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Chuck Schumer's Public Statements on Issue: Women

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Sr, Democratic Minority Policy Committee Chair, Minority Conference Vice Chair
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independence, Women's Equality, Working Families for U.S. Senate
Date Title
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Health Care In Light of Spreading Virus
Oct. 22, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Correct Improper Implementation of Helms Amendment, Reduce Barriers to Safe Abortion for Women and Girls in Conflict-Affected Regions
Oct. 5, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Federal Grants Will Be Used To Fund Task Force to Develop & Implement Strategies to Prosecute Sex- and Labor-Traffickers and Help Human-Trafficking Survivors
Sept. 30, 2015 Grant Will Be Used To Enhance Survivor Safety Programs and Increase Offender Accountability
Sept. 29, 2015 Federal Grants Will Be Used To Fund Task Force to Develop & Implement Strategies to Prosecute Sex and Labor Traffickers and Help Human-Trafficking Survivors
Sept. 21, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $750,000 in Federal Funding For Domestic Abuse Programs in Albany & Troy
Sept. 18, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce more than $1.3 Million in Fed Funding for Domestic Violence Prevention Programs in Oswego County
July 29, 2015 Schumer Announces 'Human Rights For Girls Act', Which Abolishes The Demeaning & Dangerous Shackling Practice Used On Young Pregnant Prisoners In Correctional Facilities Across The Country; Legislation Protects The Rights Of Young Pregnant Prisoners By Banning The Use Of Restraints During Labor, Delivery, & Recovery
July 1, 2015 Schumer Urges US Treasury Department To Choose Seneca Falls, NY - Birthplace Of Women's Rights Movement - As Site For One Of Treasury's Upcoming Public Input Town Halls On New $10 Bill Design, Senator Also Officially Launches His 'Which Great American Woman Should Be Featured On Federal Currency?' Campaign; Vote Now At: schumer.senate.gov/vote-today
March 30, 2015 Schumer: Groundbreaking & Authoritative Report Shows Male Nurses Earn $5,100 More Than Women For Doing The Same Job; Senator Says New Report Proves No Job - Or Industry - Shields Women From Making LEss For Doing The Same Work; Schumer Urges Doubling Down On 'Paycheck Fairness Act' To Close Pay Gap Holding Back Women In The Workforce
March 25, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Title X Family Planning Program
March 3, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Full Access for Women to the Affordable Care Act
Jan. 15, 2015 Letter to Sepp Blatter, President of International Association Federation of Football (FIFA) - Level the Playing Field for Women's World Cup
Jan. 15, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand: FIFA Should Level the Playing Field for Women's World Cup
Dec. 17, 2014 More of Crime Victims Fund to Go to Crime Victims
Nov. 7, 2014 Letter to Sepp Blatter, President of the International Federation of Association Football - Holding 2015 Women's World Cup on Grass, Not Artificial Turf, Just Like Men's World Cup
Nov. 7, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Call on FIFA to Hold 2015 Women's World Cup on Grass, Not Artificial Turf, Just Like Men's World Cup
Oct. 16, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Expansion of Family Detention System
Sept. 26, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $1.5 Million in Anti-Human Trafficking & Anti-Domestic Violence Funds for Organizations in Westchester County
Sept. 22, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce $250,000 In Federal Funding For Oswego County Opportunities, Inc.
Sept. 17, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce More Than $350,000 In Federal Funding For Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency, Inc.
July 14, 2014 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014
July 14, 2014 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014
July 9, 2014 Hobby Lobby: Schumer, Gillibrand To Introduce Legislative Fix To Protect Women's Health In Aftermath Of Supreme Court Decision
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
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Judiciary
March 2, 2010 Letter to Dr. Jon Steinbrecher
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