Press Releases

August 2015
SCHUMER (AMY) STANDS WITH SCHUMER (CHUCK) IN CALL TO ACTION FOR TIGHTER LAWS ON GUNS ON HEELS OF ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING; ACTRESS ENDORSES SENATOR’S NEW PUSH TO PRESERVE MENTAL HEALTH FUNDING NOW IN DANGER OF DRASTIC CUTS & TO STRENGTHEN GUN BACKGROUND CHECK SYSTEM FULL OF FATAL HOLES; COUSINS VOW NEW FIGHT IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS & FAMILIES
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $590K IN FED FUNDING FOR TWO ROCHESTER-FINGER LAKES REGION AIRPORTS
SCHUMER URGES MTA TO LAUNCH NEW BUS SERVICE TO REPLACE SOON-TO-BE-CANCELED LATE NIGHT TRAIN FROM SECAUCUS TO SPRING VALLEY; SENATOR SAYS IN 60 DAYS COMMUTERS COULD BE LEFT STRANDED & WILL NEED A NEW, AFFORDABLE & CONVENIENT WAY TO GET FROM NYC TO ROCKLAND COUNTY IN LATE NIGHT HOURS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1.5 MILLION IN FED FUNDING FOR TWO CAPITAL REGION AIRPORTS IN ALBANY AND SARATOGA COUNTIES
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $217K IN FED FUNDING FOR 4 FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN OTSEGO COUNTY
IN WAKE OF TRAGIC LI CRASH, SCHUMER DEMANDS FEDS RAISE STANDARDS ON LIMOS TO MAKE THEM SAFER & MORE CRASH RESISTANT; SENATOR ASKS AGENCIES TO IDENTIFY WEAKNESSES & PROPOSE NEW SAFETY STANDARDS; SHOCKINGLY, PARTY LIMOS LACK THE SAME PROTECTIONS & STANDARDS REQUIRED OF OTHER VEHICLES
July 2015
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $19,000 IN FED FUNDING FOR OXBOW VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT IN JEFFERSON COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $148K IN FED FUNDS FOR THREE WESTERN NY FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN CHAUTAUQUA AND CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $47,000 IN FED FUNDING FOR KEENE VALLEY HOSE AND LADDER COMPANY NO. 1 IN ESSEX COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $39K IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR PAVILION FIRE DISTRICT IN GENESEE COUNTY
SCHUMER: ROCHESTER’S NEW PHOTONICS HUB COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT OBSTACLES SELLING PRODUCTS OVERSEAS; NEW FEDERAL RULE COULD JEOPARDIZE GROWTH OF PHOTONICS INDUSTRY IN ROCHESTER – SENATOR URGES FEDS TO IMMEDIATELY SCRAP PLAN THAT COULD DIRECTLY IMPEDE ROCHESTER PHOTONICS COMPANIES FROM SELLING HI-TECH PRODUCTS FOR NON-MILITARY USES
SCHUMER TEAMS UP WITH BUFFALO SABRES TO LAUNCH PUSH TO BRING 2018 INTERNATIONAL YOUTH HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITION TO BUFFALO – MOVE WOULD ENERGIZE WESTERN NY ECONOMY BY BRINGING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF VISITORS & TOURISM REVENUE TO THE REGION FOR THE WORLD-CLASS ICE HOCKEY EVENT
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $25K IN FED FUNDS FOR LEWISTON VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY IN NIAGARA COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $1 MILLION IN FED FUNDING FOR CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN DUTCHESS COUNTY
SCHUMER: UPSTATE POWER GRIDS, BANK DATABASES & TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORK SYSTEMS ARE BEING PUT AT UNNECESSARY RISK; NEW FED PLAN WILL LIMIT USE OF KEY SECURITY SOFTWARE; 9 IN 10 CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDERS WERE ATTACKED LAST YEAR; SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO SCRAP PLAN THAT WOULD CURTAIL ABILITY TO PROTECT NY’S CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE FROM HACKERS
SCHUMER ASKS FBI TO OPEN FULL INVESTIGATION INTO HOW LAFAYETTE SHOOTER WAS ABLE TO GET HIS GUN, SAYING IT IS THE ONLY WAY TO GET TO BOTTOM OF TRAGIC SHOOTING; POTENTIAL FLAWS IN BACKGROUND CHECK SYSTEM REQUIRES FED OVERSIGHT AND MORE INFO COULD EXPOSE FLAWS, PREVENT THE NEXT TRAGIC SHOOTING
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES ‘HUMAN RIGHTS FOR GIRLS ACT,’ WHICH ABOLISHES THE DEMEANING & DANGEROUS SHACKLING PRACTICE USED ON YOUNG PREGNANT PRISONERS IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY; LEGISLATION PROTECTS THE RIGHTS OF YOUNG PREGNANT PRISONERS BY BANNING THE USE OF RESTRAINTS DURING LABOR, DELIVERY & RECOVERY
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO UNLOCK $4 MILLION IN FUNDING THAT COULD BE USED TO REDEVELOP BETHLHEM STEEL SITE; COMPLEX FEDERAL RULES HAVE BLOCKED ERIE COUNTY FROM USING ALREADY-APPROPRIATED FUNDING FOR OVER 10 YEARS, WASTING TAXPAYER DOLLARS AND STIFLING DEVELOPMENT
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, AND ISRAEL ANNOUNCE FEDERAL GRANT TO IMPROVE BOAT ACCESS TO TOWN DOCK IN NORTH HEMPSTEAD
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $180 MILLION IN ANTI-TERRORISM FUNDING FOR NYPD & OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT; FEDERAL FUNDS SUPPORT NYC’S CRITICAL URBAN AREAS SECURITY INITIATIVE; AWARD INCLUDES $76 MILLION IN STATE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM FUNDING FOR NYS
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