Press Releases

April 2022
FOLLOWING HIS DIRECT ADVOCACY, SENATOR SCHUMER DELIVERS $2 MILLION TO UPGRADE WESTCHESTER’S AGING RADIO SERVICES; SEN. SAYS: WESTCHESTER COUNTY’S EMERGENCY RADIO SYSTEM WAS OUTDATED & IN DESPERATE NEED OF OVERHAUL
March 2022
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MAJOR PUSH TO REVITALIZE SYRACUSE’S 15TH WARD NEIGHBORHOOD, DRAMATICALLY INCREASE FED INVESTMENT IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING SURROUNDING I-81; SENATORS URGE HUD SECRETARY TO MAKE SYRACUSE A NATIONAL MODEL FOR HOUSING TRANSFORMATION, RECONNECTING CNY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES TO NEW ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $3 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR UNITED HEALTH SERVICES IN THE SOUTHERN TIER FOR COVID RESPONSE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND SECURE NEARLY $7 MILLION FOR CRITICAL REPAIRS TO OSWEGO AND LITTLE SODUS BAY HARBORS; FUNDING WILL UPGRADE SEVERELY DAMAGED INFRASTRUCTURE, DREDGE TO REMOVE DEBRIS, IMPROVE TRADE NAVIGATION & PROTECT TOURISM ECONOMY
SCHUMER UNVEILS MAJOR ADVOCACY PLAN TO KEEP NYC VA HOSPITALS OPEN & CARING FOR VETS; RECENT REPORT FROM FEDS RECKLESSLY RECOMMENDS ‘CLOSURE’ OF MANHATTAN & BROOKLYN VA MEDICAL CENTERS, MAJORITY LEADER PUSHES BACK WITH BATTLE PLAN THAT INVOLVES LOCAL VETS & TELLS THE VA TO RETREAT
STANDING SHOULDER TO SHOULDER WITH HUDSON VALLEY VETERANS AT CASTLE POINT VA, SCHUMER BLASTS PROPOSAL TO CLOSE MID-HUDSON VALLEY’S ONLY VA HOSPITAL WITH NO CLEAR PLAN IN PLACE FOR THE HEALTHCARE OF IMPACTED VETERANS; SCHUMER DEMANDS VA IMMEDATELY WORK WITH LOCAL VETS & LEADERS TO AVOID ANY AND ALL GAPS IN HEALTHCARE AND KEEP CRITICAL CARE EASILY ACCESSIBLY AS A ONE STOP HUB FOR HUDSON VALLEY VETERANS
SCHUMER LAUNCHES TWO-PRONGED PLAN TO REVITALIZE DOWNTOWN KINGSTON; SENATOR SECURED FIRST-STEP DOWN PAYMENT ON PROJECT, PUSHES FOR OVER $20 MILLION PROJECT TO RECONNECT KINGSTON NEIGHBORHOOD’S TO WATERFRONT, CREATE JOBS, INCREASE WALKABILITY, PRESERVE ENVIRONMENT, & TRANSFORM DOWNTOWN
SCHUMER, JONES ANNOUNCE $2 MILLION TO CREATE ROCKLAND’S FIRST-EVER WOMEN’S HEALTH CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN SPRING VALLEY; REPS DELIVER FUNDING FOR STATE-OF-THE-ART NEW FACILITY, A ONE STOP SHOP FOR WOMEN’S HEALTH: MAMMOGRAMS, BIRTHING CENTER, FERTILITY TREATMENT, MENTAL HEALTH, PEDIATRICS; GIVING MOMS & UNDERSERVED WOMEN HIGH-QUALITY AFFORDABLE CARE ACROSS THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY
SCHUMER DELIVERS $44K TO BLUEPRINT GENEVA TO CREATE COMMUNITY KITCHEN TO COMBAT FINGER LAKES’ FOOD DESERT; SCHUMER-SECURED FUNDING WILL TAP INTO FINGER LAKES’ AGRICULTURE TO PROVIDE FRESH PRODUCE, FEED THE HUNGRY & BOOST NEW COMMUNAL GATHERING SPACE TO HELP LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS AND RESIDENTS FLOURISH
CITING ENVIRONMENTAL & LOCAL CONCERNS, SCHUMER CALLS ON FEDS TO REVERSE COURSE ON PROPOSED BLIND BAY STATION ASAP; SENATOR SAYS THE AREA IS CRITICAL TO WILDLIFE HABITATS, TOURISM ECONOMY, & FISHERS LANDING RESIDENTS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, MORELLE ANNOUNCE $88.5 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY’S NATIONAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF IN RECENTLY PASSED BIPARTISAN APPROPRIATIONS PACKAGE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $4 MILLION FOR ITHACA & TOMPKINS COUNTY LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN OMNIBUS SPENDING PACKAGE; FUNDING WILL REPLACE CRUMBLING BRIDGES, BOLSTER DOWNTOWN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND ACCELERATE ITHACA’S GREEN ENERGY GOALS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE LEGISLATION TO REAUTHORIZE ERIE CANALWAY NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR FOR 15-YEAR EXTENSION
SCHUMER SECURES $800,000 FOR BUFFALO’S MICHIGAN STREET AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE CORRIDOR TO REVITALIZE HISTORIC BAPTIST CHURCH, PRESERVE LANDMARKS TO WESTERN NY’S CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY, & SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH IN BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE NEIGHBORHOOD
AFTER HUDDLE WITH BUTTIGIEG, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES I-81 CONSTRUCTION IS ON THE FAST-TRACK WITH A CRITICAL APPROVAL OFFICIALLY IMMINENT; SENATOR PUSHES FOR NEXT PHASE, CITES BILLIONS FROM BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW THAT 81 PROJECT & COMMUNITY CAN TAP
SCHUMER DELIVERS OVER $22 MILLION TO CAPITAL REGION LOCAL PROJECTS IN JUST-PASSED BUDGET; SENATOR REVEALS 3 MAJOR PROJECT AREAS TO EXPAND ALBANY’S NONPROFIT HUB, BOOST CRITICAL UALBANY & RPI RESEARCH, AND CREATE NEW PORT OF ALBANY TRAINING CENTER THAT WILL HELP ALBANY’S SOUTH END REACH NEW HEIGHTS
SCHUMER, BOWMAN REVEAL: $3 MILLION EN ROUTE TO ADDRESS MT. VERNON SEWAGE CRISIS; REPS SECURED FUNDING TO HIRE ENGINEERS, ACCELERATE CRITICAL REPAIRS ON CITY’S WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE, AND FINALLY START TO CREATE THE SEWAGE SYSTEM MT. VERNON RESIDENTS DESPERATELY NEED & DESERVE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, MORELLE SECURE $83 MILLION BOOST IN FUNDING FOR ROCHESTER LASER LAB IN THE RECENTLY PASSED BIPARTISAN SPENDING PACKAGE FOR FY2022; FUNDING WILL BOOST CUTTING EDGE ENERGY RESEARCH, STRENGTHEN NATIONAL SECURITY, & ENSURE NEW YORK CONTINUES TO LEAD IN INNOVATION
FOLLOWING HIS VISIT TO YONKERS LAST JULY, SCHUMER DELIVERS ON HIS PROMISE, SECURING NEARLY $1 MILLION TO UPGRADE CITY’S SOLE MATERNITY UNIT, IMPROVING HEALTH EQUITY FOR ALL WESTCHESTER MOTHERS – PARTICULARILY MOTHERS OF COLOR, WHO ARE OVER A QUARTER OF ST. JOHN’S RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL’S MATERNAL PATIENTS; SENATOR SECURES FUNDING IN BUDGET TO COMBAT MATERNAL HEALTH CRISIS
SCHUMER DELIVERS HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO FORT TICONDEROGA TO RESTORE NATIONAL LANDMARK’S CRUMBLING WALLS; FUNDING WILL BOOST ESSENTIAL REHABILITATION OF NEARLY 250 YEAR OLD HISTORIC SITE, BOLSTER TOURISM FOR ESSEX COUNTY, & PRESERVE CRITICAL PIECE OF OUR NATION’S HERITAGE
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