Press Releases

March 2018
SCHUMER: GLOBAL LEADER IN AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT – THALES – INKS NASA DEAL THAT WILL LEAD TO MORE GROWTH AT THE GRIFFISS UAS TEST SITE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND: JUST-PASSED FEDERAL FUNDING BILL PROVIDES MORE THAN $6.2 BILLION FOR LABS AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, INCLUDING AT LONG ISLAND’S BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LAB; BILL PROVIDES $30 MILLION ALONE FOR BNL REVITALIZATION PROJECT
SCHUMER: JUST-ANNOUNCED FEDERAL SPENDING BILL INCLUDES AMENDMENT TO REVERSE DEPT. OF EDUCATION POLICY THAT PUT MILLIONS OF DOLLARS DESTINED FOR BUFFALO AND SYRACUSE STUDENTS IN LIMBO; SAY YES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM CAN NOW ACCESS THE INFO THEY NEED TO MAKE PAYMENTS ON TIME
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND SECURE $70 MILLION IN FED FUNDING FOR CLEAN ENERGY MANUFACTURING INNOVATION INSTITUTES, INCLUDING NATIONAL ‘REMADE’ MANUFACTURING HUB LED BY ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY; RIT-LED INSTITUTE WON THE NATIONAL 5-YEAR DOE COMPETITION LAST YEAR TO BUILD A NEW MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE IN ROCHESTER; VITAL FUNDING WILL KEEP REMADE’S DOORS OPEN AND ALLOW RIT TO BE ON THE FOREFRONT OF INNOVATION & CREATING CLEAN ENERGY, HIGH-TECH JOBS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $73 MILLION IN FED FUNDING INCLUDED FOR ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY’S NATIONAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF (NTID) IN OMNIBUS BILL
SCHUMER: CAPITAL REGION CIDERIES LIKE ROGERS CIDERYARD IN FULTON COUNTY COULD BE FORCED TO USE TERMS LIKE ‘SPARKLING’ OR ‘CARBONATED’ ON ALL HARD CIDER PRODUCTS; SENATOR SAYS THIS DOES NOTHING BUT CHEAPEN NY’S HARD CIDER INDUSTRY; URGES FEDS TO IMMEDIATELY REVERSE COURSE BEFORE THEY DERAIL NEW YORK’S CRAFT HARD CIDER MOMENTUM
SCHUMER AND GILLIBRAND: JUST-PASSED FEDERAL SPENDING BILL INCLUDES MORE THAN $700 MILLION IN FUNDS FOR U.S. ISRAELI MISSILE DEFENSE PROGRAMS
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OMNIBUS BILL INCLUDES $132 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE ALEXANDRIA BAY PORT OF ENTRY PROJECT
SCHUMER LAUNCHES A MAJOR EFFORT FOR ONEIDA HEALTHCARE TO ADDRESS SERIOUS DOCTOR SHORTAGE IN CENTRAL NEW YORK; SENATOR URGES CONGRESS TO IMMEDIATELY PASS CRITICAL LEGISLATION THAT WILL DELIVER MORE DOCTORS TO SMALLER COMMUNITY HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS LIKE ONEIDA HEALTHCARE
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND: JUST-PASSED FEDERAL SPENDING BILL INCLUDES $12 MILLION TO PROTECT LONG ISLAND SOUND—HIGHEST LEVEL OF FUNDING IN 25 YEARS; SENATORS SAY 50 PERCENT INCREASE IN FUNDS FROM LAST YEAR WILL HELP BETTER PROTECT ENVIRONMENT & LI ECONOMY
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $40 Million In Federal Funding For The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
SCHUMER: JUST-ANNOUNCED FEDERAL SPENDING BILL INCLUDES “KEVIN & AVONTE’S LAW,” WHICH WOULD HELP LOCATE CHILDREN WITH AUTISM PRONE TO WANDERING; FOLLOWING TRAGIC LOSS OF ROCHESTER’S TREVYAN ROWE, SCHUMER JOINED ROCHESTER AUTISM COMMUNITY TO PUSH FOR FINAL PASSAGE ONCE AND FOR ALL
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND SECURE MAJOR VICTORIES FOR UPSTATE NEW YORK IN JUST-ANNOUNCED FEDERAL FUNDING BILL
SENATORS SCHUMER AND GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $155 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE PROGRAM
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND SECURE $75 MILLION IN FED FUNDING FOR CLEANUP OF THE WEST VALLEY DEMONSTRATION PROJECT IN 2018 SPENDING BILL; PROGRAM HAS BEEN SHORTCHANGED FOR YEARS & SITE CONTINUES TO POSE ENVIRONMENTAL RISK TO WNY; SENATORS SAY FUNDING WILL BE USED FOR WASTE CLEANUP AT THE CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SITE
SCHUMER: JUST-ANNOUNCED FEDERAL SPENDING BILL INCLUDES “KEVIN & AVONTE’S LAW,” WHICH WOULD HELP LOCATE CHILDREN WITH AUTISM PRONE TO WANDERING; SCHUMER HAS CHAMPIONED THIS BILL SINCE 2014, FOLLOWING THE TRAGIC DEATH OF AVONTE OQUENDO WHO BOLTED FROM HIS QUEENS SCHOOL
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE: MORE THAN $21 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ROME LAB IN JUST-UNVEILED OMNIBUS BILL
SCHUMER: FEDERAL SPENDING BILL INCLUDES ‘TAYLOR FORCE ACT’; SENATOR CO-SPONSORED LEGISLATION, WHICH CUTS U.S. FUNDS THAT DIRECTLY BENEFIT THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY UNLESS PAYMENTS TO TERRORISTS AND THEIR FAMILIES ARE HALTED
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $75 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR ROCHESTER LASER LAB INCLUDED IN JUST-UNVEILED OMNIBUS SPENDING BILL – PASSAGE IN CONGRESS WOULD SEND LEGISLATION TO PRESIDENT’S DESK
AFTER MAJOR PUSH BY SCHUMER, AND GILLIBRAND SENATE FUNDING BILL WILL INCLUDE ITHACA INSPIRED LEGISLATION THAT WILL HELP UPSTATE NY SCHOOL DISTRICTS ESTABLISH & PAY FOR A LEAD TESTING PROGRAM
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