Press Releases

August 2015
SCHUMER TAKES A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE; THE WILD CENTER HAS BECOME A PRIME TOURIST DESTINATION IN THE ADIRONDACKS; SENATOR VISITS CENTER TO SEE FEDERAL INVESTMENTS AT WORK & PLEDGES TO SUPPORT NEW $75K GRANT APPLICATION TO HELP GROW THE MUSEUM EVEN MORE
SCHUMER: MORE BORDER OFFICERS ARE NEEDED TO FIGHT DELAYS & MOVE TRAFFIC MORE EFFICIENTLY – AND SOLDIERS RETURNING HOME TO THE NORTH COUNTRY FROM OVERSEAS HAVE THE SKILLS & TRAINING NECESSARY FOR THESE POSITIONS; SCHUMER BILL WOULD LINK CBP TO QUALIFIED VETERANS LOOKING FOR WORK
SCHUMER: LOCAL PLEAS TO CLEAN UP ABANDONED VERIZON BUILDING, SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE OF RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD, HAVE BEEN IGNORED FOR TWO DECADES; BUILDING IS NOT ONLY AN EYE-SORE, BUT COULD NEGATIVELY IMPACT PROPERTY VALUES; SENATOR URGES VERIZON TO WORK WITH LOCALS TO MAINTAIN & CLEAN UP PROPERTY
SCHUMER LAUNCHES STATEWIDE INTERNET LOTTERY FOR SINGLE TICKET TO POPE FRANCIS ADDRESS TO CONGRESS -- REQUESTS FROM NEW YORKERS ARE POURING IN
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $540K IN FED FUNDING FOR TWO CAPITAL REGION AIRPORTS IN FULTON & WARREN COUNTIES
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $116K IN FED FUNDING FOR POTSDAM FIRE DEPARTMENT IN ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND & MALONEY ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $100K IN FED FUNDING FOR LAGRANGE FIRE DISTRICT IN DUTCHESS COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $3 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO HELP STUDY & ADDRESS AIRPLANE NOISE IN-AND-AROUND JFK AIRPORT; SENATORS URGE PORT AUTHORITY TO EXPEDITE COMPLETION OF STUDY
SCHUMER: FUNDING FOR PROGRAMS VITAL TO PRESERVING NATIONAL HISTORIC SITES, LIKE THE HOME OF FDR IN DUTCHESS COUNTY, FACE STEEP CUTS; SENATOR VOWS TO FIGHT FOR CRITICAL PARK FUNDING & URGES COLLEAGUES TO MAINTAIN FUNDS
SCHUMER LAYS OUT NEW PLAN, INCLUDING NEW COLLABORATIVE GATEWAY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, TO BUILD DESPERATELY NEEDED, NEW CROSS-HUDSON RAIL TUNNEL; GATEWAY PROJECT WOULD REVIVE ONE-SEAT RIDE PROPOSAL FOR ROCKLAND & ORANGE COUNTY COMMUTERS, ALLOWING HUDSON VALLEY RESIDENTS TO TRAVEL DIRECTLY TO PENN STATION WITHOUT CHANGING TRAINS
SCHUMER: WAR ON HEROIN/OPIOIDS CONTINUES TO RAGE IN ULSTER COUNTY & THE FEDS NEED TO FINALLY GET INVOLVED; SENATOR RELAUNCHES PUSH TO DESIGNATE COUNTY AS “HIGH-INTENSITY DRUG TRAFFICKING AREA,” WHICH WILL MEAN ADDITIONAL RESOURCES, INTELLIGENCE, COORDINATION TO HELP DISRUPT DRUG RINGS & REVERSE HEROIN EPIDEMIC
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $20 MILLION IN FEDERAL SANDY FUNDS FOR RESILIENCY UPGRADES ALONG METRO-NORTH HUDSON LINE; MTA’S ‘METRO-NORTH RAILROAD POWER & SIGNAL RESILIENCY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT’ WAS SELECTED ON COMPETITIVE BASIS FROM HURRICANE SANDY RESILIENCY COMPETITION
SCHUMER REVEALS: NEW FED BUDGET SLASHES ANTI-DRUG TRAFFICKING EFFORTS BY OVER $150M -- JUST WHEN LI NEEDS DOLLARS MOST -- AS SINALOA DRUG CARTEL AND OTHERS RUSH MORE DRUGS TO LI, NYC; SCHUMER LAUNCHES PUSH TO RESTORE FED FUNDING USED TO HIRE DEA AGENTS & COMBAT SINALOA AND OTHER CARTLELS' GRIP ON LI
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES: FOLLOWING MEETING WITH NIH DIRECTOR, FEDS HAVE APPROVED UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO’S APPLICATION FOR MAJOR FED FUNDING THAT WILL BE A GAME-CHANGER FOR CANCER RESEARCH IN WNY – $20 MILLION IN FED FUNDS OVER NEXT 5 YEARS WILL ENABLE UB AND ITS PARTNERS TO IMMEDIATELY BEGIN NEW CANCER RESEARCH PROJECTS AND APPLY FOR ADDITIONAL HIGHLY COMPETITIVE FUNDING
SCHUMER: CDBG & HOME FUNDING ARE THE LIFE BLOOD FOR THE CITY OF ELMIRA; PROPOSED SENATE BUDGET BILL WOULD SLASH CRITICAL FUNDING FOR KEY PUBLIC SERVICE PROGRAMS, FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER ASSISTANCE, PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS, AND MORE; STANDING WITH COMMUNITY LEADERS AND RESIDENTS, SENATOR VOWS TO FIGHT FOR ADDITIONAL FED FUNDING & URGES COLLEAGUES TO RESTORE FUNDS CRITICAL TO KEEPING ELMIRA RUNNING
SCHUMER: FIRST RESPONDERS NEED NEW SHARED-FREQUENCY RADIOS FOR RAPID RESPONSE, AND AFTER 4-YEAR LONG STRUGGLE TO FINALLY GET INTEROPERABLE RADIO SYSTEM APPROVED BY FCC, SYSTEM STILL REMAINS OFFLINE BECAUSE OF FINAL FAA HURDLE – SENATOR PUSHES FAA TO EXPEDITE APPROVAL PROCESS SO FIRE, POLICE, EMS, 911, HIGHWAY DEPT RESPONDERS CAN FINALLY COMMUNICATE ON SAME RADIO CHANNEL
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES: ROCHESTER WILL FINALLY RECEIVE $9.5M IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO BUILD THE BRADDOCK BAY RESTORATION PROJECT; FUNDING WILL DREDGE NEW 4X DEEPER & WIDER BOAT CHANNEL, CONSTRUCT 2.5 ACRE BARRIER BEACH, FIX WETLAND ECOSYSTEM & RESTORE THE BAY TO ECOLOGICAL PARADISE
My Position on the Iran Deal
SCHUMER: BY FALL, NYC AIRPORTS TO GET TSA TRAINING OVERHAUL BASED ON FAILED RED TEAM TESTS; SENATOR CONFIRMS NYC TSA PLAN IN PERSONAL MEETING WITH NEW TSA ADMINISTRATOR; SCHUMER CALLED FOR ACTION FOLLOWING REPORT THAT TSA HAD FAILED MORE THAN 95 PERCENT OF RED TEAM TESTS & ALLOWED AIRLINE EMPLOYEES TO SMUGGLE CONTRABAND ONTO PLANES
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, AFTER SUCCESSFULLY APPEALING TO FEMA ADMINISTRATOR FUGATE,GLEN AUBREY FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL NOW FINALLY RECEIVE THE $500K NEEDED TO RELOCATE FACILITY OUT OF FLOODPLAIN
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