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Chuck Schumer's Public Statements

Full Name: Charles 'Chuck' E. Schumer
Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Sr, Democratic Majority Policy Committee Chair
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Iris; 2 Children: Jessica, Alison
Birth Date: 11/23/1950
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Religion: Jewish
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Schumer: Binghamton University & Partners Have Received Final $2 Million Federal Infrastructure Award to Create First-Ever High Tech Incumbator in Southern Tier Investment Will Help Develop New High-Tech Companies, Create and Support Hundreds of Jobs in Region
Issue Position: Homeland Security and Crime
Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
July 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Electric Transmission Lines
July 21, 2014 Schumer Calls on Congressional Colleagues to Reach Agreement This Week to Avoid Highway Trust Fund Insolvency; Would Help NYSDOT & Long Island Localities Fund Deficient Bridge Repair Projects & Reduce Risk of Widespread Closures, Worse Emergency Response Times, and Bigger Burden on Taxpayers
July 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Engel Announce, After Their Push, City of New Rochelle Will Receive More Than $1.4 Million in FEMA Funding To Repair Damages to Municipal Marina and Docks Damaged By Hurricane Sandy
July 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $140,000 for Coventry Emergency Squad
July 21, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Russian Trade Practices
July 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $7 Million In Federal Funding For Sandy-Related Sewage Decontamination At 392 Homes Throughout Nassau County
July 18, 2014 West Seneca Fire District Will Use Funds to Purchase Mobile Radio Units to Allow Better Communication Between Emergency Dispatchers & Firefighters
July 18, 2014 Schumer: Re-Authorizing Ex-Im Bank Means Job Growth & Preservation on Long Island
July 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $200,000 in Anti-Crime Funding for City of Rochester
July 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand: Funding Is Critical for Lockheed Martin Owego, At The Forefront Of Two of The Most Important Helicopter Programs In World
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
July 17, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
July 17, 2014 Schumer: RIT Will Be Able To Create Jobs, Invest in New Technology & Continue To Keep Our Troops Safe
July 17, 2014 Schumer: House Should Follow the Senate's Lead and Pass Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension
July 17, 2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act
July 17, 2014 $225,000 for Olive Fire Department and the Funds Marbletown First Aid Unit in Unster County - Will Be Used To Purchase Critical Equipment
July 17, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Key Committee Includes Additional $450 Million In Funds For Lockheed Martin Owego's Combat Rescue & Marine One Helicopters Has Cleared Key Senate Hurdle
July 17, 2014 After Schumer Push, Feds Have Proposed A Rule To Phase-Out or Retrofit These Dangerous Tank Cars, Currently Undergoing Review At Fed. Office of Management & Budget -- Schumer Calls on New OMB Director Donovan To Finish Review ASAP
July 16, 2014 Cortlandville Fire District in Cortland County and Dryden Fire Department in Tompkins County Receive Funds To Replace Breathing Apparatuses
July 16, 2014 Schumer Pushes for This Coming August 7th to Be "National Lighthouse & Lighthouse Preservation Day"; Lighthouses Act of 1789 Extended Federal Control & Funding to Lighthouses--Was Signed by George Washington 225 Years Ago on August 7th
July 16, 2014 Boxer, Schumer Announce GM Endorsement of Legislation to Ban Rental Car Companies from Renting or Selling Recalled Vehicles
July 16, 2014 King, Collins, Schumer Introduce Resolution to Designate August 7th, 2014 as National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day
July 16, 2014 Schumer Reveals 22 Companies in Western NY, 11 in Hudson Valley, 12 in Southern Tier, 11 in Capital Region, 17 in Rochester-Finger Lakes, 7 in North Country, 22 in Central New York & 14 on Long Island Have Shipped Jobs Overseas & Would Be Encouraged To Bring Jobs Back
July 16, 2014 Schumer: GM's Support for Our Bill Shows the Real Danger of Having Defective Cars on the Road and Opens Door for Other Manufacturers to Endorse the Bill and Keep Consumers Safe
July 15, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality
July 15, 2014 Middleburgh Fire Dept. in Schoharie County to Use Funds to Purchase New Turnout Gear & Thermal Cameras to Help Firefighters See Better in Smoky Environments
July 15, 2014 Coxsackie Fire Dept. in Greene County to Use Funds to Buy New Compressor System --Will Fill Air Tanks to Keep Firefighters Safe
July 14, 2014 d. Export-Import Bank A Critical Tool For Small, Medium & Large Manufacturers in Albany, Schenectady & Troy To Ship Products Abroad & Create Jobs At Home -- Ex-Im Bank Supports Dozens of Businesses in Area
July 14, 2014 St. John Fisher's Wegmans School of Nursing to Use Funds for Training Primary Care Family Nurses -- New Practitioners Will Work in Underserved, Rural Areas; Federal Funds Are First of Two Installments -- Another $363K to Come Next Year for Additional Nurse Training
July 14, 2014 Fed. Export-Import Bank A Critical Tool For Small, Medium & Large Manufacturers in Albany, Schenectady & Troy To Ship Products Abroad & Create Jobs At Home -- Ex-Im Bank Supports Dozens of Businesses in Area
July 14, 2014 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014
July 14, 2014 Schumer Launches Push To Help Empire Brewing Company Expand & Bring on New Employees -- New Bottling Plant Would Fuel Empire Brewing's Growth and Bring Their Craft Beer to Consumers in Bottles for the First Time
July 14, 2014 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014
July 14, 2014 Schumer: Keep Downtown's Empire Brewery Overflowing With Jobs
July 14, 2014 St. John Fisher's Wegmans School of Nursing to Use Funds for Training Primary Care Family Nurses -- New Practitioners Will Work in Underserved, Rural Areas
July 10, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Senate Passage of Bill to Create Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks
July 10, 2014 Schumer: For Long Island Beach-Goers, It's Not Always a "Day at the Beach'- Federal Investment Is Critical Aid to Municipalities In Effort to Protect Swimmers from Harmful Bacteria
July 10, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Senate Passage of Bill to Create Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks
July 10, 2014 Graham, Menendez, Ayotte and Schumer Introduce Resolution Expressing U.S. Support for Israel
July 10, 2014 Letter to Gaston Pearce, Chairman of the NLRB
July 10, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski, Schumer, Gillibrand Laud Senate Passage of Bill to Honor Harriet Tubman
July 9, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance Program
July 9, 2014 Schumer: Acceptance Into "Small Starts" Program A Great Start For Future BRT Line
July 9, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - China's Currency Manipulation
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