Press Releases

12.30.09

SCHUMER: NEW CASH FOR CAULKERS PROGRAM COULD BE HUGE WIN FOR WESTERN NEW YORK - WILL CALL ON ADMINISTRATION TO TARGET PROGRAM TO COMMUNITIES WITH OLDER HOUSING STOCK, LIKE THOSE IN WNY, AND SEND MONEY DIRECTLY TO LOCALITIES

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the Administration to target its upcoming "Cash for Caulkers" program to communities that have older, less efficient energy housing stock, to maximize the program's bang for the buck.  Schumer said that such a move would benefit all taxpayers, and would benefit Western New York because of its many older homes.  Schumer will also ask the Administration to send the funding directly to localities, bypassing federal and state middlemen that could slow … Continue Reading


12.21.09

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, TONKO ANNOUNCE FINAL CONGRESSIONAL PASSAGE FOR $6.4 MILLION FOR WATERVLIET ARSENAL

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Paul Tonko today announced final congressional approval for the Department of Defense appropriations bill which includes $6.4 million for the Arsenal Business & Technology Partner… Continue Reading


12.21.09

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, HINCHEY ANNOUNCE FINAL CONGRESSIONAL PASSAGE FOR $4 MILLION FOR BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Maurice Hinchey today announced final congressional passage for the Department of Defense appropriations bill which includes $4 million for the University of Binghamton's Center f… Continue Reading


12.18.09

SCHUMER, CORNYN ANNOUNCE PENTAGON HEEDS CALL TO PROVIDE UNPRECEDENTED VOTING ASSISTANCE TO EVERY SINGLE SERVICE MEMBER AND FAMILY MEMBER

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 WASHINGTON, DC-U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (DNY), Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, and Senator John Cornyn (RTX) announced Friday that the Defense Department, in response to urging by the senators, has agreed to provide voter registration mat… Continue Reading


12.16.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES FINAL CONGRESSIONAL PASSAGE OF $779,200 FOR HUNTINGTON COMMUNITY VETERANS CENTER AT SOUNDVIEW BEACH - FACILITY WILL BE MANAGED BY VETERANS, FOR VETERANS

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced final Congressional passage of $779,200 to create the Huntington Community Veterans Center at Soundview Beach on Long Island. The new Veterans Community Center will be managed by veterans , for veterans, … Continue Reading


12.15.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES FINAL CONGRESSIONAL PASSAGE FOR NEARLY $1 MILLION FOR EAST FISHKILL FIRST RESPONDERS FOR EMERGENCY INTERSTATE ACCESS

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that both houses of Congress have passed the FY 2010 Omnibus Appropriations bill which includes $974,000 for the East Fishkill Fire District's Wiccopee Fire Company for installation of an emergency access p… Continue Reading


12.15.09

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, TONKO ANNOUNCE FINAL CONGRESSIONAL PASSAGE FOR $150,000 FOR THE WATERVLIET INNOVATION CENTER

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Paul D. Tonko today announced that both houses of Congress have passed the FY 2010 Omnibus Appropriations bill which includes $150,000 for the Center for Economic Growth's Watervliet Innovation Center.  The funding would be used to promote job growth and economic development by offering businesses training for entrepreneurs, recruiting companies to the area, and provide technical assistance for small businesses. The fund… Continue Reading


12.15.09

SCHUMER, ARCURI PUSH NYS TO PRIORITIZE FUNDING FOR ONEIDA COUNTY AND UTICA TO REPAIR SEWER SYSTEMS - PROTECT RATEPAYERS, LOCAL ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OF ENTIRE REGION

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Congressman Michael Arcuri today urged New York State grant funding to Oneida County's sewer district and Utica's sewer system when they decide funding for projects through the federally funded Clean Water State Revolving Fund.   The aging sewer systems in Oneida County and in Utica are in desperate need of repair and threaten the economic and environmental health of the entire region.  Under state order, the cost to fix the Oneida County sewer … Continue Reading


12.14.09

SCHUMER REVEALS: BACKROOM DEALS BETWEEN MAJOR RETAILERS AND MANUFACTURERS COST NY TOY, ELECTRONIC SHOPPERS MILLIONS EVERY YEAR - ALLOWS PRICE FIXING OF MANY POPULAR GOODS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 .S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today revealed that a recent Supreme Court decision, overturning a 96year old consumer protection, has allowed major manufacturers and retailers of a wide range of consumer products, including toys and electronics, to sign… Continue Reading


12.14.09

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE FINAL CONGRESSIONAL PASSAGE FOR NEARLY $800,000 FOR A NEW TRANSPORTATION FACILITY IN THE CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that both houses of Congress have passed the FY 2010 Omnibus Appropriations bill which includes $779,000 to the City of Niagara Falls for a new transportation facility and variou… Continue Reading


12.14.09

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE FINAL CONGRESSIONAL PASSAGE FOR $500,000 FOR UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY'S COLLEGE OF NANOSCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that both houses of Congress have passed the FY 2010 Omnibus Appropriations bill which includes $500,000 for the University at Albany's College of Nanoscience and Engineering. The fundi… Continue Reading


12.14.09

SCHUMER, SLAUGHTER ANNOUNCE FINAL CONGRESSIONAL PASSAGE FOR $600,000 FOR BUFFALO POLICE DEPARTMENT

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter announced that both houses of Congress have passed the FY 2010 Omnibus Appropriations bill which includes $600,000 for the Buffalo Police Department. The funding would be used t… Continue Reading


12.10.09

SCHUMER, BISHOP CALL ON FAA ADMINISTRATOR TO CURB HELICOPTER NOISE OVER LI COMMUNITIES BY IMPOSING FIRST EVER REGULATIONS

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Congressman Tim Bishop urged Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Randy Babbitt, during a personal meeting in Senator Schumer's ffice, to direct his agency to craft firstever regulations to curb helicopters that fly low over Long Island communities. For years, Schumer and Bishop have been pushing to crack down on the rogue choppers, that refuse to follow voluntary, noninvasive routes, but told Babbitt today that only way to divert the helicopters away… Continue Reading


12.07.09

SCHUMER: NY'ERS GETTING HIT WITH DOUBLE WHAMMY ATM FEES CHARGED BY BANKS JUST TO ACCESS THEIR OWN MONEY DURING HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON - CALLS FOR COMPREHENSIVE FEDERAL PROBE AND CRACK DOWN

Today U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to address the growing problem of consumers being hit with two ATM fees every time they take out their own money during this holiday shopping season.  Schumer said that ATM fees have jumped by almost 13% in the last year, even as consumer's wallets have been hit from all directions.  What's worse is that 72% of banks charge their customers every time they use another bank's ATM - in addition to what… Continue Reading


12.03.09

BERNANKE PROMISES SCHUMER THAT FED WILL PROBE MAJOR RISE IN ATM FEES IMPOSED BY BANKS WHEN CUSTOMERS TRY TO WITHDRAW THEIR OWN MONEY

ederal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke promised U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (DNY) today that his agency will conduct a review of the major rise in ATM fees imposed by banks on customers who are simply trying to withdraw their own money. Bernanke made the commitment at his Senate confirmation hearing in answer to a request from Schumer. "ATM fees are getting so onerous that the costs of accessing your money easily outweighs the convenience factor. These mounting fees demand a response from … Continue Reading


12.03.09

SCHUMER PUSHES PLAN TO EXPAND ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR THOUSANDS OF MILITARY FAMILIES CURRENTLY EXCLUDED FROM EXISTING HOUSING PROGRAM

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Today U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that he is pushing legislation to help provide more affordable housing options for military service members. The Military Families Affordable Homes Act of 2009 would enable more military personnel to apply t… Continue Reading


11.24.09

SCHUMER REVEALS: ADIDAS, OFFICIAL SUPPLIER OF NBA UNIFORMS, TO OUTSOURCE PRODUCTION OF GAME-DAY PLAYER JERSEYS TO ASIA - COULD COST 100 JOBS AT UPSTATE NY FACTORY; SCHUMER DEMANDS DECISION BE REVERSED

WASHINGTON, DC-U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer revealed Tuesday that shoe and apparel giant Adidas-which has an exclusive contract with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to supply the league's teams with their official uniforms-plans to end its contract with a New Yorkbased supplier and will for the first time produce the gameday jerseys worn by NBA players at facilities outside of the USA. Schumer today called on Adidas to reverse this flawed decision and continue to make NBA… Continue Reading


11.24.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES OVER $1.7 MILLION COMING TO YELED V'YALDA EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER TO ENHANCE AND EXPAND ITS SERVICES TO FAMILIES IN NEED IN BROOKLYN AND STATEN ISLAND

Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that Yeled V'Yalda Early Childhood Center has been awarded a $1,700,356 Head Start grant. This funding will enable Yeled V'Yalda to enhance and expand its services to families in need. Yeled V'Yalda has served vulnerable and lowincome families in Brooklyn and Staten Island since 1981, providing support programs for expectant mothers, families in need, and children with developmental disabilities. With this funding, Yeled V'Yalda will be able t… Continue Reading


11.19.09

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE SENATE APPROVAL OF $5.7 MILLION IN MILITARY CONSTRUCTION FUNDING FOR NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that the Senate has approved the Fiscal Year 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill, which includes $5.7 million in military construction funding for the … Continue Reading


11.19.09

SCHUMER AND ARCURI URGE U.S. CUSTOMS TO PROVIDE AIRPORT WITH FULL TIME CUSTOMS AGENT TO PROCESS MORE FLIGHTS, BOOST ECONOMIC POTENTIAL OF AIRPORT

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Michael Arcuri today urged Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to approve an application from Griffiss International Airport to become a "User Fee Airport." Approval of the application would enable the airport to h… Continue Reading

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