Press Releases

March 2016
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND URGE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE TO BOOST FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE KNOLLS ATOMIC POWER LAB IN THE CAPITAL REGION – FUNDING WOULD UPGRADE FACILITIES & ADVANCE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR U.S. NAVY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $730K IN FED HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR 3 UTICA AREA HOUSING COUNCILS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $1 MILLION IN FED HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR 4 HUDSON VALLEY AREA HOUSING COUNCILS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, HIGGINS ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $24.2 MILLION HEAD START GRANT FOR THE COMMUNITY ACTION ORGANIZATION OF ERIE COUNTY
SCHUMER & GILLIBRAND URGE SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE TO BOOST FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE NORTHERN BORDER REGIONAL COMMISSION – FUNDING TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS
SENATORS SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, BLUMENTHAL & MURPHY URGE SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE TO BOOST FEDERAL FUNDING TO PROTECT LONG ISLAND SOUND
ALONGSIDE WAITING WIDOW, SCHUMER URGES DOJ TO RAMP-UP EFFORTS TO EXTRADITE ACCUSED, VICIOUS NYC KILLER NOW SITTING IN AUSTRALIAN JAIL; WIDOW HAS BEEN WAITING 7 LONG YEARS; SENATOR DEMANDS SUSPECT BE AGGRESSIVELY PURSUED & JUSTICE DELIVERED
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, DONOVAN ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $14 MILLION IN FEDERAL HAZARD MITIGATION FUNDS FOR RICHMOND UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
SCHUMER, STANDING WITH ST. JOHN’S STUDENTS ON STATEN ISLAND CAMPUS, TO PUSH NATIONWIDE CAMPAIGN TO REDUCE STUDENT DEBT; SENATOR SAYS ST. JOHN’S RALLY WILL BUILD MOMENTUM & INVOLVE STUDENTS FOR DEBT-FREE COLLEGE PUSH
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, FOLLOWING HIS PUSH, FEDS HAVE REMOVED FROM GSA WEBSITE NEARLY A DOZEN VENDORS FALSELY TOUTING “AMERICAN-MADE” PRODUCTS THAT WERE ACTUALLY PRODUCED OVERSEAS – SCHUMER PUSHED FEDS TO CONDUCT REVIEW TO HELP PROTECT JOBS AT CNY’s SHERILL MANUFACTURING, AMERICA’S ONLY REMAINING FLATWARE COMPANY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND LAUNCH PUSH TO SECURE $78 MILLION IN FED FUNDING FOR ROCHESTER LASER LAB IN 2017 BUDGET – FUNDING WILL KEEP UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF HIGH-TECH ENERGY RESEARCH & DEVELOP NEW PULSED-POWER FACILITY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND URGE FERC TO REJECT PROPOSED PERMIT APPLICATION FOR NORTHEAST ENERGY PIPELINE (NED) PROJECT; PROPOSAL SEEKS TO INSTALL GAS PIPELINE & COMPRESSOR STATIONS THROUGH SEVERAL NYS COUNTIES – SENATORS SAY NEW YORKERS BEAR THE ENVIRONMENTAL & HEALTH RISKS AND REAP NONE OF THE BENEFITS
SCHUMER UNVEILS NEW LEGISLATION THAT WILL FUND UPSTATE NY SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADDRESS YAWNING GAP IN LEAD-TESTING PROTOCOL; SENATOR SAYS RECENT DISCOVERIES OF LEAD IN ITHACA’S SCHOOLS’ DRINKING WATER MUST BE A WAKE-UP CALL, AND THAT WE MUST DO MORE FOR SCHOOLS THAT WANT TO TEST FOR LEAD CONTAMINATION
SCHUMER: AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR, ILLUSTRATOR EZRA JACK KEATS SHOULD BE HONORED FOR HIS WORK IN BREAKING THE COLOR BARRIER IN CHILDREN’S BOOKS; URGES U.S. POSTAL SERVICE TO APPROVE & RELEASE KEATS’S STAMP SERIES THIS YEAR IN COMMEMORATION OF WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN HIS 100TH BIRTHDAY
SCHUMER LAUNCHES PUSH TO FUND FIRST BREWERY INCUBATOR IN NEW YORK; LI COULD BECOME BREWING MECCA IF FEDS BACK BABYLON INCUBATOR PLAN; COULD CHANGE GAME FOR LI CRAFT BREWING INDUSTRY, CREATE JOBS & BRAND NEW COMPANIES
SCHUMER URGES DOJ TO RAMP-UP EFFORTS TO EXTRADITE ACCUSED BROOKLYN KILLER SITTING IN AUSTRALIAN JAIL; SCHUMER SAYS SUSPECT’S EXTRADITION MUST BE AGGRESSIVELY PURSUED SO TRIAL CAN BEGIN & JUSTICE DELIVERED
SCHUMER CALLS ON LANDLINE AND MOBILE CARRIERS TO OFFER ROBOCALL-BLOCKING SERVICE; MILLIONS OF CONSUMERS DON’T KNOW TECHNOLOGY EXISTS TO BLOCK ANNOYING ROBOCALLS FOR GOOD; MANY CARRIERS ARE FAILING TO MAKE ?BLOCKING TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE TO CONSUMERS
SCHUMER REVEALS: NUCOR VULCRAFT AND THEIR HUNDREDS OF EMPLOYEES IN CHEMUNG ARE THREATENED BECAUSE FOREIGN PRODUCERS IN COUNTRIES, LIKE CHINA ARE DUMPING HUGE AMOUNTS OF STEEL INTO U.S.; SENATOR CALLS ON THE FEDS TO IMMEDIATELY LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD
SCHUMER: RESTRICTIVE CANADIAN TRADE RULES COULD THREATEN CAYUGA MILK INGREDIENTS AND MANY CENTRAL NY DAIRY FARMERS; SENATOR DEMANDS FEDS ENSURE CANADA PLAYS BY THE RULES
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO GREEN LIGHT FILMING OF THURGOOD MARSHALL MOVIE IN WESTERN NY’S DILLON COURTHOUSE – SENATOR SAYS HISTORIC COURTHOUSE IS A ‘NATURAL’ SPOT FOR PRODUCTION & WOULD BRING ECONOMIC BENEFITS TO BUFFALO AREA
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