Press Releases

04.11.22

SCHUMER PERSONALLY BRINGS DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER TO SEE FIRST-HAND HOW THE FINGER LAKES REGION IS PRIMED TO POWER NEXT GENERATION OF RESEARCH AND GOOD-PAYING TECH JOBS; WITH BILLIONS FOR NSF ON THE HORIZON, SCHUMER PUSHES FEDS TO INVEST IN ROCHESTER

Schumer Doubles Down On Boosting Rochester As A Tech Research Hub; Following His Invitation, Senator Brings NSF Top Brass To University of Rochester To See How Finger Lakes Region Can Drive American Innovation and Jobs Schumer's U.S. Innovation & Competition Act Is Slated To Significantly Increase Federal Investment In Research And Workers, Strengthen Domestic Manufacturing To Fix Supply Chains And Lower Costs for Working Families Schumer To National Science Foundation: From Rochester Las… Continue Reading


04.11.22

SCHUMER, STANDING SHOULDER TO SHOULDER WITH ROCHESTER VETERANS, DEMANDS PASSAGE OF NEW LEGISLATION TO FINALLY EXTEND VA CARE TO VETERANS EXPOSED TO BURN PITS & OTHER TOXINS; SCHUMER SAYS HE WILL FORCE A VOTE & GET COVERAGE FOR THE TENS OF THOUSANDS EXPOSED NY VETERANS

Toxins In Burn Pit Smoke Can Have Long Term Health Effects From Cancers To Respiratory Illnesses, But Veterans Struggle To Receive Coverage & Have Claims Denied For These Conditions Linked To Burn Pit Exposure Senator Says Honoring Our PACT Act Will Cut Red Tape So Vets Exposed To Environmental Hazards Can Get Their Health Care Benefits; Schumer Promises To Bring Bill For A Vote This Congress. Every Member Will Have to Go on the Record And Show How Much They Really Support Veterans Schume… Continue Reading


04.11.22

AFTER SECURING WESTERN NEW YORK’S SPOT ON THE SHORTLIST FOR THE EDA’S POTENTIAL $100 MILLION REGIONAL CHALLENGE AWARD SCHUMER DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS EFFORT TO SECURE WESTERN NEW YORK AS AMERICA’S NEXT MAJOR MANUFACTURING & TECH HUB

After Schumer Lobbied Commerce Secretary Raimondo Directly To Advocate For Buffalo, WNY; Advanced Manufacturing Proposal Was Selected For Final Round To Compete For Up To A $100 Million Grant To Transform The WNY Economy With Major Tech Hub Funding From Schumer's U.S. Innovation & Competition Act In The Works, Senator Says WNY Must Strike While The Iron Is Hot To Bolster Its Tech Infrastructure and Workforce To Bring Manufacturing Back to the U.S. Schumer: WNY's Selection As One Of Nation… Continue Reading


04.08.22

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $18.6 MILLION IN FED FUNDS FOR JAMAICA BAY’S STONY CREEK MARSH RESTORATION; PROJECT WILL RESTORE MARSH, SPUR HABITAT, HELP CLEAN WATERWAYS & PROTECT COMMUNITIES FROM EXTREME WEATHER

In Letter To OMB & Army Corps, Schumer & Gillibrand Pushed To Fully Fund The Jamaica Bay Stony Creek Marsh Island Project; OMB & USACE Then Included The Funding In Their 2023 Work Plan Vital Funding Will Be Used For Design & Construction Work Today U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $18.61 million in funding they secured for the Jamaica Bay Stony Creek Marsh Island restoration in the 2023 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (Bipartisan Infrastruct… Continue Reading


04.07.22

FOLLOWING HIS PERSONAL INVITATION & LONGSTANDING ADVOCACY FOR ROCHESTER-FINGER LAKES TECH ECONOMY, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES HE WILL BRING THE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER NEXT WEEK; WITH MAJOR FUNDING FOR NSF ON THE HORIZON, SCHUMER PUSHES FEDS TO INVEST IN ROCHESTER AND PUT THE FINGER LAKES REGION AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE GLOBAL TECH RACE

Schumer Doubles Down On Boosting Rochester As A Tech Center; Will Personally Bring NSF Top Brass To University of Rochester To See How The Finger Lakes Region Can Drive American Tech Leadership Schumer's U.S. Innovation & Competition Act Is Slated To Make Major Investments In NSF And Tech Hubs, And Grow NY Tech Companies, And Manufacturing Schumer To National Science Foundation: Come See For Yourself Everything Rochester Has To Offer - From Laser Lab To A Topnotch Tech Workforce - The Fing… Continue Reading


04.07.22

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $25 MILLION FOR GLOBALFOUNDRIES AND PSIQUANTUM TO DEVELOP THE NEXT GENERATION OF QUANTUM COMPUTERS AT ROME AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB & MALTA CAMPUS; FED FUNDING WILL STRENGTHEN NATIONAL SECURITY, SUPERCHARGE U.S. TECHNOLOGICAL COMPETITIVENESS & ENSURE UPSTATE NEW YORK CONTINUES TO LEAD QUANTUM TECHNOLOGY

Expanded Partnership Between GlobalFoundries & PsiQuantum Will Develop Next Generation Of Photonic Quantum Computing System Senator Secures Funding To Advance Quantum Computing & Cyber Capabilities Over China; Funding Will Boost The Mohawk Valley & Capital Region Economy, Create Jobs, Bolster National Security Schumer: Upstate New York Is Leading The World In Quantum Computing & Tech Of The Future U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer today announced $25 million in fe… Continue Reading


04.07.22

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $25 MILLION FOR GLOBALFOUNDRIES AND PSIQUANTUM TO DEVELOP THE NEXT GENERATION OF QUANTUM COMPUTERS AT ROME AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB & MALTA CAMPUS; FED FUNDING WILL STRENGTHEN NATIONAL SECURITY, SUPERCHARGE U.S. TECHNOLOGICAL COMPETITIVENESS & ENSURE UPSTATE NEW YORK CONTINUES TO LEAD QUANTUM TECHNOLOGY

Expanded Partnership Between GlobalFoundries & PsiQuantum Will Develop Next Generation Of Photonic Quantum Computing System Senator Secures Funding To Advance Quantum Computing & Cyber Capabilities Over China; Funding Will Boost The Mohawk Valley & Capital Region Economy, Create Jobs, Bolster National Security Schumer: Upstate New York Is Leading The World In Quantum Computing & Tech Of The Future U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer today announced $25 million in fe… Continue Reading


04.06.22

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, JONES ANNOUNCE OVER $2.2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL FOR COVID RESPONSE

NY Hospitals Heroically Responded To COVID Outbreak, Ripping Holes In Their Budgets To Obtain PPE, Cleaning/Disinfecting Facilities, Testing, And More Reps Say FEMA Funding - At A 100% Federal Cost Share - Will Reimburse Hospital For Costs Related to Pandemic Response In Northern Westchester Schumer, Gillibrand, Jones: Fed Funding Will Keep Hudson Valley Hospital Strong & Communities Safe U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and Congressman M… Continue Reading


04.06.22

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES OVER $1.2 MILLION TO EXPAND HEALTHCARE SERVICES IN RURAL SOUTHERN TIER & UNDERSERVED ROCHESTER NEIGHBORHOODS; SENATOR DELIVERS NEW PUBLIC HEALTH AMERICORPS FUNDING THROUGH THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN TO BOLSTER UPSTATE NEW YORK’S HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE AND BUILD NEXT GENERATION OF HEALTH LEADERS

Schumer-Negotiated American Rescue Plan Included $400 Million Investment in AmeriCorps And CDC To Bolster Public Health AmeriCorps Program Now Thanks To Senator's Advocacy, Over 60 AmeriCorps Members Will Be Added To Southern Tier And Rochester To Meet Public Health Needs U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer today announced over $1.2 million in funding to bolster Upstate New York's access to healthcare in underserved areas. Specifically, the Rural Health Network of South Central NY… Continue Reading


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

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