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Chuck Schumer's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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 21, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Russian Trade Practices
July 18, 2014 Schumer: Re-Authorizing Ex-Im Bank Means Job Growth & Preservation on Long Island
July 14, 2014 Fed. Export-Import Bank A Critical Tool For Small, Medium & Large Manufacturers in Albany, Schenectady & Troy To Ship Products Abroad & Create Jobs At Home -- Ex-Im Bank Supports Dozens of Businesses in Area
July 14, 2014 d. Export-Import Bank A Critical Tool For Small, Medium & Large Manufacturers in Albany, Schenectady & Troy To Ship Products Abroad & Create Jobs At Home -- Ex-Im Bank Supports Dozens of Businesses in Area
July 9, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - China's Currency Manipulation
May 22, 2014 NY Cheese Exports to China Poised for Growth, But Pending Trade Deal Between China & EU Threatens to Prevent NY Cheese Industry from Using Commonly-Used Names
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
May 13, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative, and Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Grape Exports
April 9, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers
April 1, 2014 For Years, Schumer Has Urged Administration to Bring Case Against China At World Trade Organization -- Ruling Will Provide Much Needed Price Stability for Upstate NY Businesses
March 28, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary US Department of Commerce - Stop To Unfair Trade Practices & Allow Key NY Industry To Thrive
March 28, 2014 Schumer: It is Time US Dept. of Commerce Put A Stop To Unfair Trade Practices & Allow Key NY Industry To Thrive
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
March 10, 2014 Schumer Announces Commerce Dept. Has Approved Critical Foreign Trade Zone Application for Ontario County - Finger Lakes Businesses Need Key Manufacturing Status to Level Playing Field with Foreign Competitors and Move Jobs Back from China to U.S,
Feb. 6, 2014 The Agricultural Act
Feb. 4, 2014 Schumer Calls on Russian Ambassador & Olympic Committee to Allow Chobani Greek Yogurt to be Delivered to Olympic Athletes in Sochi - Currently, Russian Blockage has Yogurt Trapped in Holding Pattern at Newark Airport
Jan. 3, 2014 Letter to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker - Schumer Urges Commerce Dept. to Boost Jobs in Ontario County & at Crosman Corp by Approving Two Critical Foreign Trade Zone Applications
Dec. 22, 2013 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Health Care, Budget, and Iran Sanctions
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary of the Department of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Urges USDA To Reverse Course and Prevent Potentially Tainted Meat From Entering U.S. -- Chinese Processing Plants Are Rarely Inspected
Dec. 9, 2013 After Push from Schumer & Owens, Feds Approve North American Tapes' Foreign Trade Zone Application
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Urges Administration Not to Accept Iran Deal that Cuts Back Sanctions But Allows Iranian Nuclear Program to Continue
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Expand Access for New York Apples and Pears
Nov. 4, 2013 Schumer: Savings Will be Pumped Right Back Into This Bedrock Genesee County Company -- To Expand Their Business & Grow Jobs
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Protect Agricultural Exports in New International Trade Agreement
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Do Not Let Up on Iran Sanctions
Sept. 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary Vilsack - Chicken from China
May 30, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Demands Customs and Border Protection Repay Domestic Furniture Companies
April 25, 2013 Letter to The US International Trade Commission - Urging Continuation Of Trade Penalties on Imported Rebar to Protect U.S. Jobs
April 8, 2013 Schumer: DOD Agrees that Military Steel Must be 100% Made in the USA, From Producers Like Klein Steel in Rochester - After Senator's Push, Feds Reverse Course From Rule that Would Have Allowed Military to Buy Steel From Around the Globe, Hurting Klein
March 14, 2013 Schumer to Feds: Allow Upstate Dairy Farmers to Get Milk to International Market
March 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Concerns About Japan's Possible Entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
March 13, 2013 Schumer: NY Should Be at the Core of Hard Cider Production
March 12, 2013 Schumer: Federal Regs Should Protect, Not Hurt, Central NY Manufacturers
March 4, 2013 Schumer: Federal Regs Should Level the Playing Field for Central NY Manufacturers, Not Harm Them
Feb. 26, 2013 Schumer: Federal Regs Should Protect, Not Hurt, Buffalo Manufacturers
Feb. 19, 2013 Schumer: Oswego Needs Federal Loan to Modernize Port Before Rail Link Breaks Down - Feds Must Expedite Connector Project & Other Upgrades to Ensure CNY Businesses, Global Users Have Reliable Supply Chain to Keep Port in the Game
Feb. 11, 2013 Schumer: As Sediment Piles Up in the Buffalo River and Federal Channel, Money for Its Removal Sits Idle in Federal Coffers - Pushes Plan to Free-Up Dredging Dollars Ensure Buffalo's Waterfront Is Open For Business
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Sept. 19, 2012 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Aug. 2, 2012 Gillibrand, Schumer Bill to Enforce Sanctions Against Syria Passes Congress -- Heads to President's Desk as Part of Bipartisan Iran Sanctions Bill Toughening Penalties Against Iran
Aug. 1, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 13, 2012 Menendez, Lautenberg, Casey, Schumer, Gillibrand, Brown to Introduce Legislation Requiring U.S. Olympic Committee Produce Uniforms in America
July 13, 2012 Letter to Dr. Lawrence F. Probst, Chairman, United States Olympic Committee
July 2, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Ron Kirk, Ambassador United States Trade Representative
June 22, 2012 Schumer Announces the Maple Tap Act Passes as Part of Senate Farm Bill: Schumer-Authored Bill Would Help Realize Upstate NY Maple Industry's Enormous, Untapped Potential Through Promotion, Research, and Marketing of Maple Syrup Production
June 21, 2012 Sens. Brown, Schumer, Stabenow, and Rockefeller Urge Strengthening of Trade Enforcement Before Granting Russia Permanent Normal Trade Relations
June 21, 2012 Letter to Chairman Okun and Commissioners
May 30, 2012 Letter to Prime Minister Harper
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