Press Releases

July 2016
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $12K IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR JAMESTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $1.3 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR FOUR CENTRAL NEW YORK FIRE DEPARTMENTS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $124,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR WESTERLO VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY IN ALBANY COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $62,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR FINGER LAKES FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN LIVINGSTON & SENECA COUNTIES
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $2.7 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR EDUCATION PROGRAMS THAT HELP LOW-INCOME STUDENTS THROUGHOUT NEW YORK STATE
SCHUMER: NEW REPORT SHOWS NEARLY HALF OF ALL SUNSCREENS MAKE FALSE CLAIMS ABOUT SPF PROTECTION; SENATOR PUSHES FDA TO TEST SUNSCREENS, CONFIRM TRUE SPF NUMBERS & CRACKDOWN ON LABELS THAT PROMISE PROTECTION BUT INSTEAD LEAVE CONSUMERS BURNED
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $36K IN FED FUNDS FOR NORTH HOOSICK FALLS FIRE DEPARTMENT IN RENSSELAER COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $450K IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR MASSENA INTERNATIONAL-RICHARDS FIELD AIRPORT
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO ESTABLISH TEMPORARY POST OFFICE IN TOWN OF PRATTSBURGH & WORK QUICKLY TO REPLACE CURRENT FACILITY THAT HAS BEEN DEEMED UNSAFE – OFFICE CLOSURE LED FEDS TO RELOCATE OPERATIONS OUTSIDE OF THE TOWN, INCONVENIENCING RESIDENTS AND LEADING TO CONFUSION
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $540K IN FED FUNDS FOR UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER & SUNY BROCKPORT TO WORK WITH LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS TO INCREASE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNTIES FOR DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES HARRIS RADIO TO RECEIVE $22.5 MILLION DEFENSE CONTRACT TO MANUFACTURE CRITICAL PARTS NEEDED TO KEEP RADIO SYSTEMS FOR TROOPS UP TO DATE & SUPPORTS JOBS ON NEW RADIO LINE THAT HARRIS MOVED TO ROCHESTER LAST YEAR WITH SCHUMER’S SUPPORT
SCHUMER MEETS WITH ONE OF CHENANGO COUNTY’S LARGEST EMPLOYERS, UNISON INDUSTRIES TO DISCUSS EXPANDING PRODUCTION & CREATE NEW SOUTHERN TIER JOBS
SCHUMER: FED FUNDS ARE THE MISSING LINK THAT WILL FINALLY CLOSE THE LOOP ON ONONDAGA LAKE’S MULTI-USE TRAIL SYSTEM; LOOP-THE-LAKE TRAIL COULD SOON BE A MAGNET FOR TOURISTS AND SYRACUSE BICYCLISTS AND HIKERS; SENATOR LAUNCHES MAJOR PUSH TO SECURE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR FED INVESTMENT
SCHUMER LAUNCHES MAJOR PUSH TO SECURE $18 MILLION IN FED FUNDS THAT WILL HELP BOOST COMPANIES LIKE GE & SIEMENS INCREASE EXPORTS AND CREATE JOBS IN CAPITAL REGION; SENATOR SAYS THE OVERHAUL OF BUSIEST PORT IN UPSTATE NY IS DESPERATELY NEEDED TO MAKE PORT A GATEWAY TO WORLD
SCHUMER: “ANY DECISION ON BLUEFISH FISHING SEASON MUST BE BASED ON MOST UP-TO-DATE SCIENCE, PERIOD;” SENATOR URGES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION TO IMMEDIATELY REEXAMINE DATA USED FOR 2015 RECREATIONAL SEASON; POOR DATA USED BY NMFS COULD UNFAIRLY AND PREMATURELY CLOSE BLUEFISH SEASON, HURTING LI COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN
SCHUMER: MOST CHEMICALS USED IN DEADLY ‘K2’ ARE STILL LEGAL; SENATOR INTRODUCES NEW LEGISLATION TO MAKE DRUGS ILLEGAL; RECENT SCOURGE IN NY DEMANDS ACTION TO CRIPPLE CHEMISTS THAT COOK UP BATCHES OF DEADLY SYNTHETIC DRUGS
SCHUMER & GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE LEGISLATION TO REESTABLISH “EPA OFFICE OF NOISE ABATEMENT & CONTROL” SOLELY DEDICATED TO ADDRESSING NOISE POLLUTION, LIKE AIRPLANE NOISE
SENATORS SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND AND REPRESENTATIVE CROWLEY ANNOUNCE BILL TO NAME JACKSON HEIGHTS POST OFFICE IN HONOR OF LGBT ACTIVISTS & QUEENS NATIVES JEANNE & JULES MANFORD HAS CLEARED CONGRESS; NOW HEADS TO PRESIDENT’S DESK FOR FINAL SIGNATURE –SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND & CROWLEY URGE PRESIDENT TO SIGN BILL INTO LAW
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF ‘FILIPINO VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL ACT OF 2015’; APPROXIMATELY 300,000 FILIPINO SOLDIERS FOUGHT IN WWII, YET HAVE NEVER BEEN FORMALLY RECOGNIZED BY THE U.S.
SCHUMER: RADIOACTIVE HOTSPOTS ARE PLAGUING NIAGARA COUNTY & COULD POSE THREAT TO RESIDENTS’ HEALTH – SCHUMER DEMANDS EPA IMMEDIATELY LAUNCH MAJOR EFFORT TO DETERMINE WHERE HOTSPOTS ARE LOCATED, HOW DANGEROUS THEY ARE & DEVELOP REMEDIATION ACTION PLAN
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