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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: Health Care
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Homeland Security and Crime
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
July 10, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski, Schumer, Gillibrand Laud Senate Passage of Bill to Honor Harriet Tubman
July 9, 2014 Senators Have Continually Pushed for Funding to Assist Fire Departments & First Responders
July 9, 2014 Letter to Therese McMillan, Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration
July 9, 2014 Schumer: Acceptance Into "Small Starts" Program A Great Start For Future BRT Line
July 9, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance Program
July 9, 2014 Israel
July 8, 2014 Letters to Jo Anne Mondowney, Detroit Public Library Directo; and Benjamin Shapell, Manuscript Foundation Director
July 7, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $11.5 Million In Federal Sandy Aid For Critical Runway Repairs At JFK And Laguardia Airports
July 7, 2014 Village of Speculator Volunteer Fire Department Will Use Funds to Purchase Protective Equipment, Keep Firefighters Safe
July 7, 2014 Senators Have Continually Pushed for Funding to Assist Fire Departments & First Responders
July 7, 2014 Briarcliff Manor Fire Department in Westchester County To Purchase New Breathing Apparatus Fill Station, Mobile Data System for Fire Trucks and Pagers for First Responders
July 7, 2014 Schumer: It Is Imperative We Move Quickly and Take Advantage of Sandy Funding to Prevent Future Storm Damage
July 7, 2014 Federal Funding Will Be Used to Purchase New Fire Hose and Nozzles
July 7, 2014 Schumer: Ogdensburg Runway Extension Will Allow Airport To Take Flight
July 3, 2014 Schumer: Contract Will Be A Boon To Owego & Southern Tier Economy
July 3, 2014 Funding will be used to Provide Technical Assistance and Resources To Help Communities Clean-Up Brownfield Sites
July 3, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $925,000 In Funding For Groundwork USA In Yonkers
July 2, 2014 Schumer: Our Vets Should Not Have To Wait Years For The Life-Saving Equipment They Need
July 2, 2014 Letter to Walter Robb, CEO if Whole Foods Market - Full Service Groceries
July 1, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - COPS Hiring Program
July 1, 2014 Letter to Ken Daly, President of National Grid New York - National Grid
July 1, 2014 Schumer: Like Alcatraz in San Francisco, Sing Sing Museum Would Provide A Major Boost To Culture & Tourism in Westchester
June 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 27, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce, After Joint Push, HUD Has Made Decision To Allow Syracuse To Apply For Critical Lead Funds -- Together Urged Both HUD Secretary Donovan & HUD Secretary Nominee Castro To Remove High-Risk Designation & Consider City's App
June 26, 2014 Department of Transportation Funding Will Be Used To Rehabilitate the Runway
June 26, 2014 Schumer: These Critical Resources Must Stay In Western New York, Where They Belong
June 26, 2014 Letter to Gaston Pearce, Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board - Move of Buffalo Regional Office
June 26, 2014 Schumer: The More Eyes on the Rails, the Better -- We Need Federal Emergency Management Experts Focused On Response
June 25, 2014 Senate Rules Committee Holds Hearing on Improving Early and Absentee Voting Opportunities
June 25, 2014 Federal Funding Will Help Finger Lakes Economic Development Center (FLEDC) Purchase Hops Processing Equipment and a Shared Hops Harvester to Benefit New York State Hops Farmers
June 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Federal Funding for New York Hops Farmers
June 25, 2014 Schumer: O'Donnell Embodies Best Qualities of a Legal Professional and Will Be Fair, Insightful and Moderate Judge
June 24, 2014 Letter to Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the General Services Administration - Support for the AbilityOne Program
June 24, 2014 Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Crack Down on Secret Spending in Elections
June 24, 2014 Letter to Brian Deese, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Support for the AbilityOne Program
June 24, 2014 Leahy, Other Senate Democrats Introduce Bill To Crack Down On Secret Spending In Elections
June 24, 2014 Schumer: Used Cars with a Safety Recall Shouldn't Roll One Inch Off the Lot
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Nomination of Brenda Sannes to United States District Courts
June 24, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Regarding Used Car Safety Evaluations
June 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Millions in FEMA Funding for Temporary Sludge Dewatering Systems at Bay Park After Sandy
June 23, 2014 Schumer: Troy Should Not Be Cut Off From Federal Funds Helping To Revitalize City Because Of A Miniscule Population Dip
June 23, 2014 Schumer: These Jobs Are Critical Lifeline For Some Of Rochester's Most Vulnerable People & We Must Protect Them
June 23, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Community Development Block Grants for Troy
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