Press Releases

September 2018
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $264K IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE EAST ROCHESTER VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT IN MONROE COUNTY
August 2018
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $397K IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE CITY OF AUBURN
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, MALONEY ANNOUNCE OVER $120K IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE CITY OF BEACON FIRE DEPARTMENT IN DUTCHESS COUNTY
SENATOR SCHUMER & CONGRESSMAN HIGGINS BLAST BUFFALO VA DECISION TO KICK VETERANS OUT OF VA-RUN ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE PROGRAM
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES: FOLLOWING HIS ALL-OUT PUSH, THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION HAS VOTED TO REMOVE TARIFFS ON CANADIAN GROUNDWOOD PAPER IMPORTS; SENATOR CALLS DECISION A MAJOR VICTORY FOR AMERICAN JOBS AND COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS EVERYWHERE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE SENATE PASSAGE OF THEIR AMENDMENT ALLOWING UP TO $45 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO REIMBURSE COMMUNITIES AND STATE FOR CLEAN UP OF PFOA/PFOS AT NEWBURGH, SUFFOLK/GABRESKI & BEYOND
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $31K IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR VILLAGE OF FAYETTEVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN ONONDAGA COUNTY
IN WAKE OF RAIL BRIDGE PARTIALLY COLLAPSING ONTO SOUTH CLINTON STREET, SCHUMER DEMANDS FEDS IMMEDIATELY HIRE MORE FEDERAL RAILROAD BRIDGE INSPECTORS TO PREVENT FUTURE ACCIDENTS; REITERATES CALL FOR FRA TO SEND A BRIDGE INSPECTOR DIRECTLY TO SYRACUSE TO AUDIT & INSPECT CITY’S ELEVATED RAIL LINE
STANDING WITH CAPITAL REGION FIRST RESPONDERS, SCHUMER LAUNCHES MAJOR PUSH TO PASS UPCOMING COMPREHENSIVE PACKAGE OF ANTI-OPIOIDS BILLS; SAYS CRITICAL LEGISLATION WILL HELP FIGHT OPIOID ADDICTION ACROSS THE SPECTRUM, INCLUDING GIVING CAPITAL REGION’S FIRST RESPONDERS THE TOOLS THEY NEED TO PUSH BACK AGAINST OPIOID SCOURGE
AFTER LEADING THE CHARGE, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES PASSAGE OF HIS SENATE AMENDMENT, INCREASING BY OVER 12% CDC FUNDING TO COMBAT LYME DISEASE; SCHUMER AMENDMENT IN UPCOMING HHS APPROPRIATIONS BILL SECURES FIRST INCREASE IN CDC LYME FUNDING IN YEARS; SENATOR SAYS YEARS-OVERDUE BOOST IN FUNDING WILL SUPPORT ALL-OUT STATE AND LOCAL WAR AGAINST TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES
SCHUMER REVEALS: STORE SHELVES STILL BEING STOCKED WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES THAT COULD BE LADEN WITH DANGEROUS LEVELS OF TOXIC CHEMICALS; DESPITE NEW WARNINGS, FEDS HAVE NOT ACTED; SENATOR WANTS IMMEDIATE ACTION BECAUSE PARENTS ARE SHOPPING RIGHT NOW
SENATORS SCHUMER AND GILLIBRAND INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE THE EPA TO REESTABLISH OFFICE OF NOISE ABATEMENT AND CONTROL TO ADDRESS NOISE POLLUTION FROM AIRCRAFT NOISE
SCHUMER: CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY COULD HELP ORLEANS COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENTS QUICKLY & EFFECTIVELY IDENTIFY LETHAL DRUGS LIKE FENTANYL; SENATOR SAYS CONGRESS SHOULD IMMEDIATELY PASS NEW GRANT PROGRAM TO HELP LOCAL POLICE PAY FOR HIGH-TECH TOOL AS PART OF UPCOMING COMPREHENSIVE OPIOIDS PACKAGE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, MALONEY ANNOUNCE OVER $243K IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE WARWICK FIRE DEPARTMENT IN ORANGE COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $29K IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR HAMMOND FIRE & RESCUE DEPARTMENT IN ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY
SCHUMER: DANGEROUS INVASIVE PLANT THAT CAN CAUSE EXTREME BURNS AND EVEN BLINDNESS IS RUNNING RAMPANT THROUGH WESTERN NEW YORK; SENATOR CALLS ON THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO IMMEDIATELY BOOST ONGOING LOCAL EFFORTS TO ERADICATE HARMFUL PLANT; MUST ALSO INVEST FEDERAL RESOURCES TO PREVENT FURTHER SPREAD OF GIANT HOGWEED
SCHUMER REVEALS: OUTDATED FED LAW IS HOLDING BACK TIOGA COUNTY FARMERS FROM COMMERCIALLY GROWING INDUSTRIAL HEMP, USED TO MAKE VARIETY OF DIFFERENT GOODS; SENATOR DOUBLES DOWN ON SUPPORT FOR BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION THAT WOULD ALLOW SOUTHERN TIER FARMERS TO GROW NEW CROP WITHOUT HARSH RESTRICTIONS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1.8 MILLION IN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR TAXIWAY IMPROVEMENTS AT GENESEE COUNTY AIRPORT
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR SYRACUSE HANCOCK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT; SENATORS SAY NEW FUNDING WILL SUPPORT RECONSTRUCTION OF DEICING CONTAINMENT FACILITY
SCHUMER: DESPITE WARNINGS THAT SCHOOL SUPPLIES ARE LADEN WITH DANGEROUS LEVELS OF TOXIC CHEMICALS, FEDS HAVE DONE LITTLE TO ACT; SENATOR SAYS PARENTS NEED TO KNOW WHAT’S IN SCHOOL SUPPLIES; URGES FED INVESTIGATION BEFORE SCHOOL BELL RINGS
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