Press Releases

November 2015
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $225,000 IN FEDERAL USDA VALUE-ADDED PRODUCER GRANTS FOR AGRICULTURAL CENTERS IN JEFFERSON COUNTY
SCHUMER LAUNCHES PUSH TO SECURE MILLIONS IN CRITICAL FED FUNDING THAT WILL HELP PUT JAMESTOWN’S NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER IN THE SPOTLIGHT – $3 MILLION PROJECT WILL ALLOW CITY OF JAMESTOWN & CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY TO COMPLETE NEXT PHASE OF CONSTRUCTION, WHICH IS EXPECTED TO GENERATE MILLIONS IN REVENUE & CREATE LOCAL JOBS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $11 MILLION IN FEMA FUNDS TO UPGRADE BRIDGES OVER FLOOD-PRONE WATERS IN NEW YORK
SCHUMER REVEALS: WITH HUDSON RIVER BECOMING MAJOR CONDUIT FOR OIL SHIPMENTS, HUDSON RIVER MAPS USED BY OIL SHIP CAPTAINS ARE DANGEROUSLY OUTDATED, RISKING SHIPS SLAMMING INTO ROCKS OR COLLIDING, RESULTING IN A MAJOR OIL SPILL; SENATOR SAYS, WITH INCREASED CRUDE OIL & GASOLINE BEING SHIPPED UP & DOWN THE RIVER, FEDS SHOULD IMMEDIATELY UPDATE CRITICAL HUDSON RIVER CHARTS BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE
SCHUMER REVEALS: WITH HUDSON RIVER BECOMING MAJOR CONDUIT FOR OIL SHIPMENTS, HUDSON RIVER MAPS USED BY OIL SHIP CAPTAINS ARE DANGEROUSLY OUTDATED, RISKING SHIPS SLAMMING INTO ROCKS OR COLLIDING, RESULTING IN A MAJOR OIL SPILL; SENATOR SAYS, WITH INCREASED CRUDE OIL & GASOLINE BEING SHIPPED UP & DOWN THE RIVER, FEDS SHOULD IMMEDIATELY UPDATE CRITICAL HUDSON RIVER CHARTS BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $157,000 IN FEDERAL USDA VALUE-ADDED PRODUCER GRANTS FOR AGRICULTURAL CENTERS IN HUDSON VALLEY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $190,000 IN FEDERAL USDA VALUE-ADDED PRODUCER GRANTS FOR TRINITY VALLEY IN CORTLAND COUNTY
SCHUMER SAYS HE IS CONFIDENT CUMMINS IS COMMITTED TO JAMESTOWN ENGINE PLANT & LOCAL JOBS; SENATOR CALLED CUMMINS CEO TOM LINEBARGER IN LIGHT OF NEWS THAT THE COMPANY, CHAUTAUQUA’S LARGEST PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYER, COULD BE LAYING OFF THOUSANDS OF WORKERS WORLDWIDE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE, FOLLOWING THEIR PUSH, FUNDING FOR FLOYD BENNET FIELD’S BROOKLYN MARINE CORPS BASE IN MILITARY CONSTRUCTION APPROPRIATIONS BILL HAS PASSED CONGRESS & IS NOW ON ITS WAY TO THE PRESIDENT’S DESK – LEGISLATION INCLUDES FUNDING FOR $2.4 MILLION FACILITY UPGRADE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $250K IN FEDERAL VALUE-ADDED PRODUCER GRANTS FOR 2 FAMILY FARMS IN ALLEGANY AND OTSEGO COUNTIES
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $990K IN FEDERAL VALUE-ADDED PRODUCER GRANTS FOR 6 WINERIES AND FAMILY FARMS IN GENESEE, ONTARIO, ORLEANS, WAYNE, WYOMING & YATES COUNTIES
GOVERNORS, SENATORS ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT THAT PAVES THE WAY FOR GATEWAY TUNNEL PROJECT TO PROCEED FULL STEAM AHEAD
SCHUMER TOURS LOWVILLE KRAFT-HEINZ PLANT; MEETS WITH WORKERS, MANAGEMENT & LOCAL LEADERS TO DISCUSS RECENT DEAL FORGED WITH GOVERNOR CUOMO THAT SUPPORTED PLANT AND WILL BRING MILLIONS IN INVESTMENT & SCORES OF NEW JOBS
SCHUMER: ROME LABS MUST REMAIN A NATIONAL LEADER IN COMMAND, CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS, CYBER-AND-INTELLIGENCE TECHNOLOGY – SENATOR WILL TOUR LAB & OUTLINE PLAN TO PROTECT FED FUNDING; WILL ALSO UPDATE ON EFFORTS TO PRESERVE DFAS
SCHUMER: FEDERAL RESTRICTIONS ARE PREVENTING SCHUYLER FAMILY FARMERS FROM INVESTING IN NEW EQUIPMENT; SCHUMER BILL WOULD HELP SMALL FARMERS PURCHASE NEW EQUIPMENT TO INCREASE EFFICIENCY, SAVE MONEY & HELP KEEP THEM IN EXISTENCE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, DONOVAN, de BLASIO ANNOUNCE OVER $4 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO REBUILD SANDY-DAMAGED JOHN D’AMATO FIELD; NEW LOCATION WILL BE BUILT AT FAIRVIEW PARK; WILL CONTINUE TO HONOR & PRESERVE THE MEMORY OF BELOVED STATEN ISLANDER, COMMUNITY LEADER & ATHLETE JOHN D’AMATO
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE, FOLLOWING THEIR PUSH, FUNDING FOR THE NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION IN MILITARY CONSTRUCTION APPROPRIATIONS BILL HAS PASSED CONGRESS & IS NOW ON ITS WAY TO THE PRESIDENT’S DESK – LEGISLATION INCLUDES $7.7 MILLION FACILITY UPGRADE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE, FOLLOWING THEIR PUSH, FUNDING FOR WEST POINT PROJECTS IN MILITARY CONSTRUCTION APPROPRIATIONS BILL HAS PASSED CONGRESS & IS NOW ON ITS WAY TO THE PRESIDENT’S DESK – LEGISLATION INCLUDES FUNDING FOR $70 MILLION WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT ON BASE & $55 MILLION TO BUILD NEW WEST POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE, FOLLOWING THEIR PUSH, FUNDING FOR ROCKLAND COUNTY’S ARMY RESERVE CENTER IN MILITARY CONSTRUCTION APPROPRIATIONS BILL HAS PASSED CONGRESS & IS NOW ON ITS WAY TO THE PRESIDENT’S DESK – LEGISLATION INCLUDES FUNDING FOR $4.2 MILLION FACILITY UPGRADE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE, FOLLOWING THEIR PUSH, FUNDING FOR FT. DRUM TRAINING FACILITY IN MILITARY CONSTRUCTION APPROPRIATIONS BILL HAS PASSED CONGRESS & IS NOW ON ITS WAY TO THE PRESIDENT’S DESK – LEGISLATION INCLUDES FUNDING FOR $19 MILLION STATE-OF-THE-ART FT. DRUM TRAINING ACADEMY
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