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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
Date Title
Issue Position: Homeland Security and Crime
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
Aug. 27, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Urge FEMA to Reconsider Decision to Deny Steuben County Federal Disaster Assistance for Major June Storm
Aug. 27, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Reconsidering Decision to Deny Steuben County Federal Disaster Assistance for Major June Storm
Aug. 26, 2014 Schumer Announces Secretary of Defense Has Recommended That WWI Hero, Sgt Henry Johnson, Recieve Long-Awaited, and Unjustly Denied, Medal of Honor
Aug. 22, 2014 After Push by Schumer, Fitbit Announces New Privacy Policies Aimed at Protecting Personal Health Data
Aug. 22, 2014 Letter in Support of Fort Drum
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer: DEA Approval of Fed Intervention is Critical to Rein In Epidemic of Abuse & Preserve Appropriate Patient Access
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce More than $23,000 in Federal Funding for Minoa Fire Department
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $80,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Two North Country Farms
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $640,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Five Farms & Small Businesses in Rochester Finger Lakes Region
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Over $24,000 in Value-Added Producer Grant Funding for Farmiemarket Online in Albany County
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $50,000 Value-Added Producer Grant for 5 Spoke Creamery in Orange County
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Nearly $500,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Three Farms in Central New York & Empire Brewery in Syracuse
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Elmira Corning Regional Airport to Receive Over $2.7 Million in Federal Funding
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $50,000 Value-Added Producer Grant for Evans Farmhouse Creamery in Chenango County
Aug. 19, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $130,500 Federal Grant for Ticonderoga Municipal Airport
Aug. 19, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $450,000 in USDA Value-Added Producer Grants for Niagara County
Aug. 19, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $120,000 for Research and Development to Help Improve Mohawk Valley Craft Brewing Industry
Aug. 19, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins & Collins Help Secure Over $1.347 Million for NFTA Projects at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Aug. 19, 2014 Tonko, Schumer, Gillibrand, Announce Nearly $900,000 to Fund New Plane De-Icing Equipment at Albany International Airport
Aug. 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei, Miner Announce More than $1.7 Million in Federal Funding for Syracuse Hancock Airport
Aug. 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $275,000 in USDA Rural Business Funding to Support Hudson Valley Businesses
Aug. 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $23,000 for Virgil Fire Department in Cortland County
Aug. 18, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - Raise Awareness of Higher Education Tax Credits
Aug. 15, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - TAACCCT Grant for SUNY
Aug. 15, 2014 Schumer Launches Push to Secure Fed Funds to Establish Program at North Country Community College
Aug. 15, 2014 Schumer Calls for over $240K in Federal Funding to Expand Security Camera Network
Aug. 14, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Nearly $110,000 in Federal Funding for Tully Joint Fire District
Aug. 14, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $69,000 in Federal Funds for Naples Fire Department in Ontario County to Fill a Gap and Provide Needed Radios to Equip All Department Firefighters
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Cleanup of the Diaz Chemical Superfund Site in Holley, NY
Aug. 14, 2014 Schumer Launches Two-Pronged Plan to Increase Funding For Superfund Program
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts
Aug. 14, 2014 Schumer: New Tryon Business Park & Incubator Could Transform Fulton County Economy
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Sanford Blitz, Federal Co-Chair of the Northern Border Regional Commission - New Tryon Business Park & Incubator
Aug. 14, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce over $117M in Federal Sandy Funding for NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation for Repairs to Bellevue Hospital
Aug. 14, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $100,000 for Rapids Volunteer Fire Department in Niagara County
Aug. 13, 2014 Schumer: Idling Garbage Trains Must Soon Be a Thing of the Past for Depew Residents
Aug. 13, 2014 Letter to Michael Ward, CEO of CSX - Idling Garbage Trains
Aug. 12, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Looming Shortage of Doxycycline, Used to Treat Lyme Disease
Aug. 12, 2014 Senator Calls on FDA to Investigate Current Situation, Proactively Address Drug Shortages
Aug. 11, 2014 Schumer Reveals: Amazingly, FDA Refuses to Investigate Palcohol - Powdered Alcohol - An Obviously Dangerous New Product
Aug. 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Edwards, President of the NYS Liquor Store Association, and Michael Correra, Executive Director of Metropolitan Package Store Association - Palcohol (Powdered Alcohol)
Aug. 11, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $270,000 for Rochester Area Fire Departments
Aug. 10, 2014 Schumer Reveals: Without Their Knowledge, FitBit Bracelets & Smartphone Apps Are Tracking User's Movements and Health Data That Could Be Sold to Third Parties; Calls for FTC to Require Mandatory "Opt-Out" Opportunity Before Any Personal Data Can Be Sold
Aug. 8, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $1 Million for Critical Water Infrastructure for Town of Sandy Creek in Oswego County
Aug. 8, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $14,000 for Duanesburg Volunteer Fire District in Schenectady County
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