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Chuck Schumer's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Sr, Democratic Minority Policy Committee Chair
Date Title
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus
Jan. 21, 2016 Democratic Senators and Leading Researchers Push for Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC
Jan. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jacob Lew, Secretary, U.S. Department of Treasury - Push for Fairness in EU State Aid Investigations
Jan. 8, 2016 Letter to Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Chairman, Barbara Mikulski, Senate Appropriations Vice-Chairwoman, Roy Blunt, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommitte Appropriations Chairman, and Patty Murray, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee Appropriations Ranking Member - Funds for Research into the Causes and Prevention of Gun Violence
Jan. 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Concerning Campaign Contributions
Dec. 22, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC Action on Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
Dec. 18, 2015 Senators Warren, Blumenthal, Reid, Schumer Introduce Puerto Rico Emergency Financial Stability Act
Dec. 17, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Profound Concern over Second Iranian Ballistic Missile Test
Dec. 16, 2015 Schumer Secures Major Victory For Upstate New York And Solar City; Says Tax Extenders Package Includes Long-Term Extension Of Solar Tax Credit That Is Vital To Clean Energy, Jobs & Solar City'S Success In Wny And 1366 Technologies In Genesee County
Dec. 16, 2015 Schumer Announces More than $4.5 Million in Additional Federal Funding for Rome Labs in Just-Unveiled Omnibus Bill
Dec. 16, 2015 Schumer Announces Just-Unveiled Tax Package Would Boost Incentive for Small Biz & Family Farmers to Purchsae Equipment; Tax Benefit that Allows Them to Recover Up-Front Costs of Expensive Equipment Would be Made Permanent
Dec. 16, 2015 Schumer Announces Over $22.7 Million In Fed Funds For Mid-Tier Networking Vehicular Program For 2016; Program Will Allow Harris Radio In Rochester To Continue To Produce Devices To Help Communication And Cooperation Among Military Service Members -- Passage In Congress Would Send Legislation To President's Desk
Dec. 16, 2015 Schumer Announces Full Funding for Brookhaven'S Ion Collider & More than $125M for National Synchrotron Light Source Ii Included in Just-Unveiled Omnibus Bill; BNL's Collider is Only Remaining Atom Smasher in the Country
Dec. 15, 2015 Mayor Brown, Senator Schumer Celebrate The Return Of Vehicular Traffic To Main Street'S 500 Block
Dec. 15, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
Dec. 14, 2015 Funds For Critical Grant Program That Buys Li Volunteer Fire Departments Modern & Essential Equipment Has Been Cut; Schumer Launches Major Push--As Part Of This Week'sFinal Budget Deal--To Increase Funding So Firefighters Are Not Left Without Critical Resources
Dec. 14, 2015 Schumer: Herkimer'S Crumbling Glory Days Building Has Finally Been Demolished, But Village Lacks Resources To Remove Potentially Contaminated Debris Left Sitting At Demo Site, Which Could Pose Threat To Public Health -- Schumer Urges Feds To Immediately Visit & Investigate To Determine If Site Qualfiies For Federal Clean-Up Dollars
Dec. 14, 2015 Schumer, Cuomo Call On Feds To Close Terror Gap By Creating Protocol That Gives States Ability To Block Gun Sales To Those On Terror Watch List; Feds Must Find Way To Allow States To Act In Light Of Federal Paralysis
Dec. 11, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Secure Commitment From Chief Of The U.S. Air Force Reserve, Lieutenant General Jackson, To Visit The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station; Schumer & Gillibrand Say Seeing First-Hand The World-Class Facilities & Crews At NFARS Could Help Air Force When Deciding Where To Move The KC-135 Fleet
Dec. 10, 2015 Schumer Launches Push To Secure Critical Funding For Construction Of The New WNY Veterans' Cemetery -- While VA Has Funding Needed To Complete Design & Planning Phases Of The Project Through 2016, Subsequent Construction Phase -- Expected To Start In 2017 -- Has Not Yet Been Funded; Senator Says VA Must Prioritize First-Ever Vet Cemetery In Buffalo-Rochester Area
Dec. 10, 2015 Schumer: Jetblue Flights From Albany International Are Now Departing; Non-Stop Service To Ft. Lauderdale & Orlando Begins Today; Senator Fought To Bring Jetblue Affordable Air Service & Flights To Albany
Dec. 10, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $397,000 In Housing And Urban Development Funds For Western New York
Dec. 9, 2015 Senate Democrats Offer Plan To Enhance National Security And Defeat ISIS
Dec. 9, 2015 Unanimous Consent Request
Dec. 9, 2015 Schumer Announces, Following His Push, Congress Has Passed Sweeping Elementary & Secondary Education Act That Means Over $300 Million In Fed Funds For New York Schools -- Schumer Fought Hard To Protect Funding For Over 680 NY State Districts; Legislation Now Heads To The President's Desk For Final Signature
Dec. 9, 2015 Schumer Launches A Major Push To Restore Expired Fed Incentives For Businesses To Hire Unemployed Veterans In Upstate NY; Senator Says This Vital Tax Credit -- Which Is Included In Major Tax Bill & Could Be Voted On This Week -- Is A Proven Success In Helping Upstate Businesses Hire More Veterans
Dec. 9, 2015 New York And New Jersey Lawmakers Announce New Cyber Protection Team
Dec. 8, 2015 Student Success Act - Conference Report
Dec. 8, 2015 Schumer Meets With Amy'S Kitchen Founders To Discuss Ways To Create New Jobs In Orange County; Senator Vows To Help Company Grow Jobs & Prosper In New York
Dec. 8, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $74,000 In Housing And Urban Development Funds For Sullivan County
Dec. 8, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $137,000 In Housing And Urban Development Funds For The City Of Ithaca
Dec. 7, 2015 Schumer Announces, Following His Push, Town Of Union Will Receive Full Fed Funding For Repairs Made To Important Roadway That Was Severely Damaged In Tropical Storm Lee -- Schumer Urged Fema To Step Up To Plate & Approve Appeal After Feds Initially Denied Town Additional $100K It Desperately Needed For Repairs & Rebuilding
Dec. 7, 2015 Schumer, Booker, Amtrak Chair Announce Breakthroughs Achieved In Just-Passed Transpo Bill That Provides Clear Path To Federal Funding For Gateway Tunnel; New Law Puts Gateway On Track For Billions Of Much-Needed, Additional Federal Dollars
Dec. 7, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $150K In Housing And Urban Development Funds For The Central Ny Region
Dec. 7, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $240K In Housing And Urban Development Funds For The Rochester-Finger Lakes Region
Dec. 7, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $2.3 Million In Housing And Urban Development Funds For The Capital Region
Dec. 7, 2015 Schumer Urges Feds To Fast Track Establishment Of Tubman Park -- A Recent Agreement Between Locals And Feds Paves The Way For The Park To Become A Reality, But Doj/Doi & Nps Still Need To Complete Final Steps
Dec. 4, 2015 Following Years Of Work, Schumer Secures Major Victories For New York In Just-Passed 5-Year Transportation Bill
Dec. 2, 2015 Funds For Critical Grant Program For Upstate New York Firefighters Are Dangerously Low; Schumer Launches Major Push To Increase Funding To Help Fire Departments Buy Fire Equipment & Recruit More Firefighters
Dec. 2, 2015 Schumer Announces, After His Push, Senate & House Leaders Have Agreed To Restore Critical Transit Program Funding In Transportation Bill & Legislation Will Even Increase Program By Millions Of Dollars--A Win-Win For New York Commuters; Schumer Successfully Fought A Provision That Would Have Eliminated Program Funding & Cost NYC/LI Transit Agencies More Than $75 Million Per Year
Dec. 2, 2015 Schumer Announces, Following His Push, Congress Is Set To Re-Authorize The Export-Import Bank, One Of NY's More Important Fed Job-Creation Programs -- Ex-Im Bank Is Responsible For Billions In Sales & Thousands Of Jobs Across NY State; Bank Helps Li Businesses Locate Export Markets
Dec. 1, 2015 As Schumer Completes 17Th Annual 62-County Tour In Rensselaer County, Senator Will Push For Critical Fire Grant Program That Is Dangerously Low & Helps Capital Region & All Of Upstate Ny; Will Allow Local Fire Departments To Purchase New Equipment & Train New Firefighters
Dec. 1, 2015 Seniors and Veterans Emergency Benefits Act
Dec. 1, 2015 Schumer, Katko Announce, Following Their Push, Senate & House Leaders Have Agreed To Restore Critical 5340 Transit Program Funding -- Schumer & Katko Successfully Fought A Provision That Would Have Slashed Program Funding & Costupstate & Downstate Transit Agencies Nearly $100M Per Year
Dec. 1, 2015 Schumer Announces, Following His Push, Congress Is Set To Re-Authorize The Export-Import Bank, One Of Upstate NY's More Important Fed Job-Creation Programs -- Ex-Im Bank Is Responsible For Billions In Sales & Thousands Of Jobs Across NY State
Nov. 30, 2015 As Schumer Completes 17Th Annual 62-County Tour In Rensselaer County, Senator Will Push For Critical Fire Grant Program That Is Dangerously Low & Helps Capital Region & All Of Upstate Ny; Will Allow Local Fire Departments To Purchase New Equipment & Train New Firefighters
Nov. 30, 2015 Schumer Makes Final Push To Restore Critical Transit Program That Could Cost Centro Millions -- Potentially Forcing Them To Reduce Services And Raise Rates; Cuts Will Be Devastating For Centro & Upstate New York Transit Systems
Nov. 25, 2015 Schumer: Firefighters Deserve The Best Equipment To Keep Our Communities Safe
Nov. 24, 2015 USDA Funds Will Boost Export Marketing Capabilities
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exective Action on Gun Control
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