Press Releases

December 2021
SCHUMER, IN PERSONAL CALL WITH CEO OF TOWER SEMICONDUCTOR, URGES TOWER TO MAKE UPSTATE NEW YORK FUTURE HOME OF NEW MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR U.S. CHIP MANUFACTURING FAB & BRING A THOUSAND JOBS TO UPSTATE NY; SENATOR SAYS HISTORIC FEDERAL SEMICONDUCTOR FAB-INCENTIVE LEGISLATION WILL BE CATALYST TO INCENTIVIZE COMPANIES LIKE TOWER SEMICONDUCTOR TO INVEST IN NY
SCHUMER: STUDENT LOAN PAYMENT ‘PAUSE’ EXPIRES IN JUST 57 DAYS—BUT CITING PANDEMIC & NEW DATA ON BORROWERS, SENATOR PUSHES BIDEN ADMIN TO EXTEND THE PAUSE; NOW IS NOT THE TIME FOR FEDS TO RESTART INTEREST & PAYMENTS
SCHUMER: A KEY TO CONTROLLING OMICRON IS THE AT-HOME TEST; SENATOR URGES SURGE OF AT-HOME TESTS TO NEW YORK COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS & MOBILE SITES SO PEOPLE CAN JUST PICK ONE UP– AND THEY SHOULD BE FREE FOR EVERYONE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, ANNOUNCE ORANGE COUNTY TO RECEIVE CRITICAL FEMA INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE FOR DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE IDA
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $5.7 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO SUPPORT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY & ONEIDA COUNTY’S COVID RESPONSE
SCHUMER TO AMTRAK CEO: USE NEW INFRASTRUCTURE $$$ TO REBUILD THE CAPITAL REGION’S LIVINGSTON AVENUE BRIDGE ASAP; SCHUMER CALLS ON AMTRAK TO PRIORITIZE LIVINGSTON AVENUE BRIDGE REPAIRS; SAYS 120 YEAR OLD BRIDGE IS IN DESPERATE NEED OF ATTENTION & FAILURE TO ACT COULD HAVE SERIOUS SAFETY AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS
November 2021
SCHUMER REVEALS: BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE & JOBS ACT CONTAINS AN INFUSION OF NEW FUNDING FOR THE APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION, A HUGE BOON FOR NY’S SOUTHERN TIER; ARC WILL RECEIVE $1 BILLION WHICH WILL SUPPORT ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, CREATE JOBS, AND GROW THE UPSTATE NY ECONOMY
FOLLOWING THEIR CONTINUED ADVOCACY, SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE DEAL CREATES FIRST-EVER PROGRAM TO REVITALIZE UPSTATE NY COMMUNITIES DIVIDED BY HIGHWAYS; SENATORS SAY $1 BILLION FOR RECONNECTING COMMUNITIES KEY FIRST STEP IN ADDRESSING HISTORIC INEQUITIES & INCREASING INVESTMENT IN DISADVANTAGED AREAS
SCHUMER REVEALS: NEW YORK’S 360,000 LEAD PIPES TO SEE OVERHAUL BECAUSE OF VITAL FUNDS IN BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE BILL; SENATOR FOCUSED ON DELIVERING $15+ BILLION NATIONWIDE TO ELIMINATE LEAD PIPES & ENSURE NY’S CHILDREN & FAMILIES GET THE CLEAN DRINKING WATER THEY DESERVE DURING NEGOTIATIONS
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $300,000 In Federal Funding For Local Arts Organizations
AFTER SCHUMER, BOWMAN SECURE HISTORIC NEARLY $12 MILLION INVESTMENT TO REVITALIZE DOWNTOWN NEW ROCHELLE & CONNECT COMMUNITIES DIVIDED BY MEMORIAL HIGHWAY, SCHUMER, BOWMAN CALL ON FEDS TO GET $$ OUT & SHOVELS IN GROUND ASAP
FOLLOWING SCHUMER PUSH, FEDS APPROVE $15M GRANT FOR ELEVATOR PROJECTS AT BROADWAY JUNCTION SUBWAY STATION SO THOSE WITH DISABILITIES HAVE MORE ACCESS TO MASS TRANSIT; SCHUMER, JEFFRIES REVEAL $7.5 BILLION INCLUDED IN BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE BILL FOR RAISE GRANTS TO SUPPORT MORE PROJECTS LIKE BROADWAY JUNCTION ACROSS NEW YORK
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $1 BILLION HOOKED FOR GREAT LAKES RESTORATION INITIATIVE IN BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE; SENATOR SUCCESSFULLY LANDS UNPRECEDENTED & HISTORIC FUNDS IN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION PROGRAM TO SAFEGUARD ONE OF UPSTATE NEW YORK’S GREATEST NATURAL BEAUTIES, DRINKING WATER SOURCES & ECONOMIC DRIVERS
FOLLOWING A LETTER AND DIRECT MEETING WITH CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES CANADA WILL BEGIN PROCESS TO REMOVE BURDENSOME & COSTLY TESTING REQUIREMENTS FOR VACCINATED NEW YORKERS
SCHUMER REVEALS: BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE & JOBS ACT CONTAINS A MASSIVE INCREASE IN FUNDING FOR THE NORTHER BORDER REGIONAL COMMISSION, A HUGE BOON FOR UPSTATE; NBRC WILL RECEIVE $150 MILLION TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGHOUT NEW YORK
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND URGE FEMA TO REVERSE DECISION DENYING INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE TO STEUBEN COUNTY FOR THE DAMAGE CAUSED BY TROPICAL STORM FRED IN AUGUST; SENATORS SAY FLOODING COST MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN DAMAGES, IMPACTING HUNDREDS OF RESIDENTS, AND THAT FEMA’S DENIAL IS SHORTSIGHTED
AFTER LIGHTING A FIRE UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES THE ITC HAS HEEDED HIS CALL TO PROTECT AMERICAN CANDLE MAKING BUSINESSES, LIKE SYRACUSE’S CATHEDRAL CANDLE, AND KEEP UNFAIRLY TRADED CANDLES FROM FLOODING THE U.S. MARKET
FOLLOWING YEARS OF ADVOCACY, SCHUMER SECURES NEARLY $12 MILLION TO REVITALIZE DOWNTOWN NEW ROCHELLE; SENATOR SAYS ‘LINC’ PROJECT WILL TRANSFORM NEW ROCHELLE, BOOSTING JOBS, ECONOMY, AND REVITALIZING CITY
SCHUMER RECOMMENDS CAPITAL REGION NATIVE ANNE NARDACCI TO SERVE ON THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK FEDERAL COURT; IN NARDACCI, SENATOR PICKS PROMINENT ANTITRUST LAWYER KNOWN FOR TAKING ON CORPORATE WRONGDOING & FIGHTING FOR CONSUMER SAFETY
SCHUMER REVEALS: BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE DEAL WILL BRING VITAL FUNDING NEEDED TO ADDRESS ROCHESTER’S 25,000 LEAD PIPES & ACCELERATE LEAD PIPE REMOVAL 3X FASTER; STANDING IN FRONT OF A HIGH LEAD WATER HOME, SCHUMER REVEALS OVER $15 BILLION TO HELP ELIMINATE LEAD PIPES & ENSURE ROCHESTER CHILDREN & FAMILIES GET THE CLEAN DRINKING WATER THEY DESERVE
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