Press Releases

April 2015
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $177K IN FED FUNDS FOR TWO WESTERN NEW YORK FIRE DEPARTMENTS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $290,000 FOR BINGHAMTON FIRE DEPARTMENT
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $100,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR BLACK RIVER AMBULANCE SQUAD, INC. IN JEFFERSON COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $470,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE YONKERS FIRE DEPARTMENT AND VALHALLA VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORPS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $430,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ITHACA AND TRUMANSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENTS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $21K IN FED FUNDS FOR SCHUYLER AMBULANCE, INC. IN ONEIDA COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $460K FOR IN FED FUNDS FOR TWO ROCHESTER FIRE DEPARTMENTS
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO REVERSE COURSE ON TRANSIT PROPOSAL THAT COULD PUT HUNDREDS OF LOCAL JOBS AT RISK & CRIPPLE NORTH COUNTRY BUS AND TRAIN MANUFACTURERS
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO REVERSE COURSE ON TRANSIT PROPOSAL THAT COULD PUT HUNDREDS OF LOCAL JOBS AT RISK & CRIPPLE SOUTHERN TIER BUS AND TRAIN MANUFACTURERS
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO REVERSE COURSE ON TRANSIT PROPOSAL THAT COULD PUT HUNDREDS OF LOCAL JOBS AT RISK & CRIPPLE ROCHESTER FINGER LAKES AREA BUS AND TRAIN MANUFACTURERS
SCHUMER: WITH TURBULENT MILK PRICES, UPSTATE DAIRY FARMERS ARE GETTING SQUEEZED ON ALL SIDES, INCLUDING LARGE, LUMP-SUM MILK INSURANCE PAYMENTS – SCHUMER URGES USDA TO IMPLEMENT NEW PROGRAM TO EASE THE BURDEN OF CASH-STRAPPED DAIRY FARMS
SCHUMER: FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, GREEK YOGURT WILL BE AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE IN SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAMS THROUGH THE USDA SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM; SENATOR ANNOUNCES, STARTING IN FALL 2015, USDA WILL OFFICIALLY EXPAND NATIONWIDE THE GREEK-YOGURT PILOT PROGRAM HE HELPED LAUNCH
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND URGE FEDS TO EXTEND DEADLINE FOR COMPLETION OF BUFFALO HOUSING PROJECTS; UNFORSEEN CHALLENGES AND NEW HUD RULES HAVE DELAYED CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE – FAILURE TO GRANT EXTENSION PUTS VITAL AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS IN JEOPARDY
NATIONWIDE RASH OF ‘SWATTING’ ATTACKS NOW THREATENING LOCAL ROCHESTER RESIDENTS, COSTING LAW ENFORCEMENT THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WHEN WRONGDOERS CALL IN FALSE THREATS; SCHUMER INTRODUCES NEW BILL TO CRACK DOWN ON SWATTING AND DETER ALARMING NEW CRIME TREND; OVER 12 SWATTING ATTACKS IN ROCHESTER HAVE TRIGGERED POLICE SWAT TEAMS TO RESPOND TO HOMES
SCHUMER: FEDS MUST FUND $64M MODERNIZATION PROJECT FOR THE US PLAZA AT THE LEWISTON-QUEENSTON BRIDGE TO HELP ALLEVIATE CRIPPLING DELAYS; WOULD CREATE AND SUSTAIN OVER 1,500 CONSTRUCTION JOBS & CUT DOWN ON EGREGIOUS WAIT TIMES – SCHUMER LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO HAVE FEDS APPROVE FUNDS ASAP
SCHUMER, BLUMENTHAL: DESPITE RECENT RAIL CRASHES, LIKE SPUYTEN DUYVIL & DERAILMENT OF DANGEROUS OIL CARS, POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL, BEST WAY TO PREVENT DANGEROUS CRASHES, HAS NOT YET BEEN IMPLEMENTED; SENATORS INTRODUCE LEGISLATION REQUIRING PTC BY 2018, FOR BOTH PASSENGER & FREIGHT TRAINS CARRYING HAZARDOUS OIL CARS
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES CRITICAL LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE VITAL FUNDING FOR UPSTATE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IN RURAL AREAS HAS CLEARED CONGRESS – SCHUMER INTRODUCED BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO AVOID CUTS IN FUNDING, WHICH WOULD HAVE BEEN DISASTROUS FOR QUALITY OF CARE ACROSS THE STATE
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES CRITICAL LEGISLATION – TO FUND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS AROUND NYS –HAS CLEARED LAST HURDLE IN CONGRESS & BEEN SIGNED INTO LAW; SCHUMER PUSHED BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO AVOID A CUT IN FUNDING, WHICH WOULD HAVE BEEN DISASTROUS FOR QUALITY OF CARE ACROSS NY STATE
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES OVER 270,000 NEW YORK KIDS WILL KEEP THEIR LOW-COST HEALTH INSURANCE, AFTER RISK OF LOSING IT THIS SUMMER; SENATOR LED MAJOR EFFORT TO PASS CRITICAL LEGISLATION EXTENDING FED FUNDING WILL NOW HELPS MIDDLE-CLASS FAMILIES CONTINUE TO AFFORD THEIR KIDS’ HEALTH CARE
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES CRITICAL LEGISLATION CLEARS CONGRESS THAT PROVIDES $16 MILLION PER YEAR IN MEDICARE PAYMENTS TO RURAL UPSTATE NY HOSPITALS – SCHUMER INTRODUCED BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO AVOID CRIPPLING CUTS IN FUNDING, WHICH WOULD HAVE BEEN DISASTROUS FOR JOBS, HOSPITALS, QUALITY OF CARE ACROSS THE STATE
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