Press Releases

04.21.99

Statement of Sen. Charles Schumer Response to the Shootings at Columbine High School April 21, 1999

Thank you Senator Kennedy for yielding me this time. This afternoon we are talking about education legislation and today all of our thoughts and prayers are about one school in Littleton, Colorado. Yesterday's massacre is all too familiar. It is America's recurring nightmare. It leaves us shocked and numb. It takes away our innocence. It makes children afraid to go to their school. This morning I had breakfast with my daughters I do that every day before they go to school usually … Continue Reading


04.05.99

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $2,448,000 IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS FOR NEW ROCHELLE

US Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that New Rochelle has been awarded a $2,404,000 federal Community Development Block Grant and a $464,000 federal HOME Investment Partnership grant. Both programs are administered by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. "This is a boost for New Rochelle's economy and quality of life," said Schumer. "This grant will help improve the city's infrastructure and public facilities to help attract businesses and ensure … Continue Reading


03.30.99

SCHUMER LAUDS PROJECT EXILE SUCCESS IN ROCHESTER, CALLS FOR NATIONAL EXPANSION

US Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced the start of an aggressive bipartisan campaign in Congress to pass a $50 million initiative to expand Project Exile nationwide. Schumer announced his intention days after passing an amendment with Sen. Arlen Specter (RPA) to the 2000 Federal Budget which praises Rochester's success with Project Exile. Schumer was joined at a press conference by US Attorney Denise O'Donnell, Rochester Police Chief Robert Duffy, and representatives of federal, … Continue Reading


03.30.99

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $75,000 POLICE GRANT FOR NEWARK

Senator Charles E. Schumer, author of the 1994 Crime Bill, today announced that Newark has been awarded a $75,000 federal grant under the bill's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program. The money will be used to hire one new community police officer as part of the bill's aim to add new cops to the beat. "As the author of the COPS program, I am proud to announce this grant," said Schumer. "In order to combat crime effectively, police departments must have… Continue Reading


03.26.99

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $1,602,930 GRANT FOR ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

US Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that Greater Rochester International Airport has been awarded a $1,602,930 grant by the US Department of Transportation. The money will be used for reconstruction of the airport's taxiway. "Bringing highquality, lowfare air service to Upstate New York is one of my highest priorities," said Schumer. "By picking up the costs for the reconstruction of Rochester International's taxiways, the federal government is relieving the… Continue Reading


03.24.99

SCHUMER INTRODUCES LEGISLATION PROTECTING CONSUMERS FROM UNSCRUPULOUS CREDIT CARD PRACTICES

US Senator Charles E. Schumer (DNY) today introduced legislation in the Senate that would end the practices credit card companies use to lure and overcharge customers. The "Consumer Credit Card Protection Amendments Act," introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. John LaFalce (DNY), would protect consumers from being assessed excessive fees and unfair penalties by their credit card companies. The legislation will be cosponsored by Sen. Dick Durbin (DIL). "Credit ca… Continue Reading


02.19.99

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR APPROVAL OF DAIRY COMPACT

US Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced his support for Congressional approval of Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact. Schumer will be listed as an original cosponsor when the legislation is introduced in the Senate. New York's entry into the regional organization was approved in December, 1998, by the New York State Legislature, and signed by Governor Pataki yesterday. "Low dairy prices have forced thousands of small New York dairy farmers out of business," said Schumer. &q… Continue Reading


02.16.99

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES PLANS TO VISIT NEW YORK'S 62 COUNTIES IN 1999

With the completion of the impeachment trial, Senator Charles E. Schumer announced plans to visit each of New York's 62 counties throughout 1999. He will travel through 12 new counties during this week's Senate recess. "I've found that a lot of people in New York see the Senate as a faraway place that doesn't hear their concerns," said Schumer. "I want to bring the Senate to New Yorkers, and take New York's concerns back to the Senate." So far in 1999, S… Continue Reading

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