Press Releases

July 2019
SCHUMER REVEALS: CANNED WINE IS HOTTEST NEW TREND BUT FINGER LAKES WINERIES ARE MISSING OUT ON BARRELS OF BUSINESS DUE TO BURDENSOME CAN SIZE & LABEL RESTRICTIONS; SENATOR CALLS ON FEDS TO CUT THROUGH BUREAUCRATIC RED TAPE, LIFT CANNING RESTRICTIONS, & UNLEASH WINE PRODUCTION IN REGION
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $1.2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR TOWN OF SCHROEPPEL IN OSWEGO COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $1.4 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR TOWN OF NEW HAVEN IN OSWEGO COUNTY
WITH HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS ON THE LINE & CHANCE TO FINALLY PUT A MAJOR DENT IN OPIOID EPIDEMIC ON LI, SCHUMER MAKES CASE FOR SWIFT PASSAGE OF BIPARTISAN FENTANYL SANCTIONS ACT; BILL WILL HOLD CHINA ACCOUNTABLE FOR ILLICIT TRAFFICKING ON LI, SIMILAR TO RUSSIA SANCTIONS, & HELP SUPPORT LI LAW ENFORCEMENT ALONG THE WAY
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING HIS MAJOR PUSH AT WEST POINT, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES JUST-PASSED SENATE DEFENSE BILL INCLUDES DESPERATELY-NEEDED PROVISIONS TO IMPROVE HAZARD-RIDDLED HOUSING AT MILITARY INSTALLATIONS- LIKE WEST POINT & FORT DRUM- FOR NATION’S HEROES & THEIR FAMILIES
SCHUMER, ZELDIN AND HIGGINS LEAD NEW YORK DELEGATION LETTER OPPOSING LOOMING HOSPITAL CUTS THAT WOULD DEVASTATE RURAL & URBAN HOSPITALS ACROSS NY
June 2019
SCHUMER: SPATE OF SICKNESSES & CURIOUS DEATHS OF AMERICANS, INCLUDING NEW YORKERS, VACATIONING IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DEMANDS MORE FED HELP & EXPERTISE TO GET FASTER ANSWERS ON POSSIBLE CAUSE; SENATOR URGES ATF & MORE CDC TO JOIN FBI WITH ONGOING INVESTIGATION INTO POSSIBLY TAINTED ALCOHOL, OTHER THEORIES
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, FOLLOWING MAJOR PUSH, BIPARTISAN FENTANYL SANCTIONS ACT PASSES SENATE; FIRST-EVER TARGETED FENTANYL SANCTIONS BILL WILL HOLD CHINA ACCOUNTABLE FOR ILLICIT TRAFFICKING, SIMILAR TO RUSSIA SANCTIONS; ALSO COMES WITH MORE TOOLS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $7.9 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR A NEW SUNY PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM TO HELP TRAIN NEW YORKERS FOR GOOD ADVANCED MANUFACTURING JOBS
SCHUMER: GROWING CONCERN ACROSS BETHPAGE INTO NAVY CONTRACTOR TASKED TO INVESTIGATE & REPORT ON RADIUM LEVELS AROUND PLUME DEMANDS ACTION; SENATOR PUSHES TO INCLUDE NEW AMENDMENT IN MUST-PASS LEGISLATION TO GUARANTEE LI’S GROUNDWATER TEST RESULTS GET AN INDEPENDENT, SECOND LOOK
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $1.5 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR OGDENSBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY
SCHUMER URGES FED CRACKDOWN TO INSPECT, DETECT & REMOVE DANGEROUS, COUNTERFEIT E-CIG PRODUCTS MADE IN CHINA & AIMED AT KIDS FROM MARKET; FAKE PODS, WITH ALLURING FLAVORS, LIKE FRUITS & CANDY FDA HAS ACTED ON ARE NOW FLOODING MARKET ILLEGALLY
FOLLOWING RECENT FLOOD OF ROBOCALLS THAT WOKE UP THOUSANDS OF UPSTATE NY’ERS IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT, SCHUMER URGES HOUSE TO PASS ROBOCALL LEGISLATION TO PROTECT WESTCHESTER AND ROCKLAND COUNTY IDENTITIES, WALLETS AND CURB ROBOCALLS
SCHUMER REVEALS: PRIVATIZED HOUSING FOR WEST POINT FAMILIES PLAGUED BY MOLD, HAZARDS TO PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY; SENATOR LAUNCHES MAJOR EFFORT TO PASS DEFENSE BILL WITH PROVISIONS TO INTRODUCE TENANT BILL OF RIGHTS & STRENGTHEN PROTECTIONS FOR OUR NATION’S HEROES & THEIR FAMILIES
SCHUMER ATTENDS GROUNDBREAKING CELEBRATION FOR BRAND NEW AMY’S KITCHEN FACILITY IN GOSHEN, FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL PUSH TO GET PROJECT APPROVED BY FEDS; SENATOR SAYS MAJOR INVESTMENT IS THE PERFECT RECIPE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & 680 GOOD-PAYING JOBS IN THE HUDSON VALLEY
Schumer Requests Treasury Inspector General Investigate Administration’s Decision to Delay Redesign of Twenty-Dollar Bill Picturing Abolitionist Harriet Tubman
AT HISTORIC GRANT COTTAGE, SITE WHERE LEGENDARY PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF ULYSSES S. GRANT WERE COMPLETED, SCHUMER LAUNCHES MAJOR PUSH TO DESIGNATE SARATOGA GEM AS A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK; OFFICIAL DESIGNATION WOULD BE A BOON TO CAPITAL REGION TOURISM ECONOMY
AS HISTORIC WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO RISE AT LAKE ONTARIO, SCHUMER TOURS FLOODING DAMAGE IN CAYUGA COUNTY & LAUNCHES NEW PUSH TO FUND PERMANENT REPAIR OF VITAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTING VILLAGE OF FAIR HAVEN FROM PROPERTY LOSS & DAMAGE ASAP
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, ROSE ANNOUNCE OVER $3 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY MAINTENANCE FACILITY FOR HARDENING OF SANDY-DAMAGED INFRASTRUCTURE
ON HEELS OF CHOPPER CRASH IN MANHATTAN & WITH LACK OF DATA AVAILABLE FOR INVESTIGATION, SCHUMER URGES FAA TO REQUIRE ALL HELICOPTERS BE EQUIPPED WITH “BLACK BOXES,” JUST LIKE COMMERCIAL PLANES
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