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Chuck Schumer's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
July 1, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - COPS Hiring Program
June 24, 2014 Letter to Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the General Services Administration - Support for the AbilityOne Program
June 24, 2014 Letter to Brian Deese, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Support for the AbilityOne Program
April 9, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand and Maffei Announce Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans & Military Families to Receive $9 Million Contract from Small Business Administration to Help Veterans Start and Create Businesses
March 24, 2014 Schumer Vows to Keep Up the Fight On Behalf of Hundreds of Top-Notch Workers at the Highly Efficient DFAS Site in Rome
March 10, 2014 Former Bethlehem Steel Site Prime for Redevelopment and Job Creation by Companies like FedEx, But Critical Traffic Upgrades Would Make Site Even More Attractive
Feb. 24, 2014 Schumer: Critical Worker Retraining Program has Expired for Hundreds of Unemployed Rochester-Area Veterans and Many Will be Kicked off the Rolls Mid-Semester - Schumer Visits Monroe CC and Launches Effort to Restore and Extend Funding for "VRAP"
Feb. 13, 2014 Schumer Secures Commitment from Comcast Executive tthat Company Will Preserve Hundreds of Time Warner Cable Jobs in Buffalo and Will Proceed with Planned Expansion
Jan. 28, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Government Role in Helping the Economy
Jan. 14, 2014 After Senator's Push, Schumer Announces that Customs & Border Protection Will Get $165 Million Boost to Hire 2,000 New Agents Nationwide - Last Week, Schumer Secured Commitment from DHS Secretary to Prioritize Peace Bridge for New Agents
Jan. 9, 2014 After Schumer's & Gillibrand's Push, Senators Announce Belden Inc. Employees in Horseheads Have Received Fed Signoff for Trade Adjustment Assistance; Will Help Laid-Off Workers Retrain for New Fields & Search for New Jobs
Jan. 6, 2014 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript: Unemployment Insurance
Aug. 13, 2013 As Wars Draw Down, Schumer Vows Continued Support for Lockheed Martin in Owego - Pushes to Preserve Planned Helicopter Contracts, Like Combat Rescue, And Will Fight for Next Presidential 'Marine One' Contract
Aug. 13, 2013 Schumer Visits Loan Rehabilitation Facility & Employees in Horseheads Following His Successful Fight to Protect Hundreds of Jobs - Schumer Staved Off Potential Offset In Student Loan Bill That Would Have Cost Chemung County Jobs, Vows to Fight Offset in Future
Aug. 6, 2013 Schumer: Thousands of Jobs in Skilled & High-Tech Manufacturing Are Going Unfilled at New York Companies Like CutCo, Dresser-Rand & More - Senator to Join Biz Leaders, Jamestown Community College to Ensure Federal Training Programs Better Meet Private Sector Demand, Create New Jobs
July 23, 2013 Schumer Launches Effort to Secure Federal Phase 1 Funding for Advanced Manufacturing Institute in Buffalo That Would Provide R&D & Product Development Support for Local Manufacturers - Could Lead to $25M Federal Grant for New Center
July 17, 2013 Schumer Launches Support for SUNY $23M Initiative to Boost Worker Training & Education in Healthcare, Nursing, and More - Urges Fed Approval of Grant Application to get Thousands of Upstate NYers & Vets on Job-Ready Track in Medical Field
June 11, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 10, 2013 Schumer: After Abrupt Closure Without Warning, Schumer Calls JP Morgan's CEO Dimon to Ask him to Help Ensure that Local Employees Get new Jobs by Coordinating with Fast-Growing Local Businesses, like CRFS
April 17, 2013 Schumer Makes Upstate New York Agriculture a Top Priority in Bipartisan Immigration Bill - Senator Details Positive Impact for Northeast Farmers
March 25, 2013 Schumer: Putnam Employers Need the Right Workers at the Right Time to Drive Innovation, Competition
March 19, 2013 Schumer: Merger Should Only Be Cleared for Take-off if Airfare, Service, and Jobs Are Protected
March 18, 2013 Crowley, Grimm, Nelson, Schumer, Reid Reintroduce Legislation to Address Looming Doctor Shortage
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Jan. 28, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Harris
Nov. 2, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $14 Million to Hire Clean-Up Workers
Oct. 29, 2012 Schumer Launches New Campaign to Save Expiring Tax Credits for Businesses that Hire Vets - Credits are a Prove Success & Give Companies like Lufkin-RMT Up to $9,600 per Vet Hired
Oct. 10, 2012 Schumer Launches New Campaign to Save Expiring Tax Credits for Businesses & Hospitals that Hire Vets - Credit is a Proven Success & Gives Employers, Like Crouse Hospital, Up to $9,600 Per Vet Hired
Oct. 9, 2012 Letter to Sikorsky President Mick Maurer
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
Sept. 18, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Initiative to Help Long-Term Unemployed Individuals Find Jobs
July 25, 2012 Schumer Pushes to Create Vets' Jobs Corps that Could Put Thousands of Unemployed Upstate NY Vets Back to Work - Corps Would Help Translate Military Skills into Job Opportunities in Transportation & Public Works Projects, Construction & More
June 19, 2012 Schumer Announces Over $118K for Albany Housing Coalition, Inc; Funds Will Support Program that Connects Vets with Employers, Job Support Services
May 24, 2012 Letter to Major General Merdith W.B. Temple
May 1, 2012 Letter to Hilda Solis, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor
April 10, 2012 Letter to Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary of the FTZ Board
April 4, 2012 WNY Delegation Says Pinnacle Executives Cashing in at the Expense of Aviation Safety
March 25, 2012 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General of Department of Justice
Jan. 27, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Bloomberg, Velazquez, Towns, Markowitz Announce Final Transfer of Brooklyn Navy Yard's Admirals Row Site from Feds to New York City, Clearing Way for Construction of Area's First Major Supermarket and the Creation of Hundreds of Jobs
Jan. 17, 2012 Letter to Judy Seil, Executive Director of COMIDA
Jan. 9, 2012 Schumer: New Bureaucratic Squabble Could Freeze Additional Growth at Watervilet Arsenal for as Much as Two Years, Preventing Creating of Hundreds of New Jobs -- Senator Pushes Army to Keep Plan for New Development Moving Forward
Dec. 22, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Dec. 22, 2011 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
Dec. 21, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Nov. 28, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 28, 2011 Letter to Linda Baldwin, Director US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, SMART Office
Nov. 7, 2011 Schumer Personally Presses Heads of Air Force, FEMA to Work Together to Keep BAE in the Southern Tier
Nov. 3, 2011 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maloney, Crowley, King, Rangel, Israel Successfully Change Medicare Rule to Provide $28 Million per Year to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Nov. 2, 2011 Rebuild America Jobs Act--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 26, 2011 Schumer: We Must Train Workers Now to Meet the Unprecedented Growth of High-Tech Industries, Including Nanotech, that Will Create Thousands of Jobs in Capital Region - to Ensure Local Workers Fill the Jobs, Schumer Pushes Legislation to Partner Companies
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