Press Releases

07.27.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN FEDERAL HEAD START FUNDS FOR THE CHILDREN FOUNDATION OF ASTOR’S HEAD START PROGRAMS

Head Start Program Will Use Funding to Continue to Provide Early Education for Low-Income Children in the Hudson Valley U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand today announced $ 1,078,706 for Early Head Start and Head Start Programs at Astor Services for Children and Families. The federal funding was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Early Head Start Program and Head Start Program and will be used to support and grow e… Continue Reading


07.27.17

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $569,000 In Federal Funding for New York State Brownfields Response Program

Funding will be used to Provide Technical Assistant and Resources To Help Communities Clean-Up and Reuse Polluted and Contaminated Sites U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $569,994 in federal funding for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (NYSDEC) Brownfields State Response Program. The funding was allocated through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide technical assistance to communities w… Continue Reading


07.27.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1.1 MILLION IN FEDERAL HEAD START FUNDS FOR EASTERN ORANGE COUNTY HEAD START PROGRAMS

Head Start Program Will Use Funding to Continue to Provide Early Education for Low-Income Children in Orange County U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand today announced $1,161,201 for Early Head Start and Head Start Programs at Head Start of Eastern Orange County. The federal funding was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Early Head Start Program and Head Start Program and will be used to support and grow early educ… Continue Reading


07.27.17

SCUHMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE EPA TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING ON HUDSON RIVER SUPERFUND SITE DESIGNATION IN NEW YORK CITY

Meeting Follows Extension Of Public Comment Period Pushed By Schumer & Gillibrand Public Meeting Will Be Held At John Jay College of Criminal Justice In August New York, NY - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, today announced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting in New York City on the Hudson River PCBs Five-Year Review Report on August 9th. The meeting fo… Continue Reading


07.27.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $210,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN JEFFERSON COUNTY

Federal Investment For Town of Brownville Joint Fire District, Sackets Harbor Fire Company, and Glen Park Village Fire Department Will Enable The Purchase Of New Portable Radio Systems U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $$212,381 in federal funding for the Town of Brownville Joint Fire Department, Sackets Harbor Fire Company, and Glen Park Village Fire Department in Jefferson County. With this funding, the Departments will be able … Continue Reading


07.27.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $120,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR VILLIAGE OF MILFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT

Funding Will Be Used To Purchase New Emergency And Protective Equipment For Firefighters U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $120,000 in federal funding for the Village of Milford Fire Department in Otsego County. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). Specifically, the Village of Milford Fire Department will use the funding to­­­ purch… Continue Reading


07.27.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $184,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR NORTH EVANS FIRE DEPARTMENT

Federal Funding Will Be Used to Purchase New Emergency and Protective Equipment For Firefighters Buffalo, NY - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $184,477 in federal funding for the North Evans Fire Department in Erie County. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Specifically, the North Evans Fire Department will use the funding to purchase new self-c… Continue Reading


07.26.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $690K IN FED FUNDS FOR CITY OF KINGSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

Funding Will Be Used To Hire 4 New Firefighters U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $690,390 in federal funding for the City of Kingston Fire Department. The money was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program. This funding will allow the City of Kingston Fire Department to expand its emergency services capabilities by hiring four new firefig… Continue Reading


07.26.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $1.5 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR 7 MONROE COUNTY FIRE DISTRICTS

Federal Funding For Rochester-Finger Lakes Fire Districts Will Be Used To Upgrade Communications Equipment U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,537,916 in federal funding for seven Monroe County Fire Districts. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). Specifically, the money will be used for upgrades to the radio equipment for seven fire districts… Continue Reading


07.26.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1.3 MILLION IN FEDERAL HEAD START FUNDS FOR CORTLAND COUNTY HEAD START PROGRAMS

Head Start Program Will Use Funding to Continue to Provide Early Education for Low-Income Children in Cortland County U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand today announced $1,370,167 for Early Head Start and Head Start Programs at the Cortland County Community Action Program. The federal funding was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Early Head Start Program and Head Start Program and will be used to support and grow… Continue Reading


07.26.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $15 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR WESTCHESTER COUNTY HEAD START PROGRAMS

Westchester Program Will Use Funding to Continue to Provide Early Education for Low-Income Children U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand today announced $14,041,738 in federal funding for the Westchester Community Opportunity Program. The federal funding was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Early Head Start Program and Head Start Program, and will be used to support and grow early education and development servi… Continue Reading


07.25.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $30 MILLION IN FEDERAL HEAD START FUNDS FOR PROGRAMS ACROSS NEW YORK STATE

Head Start Programs Will Use Funding to Continue to Provide Early Education for Low-Income Children in New York State U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer today and U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $30,991,024 for 10 Early Head Start and Head Start Programs throughout New York. The federal funding was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Early Head Start Program and Head Start Program, and will be used to support and grow education and dev… Continue Reading


07.25.17

SCHUMER, DONOVAN: AWARD BROOKLYNITE & ROTC CADET, MARK KINDSCHUH, MEDAL OF HEROISM; KINDSUCH DISPLAYED PROFOUND BRAVERY DURING LONDON TERROR ATTACK & PUT HIS LIFE ON LINE TO HELP SAVE THE LIFE OF A WOUNDED MAN

Mark Kindscuh, a Student From Bay Ridge, Was At London's Borough Market During the June 3rd Terror Attack; Rather Than Hide from the Attackers, Mark Risked His Life to Tend to a Man Who Was Severely Bleeding; Lawmakers Say His Actions Ultimately Saved the Man's Life Schumer, Donovan Say Mark Kindschuh Should Be Awarded the Army’s Highest ROTC Medal Schumer, Donovan: Kindscuh Ran Towards Danger-Not Away From It; Award This Young Man This Great Honor U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and … Continue Reading


07.25.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $3 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR GENESEE COUNTY AIRPORT

Department Of Transportation Funding Will Be Used To Support Critical Airport Infrastructure U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $3,076,222 for Genesee County Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, the grant will be used to rehabilitate the runway and install runway "distance-to-go" signs. "Keeping our airports in top-notch shape … Continue Reading


07.25.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $1.1 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE GREATER ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Department of Transportation Funding Will Be Used To Support Critical Infrastructure Upgrades Rochester, NY - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,104,300 for the Greater Rochester International Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, the Greater Rochester International Airport will use the funding to reconstruct the existing de-ic… Continue Reading


07.24.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $818,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE MASSENA INTERNATIONAL-RICHARDS FIELD AIRPORT

Department of Transportation Funding Will Be Used To Support Critical Infrastructure Upgrades Massena, NY - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $818,900 for the Massena International-Richards Field Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, the Massena International-Richards Field Airport will use the funding to reconstruct 2,600 feet o… Continue Reading


07.24.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $3.7 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR PLATTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Department of Transportation Funding Will Be Used To Support Critical Airport Infrastructure U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced two grants totaling $ 3,786,030 for Plattsburgh International Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, both grants, the first being $3,427,830 and the second $ 358,200.00, will be used to rehabilitate runway… Continue Reading


07.23.17

SCHUMER REVEALS: LONG-MISSING WWII VET'S PURPLE HEART MEDAL FOUND ON THE GROUND ON ROCKLAND? STREET ACTUALLY BELONGS TO A NYC FAMILY; AFTER PAINSTAKING RESEARCH BY SCHUMER’S STAFF, RIGHTFUL OWNER WAS FOUND; WILL BE PRESENTED WITH MEDAL TODAY IN STORYBOOK ENDING

Several Years Ago, A Purple Heart Was Found in Central Nyack, Engraved With Limited Information That Said "For Military Merit" & "B.J. McNamara Dec. 9, 1943"; Despite Hudson Valley Find, The Medal Actually Belongs To NYC Family After Media Reached Out To Schumer, Tireless Search Began To Find Rightful Owner, But Over 1K WWII Service Members With the Name 'B.J. McNamara' Existed & Chances Were Slim To Reunite Medal With The Right Family; Odds Did Not Stop Schumer Office Detective Work Fr… Continue Reading


07.23.17

SCHUMER REVEALS: LONG-MISSING WWII VET'S PURPLE HEART MEDAL FOUND ON THE GROUND ON ROCKLAND? STREET ACTUALLY BELONGS TO A NYC FAMILY; AFTER PAINSTAKING RESEARCH BY SCHUMER’S STAFF, RIGHTFUL OWNER WAS FOUND; WILL BE PRESENTED WITH MEDAL TODAY IN STORYBOOK ENDING

Several Years Ago, A Purple Heart Was Found in Central Nyack, Engraved With Limited Information That Said "For Military Merit" & "B.J. McNamara Dec. 9, 1943"; Despite Hudson Valley Find, The Medal Actually Belongs To NYC Family After Media Reached Out To Schumer, Tireless Search Began To Find Rightful Owner, But Over 1K WWII Service Members With the Name 'B.J. McNamara' Existed & Chances Were Slim To Reunite Medal With The Right Family; Odds Did Not Stop Schumer Office Detective Work Fr… Continue Reading


07.21.17

SCHUMER: OTSEGO COUNTY’S CRAFT BEER INDUSTRY IS BREWING RAPIDLY; SENATOR CALLS ON FEDS TO START THE PROCESS OF UNLOCKING MORE FED RESOURCES TO HELP NY BEER, DISTILLERIES AND LOCAL BARLEY GROWERS KEEP UP WITH SUMMER DEMAND & TOURISM IN SOUTHERN TIER

Schumer Will Urge Feds To Start Working To Offer Malting Barley Endorsement To NYS To Increase Protection Available For NYS Growers; Last Month, Senator Successfully Pushed USDA To Provide Malt Barley Crop Insurance For 44 NYS Counties Including Otsego County Senator Says NY Now Needs USDA's Special Malt Barley Endorsement To Keep Up With Upstate's Craft Beverage Growth Schumer: NY Could Become The Napa Valley of Craft Beer Standing at Hartwick College's Center for Craft Food and Beverage, … Continue Reading

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