Press Releases

February 2017
SCHUMER STANDS WITH BUFFALO FIREFIGHTERS AT ENGINE 36/LADDER 13 QUARTERS TO LAUNCH A MAJOR PUSH TO CREATE FIRST-EVER NATIONAL FIREFIGHTER CANCER REGISTRY; FIREFIGHTERS’ CANCER RISK CAN BE DOUBLE THAT OF OTHERS DUE TO EXPOSURE TO TOXIC CHEMICALS—BUT NO REGISTRY TO TRACK & PREVENT CANCER IN FIREFIGHTERS HAS EVER EXISTED; THOUSANDS OF WNY AND UPSTATE FIREFIGHTERS WOULD BENEFIT
SCHUMER AND HIGGINS HONOR BUFFALO NATIVE GEORGE WATTS, WWII VETERAN; PRESENTING SIX MILITARY SERVICE DISTINCTIONS EARNED DURING WAR
SCHUMER: LI HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS NEWLY CONFIRMED U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY SUGGESTS REDUCTION IN MORTGAGE, STATE & LOCAL PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS; WOULD HIT LI PARTICULARLY HARD; SENATOR PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ANY EFFORTS THAT WOULD PICK THE POCKETS OF ALREADY-STRAPPED LI TAXPAYERS & HOMEOWNERS
SCHUMER SLAMS AIR FORCE AND AIR NATIONAL GUARD FOR NOT INCLUDING RECREATION POND IN PFOS-CONTAMINATION SURVEY AND CLEAN-UP PLAN; SENATOR SAYS FAILURE TO INCLUDE ALL IMPACTED WATERWAYS IS A “DERELICTION OF DUTY” – DEMANDS IMMEDIATE ATTENTION FROM TOP BRASS
SCHUMER CHALLENGES TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO MAKE SURE FEDS -- NOT NYC -- PAY FOR ADDITIONAL SECURITY COSTS AT ‘TRUMP TOWER’; DEMANDS ADMIN. PUT ALLOCATION FOR NY IN NEW BUDGET SO NYC TAXPAYERS AREN’T LEFT HOLDING THE BAG
SCHUMER: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION USDA IS HIDING CRITICAL INFO THAT HELPS PREVENT ANIMAL CRUELTY AND TRACKS ‘PUPPY MILLS’; SENATOR URGES FEDS TO BRING BACK ONLINE DATABASE THAT TRACKS THOUSANDS OF BREEDING FACILITIES & PREVENTS CRUELTY; BRINGING ANIMAL ABUSE TO LIGHT DEMANDS TRANSPARENCY
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES HARRIS RADIO TO RECEIVE $403 MILLION JOB-SUSTAINING DEFENSE CONTRACT TO MANUFACTURE CRITICAL SPARE RADIOS AND PARTS NEEDED TO KEEP COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FOR TROOPS UP TO DATE
SCHUMER: WAR ON SENIORS HAS BEGUN WITH CONFIRMATION OF HHS SECRETARY WHO HAS SPENT A LIFETIME TRYING TO KILL MEDICARE; SENATOR SAYS VITAL PROGRAM IS IN REAL DANGER; PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ALL ATTEMPTS TO DESTROY VITAL HEALTHCARE PROGRAM BENEFITING MILLIONS
SCHUMER & GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE ST. JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN PLEASANTVILLE PLACED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
SCHUMER STATEMENT ON IUE-CWA TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH MOMENTIVE
SCHUMER: HARSH PLAN TO SLASH MEDICARE IS GAINING MOMENTUM; HHS NOMINEE PRICE TO BE VOTED ON TOMORROW, SPENT A LIFETIME TRYING TO KILL PROGRAM; SENATOR SAYS MEDICARE WORKS, IS FUNDAMENTAL AND PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ALL ATTEMPTS TO DESTROY VITAL HEALTHCARE PROGRAM
SCHUMER: BLAUVELT-CROPSEY FARM SHOULD BE ADDED TO THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES; SENATOR URGES NATIONAL PARK SERVICE TO EXPEDITE APPROVAL PROCESS SO THAT VITAL FEDERAL HISTORIC TAX CREDITS CAN BE USED TO PRESERVE THIS HISTORIC SYMBOL OF ROCKLAND’S HERITAGE
SCHUMER CALLS FOR TSA TO UPDATE BAGGAGE SCANNING EQUIPMENT AT BUFFALO NIAGARA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ASAP; THE CURRENT SYSTEM BREAKS FREQUENTLY, INCONVENIENCING PASSENGERS AND EMPLOYEES ALIKE AND INCREASING SAFETY CHALLENGES
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND JOINED FAMILIES OF FLIGHT 3407 TO REAFFIRM COMMITMENT TO PROTECT 3407-INSPIRED AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS AS PART OF UPCOMING FAA REAUTHORIZATION – RULES FAMILIES FOUGHT HARD FOR MUST CONSTANTLY BE PROTECTED FROM SPECIAL INTERESTS & ROLL BACKS
January 2017
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES LOCKHEED MARTIN IN OWEGO AWARDED $66 MILLION NAVY CONTRACTS FOR HELICOPTER AVIONICS SYSTEMS AND RADAR KITS
SCHUMER STANDS WITH RECENTLY RESETTLED REFUGEES WHO JUST MADE IT OUT OF HARM’S WAY & EXPLAINS WHY PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS ARE SO WRONG; IF TRUMP ORDERS CAME SOONER, REFUGEES COULD HAVE BEEN STRANDED OR LOST THEIR LIVES; SCHUMER DEMANDS REVERSAL OF EXECUTIVE ORDERS; SAYS HE WILL DO EVERYTHING TO OVERTURN THEM
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND: POSSIBLE CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICAL FOUND IN LI WATER SUPPLY REQUIRES IMMEDIATE EPA SCRUTINY TO ENSURE PUBLIC HEALTH; SENATORS CALL ON EPA TO SPEED UP HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT OF 1,4-DIOXANE & DELIVER ANSWERS TO ANXIOUS PUBLIC; NO TIME TO WASTE
SENATOR SCHUMER, GOVERNOR CUOMO, CONGRESSMAN COLLINS ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $170 MILLION SECURED TO HELP EXPAND BROADBAND ACROSS UPSTATE NY
Schumer Urges White House To Use Products Really “Made In The USA”, Like Flatware From Sherrill Manufacturing In Oneida County
SCHUMER, DONOVAN, ODDO ANNOUNCE $2 MILLION IN SANDY-RELIEF FUNDS TO KICK START DESIGN OF STATEN ISLAND SEAWALL PROJECT
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