPAND RURAL BROADBAND CONNECTIVITY; SENATORS SAY RURAL BROADBAND ACCESS IS ESSENTIAL TO THRIVE IN THE MODERN ECONOMY, CALL ON FCC TO REVERSE COURSE AT ONCE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, BRINDISI, STEFANIK CALL ON ADMINISTRATION TO ACCEPT NEW YORK STATE’S APPEAL FOR DISASTER DECLARATION
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND AND BRINDISI ANNOUNCE CONSTRUCTION WILL FINALLY START ON LONG-AWAITED AND ONCE THREATENED ROME LAB PERIMETER SECURITY; REPS SAY $13.15M ARMY CORPS CONTRACT MARKS MAJOR PROGRESS IN EFFORT TO SHIELD ROME LAB FROM POTENTIAL HARM
AS CHAUTAUQUA LAKE CONTINUES TO SUFFER FROM TOXIC ALGAL BLOOMS, SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND CALL ON ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO PRIORITIZE FUNDING TO PROTECT LAKE’S WATER QUALITY
STANDING WITH ROCHESTER ‘AGENT ORANGE’-AFFLICTED VIETNAM VETERANS, SCHUMER CALLS ON FEDS TO IMMEDIATELY END YEARS-LONG DELAY, FINALLY APPROVE VA CARE & COMPENSATION FOR LOCAL VETS SUFFERING; SENATOR SAYS NY’s +240,000 VIETNAM VETS FOUGHT FOR OUR COUNTRY & SHOULDN’T HAVE TO FIGHT FOR THEIR AGENT ORANGE BENEFITS, TOO
SCHUMER URGES CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TO IMMEDIATELY IMPLEMENT PRE-CLEARANCE FOR WNY RAIL PASSENGERS AT NEW NIAGARA FALLS TRAIN STATION; SENATOR SAYS EASIER, FASTER CROSSING IS KEY TO ESTABLISH A REVOLUTIONARY BI-NATIONAL COMMUTER RAIL BETWEEN WNY AND ONTARIO & SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH
SCHUMER SOUNDS ALARM ON GPS COMPANIES DRAGGING FEET ON IMPLEMENTING DATA VITAL TO MILLIONS OF NY DRIVERS & THE +5,000 NY RAIL CROSSINGS; WITH MANY DEATHS IN NY SINCE 2017, SENATOR SAYS COMPANIES MUST INCORPORATE DATA TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS & SAVE LIVES ASAP
SCHUMER FIGHTS FOR ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS FUNDING TO BATTLE HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS; SENATOR URGES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO USE BOOSTED FED RESOURCES TO LAUNCH NEW YORK STATEWIDE EFFORT TO STOP THE SPREAD OF HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS PLAGUING UPSTATE NY LAKES
SCHUMER CALLS ON FEDS TO PROMPTLY APPROVE CRITICAL PERMIT ALLOWING AMTRAK TO MOVE NEXT GENERATION HIGH-SPEED TRAIN TO COLORADO TEST TRACK; SENATOR SAYS STATE-OF-THE-ART TRAINS, WHICH SUPPORT 400 JOBS IN HORNELL, WILL BE A MAJOR BOON TO ACELA SERVICE ON AMTRAK’S NORTHEAST CORRIDOR
SCHUMER MEETS WITH MLB COMMISSIONER MANFRED TO URGE PRESERVATION OF UPSTATE NY MINOR LEAGUE TEAMS; SENATOR PUSHES TO SAVE THE FUTURE OF BASEBALL IN NEW YORK
SCHUMER: LONG ISLAND DIETARY SUPPLEMENT COMPANIES THAT RISKED HEALTH OF PUBLIC & GAVE BAD RAP TO IMPORTANT LOCAL INDUSTRY MUST BE PROBED WITH FULL FED AUTHORITY; FDA HAS DONE ITS JOB, NOW HHS MUST DO THEIRS; ONE BAD APPLE SHOULDN’T BE ALLOWED TO SPOIL ENTIRE BUNCH FOR INDUSTRY IMPORTANT TO LI ECONOMY & JOBS
December 2019
SCHUMER: PERSISTENT AND GROWING SPATE OF HATE CRIMES IN AMERICA IS A NATIONAL CRISIS; SENATOR DEMANDS MUCH STRONGER FED ACTION TO BRING RELEIF TO AT-RISK RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS NY & NATION; OUTLINES PLAN TO INCREASE FUNDS TO PROTECT PLACES OF WORSHIP & PROSECUTE HATE CRIMES
SCHUMER: PERSISTENT AND GROWING SPATE OF HATE CRIMES IN AMERICA IS A NATIONAL CRISIS; SENATOR DEMANDS MUCH STRONGER FED ACTION TO BRING RELIEF TO AT-RISK RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS NY & NATION; OUTLINES PLAN TO INCREASE FUNDS TO PROTECT PLACES OF WORSHIP & PROSECUTE HATE CRIMES
Schumer Briefed By FBI On Monsey Attack; Demands Thorough Fed Investigation Of This Specific Attack & Other Anti-Semitic Attacks In Recent Days
Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110 Page 111 Page 112 Page 113 Page 114 Page 115 Page 116 Page 117 Page 118 Page 119 Page 120 Page 121 Page 122 Page 123 Page 124 Page 125 Page 126 Page 127 Page 128 Page 129 Page 130 Page 131 Page 132 Page 133 Page 134 Page 135 Page 136 Page 137 Page 138 Page 139 Page 140 Page 141 Page 142 Page 143 Page 144 Page 145 Page 146 Page 147 Page 148 Page 149 Page 150 Page 151 Page 152 Page 153 Page 154 Page 155 Page 156 Page 157 Page 158 Page 159 Page 160 Page 161 Page 162 Page 163 Page 164 Page 165 Page 166 Page 167 Page 168 Page 169 Page 170 Page 171 Page 172 Page 173 Page 174 Page 175 Page 176 Page 177 Page 178 Page 179 Page 180 Page 181 Page 182 Page 183 Page 184 Page 185 Page 186 Page 187 Page 188 Page 189 Page 190 Page 191 Page 192 Page 193 Page 194 Page 195 Page 196 Page 197 Page 198 Page 199 Page 200 Page 201 Page 202 Page 203 Page 204 Page 205 Page 206 Page 207 Page 208 Page 209 Page 210 Page 211 Page 212 Page 213 Page 214 Page 215 Page 216 Page 217 Page 218 Page 219 Page 220 Page 221 Page 222 Page 223 Page 224 Page 225 Page 226 Page 227 Page 228 Page 229 Page 230 Page 231 Page 232 Page 233 Page 234 Page 235 Page 236 Page 237 Page 238 Page 239 Page 240 Page 241 Page 242 Page 243 Page 244 Page 245
Showing page   of 245