Press Releases

09.01.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $200K IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR FOUR CENTRAL NEW YORK FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Funding Will Be Used To Purchase Safety Equipment & Protective Gear For Firefighters U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $196,521 in federal funding for four fire departments in Central New York. The funding was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Specifically, the Homer Fire Department in Cortland County will receive $13,567 in funding to purchase a new washing and drying machine to preven… Continue Reading


09.01.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $1.8 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE SUPPORT PROGRAMS IN NYC

Department of Justice Funds Awarded to NYC Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, NY Legal Assistance Group & Shalom Task Force Funding Will Provide Resources to Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence & Stalking; Awardees Provide Services to LGBTQ Victims, Latina & Asian Immigrant Victims, Chassidic & Orthodox Jewish Victims U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1.8 million in federal Department of Justice (DOJ) fundi… Continue Reading


09.01.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $14 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS TO SUPPORT HOMELESS VETERAN FAMILIES IN NEW YORK CITY AND ON LONG ISLAND

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Grants Help Low-Income, At-Risk Veteran Families By Providing Them With Services to Prevent Homelessness Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Funds for HELP Social Service Corporation; Samaritan Daytop Village; Jericho Project; Volunteers of America-Greater NY; Services for the UnderServed; Black Veterans for Social Justice; Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $14,074,580 in federal funding… Continue Reading


09.01.16

SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO DOUBLE DOWN ON OPPOSITION TO RESTRICTIVE CANADIAN TRADE POLICIES THREATENING NY DAIRY PRODUCERS; SENATOR SAYS NEW DAIRY-PRICING RULES ARE SOUR AND FEDS NEED TO ACT NOW

Harmful New Regulations In Canada Penalize Canadian Dairy Processors For Using Imported American Milk - Many Farmers Throughout NY Depend On Dairy Exports, But New Canadian Limitations on Milk Imports Could Put Farmers, Coops and Companies at Risk In March, Schumer Urged Agriculture Secretary and US Trade Representative to Protect Upstate NY Dairy Farmers - Now, Schumer Demands Investigation Into Whether New Policy May Run Afoul of US-Canadian Trade Agreements Schumer: Feds Must Ensure Canadia… Continue Reading


09.01.16

FOLLOWING THIRD TRAIN-RELATED FATALITY IN KINGSTON AREA OVER 10-MONTH PERIOD, SCHUMER CALLS ON FEDERALLY-FUNDED OPERATION LIFESAVER INC. TO BRING TRAIN SAFETY PROGRAMS TO ULSTER COUNTY – SENATOR SAYS EDUCATION & AWARENESS ARE KEY TO KEEPING RESIDENTS SAFE AROUND TRACKS & RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Last Week, 15-Year-Old Kingston Resident Was Killed By A CSX Train - Accident Is Third Fatality In Less Than 1 Year; Fed. Railroad Administration Is Currently Reviewing Additional Safety Measures To Implement At Area Rail Crossings - But Schumer Says Education Is Also Key To Keeping People Safe Around Tracks Schumer Urges Operation Lifesaver, Inc. – Federally-Funded Non-Profit – To Bring Awareness Programs & Training To Local Community; As Advanced Technology Helps Build Quiete… Continue Reading


08.31.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS TO SUPPORT HOMELESS VETERAN FAMILIES IN CENTRAL NEW YORK AND THE NORTH COUNTRY

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Grants Help Low-Income, At-Risk Veteran Families By Providing Them With Services to Prevent Homelessness Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Funds For Catholic Charities of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse & The Utica Center for Development, Inc. U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,051,933 in federal funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for two organizations in the Central New York and North Country … Continue Reading


08.31.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $3 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS TO SUPPORT HOMELESS VETERAN FAMILIES ACROSS ROCHESTER-FINGER LAKES AND WESTERN NEW YORK REGIONS

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Grants Help Low-Income, At-Risk Veteran Families By Providing Them With Services to Prevent Homelessness Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Funds for Veterans Outreach Center, Inc. & Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc., Which Serve Rochester & Western NY Communities U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $3,168,072 in federal funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for two organizations in the Rochester-Finger Lak… Continue Reading


08.31.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $35K IN FED FUNDING FOR TERRY’S CORNERS VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY IN NIAGARA COUNTY

Federal Funding For Terry's Corners Volunteer Fire Company Will Be Used To Improve Recruitment & Retention of Firefighters U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $35,764 in federal funding for the Terry's Corners Volunteer Fire Company in Niagara County. This funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program. These funds will allow the Terry’s Corners … Continue Reading


08.31.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $300K IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR 3 SOUTHERN TIER FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Fire Depts. In Steuben, Broome & Allegany Counties Will Use Funding to Purchase Critical Equipment To Keep Firefighters Safe U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $308,740 in federal funding for three fire departments in the Southern Tier. This federal funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Specifically, the Savona Fire Department in Steuben County will receive $70,111 to purchase … Continue Reading


08.31.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $973,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR TWO LONG ISLAND FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Federal funding for East Rockaway & Port Washington Fire Depts. will be used for recruitment and training Long Island, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $973,580 in federal funding for the East Rockaway Fire Department and Port Washington Fire Department in Nassau County. The money was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program. Specifically, East Rockaway … Continue Reading


08.31.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $930,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR FDNY FOUNDATION IN NYC

Federal Funding For FDNY Foundation Will Be Used For Fire Prevention In At-Risk Communities And Educating The Public On Fire Hazards, And Disaster Preparedness New York, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $937,905 in federal funding for the FDNY Foundation Inc. based in New York City. The money was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) grant program. FDNY Foundation will receive this fun… Continue Reading


08.31.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE NEARLY $2 MILLION IN FED FUNDS FOR SYRACUSE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Federal Funding Will Be Used to Hire 12 New Firefighters U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,991,532 in federal funding for the Syracuse Fire Department in Onondaga County. 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 Syracuse Fire Department to expand its emergency services capabilities by hiring 12 new firefighters. "The me… Continue Reading


08.31.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, ENGEL, LOWEY & MALONEY URGE U.S. COAST GUARD TO EXTEND COMMENT PERIOD FOR PROPOSED ANCHORAGE AREAS FOR LARGE VESSELS AND BARGES ALONG THE HUDSON RIVER

With comment period scheduled to end Sept 7th, Members seek additional opportunity for local residents & public officials to voice any environmental, safety & regional economic concerns Hudson Valley, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representatives Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey, and Sean Patrick Maloney urged the U.S. Coast Guard to extend the public comment period for the proposed plan to add ten new designated anchorage areas along the Hudson River. … Continue Reading


08.30.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $150,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR TWO HUDSON VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Funding will be used to purchase new equipment for firefighters U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $151,569 in federal funding for the White Lake Fire District and the Larchmont Fire Department. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Specifically, the White Lake Fire District in Sullivan County will use the funding to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBAs). The… Continue Reading


08.30.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $480K IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR SULLIVAN COUNTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Federal Dept. of Transportation Grant Funds Critical Infrastructure Improvements U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $481,200 in federal funding for Sullivan County International Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, the funding will be used to install an emergency generator, which will provide power to the runway lighting system in the event of a power out… Continue Reading


08.30.16

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, FOLLOWING HIS PUSH, HIGH TECH OF ROCHESTER WILL RECEIVE $2.6 MILLION IN CRITICAL FED FUNDS THAT WILL HELP MAKE NEW BUSINESS ACCELERATOR AT REDEVELOPED SIBLEY BUILDING A REALITY – PROEJCT WILL ALLOW INCUBATOR TO HOUSE HIGH-TECH START-UP COMPANIES LOOKING TO CREATE THOUSANDS OF JOBS

In 2015, Schumer Secured More Than $40 Million In "New Markets Tax Credits" To Complete Massive Sibley Construction Plan To Revitalize Downtown Rochester - In June, Senator Urged Economic Development Administration (EDA) To Approve $2.6 Million For High Tech Of Rochester's (HTR) Business Accelerator Schumer Says These Critical Fed Funds Will Now Enable HTR To Construct 6th Floor Of The Sibley Building - Business Accelerator Will BeAn Anchor In Newly Renovated Sibley Building &&nbs… Continue Reading


08.29.16

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $2.5 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ELMIRA/CORNING REGIONAL AIRPORT

Federal Dept. of Transportation Grant Will Be Used to Fund Critical Airport Upgrades U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $2,598,008 in federal funding for the Elmira/Corning Regional Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Program. Specifically, the funding will be used to construct a taxiway and rehabilitate an apron, the area of an airport where an aircraft parks. "Our … Continue Reading


08.29.16

AFTER SIGNIFICANT JOB LOSS, DUE TO DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE’S SUPPLY-RELATED STOP SHIPMENT ORDERS, SENATOR SCHUMER SUCCESSFULLY PUSHED DOD TO RESOLVE ISSUE WITH AMPHENOL, REINSTATING NEARLY 100 JOBS; AGREEMENT WILL ALSO PAVE THE WAY FOR GROWTH IN SOUTHERN TIER

Amphenol is Critical to the Southern Tier Economy and to the Nation's Defense; Schumer Lobbied Top Brass To Immediately Intervene And Work Directly With Company Schumer Sliced Through Red Tape That Was Choking Off Amphenol Jobs During a visit to Sidney, NY, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today joined Amphenol Corporation CEO Adam Norwitt to announce that Amphenol employees have returned to work now that the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) "stop ship" order has officially been lifted. Schume… Continue Reading


08.29.16

SCHUMER STANDS WITH ROCHESTER FIREFIGHTERS AT TRUCK 4 FIRE HOUSE TO LAUNCH A MAJOR PUSH TO CREATE FIRST-EVER NATIONAL FIREFIGHTER CANCER REGISTRY; FIREFIGHTERS’ CANCER RISK CAN BE DOUBLE THAT OF OTHERS DUE TO EXPOSURE TO TOXIC CHEMICALS—BUT NO REGISTRY TO TRACK & PREVENT CANCER IN FIREFIGHTERS HAS EVER EXISTED; THOUSANDS OF ROCHESTER FIREFIGHTERS WOULD BENEFIT

New Legislation Would, For The First Time Ever, Create A National Registry That Will Help Medical Professionals More Effectively Track And Treat Firefighters With Cancer; Firefighters Are Exposed To A Range Of Harmful Toxins And May Be At Increased Cancer Risk Senator Says Legislation Could Help Save The Lives Of Our Brave Firefighters Who Put Their Life On The Line Everyday Schumer: Our Rochester Firefighters Protect Us, So We Need To Protect Them Surrounded by dozens of local Rochester fir… Continue Reading


08.29.16

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES: NEW ERA WILL MANUFACTURE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE CAPS IN WESTERN NEW YORK; SENATOR SAYS FIRST SIGNIFICANT CONTRACT TO MAKE FOOTBALL CAPS IS A TOUCHDOWN FOR NEW ERA, WNY’S ECONOMY & MORE

Production of NFL Caps Will Keep 250+ Employees At Derby Factory Working Year-Round; Announcement Ensures That "Made In America" Means "Made In Western New York" Schumer: Today Is A New Era For WNY During a visit to Derby, NY, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today joined New Era's President and CEO, Chris Koch, to announce that New Era will begin manufacturing its first significant run of National Football League (NFL) fan hats, starting at the end of this month. Schumer explained that the… Continue Reading

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