Press Releases

May 2018
SCHUMER: LAST MONTH ALONE, NEARLY 4 BILLION ROBOCALLS RANG ON PHONES IN UPSTATE NEW YORK & AROUND THE COUNTRY; OLD METHODS TO HANGUP ON ROBOCALLS NOT WORKING; SENATOR PUSHES NEW BILL—ROBOCOP ACT—TO MANDATE BLOCKING TECHNOLOGY SO MILLIONS OF NEW YORKERS CAN STOP THE PESTERING CALLS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1.6 MILLION IN FEDERAL HEAD START FUNDS FOR ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, INC.’S HEAD START PROGRAM
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $1.2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE ENDICOTT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT
SCHUMER STATEMENT ON OSHA FINES ON VERLA COSMETICS
SCHUMER, STANDING WITH CNY PRINCIPALS, PARENTS & TEENS WHO ARE EXPERIENCING A DRAMATIC SPIKE IN E-CIG ‘JUUL’ USE AT SCHOOLS, DEMANDS FEDS USE LAW ON BOOKS TO OUTRIGHT BAN KID-FRIENDLY FLAVORS IN ALL E-CIG DEVICES; POPULARITY OF ILLICIT DEVICES IS SURGING AT CNY SCHOOLS; SLOW-MOVING RULES ON FLAVORS MASKED AS ‘WHIPPED CREAM’ OR ‘CANDY’ IS RECIPE FOR DISASTER, SAYS SCHUMER
SCHUMER-BACKED BILL THAT WILL CREATE FIRST-EVER NATIONAL FIREFIGHTER CANCER REGISTRY PASSES U.S. SENATE; SENATOR URGES HOUSE OF REPS TO PASS BILL IMMEDIATELY
AFTER YEARS-LONG EFFORT, SCHUMER & MADDEN ANNOUNCE KICKOFF OF TROY SEAWALL RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT; SENATOR SAYS REPAIRS AND RENOVATIONS TO SEAWALL ARE KEY TO THE CONTINUED REBIRTH OF DOWNTOWN TROY AND WILL PROTECT COMMUNITY FROM FUTURE FLOODING DAMAGE
SCHUMER STATEMENT ON THE BILLS TRAINING CAMP AT ST. JOHN FISHER
SCHUMER STATEMENT ON VACANT HOLLEY HIGH SCHOOL TRANSFORMATION
SCHUMER LAUNCHES MAJOR EFFORT TO SECURE $15 MILLION IN JOB-CREATING NEW MARKETS TAX CREDITS FOR THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE MANUFACTURERS HANOVER BUILDING IN OLEAN, NEW YORK; SENATOR SAYS MODERNIZATION WILL SUPPORT JOBS, CREATE CRITICAL AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND BOLSTER OLEAN’S REVIVAL
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE: OVER $6.3 MILLION IN FED FUNDS ON THE WAY TO STATEN ISLAND FERRY FOR MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS; PLATFORM & WALKWAY WORK WILL IMPROVE SAFETY, FLOW OF PASSENGERS & FERRY FUNCTION
Senator Schumer Announces Support For John Sinatra Jr. To Serve On Western District Federal Bench In Buffalo
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $500,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY
SENATORS SCHUMER AND GILLIBRAND CALL ON DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO GIVE THE APPROVALS NEEDED TO HELP CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY LAND A NEW AIR SERVICE PROVIDER
SCHUMER, STANDING WITH TEENS WHO ADMIT THEY’RE ADDICTED TO E-CIG ‘JUUL,’ DEMANDS FEDS USE LAW ON BOOKS TO OUTRIGHT BAN KID-FRIENDLY FLAVORS IN ALL E-CIG DEVICES; WITH KID-LIKE TASTES IN EVERY PUFF, POPULARITY OF DEVICES HAS NOW METASTASIZED TO MIDDLE SCHOOLS; SLOW-MOVING RULES ON FLAVORS MASKED AS ‘WHIPPED CREAM’ OR ‘CANDY’ IS RECIPE FOR DISASTER
SCHUMER REVEALS: OUTDATED FED LAW IS HOLDING BACK SULLIVAN COUNTY FARMERS FROM COMMERCIALLY GROWING INDUSTRIAL HEMP, USED TO MAKE VARIETY OF DIFFERENT GOODS LIKE CLOTHES AND PAPER; SENATOR ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR BIPARTISAN SENATE LEGISLATION THAT FIXES LAW, ALLOWING HUDSON VALLEY FARMERS TO GROW NEW CROP WITHOUT HARSH RESTRICTIONS
STANDING AT DWYER MEMORIAL PARK, SCHUMER REVEALS: FEDS NOW HAVE NEW SURGE IN CDC FUNDS THAT CAN FIGHT TICK-BORNE DISEASES ACROSS CENTRAL NEW YORK, BUT THE DOLLARS TO TRACK, TREAT & PREVENT TICK-BORNE DISEASES COULD SIT IN LIMBO AS TICK SEASON HEATS UP; SENATOR LAUNCHES MAJOR PUSH TO UNLOCK FUNDS SO LOCALS CAN USE THEM NOW, NOT AFTER DISEASE CASES & PUBLIC ANXIETY SPIKES
SCHUMER: CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY COULD HELP CLINTON COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENTS QUICKLY, EFFECTIVELY, AND SAFELY IDENTIFY DANGEROUS DRUGS LIKE FENTANYL, IN THE FIELD; SENATOR SAYS AMIDST RISING NUMBERS OF OPIOID DEATHS & OVERDOSES IN NORTH COUNTRY, CONGRESS SHOULD IMMEDIATELY PASS NEW GRANT PROGRAM TO HELP LOCAL PD PAY FOR HIGH-TECH TOOL
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $5.7 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HEAD START AND EARLY HEAD START IN THE CAPITAL REGION
SCHUMER: SONNENBERG GARDENS FINALLY APPROVED BY FEDS TO ACQUIRE FORMER ARMY RESERVE BUILDING TO KICKOFF MAJOR EXPANSION; SENATOR SAYS LACK OF ARMY RESERVE SITE HAS BLOCKED PLANNED CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SONNENBERG WELCOME CENTER, ENTRANCE, AND MORE UNTIL NOW; SCHUMER LED CAMPAIGN TO GET FEDS TO TRANSFER SURPLUS ARMY PROPERTY TO SONNENBERG AT NO COST IN ORDER TO HELP GREEN-LIGHT MAJOR TOURISM MAGNET’S EXPANSION
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