Press Releases

March 2017
SCHUMER: PRIVACY RULES PROTECTING THE MOST SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER OR CELL PHONE ARE ABOUT TO BE ELIMINATED; SENATOR DEMANDS HOUSE OF REPS KILL ATTEMPT TO UNDO PRIVACY RULES BEFORE INFO ON YOUR HEALTH, FAMILY, FINANCES & MORE IS FOR SALE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND URGE FEMA TO BE READY TO QUICKLY APPROVE DISASTER DECLARATION FOR UPSTATE NEW YORK COUNTIES HIT BY MARCH SNOWSTORM
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND CALL ON U.S. DEPT. OF STATE & U.S. DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO EXTEND TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS TO HAITIAN NATIONALS RESIDING IN U.S.
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES WATERVLIET ARSENAL AND HARTCHROM, INC. RENEW CRITICAL ARMY CONTRACT OF NEARLY $17M – MODEL PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROVIDES CHROME PLATING TO PROTECT MEDIUM & LARGE CALIBER CANNON
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $280K IN FED FUNDING FOR CORNELL UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS
FOLLOWING PUSH, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES FEMA HAS DECIDED NOT TO CLAWBACK MILLIONS IN ALREADY-SPENT SANDY AID FROM TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD; SENATOR MADE CASE FOR TOWN, SAYING CLAWBACK WOULD BE GUT PUNCH TO LOCAL TAXPAYERS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, BLUMENTHAL, MURPHY, ZELDIN & DELAURO INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO PROTECT & RESTORE LONG ISLAND SOUND
SCHUMER, ESPAILLAT: FUTURE OF EAST HARLEM’S LAKEVIEW APARTMENTS COMPLEX, LAST REMAINING MITCHELL-LAMA PROPERTY IN NEIGHBORHOOD, COULD BE AT-RISK; LAWMAKERS URGE HUD TO PRESERVE AFFORDABILITY FOR HUNDREDS OF UNITS AT LAKEVIEW APARTMENTS
SCHUMER: TRUMPCARE WILL AX HEALTHCARE FOR NEARLY 1 MILLION UPSTATE NEW YORKERS, INCLUDING THOUSANDS & THOUSANDS OF VULNERABLE SENIORS, CHILDREN, & PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES; SENATOR SAYS BILL, WHICH COULD MEAN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE & DEATH FOR NEW YORKERS, ESPECIALLY INDIVIDUALS ADDICTED TO OPIOIDS, MUST BE REJECTED
SCHUMER: JUST-RELEASED TRUMP BUDGET TARGETS CRITICAL FUNDS THAT HELP KEEP HIGH-RISK RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS & ORGS, LIKE JCCs, SAFE FROM TERROR; SENATOR LAUNCHES PUSH TO FIGHT CUTS & PROTECT FEDERAL NONPROFIT SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM
SCHUMER: ADMIN’S BUDGET CUTS FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE IN JAMESTOWN, MASSENA, OGDENSBURG, PLATTSBURGH, SARANAC LAKE, AND WATERTOWN AIRPORTS; SENATOR VOWS TO FIGHT THESE HARMFUL CUTS TO UPSTATE AIRPORTS
SCHUMER: JUST-RELEASED TRUMP BUDGET WOULD FORCE NYPD TO ROLL BACK CRITICAL ANTI-TERROR EFFORTS—LIKE UASI & HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM—THAT KEEP NEW YORK SAFE; SENATOR LAUNCHES PUSH TO FIGHT CUTS & KEEP FULL FED FUNDS IN CITY
SCHUMER: BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LAB DECIMATED BY WHITE HOUSE BUDGET; $3 BILLION IN CUTS THREATENS GREAT RESEARCH & NEARLY 3,000 JOBS; RECKLESS CUTS ENDANGER THE WORK OF NATIONAL LAB—AND JOBS & COMPANIES OF THE FUTURE FOR LI; SENATOR VOWS TO FIGHT TOOTH & NAIL TO PROTECT FUNDING
SCHUMER: PROPOSED ADMIN CUTS WOULD SPELL REAL TROUBLE FOR SECURITY AT INDIAN POINT & NY HARBOR; REMOVING CRITICAL COAST GUARD RESOURCES COULD HAMPER USCG’S PATROLS AND RESPONSE DURING AN EMERGENCY, MAKING THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY AND NYC LESS SAFE & SECURE; SENATOR VOWS TO PROTECT FUNDING
SCHUMER: SARATOGA & CAPITAL REGION HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS NEWLY CONFIRMED U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY SUGGESTS REDUCTION IN MORTGAGE INTEREST AND STATE & LOCAL PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS; WOULD HIT CAP REGION PARTICULARLY HARD; SENATOR PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ANY EFFORTS THAT WOULD PICK THE POCKETS OF ALREADY-STRAPPED TAXPAYERS & HOMEOWNERS
SCHUMER: CDBG FUNDING IS THE LIFE BLOOD FOR SYRACUSE; REPORTED ADMIN BUDGET WOULD ELIMINATE CRITICAL FUNDING FOR LOCALLY-DRIVEN PROJECTS THAT SPUR INVESTMENT AND ADDRESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES – SCHUMER VOWS TO PROTECT CRITICAL FED INVESTMENT
SCHUMER: ROCHESTER FINGER-LAKES HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY SUGGESTS REDUCTION IN MORTGAGE INTEREST AND STATE & LOCAL PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS; WOULD HIT ONTARIO COUNTY PARTICULARLY HARD; SENATOR PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ANY EFFORTS THAT WOULD PICK THE POCKETS OF ALREADY-STRAPPED TAXPAYERS & HOMEOWNERS
SCHUMER: WESTERN NEW YORK HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS NEWLY CONFIRMED U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY SUGGESTS REDUCTION IN MORTGAGE INTEREST AND STATE & LOCAL PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS; WOULD HIT ERIE COUNTY PARTICULARLY HARD; SENATOR PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ANY EFFORTS THAT WOULD PICK THE POCKETS OF HARDWORKING TAXPAYERS & HOMEOWNERS
WITH RECENT REPORTS OF BUDGET CUTS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, NEW YORK & CONNECTICUT CONGRESSIONAL MEMBERS URGE EPA TO MAINTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR LONG ISLAND SOUND IN FISCAL YEAR ‘18
SCHUMER CO-SPONSORS BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO COMBAT BDS; BILL PROTECTS STATES & LOCALITIES THAT DIVEST FROM ENTITIES ENGAGING IN BDS ACTIVITY TARGETING ISRAEL
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