Press Releases

March 2018
SCHUMER: FAMILIES AND THEIR CHILDREN AND SENIORS IN UPSTATE NEW YORK COULD LOSE ACCESS TO VITAL SNAP NUTRITION ASSISTANCE IF ADMINISTRATION GETS ITS WAY; SENATOR LAUNCHES PUSH TO PROTECT SNAP AGAINST ANY PROPOSED CUTS BY THE ADMINISTRATION
February 2018
U.S. SENATOR CHARLES E. SCHUMER RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT ON HIS MEETING WITH THE FAMILY OF TAYLOR FORCE:
SCHUMER: JUST-RELEASED ADMIN. BUDGET WOULD JEOPARDIZE CRITICAL RESOURCES & FED SUPPORT THAT UPSTATE NEW YORK USES TO COMBAT OPIOID SCOURGE & DRUG TRAFFICKING; SENATOR LAUNCHES PUSH TO KEEP FED PROGRAM, THAT LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT DEPENDS ON & DESPERATELY NEEDS, FULLY FUNCTIONING ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK
AFTER SCHUMER PUSH, NEW BOMB DETECTION TECHNOLOGY IS NOW ON THE WAY TO NEW YORK’S PENN STATION FOR TESTING; LIFE-SAVING, TERROR-PREVENTING TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP LAW ENFORCEMENT DETECT SUICIDE VESTS IN NEW YORK CITY’S BUSIEST TRANSIT HUBS—AND SAVE LIVES
SCHUMER REVEALS: DESPITE HORRIFIC TRAGEDIES, JUST-RELEASED ADMIN. BUDGET WOULD SLASH FED FUNDS SCHOOLS DEPEND ON FOR SAFETY & SECURITY; DRASTIC CUTS OF OVER $400 MILLION EVEN SLASH MENTAL HEALTH AID FOR STUDENTS & TEACHERS; SENATOR VOWS SENATE PUSH TO SHINE LIGHT ON CUTS & UNDO THEM THIS WEEK
SCHUMER REVEALS: JUST-RELEASED ADMIN. BUDGET WOULD JEOPARDIZE CRITICAL RESOURCES & FED SUPPORT LI USES TO HELP COMBAT OPIOID SCOURGE & DRUG TRAFFICKING; SENATOR LAUNCHES PUSH TO KEEP FED PROGRAM LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT DEPENDS ON & DESPERATELY NEEDS FULLY FUNCTIONING ON LI
SENATORS SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND AND CONGRESSWOMAN STEFANIK URGE ARMY SECRETARY AND CHIEF OF STAFF TO CHOOSE FORT DRUM AND NORTH COUNTRY FOR NEW U.S. ARMY SECURITY FORCE ASSISTANCE BRIGADE (SFAB)
SCHUMER AND GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $1.8 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR WATER INFRASTRUCTURE FOR TOWN OF STERLING IN CAYUGA COUNTY
SCHUMER AND GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $30,000 IN RESEARCH FUNDING FOR TOWN OF BLACK BROOK IN CLINTON COUNTY
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR PUBLIC HOUSING ORGANIZATIONS THROUGHOUT NEW YORK
SCHUMER LAUNCHES A MAJOR EFFORT AT ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER TO ADDRESS SERIOUS DOCTOR SHORTAGE IN CHEMUNG COUNTY AND ACROSS THE SOUTHERN TIER; SENATOR URGES CONGRESS TO IMMEDIATELY PASS CRITICAL LEGISLATION THAT WILL DELIVER MORE DOCTORS TO SMALLER COMMUNITY HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS LIKE ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER
FOLLOWING FATAL ACCIDENT ON I-90, SCHUMER PUSHES TO MAKE TRUCK RIGS SAFER FOR CARS SHARING THE ROADS; SENATOR DEMANDS TRUCKS BE EQUIPPED WITH CRASH-ABSORBING “UNDERRIDE GUARDS” TO PROTECT DRIVERS AND PASSENGERS AND TO HELP PREVENT FUTURE FATAL ACCIDENTS
SCHUMER LAUNCHES MAJOR PUSH TO SECURE FEDERAL FUNDS TO BUILD UTICA COLLEGE’S STATE-OF-THE-ART CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTER; FACILITY WILL EQUIP STUDENTS WITH SKILLS NEEDED FOR IN DEMAND JOBS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, BUT SENATOR SAYS PROJECT NEEDS FED INVESTMENT TO PLUG FUNDING GAP
SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, AFTER HIS PUSH, THE VA HAS FINALIZED CRITICAL 137-ACRE ADDITIONAL LAND ACQUISITIONS NEEDED FOR BUILDING OF NEW WESTERN NEW YORK NATIONAL VETERANS CEMETERY; SENATOR SAYS VA MUST NOW BEGIN CONSTRUCTION THIS YEAR; SCHUMER PREVIOUSLY SECURED FED FUNDING TO BUILD CEMETERY
SCHUMER TOURS SUNY ADIRONDACK’S CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM; SENATOR LAUNCHES PUSH TO INCREASE FEDERAL INVESTMENT IN CYBERSECURITY TECH EDUCATION – COULD MEAN BIG THINGS FOR SUNY ADIRONDACK
STANDING WITH JOHNSON CITY FIREFIGHTERS, SCHUMER LAUNCHES A MAJOR EFFORT TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR FIREFIGHTER GRANT PROGRAM; SENATOR SAYS CONGRESS MUST INCREASE FEDERAL INVESTMENT INTO POPULAR GRANT PROGRAM TO HELP ENSURE CASH-STRAPPED FIRE DEPARTMENTS, LIKE THOSE IN THE SOUTHERN TIER, HAVE THE FIREFIGHTERS THEY NEED TO KEEP COMMUNITIES SAFE
SCHUMER REVEALS: DESPITE TRAGIC MASS SHOOTINGS, JUST-RELEASED TRUMP BUDGET WOULD CRIPPLE GUN BACKGROUND CHECK SYSTEM, ALLOWING DANGEROUS PEOPLE TO GET GUNS; SENATOR LAUNCHES PUSH TO UNDO WRONGHEADED CUT & ENSURE GUN CHECKS CONTINUE
SCHUMER SECURES MAJOR VICTORY FOR UPSTATE NEW YORK’S RURAL HOSPITALS IN THE RECENTLY-PASSED, BIPARTISAN BUDGET AGREEMENT; DEAL INCLUDES 5-YEAR EXTENSIONS FOR THE VITAL LOW-VOLUME HOSPITAL AND MEDICARE-DEPENDENT HOSPITAL PROGRAMS ENABLING UPSTATE NEW YORK’S HOSPITALS TO CONTINUE TO GIVE NEW YORKERS THE CARE THEY NEED AND DESERVE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $4 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR SANDY-DAMAGED INFRASTRUCTURE ON LONG ISLAND
SCHUMER: ROCHESTER RESIDENTS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION IS BEING STOLEN AT AN ALARMING AND UNACEPTABLE RATE; SENATOR CALLS ON THE SECRET SERVICE TO ADDRESS UPTICK IN CREDIT CARD SKIMMERS TO KEEP PERSONAL INFO SAFE FROM CRIMINALS
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