Press Releases

April 2017
SCHUMER: PENN STATION PANIC REVEALED DANGEROUS FLAWS IN SECURITY THAT PUTS COMMUTERS AT RISK; AMTRAK, MTA & NYPD NEED CENTRALIZED COMMAND CENTER, INTEGRATED COMMUNICATION, MANY MORE JOINT DRILLS & BETTER EQUIPMENT; SENATOR DEMANDS IMMEDIATE FIXES TO SECURITY FAILINGS & ADDITIONAL RESOURCES TO MAKE PENN SAFER FOR ALL
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE: MONROE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SECURES $550,000 TO MAKE COLLEGE A TOP PHOTONICS TRAINING CENTER; SCHOOL AIMS TO MEET GROWING DEMAND FOR SKILLED WORKERS IN UPSTATE NEW YORK
SCHUMER SPEAKS TO TRUMP ABOUT CANADA’S UNFAIR DAIRY PRICING POLICY
Yom Hashoah
SCHUMER: RECENT CSX DERAILMENT IN BATAVIA IS A SOBERING REMINDER THAT OIL BY RAIL STANDARDS ARE STILL OFF TRACK; SENATOR URGES FEDS TO IMMEDIATELY EXPEDITE RULE TO MAKE FLAMMABLE CRUDE OIL LESS VOLATILE BEFORE IT IS SHIPPED THROUGH UPSTATE NEW YORK
SCHUMER: SOUTHERN TIER DISTILLERY POSITIONS CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY & WESTERN NY AS A CRITICAL LINK IN THE FUTURE OF NYS CRAFT BEVERAGE INDUSTRY, BUT THEIR BARLEY GROWING PARTNERS LACK PROTECTION AGAINST RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH GROWING THE CROP; SENATOR RELAUNCHES PUSH TO EXPAND ESSENTIAL CROP INSURANCE FOR MORE NYS MALT BARLEY FARMERS
STANDING AT NYCHA APARTMENTS, SCHUMER & “NO CUTS COALITION” HOUSING ADVOCATES HAMMER PROPOSED $6 BILLION TRUMP ADMIN HOUSING CUT & PUSH FOR REVERSAL; SENATOR MAKES CASE FOR COUNTLESS FAMILIES THAT WOULD SUFFER IF CUTS GO THROUGH; AFFORDABILITY, QUALITY OF LIFE, BASIC UPKEEP & SECURITY WOULD BE IN JEOPARDY
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES NEW U.S. CUSTOMS VIDEO PHONE FOR ROCHESTER MARINA; NEW REMOTE CUSTOMS STATION WILL ATTRACT CANADIAN BOATERS, TOURISTS TO PORT OF ROCHESTER
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO EXPEDITE APPROVALS FOR NEW RIVERFRONT DOCK EXPANSION PROJECT IN POUGHKEEPSIE; APPROVAL WILL BE THE FIRST STEP IN FINALIZING THE OBSERVATION DECK, INCREASING AND ENHANCING TOURISM & ACCESS TO THE HUDSON RIVER; SENATOR SAYS DOCKS COULD HELP ATTRACT MORE TOURISTS & PROVIDE BOOST TO LOCAL ECONOMY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, MENENDEZ & BOOKER ANNOUNCE OVER $229 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR REPAIRS TO THE HOLLAND TUNNEL
SCHUMER: ULSTER RESIDENTS ARE IRKED AND FRUSTRATED WHEN CSX TRAIN IDLES FOR HOURS BLOCKING SEVERAL MAJOR ROADS IMPACTING RESIDENTS AND SMALL BUSINESSES; SENATOR SAYS CSX NEEDS TO FIND ANOTHER AREA TO LEAVE TRAINS – CURRENT STOP IS A MAJOR SAFETY CONCERN
SCHUMER: YET ANOTHER GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENT, THIS TIME IN ROCKLAND COUNTY, IS A SOBERING REMINDER THAT OIL BY RAIL STANDARDS ARE STILL OFF TRACK; SENATOR URGES FEDS TO IMMEDIATELY EXPEDITE RULE TO MAKE FLAMMABLE CRUDE OIL LESS VOLATILE BEFORE IT IS SHIPPED THROUGH NEW YORK
SCHUMER: THE LAKE ERIE COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE-ELMIRA COLLEGE PROPOSAL TO BUILD A NEW MED SCHOOL IN ELMIRA HAS BEEN UNFAIRLY REJECTED WITH LITTLE RHYME OR REASON; SENATOR LAUNCHES MAJOR EFFORT TO PUSH ACCREDITATION OFFICIALS TO IMMEDIATELY REVIEW & APPROVE APPEAL OF THE LECOM-ELMIRA PROPOSAL
STANDING AT WATERTOWN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, SCHUMER WILL DOUBLE DOWN ON HIS EFFORT TO FIGHT HARMFUL CUTS TO ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE PROGRAM; SENATOR SAYS FED FUNDING IS VITAL TO AIR SERVICE IN WATERTOWN & REST OF NORTH COUNTRY AND WILL VOW TO FIGHT HARMFUL CUTS FROM EVER TAKING-OFF
SCHUMER VISITS GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL & LAUNCHES EFFORT TO EXTEND DESPERATELY NEEDED FUNDING FOR CHILDREN’S HEALTH PROGRAM, THAT PROVIDES OVER 8 THOUSAND KIDS IN GLENS FALLS AREA WITH QUALITY & AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE; SENATOR WILL SAY CONGRESS NEEDS TO ACT BEFORE PROGRAM EXPIRES THIS YEAR
SCHUMER: 1,4 DIOXANE, LIKELY CARCINOGEN IN LI WATER SUPPLY, EMANATES FROM CONSUMER & KIDS’ PRODUCTS LIKE SHAMPOO & HAND SOAP; SENATOR CALLS ON FDA TO REQUIRE COMPANIES TO FINALLY ‘STRIP’ DANGEROUS TOXIN; ACTION WILL MAKE PRODUCTS & LI WATER SUPPLY SAFER FOR COUNTLESS FAMILIES
SCHUMER: WITH OPIOID CRISIS STILL RAGING ON STATEN ISLAND, NOW EXACERBATED BY FENTANYL, SENATOR PUSHES NEW BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE FEDS WITH MORE BORDER AGENTS, NEW PORTABLE LABS AND OTHER HIGH-TECH TOOLS TO INTERCEPT ILLICIT FENTANYL FROM CHINA & MEXICO
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND & LOWEY ANNOUNCE OVER $95,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR STONY POINT AMBULANCE CORPS
SCHUMER: RECENT DISCOVERY OF 27 ACRE AREA OF HYDRILLA IN CAYUGA LAKE MEANS INVASIVE SPECIES COULD SOON CONQUER WATERWAYS; SENATOR PUSHES FOR CRITICAL FED FUNDS TO HELP ERADICATE INVASIVE SPECIES ONCE AND FOR ALL
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO SWIFTLY APPROVE HERKIMER’S APPLICATION FOR FUNDING TO REPAIR STORM DRAINAGE SYSTEMS DAMAGED BY SEVERE 2013 FLOODING – VILLAGE REMAINS VULNERABLE TO FUTURE FLOOD DAMAGE & NEEDS FINAL SIGNOFF ASAP TO MAKE REPAIRS
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