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Chuck Schumer's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
May 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - Set Strong Rewards For Helping to Bring Girls Home & Take Aim At Any Who Aid These Barbaric & Gutless Kidnappers
May 7, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 26, 2013 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster
June 17, 2013 Letter to Johnathan Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service - National Women's Hall of Fame Grant
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Urge UN Members to Renounce Statements Made Against Women by Muslim Brotherhood
Oct. 12, 2012 Letter to Commissioner Hamburg
Sept. 20, 2012 Schumer Announces Over $497K Dept. of Justice Investment for Neighorhood Legal Services; Funding Provide Legal Council to Victims of Sexual Assault & Violence
July 2, 2012 Letter to Commissioner Hamburg
June 12, 2012 Schumer Asks U.S. Attorney General to Support Legislation on Sex Offenders that Would Have Helped Utica's Robert Blainey Search -- A.G. Eric Holder Says Supports Idea, "Glad to Work With," Senator Schumer
June 11, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, M.D. Commissioner Food and Drug Administration
June 7, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 1, 2012 Schumer: Oswego County Children Must Be Protected From This Growing Scourge
April 30, 2012 Schumer: The Violence Against Women Act Literally Saves Women's Lives and the House Should Pass it Immediately
April 26, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011
March 21, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
March 1, 2012 Schumer Statement On Senate Defeat Of GOP Proposal To Restrict Contraception Access
Feb. 29, 2012 Blunt Amendment
Feb. 29, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
Feb. 17, 2012 Women's Health Care
Feb. 7, 2012 Schumer Reveals: New Police Data Shows an Astounding 19,000 Incidents of Domestic Abuse on Long Island from 2009-2010 - Senator Calls for Passage fo Tough legislation to Combat Alarming Trend on Island
Feb. 1, 2012 Schumer Reveals: New Police Data Shows an Astounding 80,000 Incidents of Domestic Abuse in Upstate New York from 2009-2010 - Senator Calls for Passage of Tough Legislation to Combat Alarming Trend in NY
Dec. 11, 2011 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Pistole
March 16, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Joe Biden, U.S. Vice President
March 2, 2010 Letter to Dr. Jon Steinbrecher
Nov. 5, 2009 Schumer: Over 25,000 LI And Upstate NY Women Were Victims Of Domestic Violence Last Year; Outlines Plan To Beef Up Local Enforcement, Keep Offenders Behind Bars, And Increase Resources For Victims
June 24, 2009 Schumer: Our Men and Women in Uniform Should Not be Denied Restitution If They Are the Victims of Negligence by Government Doctors
June 4, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, Department of Agriculture
May 18, 2009 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $7 Million in Recovery Act Funding Coming to New York State to Combat Violent Crimes Against Women-Will Strengthen Victim Services and Create Jobs
May 4, 2009 Schumer: Shortage in Women Veteran's Health Care Services Could Plague Region as Wave of Female Soldiers Return to Central New York - Syracuse VA's Exemplary Women's Health Center Should be Model for Nation
April 22, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and The Honorable Arlen Specter, Ranking Member
April 21, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance - Roundtable to Discuss Reforming America's Health Care Delivery System
Jan. 22, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009--Continued
July 23, 2008 Letter to Michael Leavitt, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Re: Abandon Attempt to Undermine Women's Health
July 22, 2008 Executive Session
May 20, 2008 With WNY Vets Struggling To Access Much-Needed Care, Schumer Urges VA To Expand Veterans Health Services To Bertrand Chaffee Hospital In Springville, NY
Feb. 14, 2008 Letter to Edward M. Kennedy and Mike Enzi, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Re: Heart for Women Act
Dec. 17, 2007 Schumer And Clinton Announce Millions In Crucial Funding For Capital Region Included In Omnibus Bill
Jan. 18, 2007 With Cases Of Diabetes Up 35 Percent Since 1999 In Upstate NY, Schumer Reveals Millions Of High Risk Patients Still Not Being Screened
Dec. 14, 2005 Senator Clinton Joins Senate Colleagues in Letter to President on Iraq
July 27, 2005 As Domestic Violence Continues to Plague Upstate NY Communitites, Schumer Calls for Stronger, Tougher Federal Legislation
June 9, 2005 Executive Session - Nomination Of William H. Pryor, Jr., To Be United States Circuit Judge For The Eleventh Circuit
Nov. 23, 2004 Schumer Secures $130,000 for National Megan's Law Helpline
Nov. 22, 2004 Schumer Secures $1 Million for New Center for Women's Cancer Genetics at the Cold Spring Harbor Labs
Sept. 30, 2004 Schumer Announces $75,150 for Women's Venture Fund
July 6, 2004 Nomination of J. Leon Holmes, to be United States District Judge
June 24, 2004 Breast Cancer Research
Nov. 6, 2003 Nomination of William H. Pryor, Jr., to be United States Circuit Judge
July 31, 2003 Executive Session - Nomination of William H. Pryor to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit
March 4, 2003 Senator Schumer's Floor Discussion on Miguel Estrada
Jan. 29, 2003 Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Confirmation Hearing on Pending Judicial Nominations
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