Press Releases

10.05.06

Schumer To NYC Park Commissoner Benepe: Dont Throw In The Towel On Sunset Park Boxing Gym

Following a recent decision by Commissioner Adrian Benepe of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to evict the Sunset Park Boxing Club from its current home at 4302 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the Parks Department to repeal the eviction order and reinstate the valuable afterschool program at its current location. For the past twenty years, the boxing gym based in Sunset Park, Brooklyn and run by the Police Athletic League has offered neig… Continue Reading


10.05.06

Schumer Announces New Federal Financing Initiatives For Fort Drum And The Greater Watertown Community To Help Address Housing Issues

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced new federal financing initiatives for Fort Drum and the greater Watertown Community to help address the growing need for affordable and available housing. As a member of the Senate Banking and Housing Committee, Schumer has been working to provide the federal resources and expertise necessary to make sure affordable housing is in place for Ft. Drums new troops, their families, and the greater community at large. In January, Schumer attended the For… Continue Reading


10.03.06

Schumer, Clinton, King Announce Final Congressional Approval Of Jacob Samuel Fletcher Post Office Building

Charles Schumer Senators and Hillary Rodham Clinton and Congressman Peter T. King (RNY3) announced final Congressional passage of legislation to rename the Cooper Street Post Office in Babylon, NY in honor of Pfc. Jacob Samuel Fletcher. Pfc. Fletcher died on November 14, 2003 while serving in Iraq when explosives struck a bus he was riding on in the town of Samara. Senator Clinton and Congressman King sponsored the Senate and House bills to designate the facility of the United States Postal Se… Continue Reading


10.03.06

Schumer Announces Five New Round Trip Flights At Stewart International Airport

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today stood with Robert Fornaro, President and Chief Operating Officer of AirTran Airways, to announce that AirTran will begin new service from Stewart International Airport to four new destinations on January 11, 2007. The new service will provide two daily roundtrips to Atlanta, which is AirTrans hub, and one daily around trip each to Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa. Schumers announcement will have a major impact on the airport's development and air travel… Continue Reading


09.29.06

Schumer, Clinton, Higgins Urge Feds To Extend Deadline To Bring Vintage WWII Ship To Dunkirk

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton and Congressman Brian Higgins today urged the Maritime Administration (MARAD) to grant an extension to the Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse and Veterans Museum to raise the money necessary to transport the U.S.S Sphinx, a storied landing craft, from Virginia, to its new home in Dunkirk, New York. A community coalition has submitted a fundraising proposal, but needs another year to ensure adequate funding. The ship will become a floating mu… Continue Reading


09.29.06

Schumer Announces Passage Of Long Island Sound Stewardship Act A Bill To Protect Crucial Long Island Sound Ecosystem

Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced the Senate passage this afternoon of the Long Island Sound Stewardship Act of 2006 which will provide $150 million over 6 years for the preservation of open space along the Long Island Sound. The Act establishes a panel of federal, state and local officials and community activists from New York and Connecticut to acquire shoreline parcels in Long Island in an effort to protect segments of the Long Island Sound with ecological, educational and recr… Continue Reading


09.28.06

Schumer, Lowey, Crowley Secure $62 Million For New Air Traffic Control Tower At LGA To Reduce Flight Delays And Improve Safety

Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congresswoman Nita Lowey, and Congressman Joseph Crowley announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given final approval for $62 million for a new air traffic control tower at LaGuardia Airport. Schumer, Lowey and Crowley said the new tower will help ease crippling flight delays at the airport and help controllers manage traffic on the runways in order to prevent more near aircraft collisions. The current control tower at LaGuardia Airpor… Continue Reading


09.28.06

Schumer Announces $250,000 For Cornell University

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced $250,000 in federal funding has been awarded to Cornell Universitys Macaualy Library. These federal funds are being awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the National Leadership Grant program. "This is great news for Cornell University, Schumer said. Making these interviews available to a wide variety of experts as well as the general public will provide an important research tool for those in this field of stu… Continue Reading


09.26.06

Schumer, Clinton Announce Congressional Panel Backs $18.9 Million For Central New York Defense Projects

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton today announced that the Department of Defense Appropriations bill conference report filed late yesterday included approved $18.9 million for military projects in Central New York. The House and Senate must approve the bill before being sent to the President and signed into law. "This is great news for Central New York," said Schumer. "Additional funds will not only boost the area economy, but also put Central New York … Continue Reading


09.26.06

Schumer, Clinton Announce Congressional Panel Backs $3.75 Million For Hudson Valley Defense Projects

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton today announced that the Department of Defense Appropriations bill conference report filed late yesterday included $3.75 million for military projects in the Hudson Valley. The House and Senate must approve the bill before being sent to the President and signed into law. "This is great news for the Hudson Valley," said Schumer. "Additional funds will not only boost the area economy, but also put the Hudson Valley and Ne… Continue Reading


09.26.06

Schumer, Clinton Announce Congressional Panel Backs $19.15 Million For Capital Region Defense Projects

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton today announced that the Department of Defense Appropriations bill conference report filed late yesterday included $19.15 million for military projects in the Capital Region. The House and Senate must approve the bill before being sent to the President and signed into law. This is great news for the Capital Region, said Schumer. Additional funds will not only boost the area economy, but also put the Capital Region and New York State at … Continue Reading


09.25.06

Schumer Announces Over $197,000 For Syracuse University

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced $197,635 in federal funding has been awarded to Syracuse Universitys School of Information Studies. These federal funds are being awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the National Leadership Grant program. "This is great news for Syracuse University, Schumer said. Better research tools will ensure that the university students are able to produce work that will have a lasting impact on a national level. This fu… Continue Reading


09.22.06

As Hewlett Packard Investigation Unfolds, Schumer Blasts Senate Republicans For Blocking Bipartisan Bill Criminalizing Sale Of Cell Phone Call Logs

Today U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer criticized Senate Republicans for refusing to pass by unanimous consent his comprehensive legislation that would criminalize the practice, also known as pretexting, of both stealing and selling cell phone, landline and voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) records and renewed his call on Majority Leader Bill Frist to immediately bring to the floor. Hewlett Packards outgoing Chairwoman Patricia Dunn is currently accused of contracting with a company that used p… Continue Reading


09.22.06

Schumer Announces Over $247,000 For Med Graph, Inc. In Rochester

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that a $247,443 grant was awarded to Med Graph, Inc. (MGI) of Rochester, by the U.S. Department of Education under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. The federal dollars will be used to develop a Glucose Monitoring System (GSM) that will be accessible to people with vision and hearing disabilities and have diabetes so they can more easily monitor their glucose levels. "This is great news for Rochester and the entire count… Continue Reading


09.22.06

Schumer Announces Over $156,000 Going To The Washington-Saratoga- Warren Hamilton-Essex Board Of Cooperative Educational Services

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that a $156,452 grant was awarded to Washington SaratogaWarren HamiltonEssex Board of Cooperative Educational Services (WSWHE BOCES) by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) under the Foreign Language Assistance ProgramLocal Education Agency. Federal dollars will be used to establish a Language and Culture Resource Center that will serve the languagelearning needs of students throughout 31 districts in these counties. "This is great news fo… Continue Reading


09.22.06

Schumer Announces Over $280,000 Coming To Cayuga County For Victim Services Programs

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that $280,387 has been awarded to Cayuga County by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) under the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program. The federal funds will be used to provide visitation and exchange services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This is great news for Cayuga County said Schumer. Domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking are repugnant crimes that affect our communitie… Continue Reading


09.20.06

Schumer Urges Norfolk Southern To Slow Down Trains Traveling Through Elmira

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today urged Norfolk Southern to slow down freight trains traveling through the Elmira community. Currently, trains travel at 30 miles per hour, but a recent decision by Norfolk Southern would increase the freight rail speed to 50 miles per hour. The community is concerned that the increase in speed and the hazardous materials that some of the trains contain could pose safety risks in Elmira. Accidents and deaths from collision with freight trains have plagued ma… Continue Reading


09.19.06

Schumer Announces Over $21,000 Coming To The City Of Buffalo For Youth Violence And Gang Prevention

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that $21,600 has been awarded to the City of Buffalo in Erie County to provide students with the skills they need to avoid gang pressure and youth violence. The funds are being awarded through the U.S. Department of Justices (DOJ) Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program. "This is great news for the Buffalo community, said Schumer. Programs that provide young children with the knowledge and tools needed to avoid the pressu… Continue Reading


09.19.06

Schumer Announces Over $195,000 For Buffalo State College To Combat Violence Against Women On Campus

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that $195,719 has been awarded to the Research Foundation of the State University of New York (SUNY), located in Erie County, from the U.S. Department of Justices (DOJ) Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus Program. This money will be used to improve prevention of violent crimes against women and response to victims on the SUNY College at Buffalo (Buffalo State College) campus. This is great news for Buffalo State College, said … Continue Reading


09.19.06

Schumer Announces Over $199,000 For SUNY Fredonia To Combat Violence Against Women On Campus

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that $199,996 has been awarded to the State University of New York (SUNY) Fredonia from the U.S. Department of Justices (DOJ) Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus Program. This money will be used to improve efforts aimed at prevention of violent crimes against women and victim response programs. This is great news for SUNY Fredonia, said Schumer. Women should be able to feel safe on college campuses and should not have to think… Continue Reading

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