Press Releases

April 2013
SCHUMER LAUNCHES PLAN TO CREATE BOON FOR NY APPLE PRODUCERS; NEW DEFINITION OF HARD APPLE CIDER WILL LOWER TAXES ON PRODUCT, IMPROVE ABILITY TO COMPETE IN FOREIGN MARKETS, INCREASE FARMERS SALES
March 2013
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO CLEAR ADMINISTRATIVE HURDLES AND PROVIDE CRITICAL FUNDING FOR NEW WYANDANCH LIRR STATION STATION IS VITAL COMPONENT OF WYANDANCH RISING
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE TOWN OF HOPEWELL TO RECEIVE OVER $1 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
SCHUMER JOINS DUTCHESS COUNTY HOPS FARMERS TO HELP BUILD FIRST MAJOR HOP YARD IN HUDSON VALLEY PROVIDE BOOST TO NY CRAFT BREWERS CALLS ON FEDS TO PROVIDE CRITICAL FINANCING TO GET PLAN OFF THE GROUND
SCHUMER: THOUSANDS OF JOBS IN HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING ARE GOING UNFILLED AT COMPANIES LIKE FRYER MACHINE SYSTEMS IN PUTNAM COUNTY SENATOR JOINS BIZ LEADERS, WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO ENSURE FEDERAL TRAINING PROGRAMS BETTER MEET PRIVATE SECTOR DEMAND, CREATE NEW JOBS
SCHUMER REVEALS: GENERIC VERSION OF HIGHLY ADDICTIVE OXYCODONE PILL, AVAILABLE FOR FIRST TIME NEXT MONTH, WILL LACK ANTI-ABUSE PROTECTIONS, MAKING PAINKILLER EXPONENTIALLY MORE VALUABLE TO THIEVES AND ADDICTS PILLS WILL BE MUCH EASIER TO CRUSH, SNORT AND INJECT
SCHUMER: BUFFALOS LONG-AWAITED NATIONAL VETERANS GOLDEN AGE GAMES ABRUPTLY POSTPONED BY VA; CALLS ON VA TO REVERSE COURSE AND MOVE FORWARD WITH EVENT AS PLANNED
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE SENATE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF BILL TO CREATE HARRIET TUBMAN NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARKS CALL FOR VOTE ON SENATE FLOOR
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, BISHOP ANNOUNCE OVER $4 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CLEANUP AFTER SUPERSTORM SANDY IN SUFFOLK COUNTY
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO UNLOCK FUNDING FOR NECESSARY SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AT ORANGE COUNTY AIRPORT RUNWAY UPGRADES WOULD ENCOURAGE MORE BUSINESSES TO MAKE AIRPORT A HUB, SPUR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
February 2013
SCHUMER: AFTER TRAGIC DEATH OF A CHILD, PARENTS SHOULD NOT BE FORCED TO PAY REMAINDER OF STUDENT LOAN DEBT LAUNCHES PLAN TO REQUIRE PRIVATE LOAN COMPANIES TO FORGIVE DEBT IMMEDIATELY AFTER DEATH OF STUDENT BORROWERS, JUST LIKE FEDERAL LOANS DO
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES IMPORTANT PROGRESS IN PURSUIT TO KEEP ON RIVER GAUGES IN SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN SENATORS COLLABORATION WITH NOAA GIVES FEDS CONFIDENCE NECESSARY TO KEEP GAUGES ON UNTIL JUNE 1st
SCHUMER: NEW YORKERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR TAX DEDUCTIONS FROM SANDY STORM DAMAGE, BUT MANY DONT KNOW IT; CALLS FOR ADDITIONAL IRS ASSISTANCE CENTERS ACROSS NEW YORK CITY AND LONG ISLAND RIGHT NOW MANY IMPACTED NEIGHBORHOODS ARE NOT RECEIVING ASSISTANCE
SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO EXPEDITE APPROVAL FOR ULSTER COUNTY TO CONVERT UNUSED RAIL TRACKS INTO SCENIC CATSKILL MOUTAIN RAIL TRAIL PLAN WOULD SPUR REGIONAL RECREATION TOURISM
SCHUMER CALLS ON IRS TO SWIFTLY REVIEW LAUNCH NEW YORKS APPLICATION FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT STATUS EXPEDITED STATUS APPROVAL ENSURES LAUNCH CAN USE PROMISED GRANT FUNDING, INVEST IN NEW TECHNOLOGY IN BUFFALO
SCHUMER REVEALS: RECENT POLICE DATA SHOWS AN ASTOUNDING 43,000 INCIDENTS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE IN UPSTATE NEW YORK IN 2011 SENATOR CALLS FOR PASSAGE OF TOUGH LEGISLATION ON FLOOR THIS WEEK TO COMBAT ALARMING TREND IN NY
SCHUMER: DOZENS OF LIFE-SAVING RIVER GAUGES IN SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN SET TO BE SHUT OFF IN MARCH SENATOR HIGHLIGHTS NEW WEATHER FORECASTING FUNDING IN DISASTER SUPP, CALLS ON FEDS TO PROVIDE $215,000 TO KEEP GAUGES ONLINE IN SOUTHERN TIER
SCHUMER CALLS ON IRS TO SWIFTLY REVIEW SYRACUSE SYMPHORIAS APPLICATION FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT STATUS SYMPHONYS RETURN WOULD BOLSTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND: BROOKHAVENS ION COLLIDER RECOMMENDED FOR CLOSURE BY NON-BINDING REPORT, DUE TO LACK OF RESEARCH FUNDING; CALL ON FEDS TO INCREASE FUNDING TO KEEP ONLY REMAINING ATOM SMASHER IN COUNTRY OPEN
January 2013
SCHUMER: CANADIAN GOVT MAKES GOOD ON COMMITMENT, CONSULATE IN NEW YORK COMPLETES ESTABLISHMENT OF FULL-TIME PRESENCE IN BUFFALO TWO NEW EMPLOYEES ARE NOW ON CLOCK TO MINIMIZE DAMAGE TO WNY BUSINESSES BORDER MANAGEMENT
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