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04.06.21

SCHUMER: PASSAGE OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN MEANS CAPITAL REGION RESTAURANTS NOW ABLE TO GET A SLICE OF $28 BILLION DOLLAR FED POT— BUT SBA NEEDS TO GET $$$ OUT THE DOOR ASAP; SENATOR OUTLINES RELIEF FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY RESTAURANTS & JOBS WHILE STANDING AT RUSSO’S GRILL IN AMSTERDAM

Schumer Says Too Many Local Restaurants Across The Capital Region Were & Are At Risk Of Closure; Many Of State's Restaurants Might Not Survive The Next Six Months Without Dedicated Federal Relief-Which Is Now On The Way To Montgomery County Now Montgomery Restaurants Can Apply For DIRECT Fed Assistance To Get Through The Pandemic and Recover Schumer & Rep. Tonko: Relief For Montgomery County Restaurants Is On The Menu   Standing at Russo's Grill in Amsterdam, U.S. Senator … Continue Reading


04.05.21

SCHUMER: PASSAGE OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN MEANS CHEMUNG COUNTY RESTAURANTS NOW ABLE TO GET A SLICE OF $28 BILLION DOLLAR FED POT— BUT SBA NEEDS TO GET FUNDS OUT ASAP; SENATOR OUTLINES RELIEF FOR SOUTHERN TIER RESTAURANTS & JOBS WHILE STANDING AT HILL TOP INN

Schumer Says Too Many Local Restaurants Across The Southern Tier Were & Are At Risk Of Closure; Many Of State's Restaurants Might Not Survive The Next Six Months Without Dedicated Federal Relief-Which Is Now On The Way To Chemung Now Southern Tier Restaurants Can Apply For DIRECT Fed Assistance To Get Through The Pandemic and Recover Schumer: Relief For Southern Tier Restaurants Is On The Menu Standing at Hill Top Inn Restaurant, a beloved and family-owned restaurant in Chemung County, … Continue Reading


04.05.21

SCHUMER: PASSAGE OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN MEANS ONTARIO COUNTY, FINGER LAKES RESTAURANTS, WINERIES, BREWERIES, NOW ABLE TO GET A SLICE OF $28 BILLION DOLLAR FED POT—BUT SBA NEEDS TO GET FUNDS OUT ASAP; SENATOR OUTLINES RELIEF FOR FINGER LAKES RESTAURANTS, WINERIES, BREWERIES, & JOBS WHILE STANDING AT THIRSTY TURTLE

Schumer Says Too Many Local Restaurants Across World-Class Food & Beverage Destination Finger Lakes Region Were & Are At Risk Of Closure; Many Of State's Restaurants Might Not Survive The Next Six Months Without Dedicated Federal Relief-Which Is Now On The Way To Ontario & Finger Lakes Now Finger Lakes Restaurants, Tasting & Tap Rooms Can Apply For DIRECT Fed Assistance To Get Through The Pandemic and Recover Schumer: Relief For Finger Lakes Restaurants Is On The Menu Standi… Continue Reading


04.05.21

IN FIRST VISIT AS MAJORITY LEADER, SCHUMER DETAILS MASSIVE COVID RESCUE RELIEF DELIVERED TO COUNTY; WITH CHECKS HITTING BANK ACCOUNTS & MILLIONS MORE COMING TO CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY FAMILIES, WORKERS, LIVE VENUES & SMALL BUSINESSES, SENATOR OUTLINES JAMESTOWN’S WINS

American Rescue Passage Brought Swift Deposits Of $1,400 Direct Payments for Tens of Thousands Of Chautauqua County Residents; Millions More Dollars Coming To Independent Live Venues, State & Local Aid, Rental Assistance, Pension Relief, And Historic Child Tax Credit Expansion Deal Is On Top Of $150+ Billion Schumer Already Delivered To NY Earlier In Pandemic Relief Legislation; Researchers Say Rescue Deal Will Also Cut Child Poverty In Half, Significantly Impacting 45% Of Jamestown Childre… Continue Reading


04.02.21

STANDING AT THE COUNTY-RUN MASS VACCINATION SITE, SCHUMER MAKES HIS FIRST TRIP BACK TO BROOME COUNTY AS MAJORITY LEADER TO ANNOUNCE MASSIVE WINS FOR THE REGION IN AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN; WITH INFLUX OF SHOTS COMING TO THE SOUTHERN TIER AND OVER $500 MILLION EN ROUTE TO BROOME, TIOGA FAMILIES, WORKERS AND SMALL BUSINESSES, SCHUMER LAYS OUT PLAN FOR SOUTHERN TIER RECOVERY

American Rescue Passage Meant Millions In Vaccine, Small Business, & State And Local Funding Coming To Southern Tier, Schumer Lays Out Plan For Southern Tier Recovery; Final Deal Also Included Funds For Struggling Businesses Restaurants, Swift Deposits of $1,400 Direct Payments For Thousands Of ST Residents, Rental Assistance, Pension Relief, And Historic Child Tax Credit Expansion Deal Delivers $141 Million In Flexible Funding To Broome & Tioga Governments, Some Of The Funding Can Be U… Continue Reading


04.02.21

IN FIRST VISIT TO GLENS FALLS AREA AS MAJORITY LEADER, SCHUMER DELIVERS MASSIVE COVID RESCUE RELIEF TO CAPITAL REGION; WITH CHECKS HITTING BANK ACCOUNTS, MILLIONS MORE COMING TO WARREN & WASHINGTON COUNTY FAMILIES, WORKERS, LIVE VENUES & SMALL BUSINESSES, SENATOR OUTLINES GLENS FALLS’ WINS

American Rescue Passage Brought Swift Deposits Of $1,400 Direct Payments For Tens Of Thousands Of Glens Falls Area Residents; Millions More Dollars Coming To Independent Live Venues, State & Local Aid, Rental Assistance, Pension Relief, And Historic Child Tax Credit Expansion Deal Is On Top Of $150+ Billion Schumer Already Delivered To NY Earlier In Pandemic Relief Legislation; Researchers Say Rescue Deal Will Also Cut Child Poverty In Half, Significantly Impacting Glens Falls' 14% Of Child… Continue Reading


04.01.21

IN A MEETING WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS & HIGHER ED LEADERS FROM HARTWICK AND SUNY ONEONTA, SCHUMER PERSONALLY OUTLINES IMPACT OF MASSIVE COVID RESCUE RELIEF TO OTSEGO COUNTY; SENATOR DELIVERS MILLIONS TO OTSEGO’S FAMILIES, WORKERS, SMALL BUSINESSES, STUDENTS & EDUCATORS

American Rescue Plan To Bring Over $19 Million For Otsego County's Colleges, Universities, and Students; Millions More Dollars Already Arriving In $1,400 Direct Payments For Thousands of Otsego Residents, Funding For Restaurants & Live Venues, K-12 Schools, State & Local Aid, Rental Assistance, Pension Relief, And Historic Child Tax Credit Expansion Deal Is On Top Of $5 Billion Schumer Has Secured For NY's Higher Ed Institutions In The Past Year; American Rescue Plan To Deliver $2.6 Bi… Continue Reading


04.01.21

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND DELIVER NEARLY $3.7 MILLION IN ECONOMIC RELIEF FOR AIRPORTS IN UPSTATE NEW YORK

DOT Funding Will Provide Lifeline For Cash-Strapped Airports Drained By The COVID-19 Pandemic Resources Will Help Make Critical Upgrades To Airport Infrastructure, Aprons, And Runways U.S. Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $3,647,300 in federal funding for five airports across New York State. This funding was allocated through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under the Department of Transportation (DOT) and will serve as a lifeline… Continue Reading


04.01.21

SCHUMER STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN’S PLAN TO INVEST IN THE U.S. SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY THAT CAN FUEL MAJOR JOB CREATION ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK

Following his advocacy, Schumer released the following statement regarding President Biden's Plan to Invest in the U.S. Semiconductor Industry, that included $50 billion to fund and implement the federal semiconductor manufacturing and R&D incentives, which Schumer introduced last year as part of his American Foundries Act, and that passed into law as part of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer said, "I have made it a top… Continue Reading


04.01.21

SCHUMER DELIVERS MASSIVE COVID RESCUE RELIEF TO WESTCHESTER AND ROCKLAND COUNTIES; WITH CHECKS HITTING BANK ACCOUNTS, MILLIONS MORE COMING TO LOWER HUDSON VALLEY FAMILIES, WORKERS, LIVE VENUES & SMALL BUSINESSES, SENATOR OUTLINES LOWER HUDSON VALLEY WINS

American Rescue Plan Brought $1,400 Direct Payments To Thousands Of Hudson Valley Residents; Millions More Dollars Coming To Independent Live Venues And Restaurants, State & Local Aid, Rental Assistance, Pension Relief, And Historic Child Tax Credit Expansion Deal Is On Top Of $150+ Billion Schumer Already Delivered To NY Earlier In Pandemic Relief Legislation; Researchers Say Rescue Deal Will Also Cut Child Poverty In Half, Significantly Impacting Westchester's 19,000+ and Rockland's 20,00… Continue Reading


03.31.21

STANDING WITH SULLIVAN, ULSTER, AND ORANGE COUNTY OFFICIALS, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN WILL BRING MUCH-NEEDED RELIEF TO HUDSON VALLEY STUDENTS, FAMILIES, & BUSINESSES TO BRIDGE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE; WITH THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES WITHOUT BROADBAND IN ORANGE, ULSTER, & SULLIVAN, SCHUMER SECURES MILLIONS IN COVID RESCUE RELIEF TO GET HUDSON VALLEY FAMILIES ON THE MAP AND ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY

Rural Communities In The Hudson Valley Have Been Left Behind During Pandemic Move To Online School, Work, And Events; American Rescue Plan Includes State & Local Aid That Can Be Used For Broadband Infrastructure In Sullivan, Ulster, & Orange Counties Senator Says American Rescue Plan Will Become Basis For Strong Recovery In Mid-Hudson Valley, Help Sullivan, Ulster, and Orange Counties Thrive With Millions For State & Local Aid, Rental Assistance, Pension Relief, Rest… Continue Reading


03.31.21

IN FIRST VISIT AS MAJORITY LEADER, SCHUMER DELIVERS MASSIVE COVID RESCUE RELIEF TO FINGER LAKES REGION; WITH CHECKS HITTING BANK ACCOUNTS, MILLIONS MORE COMING TO ROCHESTER’S FAMILIES, WORKERS, LIVE VENUES & SMALL BUSINESSES, SENATOR OUTLINES FINGER LAKES WINS

American Rescue Passage Brought Swift Deposits Of $1,400 Direct Payments for Tens of Thousands Of Finger Lakes Residents; Millions More Dollars Coming To Independent Live Venues, State & Local Aid, Rental Assistance, Pension Relief, And Historic Child Tax Credit Expansion Deal Is On Top Of $150+ Billion Schumer Already Delivered To NY Earlier In Pandemic Relief Legislation; Researchers Say Rescue Deal Will Also Cut Child Poverty In Half, Significantly Impacting Rochester's 48% Of Children L… Continue Reading


03.31.21

WITH BUFFALO HAVING ONE OF THE HIGHEST CHILD POVERTY RATES IN THE NATION, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES UPWARDS OF 85% OF BUFFALO FAMILIES HAVE $$$ HEADED THEIR WAY; SCHUMER SECURED OVER $77 MILLION IN CHILD TAX CREDIT FOR WESTERN NY FAMILIES HARDEST HIT BY THE PANDEMIC ARE EN ROUTE AND CUT CHILD POVERTY IN HALF

The American Rescue Plan's Stimulus Checks and Child Tax Credit Expansion Provides Thousands In Vital Financial Support For Working Families Across WNY Refundable Tax Credit AND Stimulus Checks Bring An Estimated $1.62 Billion Directly Into The Pockets of Buffalo Families Schumer To WNY Families: Help Is On The Way Following his successful steering to passage of the broader American Rescue Plan and standing at Explore and More in Downtown Buffalo, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schu… Continue Reading


03.31.21

SCHUMER STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN’S TRANSPORTATION PLAN INCLUDING SYRACUSE’S I-81

Following his advocacy, Schumer released the following statement regarding President Biden's Transportation Plan that included direct mention of Syracuse's I-81 and will aim to reconnect neighborhoods cut off by historic investments and ensure new projects increase opportunity, including through use of local hire jobs programs, advance racial equity and environmental justice, and promote affordable access: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer said, "It is wonderful for Syracuse that P… Continue Reading


03.30.21

IN PERSONAL CALL, SCHUMER PITCHES INTEL CEO TO SELECT UPSTATE NEW YORK FOR NEW SEMICONDUCTOR FAB, BRINGING THOUSANDS OF NEW JOBS TO POWER UP THE ECONOMY & FURTHER ESTABLISH NY AS A GLOBAL HUB FOR THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY; SENATOR SAYS FEDERAL CHIP FAB INCENTIVE LEGISLATION IS A GAME-CHANGER TO LANDING INTEL IN UPSTATE

As Intel Plans To Select Site for Next U.S. Fab Within A Year, Schumer Says NYS Sites like STAMP in WNY, White Pines in CNY, Luther Forest in Capital Region and Marcy Nanocenter in the Mohawk Valley Are All Primed to be Intel's next Chip Fab site And to Benefit From New Supply Chain Investment Senator Has Worked For Years To Make Upstate NY The Epicenter Of The Domestic Semiconductor Industry; Pledges Support For Landing Intel Facility And Cementing U.S. & NY Leadership In Chip Technology … Continue Reading


03.29.21

SCHUMER, STANDING WITH ARTISTS, VENUES & UNION REPS DETAILS CRITICAL FED RELIEF NOW ON-THE-WAY TO BK VIA AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN; COVID RELIEF WILL KEEP NYC’S GREAT VENUES & PERFORMERS GOING

Schumer Secured Dedicated Fed COVID Relief For NYC Venues And Theaters, Full Federal Subsidy for COBRA Health Insurance Program To Keep Laid Off Workers Insured, And An Extension Of Historic Unemployment Insurance Expansion The Help's Now On The Way; American Rescue Plan Provides Vital Support To Artists Out Of Work And NYC/BK Cultural Hubs Struggling To Stay Afloat Schumer: COVID Package Keeps The Show Going In NYC Standing at Elsewhere, a Brooklyn music venue, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer d… Continue Reading


03.29.21

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES HUNDREDS OF JOBS HEADED TO ALBANY AS PART OF REVOLUTIONARY IBM & INTEL COLLABORATION TO DEVELOP CUTTING-EDGE SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGY IN CAPITAL REGION

Schumer Announces Partnership between Intel & IBM Will Bring Jobs To NY To Conduct Research & Development Of Next Gen Chips At IBM's Albany Research Center; Senator Says Collaboration Further Cements Upstate NY As Ideal Home For Intel's Second New Manufacturing Operation Schumer Continues to Lead The Fight To Increase Fed Support For Semiconductor Manufacturing; Confirms Efforts Have Paid Off Once Again With Hundreds Of Jobs Expected At Albany Research Facility Schumer: IBM & Intel… Continue Reading


03.29.21

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $3.7 MILLION IN FEDERAL GRANTS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN TRIBAL COMMUNITIES ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK

Tribal Communities Have Been Disproportionately Affected Amid Ongoing Health & Economic Pandemic Senators Deliver Fed Housing Aid For Cayuga Nation, Oneida Indian Nation, Seneca Nation, Shinnecock Indian Nation, St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, Tonawanda Band Of Seneca, & Tuscarora Nation Schumer, Gillibrand: All New Yorkers Deserve Access To Affordable Housing, Especially During This Unprecedented Crisis U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $3,7… Continue Reading


03.26.21

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $400 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR 63 COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS ACROSS NEW YORK STATE

Emergency Funding For CHCs Will Be Critical For Next Phase of Vaccinations in NYS Schumer, Gillibrand Successfully Fought For CHC Funding in American Rescue Plan HHS to Award Funding Starting in April U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $396,801,375 in emergency federal funding for 63 community health centers (CHCs) across New York State. These funds, provided in the American Rescue Plan, will give New York's CHCs the … Continue Reading


03.25.21

AFTER SCHUMER PUSH FOR CDC BLITZ TO EDUCATE, CONDUCT OUTREACH & BUILD MORE CONFIDENCE IN EFFECTIVE COVID VAX ACROSS CITY & STATE, SENATOR ANNOUNCES $3 BILLION IS BEING DEPLOYED—WITH NEW YORK TO SEE SIZABLE SHARE; FUNDS WILL BE CRITICAL TO VAX EFFORTS

This Past Sunday, Schumer Said To Ensure Incoming Vax Surge Coming To NY Does The Job, CDC Must Direct Dollars To Fund Boots-On-The-Ground In NYS; Include Door-Knocking, Latest Tech, & More To Help Educate More People About Vaccine & Build Trust Schumer Announces $3 Billion For This Goal Is Now Being Deployed, With New York To Benefit   Schumer: Our Next Big Challenge Is Vaccine Hesitancy; This Blitz By CDC Will Help Us Overcome It  Just days after announcing a push for&nbs… Continue Reading

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