Press Releases

03.26.17

SCHUMER: PRIVACY RULES PROTECTING THE MOST SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER OR CELL PHONE ARE ABOUT TO BE ELIMINATED; SENATOR DEMANDS HOUSE OF REPS KILL ATTEMPT TO UNDO PRIVACY RULES BEFORE INFO ON YOUR HEALTH, FAMILY, FINANCES & MORE IS FOR SALE

Internet Rules That Protect You & Your Kids' Sensitive Personal Info-Like SSN & Google Searches-Have Just Been Threatened; Opt-In Consumer Protections Would Be No More If House Passes Senate Bill Schumer Says Latest Action By Senate Is Real Danger To Consumers Who Are Already On Losing End Of Fight To Protect Family's Personal Info Schumer: Your Family’s Deeply Personal Info Shouldn’t Go To The Highest Bidder On the heels of a party-line Senate vote to strip consumers of… Continue Reading


03.24.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND URGE FEMA TO BE READY TO QUICKLY APPROVE DISASTER DECLARATION FOR UPSTATE NEW YORK COUNTIES HIT BY MARCH SNOWSTORM

Schumer, Gillibrand Write To FEMA Urging Agency To Be Ready To Act On A Disaster Declaration To Help Reimburse Upstate Counties That Are Still In The Midst Of Recovery From Storm Stella Disaster Declaration Would Unlock Critical Federal Funds For Counties Across The State Senators: FEMA Must Stand Ready To Approve Aid Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to stand ready to quickly approve any request from New Yor… Continue Reading


03.24.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND CALL ON U.S. DEPT. OF STATE & U.S. DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO EXTEND TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS TO HAITIAN NATIONALS RESIDING IN U.S.

With July deadline approaching, Schumer & Gillibrand fight to expedite TPS extension because of continued devastation in Haiti caused by Hurricane Matthew Schumer & Gillibrand: Temporary Protected Status was created for precisely this reason.… We urge you to swiftly consider extending it past the current deadline U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today wrote to the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security urging Secretaries Re… Continue Reading


03.23.17

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES WATERVLIET ARSENAL AND HARTCHROM, INC. RENEW CRITICAL ARMY CONTRACT OF NEARLY $17M – MODEL PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROVIDES CHROME PLATING TO PROTECT MEDIUM & LARGE CALIBER CANNON

Army Contract With Hartchrom, Inc. Will Support Watervliet Arsenal's Manufactured Workload And Gun Tubes Schumer: Contract Ensures Our U.S. Service Members Continue to Receive the Best Cannon in the World U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer today announced that Hartchrom, Inc. at the Watervliet Arsenal was awarded a contract by the United States Army of $16,979,892.  The contract is a renewal of a highly successful public-private partnership that will provide for chrome platin… Continue Reading


03.23.17

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $280K IN FED FUNDING FOR CORNELL UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS

USDA Funding will Support Cornell Students Pursuing Research and Experimental Learning Opportunities Focused on Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Human Sciences Schumer: Funding Is a Big Win For Cornell University and the Future of The Agricultural Workforce in Upstate NY U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced $281,475 in federal funding for agricultural programs at Cornell University. This funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Inst… Continue Reading


03.23.17

FOLLOWING PUSH, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES FEMA HAS DECIDED NOT TO CLAWBACK MILLIONS IN ALREADY-SPENT SANDY AID FROM TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD; SENATOR MADE CASE FOR TOWN, SAYING CLAWBACK WOULD BE GUT PUNCH TO LOCAL TAXPAYERS

Schumer Went to Bat for Town of North Hempstead Following a 2016 Fed Report Recommending That LI Communities Return Money Used To Remove Dangerous Debris, Make Repairs & Do Other Emergency Work After Hurricane Sandy Without Schumer's Intervention, Town Of North Hempstead Could Have Been On The Hook To Return Millions In Storm Funds That Helped Town And Residents Recover U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, following his push, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) … Continue Reading


03.23.17

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, BLUMENTHAL, MURPHY, ZELDIN & DELAURO INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO PROTECT & RESTORE LONG ISLAND SOUND

Legislation Provides Additional Resources for Long Island Sound Restoration Commercial Fishing, Tourism, Sporting Industries from Long Island Sound Contribute $17-$37 Billion to the Economy Annually U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Chris Murphy (D-CT) and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) and Lee Zeldin (NY-1) today introduced legislation to support the restoration of Long Island Sound through 2020. The Long Island Soun… Continue Reading


03.22.17

SCHUMER, ESPAILLAT: FUTURE OF EAST HARLEM’S LAKEVIEW APARTMENTS COMPLEX, LAST REMAINING MITCHELL-LAMA PROPERTY IN NEIGHBORHOOD, COULD BE AT-RISK; LAWMAKERS URGE HUD TO PRESERVE AFFORDABILITY FOR HUNDREDS OF UNITS AT LAKEVIEW APARTMENTS

Due to Lakeview's Unique Proximity to Central Park, Its Street Rent Value Along Fifth Ave is Significantly Higher Than Its Market Rent Value in East Harlem; Lawmakers are Fighting to Keep Lakeview Affordable and Keep Families and Seniors in Their Homes Schumer, Espaillat Say HUD Should Ensure Lakeview Apartment's Affordability By Matching Street Rent NOT Market Rent; Lakeview Would Need Significant Increase in Fair Market Rent Cap to Meet Gap in Street Rent Vs. Market Rent U.S. Senator Charle… Continue Reading


03.22.17

SCHUMER: TRUMPCARE WILL AX HEALTHCARE FOR NEARLY 1 MILLION UPSTATE NEW YORKERS, INCLUDING THOUSANDS & THOUSANDS OF VULNERABLE SENIORS, CHILDREN, & PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES; SENATOR SAYS BILL, WHICH COULD MEAN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE & DEATH FOR NEW YORKERS, ESPECIALLY INDIVIDUALS ADDICTED TO OPIOIDS, MUST BE REJECTED

Schumer Has Led The Charge For Years To Protect Seniors & Our Most Vulnerable From Harmful Laws Like Taking Away Affordable Healthcare; Senator Urges His Colleagues To Put New Yorkers First And Reject This Bill, Which Charges NY'ers More for Less Care Senator Says Trump/GOP Healthcare Bill's Cuts Hammer the Most Vulnerable - Seniors, Children And Individuals With Disabilities, Forcing New Yorkers To Make Horrible Choices Like Buying Food, Paying the Rent/Mortgage, Or Purchasing Prescription… Continue Reading


03.20.17

SCHUMER: JUST-RELEASED TRUMP BUDGET TARGETS CRITICAL FUNDS THAT HELP KEEP HIGH-RISK RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS & ORGS, LIKE JCCs, SAFE FROM TERROR; SENATOR LAUNCHES PUSH TO FIGHT CUTS & PROTECT FEDERAL NONPROFIT SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM

Just Recently, JCCs Across NY Were Evacuated Because of Phony Bomb Threats; Dozens of Jewish Educational Institutions Rely On 'Nonprofit Security Grant Program' for Precautionary Measures to Keep Them Safe Despite Wave of Anti-Semitism & Swatting Attempts, Trump Budget Targets FEMA's $20 Million 'Nonprofit Security Grant Program,’ Which Helps Protect At-Risk Institutions Defend Against Terror Attacks; Last Year, NY Orgs Received Over $5M in These Funds Schumer: Terrorists Will Explo… Continue Reading


03.20.17

SCHUMER: ADMIN’S BUDGET CUTS FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE IN JAMESTOWN, MASSENA, OGDENSBURG, PLATTSBURGH, SARANAC LAKE, AND WATERTOWN AIRPORTS; SENATOR VOWS TO FIGHT THESE HARMFUL CUTS TO UPSTATE AIRPORTS

Budget Seeks to Eliminate Essential Investments for Air Service to Underserved Small Communities in Upstate New York Schumer: Harmful Essential Air Service Cuts To Upstate Airports Should Not Clear Senate Runway   U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today launched a push to protect important air service in Upstate New York from proposed cuts by the Trump administration. The Administration's FY2018 budget proposes slashing funds for the Essential Air Service (EAS) Program by $175 mi… Continue Reading


03.19.17

SCHUMER: JUST-RELEASED TRUMP BUDGET WOULD FORCE NYPD TO ROLL BACK CRITICAL ANTI-TERROR EFFORTS—LIKE UASI & HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM—THAT KEEP NEW YORK SAFE; SENATOR LAUNCHES PUSH TO FIGHT CUTS & KEEP FULL FED FUNDS IN CITY

Trump Budget Just Slashed National Anti-Terror And Disaster Mitigation Funds By Nearly $700M; Cut Threatens Millions NYC Receives From DHS's Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Program & Other Homeland Security Grants That Keep NYPD Step Ahead Of Terrorists, Threats NYPD Already Spends Millions EXTRA In LOCAL Dollars To Protect Trump Tower; Schumer Says NYC Should Get An Increase-Not A Decrease In Dollars; Senator Fought-And Won—When Obama Admin Took Swipe At NYC UASI Funds Schume… Continue Reading


03.17.17

SCHUMER: BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LAB DECIMATED BY WHITE HOUSE BUDGET; $3 BILLION IN CUTS THREATENS GREAT RESEARCH & NEARLY 3,000 JOBS; RECKLESS CUTS ENDANGER THE WORK OF NATIONAL LAB—AND JOBS & COMPANIES OF THE FUTURE FOR LI; SENATOR VOWS TO FIGHT TOOTH & NAIL TO PROTECT FUNDING

Just-Revealed White House Budget Aims To Cut $900 Million From Office Of Science That Funds Brookhaven Projects & National Missions & $2 Billion More From Other Dept. Of Energy Offices Last Year Alone, BNL Received Critical $500-Plus Million In Fed Funds From These Same Offices To Carry Out Critical Projects That Put LI On The Map & Fulfill Critical Scientific Achievements Schumer: This Is A Cut To Our Future, To Knowledge & To Research-A Cut To LI Jobs And Its Economy Stand… Continue Reading


03.16.17

SCHUMER: PROPOSED ADMIN CUTS WOULD SPELL REAL TROUBLE FOR SECURITY AT INDIAN POINT & NY HARBOR; REMOVING CRITICAL COAST GUARD RESOURCES COULD HAMPER USCG’S PATROLS AND RESPONSE DURING AN EMERGENCY, MAKING THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY AND NYC LESS SAFE & SECURE; SENATOR VOWS TO PROTECT FUNDING

Senator Says Budget Aims To Slash Already Tight Coast Guard, & Other Vital Security Force, Budgets By A Billion Dollars; Schumer Highlights Security Necessities That Would Lose Amidst Cuts Schumer: Public's Safety Is Paramount, Especially At Indian Point, Airports & Guarding Our Waterways; Senator Makes Case To Protect NY From Admin's Cash Raid Schumer: Slashing Funds That Help Protect Indian Point Is Unacceptable U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today sounded the alarm regarding the A… Continue Reading


03.16.17

SCHUMER: SARATOGA & CAPITAL REGION HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS NEWLY CONFIRMED U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY SUGGESTS REDUCTION IN MORTGAGE INTEREST AND STATE & LOCAL PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS; WOULD HIT CAP REGION PARTICULARLY HARD; SENATOR PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ANY EFFORTS THAT WOULD PICK THE POCKETS OF ALREADY-STRAPPED TAXPAYERS & HOMEOWNERS

Standing With Saratoga County Homeowners, Schumer Pushes To Keep In Place Vital Federal Deductions Capital Region Depends On; Pledges Major Fight Saratoga County Homeowners Have Expressed Serious Worries With Secretary Mnuchin & Future Of Critical Deductions; Schumer-Backed Deductions Help Saratoga County Families Pay Mortgage, State & Local Taxes Schumer:  Capital Region Homeowners Cannot Afford A Giant Tax Increase Courtesy Of The Feds Standing with Saratoga County … Continue Reading


03.16.17

SCHUMER: CDBG FUNDING IS THE LIFE BLOOD FOR SYRACUSE; REPORTED ADMIN BUDGET WOULD ELIMINATE CRITICAL FUNDING FOR LOCALLY-DRIVEN PROJECTS THAT SPUR INVESTMENT AND ADDRESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES – SCHUMER VOWS TO PROTECT CRITICAL FED INVESTMENT

Administration Reportedly Eliminating HUD's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program In Upcoming Fiscal Year -Syracuse Has Already Received More Than $54 Million Over The Past Decade And Used the Fed Investment As A Major Driver In Local Development Projects Syracuse Received Over $4.4M in FY '16 To Help Fund Key Public Service Programs & Neighborhood Housing Initiatives Schumer: Huge CDBG Cuts Would Be Devastating For Syracuse  U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today sounded … Continue Reading


03.16.17

SCHUMER: ROCHESTER FINGER-LAKES HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY SUGGESTS REDUCTION IN MORTGAGE INTEREST AND STATE & LOCAL PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS; WOULD HIT ONTARIO COUNTY PARTICULARLY HARD; SENATOR PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ANY EFFORTS THAT WOULD PICK THE POCKETS OF ALREADY-STRAPPED TAXPAYERS & HOMEOWNERS

Standing With Ontario County Homeowners, Schumer Pushes To Keep In Place Vital Federal Deductions that the Rochester Finger-Lakes Region Depends On; Pledges Major Fight Ontario County Homeowners Have Expressed Serious Worries With Secretary Mnuchin & Future Of Critical Deductions; Schumer-Backed Deductions Help Rochester Finger-Lakes Families Pay Mortgage, State & Local Taxes  Schumer: Rochester Finger-Lakes Homeowners Cannot Afford A Giant Tax Increase Courtesy Of The … Continue Reading


03.16.17

SCHUMER: WESTERN NEW YORK HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS NEWLY CONFIRMED U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY SUGGESTS REDUCTION IN MORTGAGE INTEREST AND STATE & LOCAL PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS; WOULD HIT ERIE COUNTY PARTICULARLY HARD; SENATOR PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ANY EFFORTS THAT WOULD PICK THE POCKETS OF HARDWORKING TAXPAYERS & HOMEOWNERS

Standing With Homeowners in Amherst, Schumer Pushes To Save Vital Federal Deductions Western New Yorkers Depend On; Pledges Major Fight Homeowners Have Expressed Serious Worries With Secretary Mnuchin & Future Of Critical Deductions; Schumer-Backed Deductions Put a Little Extra Money in the Pockets of Western New York Families  Schumer: Western New York Homeowners Cannot Afford A Giant Tax Increase Courtesy Of The Feds Standing with Erie County homeowners and… Continue Reading


03.15.17

WITH RECENT REPORTS OF BUDGET CUTS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, NEW YORK & CONNECTICUT CONGRESSIONAL MEMBERS URGE EPA TO MAINTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR LONG ISLAND SOUND IN FISCAL YEAR ‘18

Commercial Fishing, Tourism, Sporting Industries from Long Island Sound Contribute $17-$37 Billion to the Economy Annually Members: Cuts to Geographic Program would Have Detrimental Effect on Ongoing Efforts to Restore and Protect Long Island Sound's Water Quality U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Chris Murphy (D-CT) and U.S. Representatives Lee Zeldin (NY-1) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) today led a bipartisan letter to the Environme… Continue Reading


03.15.17

SCHUMER CO-SPONSORS BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO COMBAT BDS; BILL PROTECTS STATES & LOCALITIES THAT DIVEST FROM ENTITIES ENGAGING IN BDS ACTIVITY TARGETING ISRAEL

Schumer, a Strong Opponent of BDS Activity, Announces Support for the "Combating BDS Act;" Legislation Seeks to Protect State & Local Govt's That Divest in Companies Engaged in BDS Schumer: This Bill Helps Send the Message That We Will Not Stand for Those Who Unfairly Target and Boycott Our Ally, Israel U.S. Senator Charles Schumer today announced he is a co-sponsor of the Combating BDS Act, a bipartisan bill to fight against the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) effort's attacks ag… Continue Reading

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