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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
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: Education
Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Issue Position: Homeland Security and Crime
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. 15, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - TAACCCT Grant for SUNY
Aug. 15, 2014 Schumer Calls for over $240K in Federal Funding to Expand Security Camera Network
Aug. 15, 2014 Schumer Launches Push to Secure Fed Funds to Establish Program at North Country Community College
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, Gillibrand Announce over $117M in Federal Sandy Funding for NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation for Repairs to Bellevue Hospital
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: New Tryon Business Park & Incubator Could Transform Fulton County Economy
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 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $100,000 for Rapids Volunteer Fire Department in Niagara County
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts
Aug. 14, 2014 Schumer Launches Two-Pronged Plan to Increase Funding For Superfund Program
Aug. 13, 2014 Letter to Michael Ward, CEO of CSX - Idling Garbage Trains
Aug. 13, 2014 Schumer: Idling Garbage Trains Must Soon Be a Thing of the Past for Depew Residents
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 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 Reveals: Amazingly, FDA Refuses to Investigate Palcohol - Powdered Alcohol - An Obviously Dangerous New Product
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: Re-Authorizing Ex-Im Bank Means Job Growth for Allegany County
Aug. 8, 2014 Schumer: Re-Authorizing Ex-Im Bank Means Job Growth for Cattaraugus County & Region
Aug. 8, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $14,000 for Duanesburg Volunteer Fire District in Schenectady County
Aug. 8, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $3.7 Million in Federal Funds Awarded to University of Rochester for Critical Cancer Research
Aug. 8, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Over $500,000 Grant and Nearly $2,000,000 Total Investment for Water Infrastructure in Oswego County
Aug. 8, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $1 Million for Critical Water Infrastructure for Town of Sandy Creek in Oswego County
Aug. 6, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $1.4 Million in Federal Funds Though Agriculture for Two Genesee County Water Projects
Aug. 6, 2014 Schumer Announces Telephonics Corporation Awarded U.S Air Force Contract Worth $13 Million for Innovative Radar Technology to Ensure Positive Identification of Civilian Aircraft
Aug. 6, 2014 Schumer Annouces $1.1 Million in Funding for United Way of Long Island's Youthbuild Program
Aug. 6, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Urge White House Council on Environmental Quality to Take Immediate Action in Remedying Asian Carp Crisis in Great Lakes
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to Michael Botticelli, National Director of Drug Control Policy - Drug Trafficking
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to Williams, Assistant Secretary of the Economic Development Agency
Aug. 4, 2014 Schumer: WNY Families of Children with Special Needs Should Have Help Affording Care & Saving for the Future
Aug. 4, 2014 Schumer Says that the FAA & Commerce Dept. -- Which is Expected to Be Charged With Developing Drone Privacy Guidelines -- Must Act Quickly in 2014 & Provide Protections for Privacy and Physical Safety of NYC Residents; Hobby & Commercial Drone Usage Has Drastically Increased in Recent Months Following a Court Case Limiting the FAA's Ability to Regulate
Aug. 4, 2014 Letter to the Federal Aviation Administration - Commercial Drones
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Braddock Bay Restoration Project
Aug. 1, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $2.8 Million for Southern Tier Airports
July 31, 2014 Letter to Michael Ward, CEO of CSX - Garbage Smell in Depew
July 31, 2014 Schumer: USDA to Begin Second Round of Soliciting Proposals from Greek Yogurt Makers for 12-State USDA Greek Yogurt Pilot Program - NY Greek Yogurt Producers Can Apply Starting August 7th
July 31, 2014 Letter to Anthony Fox, Secretary of the Department of Transportation
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Gross, Asian Carp Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality - Asian Carp
July 29, 2014 On Eve of 49th Anniversary of Medicare, Senate Democrats Highlight New Data on Medicare Savings
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