Press Releases

04.05.22

FOLLOWING HIS DIRECT ADVOCACY, SENATOR SCHUMER DELIVERS $2 MILLION TO UPGRADE WESTCHESTER’S AGING RADIO SERVICES; SEN. SAYS: WESTCHESTER COUNTY’S EMERGENCY RADIO SYSTEM WAS OUTDATED & IN DESPERATE NEED OF OVERHAUL

From Firefighters To Police To EMS To The Bee-Line, Westchester Relies On Radio For Daily Operations & To Keep Residents Safe; BUT, System Was Decades Old, Putting Essential Services At Risk Schumer Secured $2 Million In End Of Year Spending Package To Upgrade Westchester's Critical Emergency Radio System, Saving Tax Payer $$$ & Getting First Responders The 21st Century Support They Need Schumer: Funding Will Tune Westchester Into The Next Generation Of Emergency Radio Tech!  … Continue Reading


03.31.22

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MAJOR PUSH TO REVITALIZE SYRACUSE’S 15TH WARD NEIGHBORHOOD, DRAMATICALLY INCREASE FED INVESTMENT IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING SURROUNDING I-81; SENATORS URGE HUD SECRETARY TO MAKE SYRACUSE A NATIONAL MODEL FOR HOUSING TRANSFORMATION, RECONNECTING CNY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES TO NEW ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES

As Central New York Prepares for I-81's Redevelopment, NY's Senators Call For $50 Million In Fed Funding From New Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Program To Revitalize Old 15th Ward Neighborhood, Bolster Over 1,500 Housing Units, Address Historic Inequities Senators Say Any Plan For Equitable Infrastructure Must Include Affordable & Accessible Housing Schumer, Gillibrand To HUD: Syracuse & I-81 Can Become A National Model For Housing Transformation In Reconnecting Communities Divided … Continue Reading


03.30.22

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $3 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR UNITED HEALTH SERVICES IN THE SOUTHERN TIER FOR COVID RESPONSE

NY Hospitals Heroically Responded To COVID Outbreak, Ripping Holes In Their Budgets To Obtain PPE, Cleaning/Disinfecting Facilities, Testing, And More Senators Say FEMA Funding - At A 100% Federal Cost Share - Will Reimburse The Health System For Costs Related to Pandemic Response Schumer, Gillibrand: From Binghamton To Norwich Federal Funding Will Boost UHS, Southern Tier, Keep Our Hospitals Strong & Communities Safe U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirs… Continue Reading


03.28.22

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND SECURE NEARLY $7 MILLION FOR CRITICAL REPAIRS TO OSWEGO AND LITTLE SODUS BAY HARBORS; FUNDING WILL UPGRADE SEVERELY DAMAGED INFRASTRUCTURE, DREDGE TO REMOVE DEBRIS, IMPROVE TRADE NAVIGATION & PROTECT TOURISM ECONOMY

Years of Damage & Build-Up Threaten Long Term Viability Of Harbors; Now Fed Funding Will Ensure Boats & Cargo Can Continue To Operate In Channels And Will Repair Historic Oswego Lighthouse New Funding Follows The $10 Million Senators Secured For Little Sodus Bay Harbor In Bipartisan Infrastructure Law For Critical Flood Prevention Schumer, Gillibrand: Full Steam Ahead For Oswego & Little Sodus Bay Harbor Improvements U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator… Continue Reading


03.27.22

SCHUMER UNVEILS MAJOR ADVOCACY PLAN TO KEEP NYC VA HOSPITALS OPEN & CARING FOR VETS; RECENT REPORT FROM FEDS RECKLESSLY RECOMMENDS ‘CLOSURE’ OF MANHATTAN & BROOKLYN VA MEDICAL CENTERS, MAJORITY LEADER PUSHES BACK WITH BATTLE PLAN THAT INVOLVES LOCAL VETS & TELLS THE VA TO RETREAT

In A New Report Dubbed "VA Recommendations To The Asset And Infrastructure Review Commission," The VA Recommends The Closure Of Two NYC VA Medical Centers; Schumer Says Shuttering NYC's VAs Will Not Stand & Has Already Communicated His Stance To The Agency - But Now, Senator Is Unveiling A Full Scale Advocacy Plan To Defeat The Recommendations Schumer Announces Formal Petition Drive Across NYC, Says He Will Deliver Signatures In Personal Meeting; Senator Will Also Ask Local Hospitals To De… Continue Reading


03.25.22

STANDING SHOULDER TO SHOULDER WITH HUDSON VALLEY VETERANS AT CASTLE POINT VA, SCHUMER BLASTS PROPOSAL TO CLOSE MID-HUDSON VALLEY’S ONLY VA HOSPITAL WITH NO CLEAR PLAN IN PLACE FOR THE HEALTHCARE OF IMPACTED VETERANS; SCHUMER DEMANDS VA IMMEDATELY WORK WITH LOCAL VETS & LEADERS TO AVOID ANY AND ALL GAPS IN HEALTHCARE AND KEEP CRITICAL CARE EASILY ACCESSIBLY AS A ONE STOP HUB FOR HUDSON VALLEY VETERANS

Last Week, The VA Released A Proposal To Close The VA Medical Center In Dutchess County, Senator Says VA Plan Would Directly Impact Care For Over 7,000 Hudson Valley Veterans Senator Lambastes VA For Not Consulting With Local Veterans, Leaders & Nonprofits That Support VA Hospital Prior To Report Schumer: HV Veterans Shouldn't Have To Fight For Their Healthcare Standing shoulder to shoulder with Hudson Valley veterans, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer blasted recommendation… Continue Reading


03.25.22

SCHUMER LAUNCHES TWO-PRONGED PLAN TO REVITALIZE DOWNTOWN KINGSTON; SENATOR SECURED FIRST-STEP DOWN PAYMENT ON PROJECT, PUSHES FOR OVER $20 MILLION PROJECT TO RECONNECT KINGSTON NEIGHBORHOOD’S TO WATERFRONT, CREATE JOBS, INCREASE WALKABILITY, PRESERVE ENVIRONMENT, & TRANSFORM DOWNTOWN

Schumer Delivers Fed Funding In Omnibus For Long-Overdue Study To Bolster Shoreline; Says Increased Funding He Fought To Secure In Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Can Boost Kingston Downtown & Transportation Senator Launches Effort To Secure Rebuilding American Infrastructure With Sustainability And Equity (RAISE) Grant To Create Transportation, Electric Vehicle, And Flood Infrastructure Needed By The City Schumer: Let's Put Kingston In The Fast Lane For A Transportation & Downtown Tra… Continue Reading


03.25.22

SCHUMER, JONES ANNOUNCE $2 MILLION TO CREATE ROCKLAND’S FIRST-EVER WOMEN’S HEALTH CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN SPRING VALLEY; REPS DELIVER FUNDING FOR STATE-OF-THE-ART NEW FACILITY, A ONE STOP SHOP FOR WOMEN’S HEALTH: MAMMOGRAMS, BIRTHING CENTER, FERTILITY TREATMENT, MENTAL HEALTH, PEDIATRICS; GIVING MOMS & UNDERSERVED WOMEN HIGH-QUALITY AFFORDABLE CARE ACROSS THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY

Major Expansion Of Rockland's Refuah Health Center With $2 Million; Center Will Expand & Enhance Care For Lower Hudson Valley Women With Comprehensive Health Services Under One Roof For Underserved Patients Schumer, Jones: It Is Time To Put Rockland Women First And Get Them The Access To Healthcare They Need & Deserve Standing with Rockland women at the conclusion of Women's History Month, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Representative Mondaire Jones today ann… Continue Reading


03.24.22

SCHUMER DELIVERS $44K TO BLUEPRINT GENEVA TO CREATE COMMUNITY KITCHEN TO COMBAT FINGER LAKES’ FOOD DESERT; SCHUMER-SECURED FUNDING WILL TAP INTO FINGER LAKES’ AGRICULTURE TO PROVIDE FRESH PRODUCE, FEED THE HUNGRY & BOOST NEW COMMUNAL GATHERING SPACE TO HELP LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS AND RESIDENTS FLOURISH

In Recent Years Geneva Has Lost Many Top Grocery Providers; Limiting Access To Fresh Produce And Worsening Pre-Existing Food Insecurity Issues Schumer Delivered Funding Will Allow Blueprint Geneva To Open New Community Kitchen And Café To Increase Healthy Food Options For Geneva Residents U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer today announced he has secured $44,000 for BluePrint Geneva to combat food insecurity in the Finger Lakes through a new community kitchen and storefront … Continue Reading


03.24.22

CITING ENVIRONMENTAL & LOCAL CONCERNS, SCHUMER CALLS ON FEDS TO REVERSE COURSE ON PROPOSED BLIND BAY STATION ASAP; SENATOR SAYS THE AREA IS CRITICAL TO WILDLIFE HABITATS, TOURISM ECONOMY, & FISHERS LANDING RESIDENTS

Blind Bay Is Home To One Of Upstate New York's Most Prolific Muskellunge Spawning Areas; Current Construction & Dredging Proposal, However, Could Devastate Fragile St. Lawrence River Ecosystem, A Major Hit To The Tourism Economy After Local Officials And Environmental Advocates Sounded The Alarm, Schumer Joins Chorus Urging Feds To Find Alternative That Protects North Country Communities And Allows Agency To Continue Essential Work Schumer To CBP: Environmental Risks Could Sink Fishers La… Continue Reading


03.24.22

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, MORELLE ANNOUNCE $88.5 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY’S NATIONAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF IN RECENTLY PASSED BIPARTISAN APPROPRIATIONS PACKAGE

Following Their Push, Reps Secure Major Boost For National Technical Institute For The Deaf At RIT, An Increase Of More Than $7 Million Compared To Last Year Schumer, Gillibrand, Morelle: Funding Will Give Deaf And Hard-Of-Hearing New Yorkers The Support, Education, & Training To Find Jobs And Succeed U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Congressman Joseph Morelle announced that following their push, the recently-passed government funding … Continue Reading


03.22.22

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $4 MILLION FOR ITHACA & TOMPKINS COUNTY LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN OMNIBUS SPENDING PACKAGE; FUNDING WILL REPLACE CRUMBLING BRIDGES, BOLSTER DOWNTOWN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND ACCELERATE ITHACA’S GREEN ENERGY GOALS

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that the City of Ithaca and communities in Tompkins County will receive over $4 million in funding from the recently passed omnibus funding package for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 for critical local projects. "From replacing deteriorated bridges to spurring economic development downtown and accelerating Ithaca's clean energy goals in the fight against climate change, these projects will boost Tompkins C… Continue Reading


03.22.22

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE LEGISLATION TO REAUTHORIZE ERIE CANALWAY NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR FOR 15-YEAR EXTENSION

Schumer, Gillibrand Bill Would Also Increase the Corridor's Funding Cap to $18 Million U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are announcing the introduction of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Act, legislation that would extend the canalway's authorization as a National Heritage Area (NHA) for the next fifteen years, through FY 2037. Currently, Congress reauthorizes NHAs in two-year periods; this 15-year extension would be a long-term sol… Continue Reading


03.22.22

SCHUMER SECURES $800,000 FOR BUFFALO’S MICHIGAN STREET AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE CORRIDOR TO REVITALIZE HISTORIC BAPTIST CHURCH, PRESERVE LANDMARKS TO WESTERN NY’S CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY, & SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH IN BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE NEIGHBORHOOD

The Michigan Street Baptist Church Has Been At The Heart Of The African American Community For Nearly 200 Years; But Blight, Red Lining, And Underinvestment Caused The Surrounding Neighborhood, Including The Baptist Church & Other Culturally Significant Landmarks, To Fall Into Disrepair Senator Delivers $800k To Restore Historic Sites, Create Jobs, & Boost Investment Along The Corridor Schumer: Buffalo's Michigan St. Corridor Is A National Treasure, And This Funding Will Help Preserv… Continue Reading


03.21.22

AFTER HUDDLE WITH BUTTIGIEG, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES I-81 CONSTRUCTION IS ON THE FAST-TRACK WITH A CRITICAL APPROVAL OFFICIALLY IMMINENT; SENATOR PUSHES FOR NEXT PHASE, CITES BILLIONS FROM BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW THAT 81 PROJECT & COMMUNITY CAN TAP

Schumer Just Talked With Sec. Buttigieg About Syracuse & Says I-81's Biggest Hurdle, The Essential Environmental Impact Statement, Will Be Approved Within Weeks & That Shovels & Hard Hats Are Not Far Behind Schumer Cited Billions From Bipartisan Infrastructure & Jobs Law That Will Help Keep Fed Funds For 81 Revamp Flowing To 'Cuse Once Shovels Get In Ground; Also Says Buttigieg Is Committed To Addressing Community Concerns From Housing To Environmental Needs Schumer: Feds Are H… Continue Reading


03.21.22

SCHUMER DELIVERS OVER $22 MILLION TO CAPITAL REGION LOCAL PROJECTS IN JUST-PASSED BUDGET; SENATOR REVEALS 3 MAJOR PROJECT AREAS TO EXPAND ALBANY’S NONPROFIT HUB, BOOST CRITICAL UALBANY & RPI RESEARCH, AND CREATE NEW PORT OF ALBANY TRAINING CENTER THAT WILL HELP ALBANY’S SOUTH END REACH NEW HEIGHTS

In First Omnibus As Majority Leader, Schumer Delivers BIG For Capital Region; Funding Will Support Dozens Of Community-Led Projects Senator Secures Funding To Accelerate Albany's Economic Recovery; Fed $$ Will Bolster Capital Region's Nonprofits, Boost Cutting-Edge Research, & Train the Next Generation of Albany’s Workforce For Growing Industries Like Wind Turbine Manufacturing Schumer: This $22 Million For 2022 Will Pave The Way For Capital Region’s Future Standing at the Bl… Continue Reading


03.18.22

SCHUMER, BOWMAN REVEAL: $3 MILLION EN ROUTE TO ADDRESS MT. VERNON SEWAGE CRISIS; REPS SECURED FUNDING TO HIRE ENGINEERS, ACCELERATE CRITICAL REPAIRS ON CITY’S WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE, AND FINALLY START TO CREATE THE SEWAGE SYSTEM MT. VERNON RESIDENTS DESPERATELY NEED & DESERVE

Mount Vernon's Aging Water-Sewer Infrastructure Is Costing Taxpayers Millions, Damaging The Environment And Public Health With Raw Sewage Polluting Rivers & Waste Overflowing Into People's Homes Reps Secure $3M In Federal Funding In FY22 Omnibus To Jumpstart City’s Upgrades To Sewage Infrastructure, In Tandem With Bipartisan Infrastructure Law & American Rescue Plan $$$ Will Significantly Bolster Mount Vernon’s Recovery Schumer, Bowman: Enough Is Enough. Mount Vernon’… Continue Reading


03.18.22

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, MORELLE SECURE $83 MILLION BOOST IN FUNDING FOR ROCHESTER LASER LAB IN THE RECENTLY PASSED BIPARTISAN SPENDING PACKAGE FOR FY2022; FUNDING WILL BOOST CUTTING EDGE ENERGY RESEARCH, STRENGTHEN NATIONAL SECURITY, & ENSURE NEW YORK CONTINUES TO LEAD IN INNOVATION

Following Their Push, Reps Secure Boost For U Of R's Laser Lab, An Increase Of $1 Million Compared To Last Year Bipartisan Funding Will Help Support Nearly 900 Jobs In Rochester & Throughout Upstate New York Schumer, Gillibrand, Morelle: Funding Will Keep Rochester Laser Lab Focused On Keeping America As World Leader In Nuclear Stewardship & Research U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Congressman Joseph Morelle announced they have s… Continue Reading


03.17.22

FOLLOWING HIS VISIT TO YONKERS LAST JULY, SCHUMER DELIVERS ON HIS PROMISE, SECURING NEARLY $1 MILLION TO UPGRADE CITY’S SOLE MATERNITY UNIT, IMPROVING HEALTH EQUITY FOR ALL WESTCHESTER MOTHERS – PARTICULARILY MOTHERS OF COLOR, WHO ARE OVER A QUARTER OF ST. JOHN’S RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL’S MATERNAL PATIENTS; SENATOR SECURES FUNDING IN BUDGET TO COMBAT MATERNAL HEALTH CRISIS

Senator Schumer Secures Almost $1 Million for St. John's Riverside Hospital Maternity Unit Upgrade - New Equipment & New Programs Focused On Black Maternal Health U.S. Expectant Mothers Are Dying At Highest Rate In Developed World; Black Moms 3X More Likely To Die From Pregnancy & Over Twice As Likely To Have Birth Complications; 28% Of Hospital's Maternal Patients Are Mothers Of Color    After fighting alongside advocates, frontline workers, and local officials at St. … Continue Reading


03.17.22

SCHUMER DELIVERS HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO FORT TICONDEROGA TO RESTORE NATIONAL LANDMARK’S CRUMBLING WALLS; FUNDING WILL BOOST ESSENTIAL REHABILITATION OF NEARLY 250 YEAR OLD HISTORIC SITE, BOLSTER TOURISM FOR ESSEX COUNTY, & PRESERVE CRITICAL PIECE OF OUR NATION’S HERITAGE

Schumer-Secured Funding Will Ensure A Significant National Historical Site & One Of The Biggest North Country Economic Drivers Continues To Be Enjoyed By Families, Students, And Thousands Of Visitors Schumer: Fort Ticonderoga Is A National Treasure And This Funding Will Help Preserve Its History For Generations To Come Following years of advocacy for preserving Fort Ticonderoga, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer today announced he has secured $500,000 for the restoration and… Continue Reading

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