Press Releases

09.29.09

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR REHABILITATION OF INTERMODAL STATION IN JAMESTOWN

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grant of $1,028,154 has been awarded to Jamestown for the Gateway Intermodal Station and Riverwalk Connector project. The grant will be … Continue Reading


09.24.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES GROVER CLEVELAND HIGH SCHOOL IN BUFFALO WILL RECEIVE 5 BRAND NEW COMPUTERS TO IMPROVE COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that Grover Cleveland H.S. in Buffalo will receive 5 new computers under the United States Senate Computers for Schools Program. The program helps public schools take advantage of the information technology… Continue Reading


09.23.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES NYC AREA WILL RECEIVE NEARLY $60 MILLION IN NEW CRITICAL TRANSIT SECURITY FUNDING

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the Department of Homeland Security will send the New York City area nearly $60 million in funding to beef up transit security. The announcement comes a day after DHS issued a terror alert for mass transit systems in New York City and across the country. Schumer said the economic stimulus package included $150 million in total to help mass transit agencies beef up security, with the New York City receiving a significant share. As part of this … Continue Reading


09.23.09

SCHUMER CALLS FOR MORE FUNDING FOR HIGH SPEED RAIL; URGES CONGRESS TO PROVIDE FULL $4 BILLION

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the committee reconciling the House and Senate Transportation Appropriations bills to retain the funding level of $4 billion in the House legislation for the High Speed and Intercity Rail program for Fiscal Yea… Continue Reading


09.23.09

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $2 MILLION IN HUD GRANTS COMING TO ONONDAGA COUNTY

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a total of $2,314,416 to Onondaga County, Syracuse, and Clay. This money is awarded through HUD's C… Continue Reading


09.22.09

SCHUMER: U.N. SHOULD CONDEMN QUADDAFI'S WELCOME HOME CELEBRATION FOR NOTORIOUS LOCKERBIE TERRORIST - URGES U.S. TO SPONSOR IMMEDIATE RESOLUTION

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 On the eve of Libyan leader Muammar Quaddafi's arrival in New York City for the United National General Assembly, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today said the U.S. Senate is poised to pass a resolution this week condemning the release and vile "welc… Continue Reading


09.21.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES NEARLY $475,000 COMING TO WESTCHESTER TO COMBAT GANG AND YOUTH VIOLENCE

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the Department of Justice has awarded $473,788 to Family Services of Westchester under the FY 2009 Gang Prevention Youth Mentoring Program.  These funds will be used to establish mentoring programs for youth at risk of gang activity, delinquency, and violence.        "Gang violence is one of the most destructive forces in our cities and towns, and this program is an excellent p… Continue Reading


09.16.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $92,000 FIRE GRANT COMING TO PUTNAM LAKE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Putnam Lake Fire Department  will receive a grant of $92,000 from the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Fede… Continue Reading


09.16.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES OVER $67,000 FIRE GRANT COMING TO PEMBROKE FIRE DISTRICT

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded a total of $67,640 to the Pembroke Fire District through the FY08 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Funding will be used to purchase 30 set… Continue Reading


09.16.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES OVER $2 MILLION IN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FUNDING COMING TO OLEAN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Olean City School District will receive $2,749,102 from the Early Reading First Program administered by the U.S. Department of Education. Funding will be used to establish Early Reading First centers … Continue Reading


09.10.09

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE KEY SENATE PANEL APPROVES $8 MILLION FOR CAPITAL REGION

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced the Senate Appropriations Committee approved $8 million for the Arsenal Business & Technology Partnership's Arsenal Support Initiative in Watervliet. Senators Schumer and Gilli… Continue Reading


09.08.09

SCHUMER, KING PRESENT THE FAMILY OF GLENN WINUK - LI VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTER WHO WAS KILLED AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER - THE 9/11 HEROES MEDAL OF VALOR

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Representative Peter King today presented the family of Glenn Winuk, a volunteer Jericho firefighter who was killed on 9/11 when he heroically raced to Ground Zero to help even though he was off duty, the 9/11 Medal… Continue Reading


09.08.09

SCHUMER: OUTRAGEOUS BANK TACTICS COSTING CENTRAL NEW YORK FAMILIES MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN OVERDRAFT FEES EACH YEAR; SCHUMER PUSHES LEGISLATION TO CURB ABUSIVE BANK PRACTICES

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that he is pushing legislation to curb abusive practices on the part of banks that are costing Central New York families - particularly students and the elderly - millions of dollars in overdraft fees.  Schumer noted that middle class families are working hard to make ends meet in these tough economic times, but these overdraft fees can derail the family budget.   Schumer said that financial responsibility is important, but that banks have develope… Continue Reading


09.03.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES OVER $5.5 MILLION COMING TO NASSAU COUNTY TO COMBAT VIOLENT CRIME AND EXPAND ABILITY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT TO PROTECT COMMUNITY

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that Nassau County has been awarded $5,634,254 in Department of Justice grant funds to combat violent crime and expand law enforcement's ability to devise innovative crimefighting strategies. The Recovery A… Continue Reading


09.02.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES OVER $750,000 COMING TO STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY'S LONG ISLAND STATE VETERANS HOME TO RENOVATE BUILDINGS AND SERVICES FOR VETERANS

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Today, United States Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs has allocated $753, 448 to Stony Brook University's Long Island State Veterans Home under the VA Construction Act. The funds will help develop … Continue Reading


09.01.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES OVER $280,000 TO HELP PREVENT AND COMBAT CRIME IN CITY OF NORWICH

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded a total of $288,188 through the FY 09 Recovery Act Rural Law Enforcement Assistance Program. This money will be used to support a variety of initiatives for Norwich, including the salary of a plainclothes detective who will work specifically towards combating drug and firearm related crimes; a position impossible to fund without the Recovery Act grant.   "We can always do more to keep our… Continue Reading


09.01.09

SCHUMER: DEADLY HUDSON RIVER CRASH EXPOSES REGULATORY CHAOS IN THE SKIES - SENATOR UNVEILS COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO FILL GLARING GAPS IN SAFETY REGULATIONS OVER THE HUDSON

Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer unveiled a comprehensive plan to clear up the airspace over the Hudson River in order to help prevent another deadly crash. Schumer said that the skies over the river have become the wild west of the New York City airspace because at any given time there are countless helicopters and planes flying above and below radar, some in communication with the tower and some flying completely undetected. Schumer detailed six specific proposals that the FAA could impl… Continue Reading


08.31.09

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES OVER $67,000 TO HELP MONITOR AND PREVENT CRIME IN DUTCHESS COUNTY

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded a total of $67,257 through a FY 09 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants (JAG) to Dutchess County. Funding will be used to purchase high resolution surveillance cameras in Poughkeepsie and East Fishkill. "The citizens of Dutchess County deserve the best in crime prevention technology," Schumer said. "This Edward Byrne Memorial Assistance Grant will provide Du… Continue Reading


08.25.09

SCHUMER: POLLUTION IN LAKE ONTARIO ROBBING OF OVER HALF OF THEIR BEACH DAYS THIS SUMMER; JOBS AND MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN TOURISM, FISHING AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES JEOPARDIZED

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today, announced that he is pushing for Congress to fully fund President Obama's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in order to clean up Rochester's beaches and allow the area's tourism and fishing industry to thrive.  Poor water conditions have forced beaches in the Rochester region to be closed more often than they were opened so far this summer, and have hampered the region's economic growth by precluding the development of beach front resorts and tourist desti… Continue Reading


08.06.09

SCHUMER: GAP BETWEEN PRICE PAID TO DAIRY FARMERS AND PRICE OF MILK IN STORES DRAMATICALLY INCREASING, HURTING BOTH FARMERS AND CONSUMERS; CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE FEDERAL INVESTIGATION

Normal 0 false false false ENUS XNONE XNONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 With dairy farmers across New York State in crisis and difficult economic times squeezing consumers' pocketbooks, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that he is calling on the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to immediate… Continue Reading

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