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May 18, 2015 Schumer: Gateway National Recreation Area's Iconic Jacob Riis Bathhouse Should Be Refurbished Into A Multi-Functional Modern Visitor Facility For Beach Goers; Urges Feds To Provide Federal Funding To Transform Historic Art Deco Bathhouse & Make Major Ecological Improvements To Jamaica Bay's West Pond Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 18, 2015 With Dangerous Fentanyl-Laced Heroin spiking in Buffalo & Overdoses Dramatically Rising, Schumer Pushes To Reverse President's Proposed Cut To Drug Trafficking Program That Buffal Law Enforcement Says Is Critical To Breaking Up Local Drug Rings -- Launches Push to Prevent Cut & Raise Funding For Program By $100M Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 18, 2015 Schumer: Distilleries Like Black Button Distillery In Rochester Are Forced To Wait Over 200 Days To Get Basic Approvals To Expand Their Business; While Distilleries & Craft Industry Are Growing Nationally By Over 50%, Federal Distillery Inspectors - Who Approve Requests - Have Been Cut By 10%; Senator Calls For More Inspectors To Reduce Backlog That Is Costing Distilleries, Industry Millions Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 Honoring Asian Pacific Heritage Month Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 Introduction of the Gun Show Loophole Closing Act Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 Honoring Jewish American Heritage Month Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Provide Clarity to Businesses Before Enforcing Menu Labeling Rule Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal Launch Major Campaign To Get Congress To Pass Four Point Rail Safety Plan in 2015; Dramatic Uptick in Rail Deaths This Year & This Week's Tragic Derailment Gives Optimism That Congress Can Finally Act; Railroads Must Create Culture of Safety Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 Schumer Urges Feds To Approve University of Buffalo's Application For Majory Fed Funding That Could Be A Game-Changer For Cancer Research in WNY - Funds Would Enable UB And Its Partners To Immediately Begin New Cancer Research Projects Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1735, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Highway Trust Fund Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 In The Mold Of Loretta Lynch, Schumer Recommends Longtime EDNY Prosecutor Robert L. Capers To Be The Next U.S. Attorney For The Eastern District Of New York - If Confirmed, Capers, From An NYPD Family, Would Hold Now-U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch's Former Post Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Highway Trust Fund Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Subcommittee Unanimously Approves TSCA Modernization Act Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Schumer Announces: At Long Last, Sgt. Henry Johnson Will Receive Medal of Honor He Rightfully Deserves - President Approves Long-Awaited Request; Will Present to Johnson's Infantry Regiment The 369th "Harlem Hellfighters" Division, With Medal At White House on June 2, 2015 Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Introduction of the Equal Rights Amendment Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015 Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Following Overwhelming House Vote, Bipartisan, Bicameral Authors of the USA Freedom Act Call for Senate to Pass the Legislation Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Schumer Urges Harris CEO, In Anticipation of Harris-Excelis Merger, To Grow In Rochester And Create Jobs There After The Final Deal Has Been Signed - Schumer Has Long Fought to KeepHarris Corporation Jobs In Rochester & To Fully Fund Fed Programs They Compete For Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Schumer Announces TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Center Is Coming to Syracuse Hancock International Airport; Currently, Local Residents Who Want To Enroll Must Travel To Oswego - New Enrollment Center Will Mean Shorter, More Convenient Security Lines For Travelers Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Introduction of the Equal Rights Amendment Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 It is Time to Invest in our Infrastructure Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Private Property Rights Caucus Rep. Thomas Reed Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Funding the VA is a Sacred Responsibility Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1735, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 36, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 20148, USA Freedom Act of 2015; and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal: Safety Must Come First; We Have To Examine Rail Safety Across The Country Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Schumer: Children Are Vulnerable To Identity Theives; Kids Under 18 Are Easy Targets Because Their Credit Reports Are often Clean And Unmonitored; Senator To Introduce Legislation That Will Automatically Freeze Credit For Kids - Until Parents Unfreeze It - Will Protect Kids From Several Types Of ID Theft Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, Nadler Praise House Passage of USA Freedom Act Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Joint Economic Committee Mother's Day Report Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce SBA Disaster Assistance Now Available To Hudson Valley Businesses Affected By Drought Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Schumer urges HBO To Film New Harriet Tubman Movie In Auburn; Senator Says, Filming In Auburn Would Create Local Jobs & Spark Untapped Tourism Opportunities Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Committee Releases Bipartisan TSCA Modernization Act, Markup This Week Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Schumer: NYC's Gateway National Recreation Area Should Be More Accessible To New Yorkers & Tourists; Senator Urges Dept. Of Interior To Begin Top-to-Bottom Review That could Link Subway Stops With Bus Routes & More - Plan Could Boost Park's Visitors, Better Support After-School & Youth Programs Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Schumer Urges National Fish And Wildlife Foundation To Immediately Approve Over $50k In Federal Funding To Restore Port Washington's Hempstead Harbor - Project Will Strengthen Shoreline & Further Protect Surrounding North Hempstead Communities Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - Establish US-Israel Energy Center to Advance Energy Research and Innovation Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
May 11, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $16,000 In Federal Funding For Brier Hill Fire District Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 11, 2015 After Major Push, Schumer Announces $2 Million In Federal Funds For Brooklyn Navy Yard's Building Expansion Project Nears Finishline; Building 77 Project Will Provide More Space To House An Additional 3,000 Jobs Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 11, 2015 Schumer Reveals: Amtrak Police Are Not Able To Directly Communicate With Other First Responders -- Could Create Huge Disaster Where Police On Trains & In Penn Station Are Not Able To Efficiently Reach Local Police & Fire Departments -- Reminiscent of 9/11; Schumer Pushes Feds To Grant Amtrak Full Access To NYC First-Responder Radio Line Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 11, 2015 Schumer Reveals: Surprise $250 Surcharge Being Sprung On Tens-Of-Thousands- Of LI & NY Homeowners With FEMA Flood Insurance; New & Unfair Policy On Renewals Spurs Senator To Warn Residents On How To Avoid Undercover Policy Change; Urges FEMA To Scrap The Confusing And Punitive Policy Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 11, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce SBA Disaster Assistance Now Available to Businesses Statewide Affected By Flooding Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 8, 2015 Schumer: Veterans Waiting To Be Fitted For Hearing Aids Experience Long Wait Times Because Of A Lack Of Specialists - Schumer Launches Push To Allow VA Centers To Hire Licensed Hearing Aid Specialists To Decrease Wait Times & Better Serve Vets Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 8, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $12k In Fed Funds For Lackawanna Fire Department In Erie County Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Ensure Coverage for Critical Mental Health Care Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 8, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $23k In Fed Funds For Western Turnpike Rescue Squad In Albany County Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 7, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. Yvette Clarke Unknown
May 7, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $20,000 Federal Grant For Wantagh-Levittown Volunteer Ambulance Corps; Funding Means Vital Protective Equipment For First Responders Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 7, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Launch Push To Secure New NY-NJ Cyber Protection Command Site In Upstate New York; With New Command Site, Rome Labs And Latham Armory Would Be Key Line Of Defense Against Foreign And Domestic Cyber Attacks Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 7, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. Nydia Velázquez Unknown
May 7, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
May 7, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. Paul Tonko Unknown
May 7, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. Gregory Meeks Unknown
May 7, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. Louise Slaughter Unknown
May 7, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. José Serrano Unknown
May 7, 2015 Schumer: House Slashes Funding For Critical TIGER Grant Program That Would Make It Nearly Impossible For NY Communities To Access Vital Infrastructure Grants - Urges Restoration of Funding To Key Program Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 7, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Unknown
May 7, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. Charles Rangel Unknown
May 7, 2015 Schumer: Army Corps Should Extend Deadline On Pending Wetlands Permit For Proposed Expansion of CWM's Cheimical Waste LAndfill, Allowing Residents And Local Officials More Time To Fully Examine Local Impact; Niagara County Deserves At Least 90 Days To Review The Complicated Proposal Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 7, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. Sean Maloney Unknown
May 6, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $5.5 Million In Federal Funding For Cornell University To Study & Improve Crop Sustainability Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 6, 2015 NYPD Hero Kille By Out-Of-State Gun; Schumer Demands Federal Crackdown On 'Iron Pipeline' & Gun Runners Who Bring Stolen Firearms From Georgia to NYC; Senator Urges ATF To Zero In On States Responsible For Torrent Of Stolen Guns To NYC Streets In Push To Protect The Public And The Cops That Protect Them Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 6, 2015 Without Improvements To Trade Deal, Significant Number Of Manufacturing Jobs Would Go Overseas; Schumer Urges Senate To Support Bipartisan Bill To Crack Down On China Currency Manipulation & Other Predatory Practices; China's Trade Practices Over The Past Decade, Including Currency Manipulation - Has Erased Nearly 180,000 NY Jobs Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Schumer Announces Important New Healthcare Designation For Upstate NY's Community HEalth Centers In Rochester, Albany, Dunkirk & Cornwall; Federal Designation Means Nearly $3 Million In Initial Funding To Help Increase Access To Health Services In Communitie With Vulnerable & Underserved Populations Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Schumer Urges FEMA To Be Ready To Expedite Approval For Fire-Related Disaster Declaration For Hudson Valley Areas Impacted By The Currently Raging & Fast-Moving Forest Fire In Shawangunk Ridge State Forest - Fighting Flames Are Currently Exhausting All Resources & Over 25 Fire Departments Are Battling To Put Out Fires & Help Evacuate Residents From Homes Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Schumer: Local Residents Irked And Frustrated When Trains Idle For hours Outside Their Homes, Polluting The Air & Spewing Noxious Fumes Into Homes; Senator Says Norfolk Southern Made The Right Call By Creating A Direct Line For Locals To Report Complaints Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Schumer: Western NY Company, Ecology And Environment, Inc., Completed Numerous Environmental Cleanup Projects In Kuwait & Saudi Arabia, But Has Yet To Be Paid Nearly $7 Million For Its Work - E&E Has Been Waiting 5 Long Years For Payment & Is Now In Danger Of Laying Off WNY Employees - Schumer Calls On Kuwait Ambassador & Saudi Officials To Resolve Cases Immediately Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Schumer Announces Important New Healthcare Designation For Staten Island's Community Health Center Of Richmond; Federal Designation Means Over $500k In Initial Funding To Help Increase Access To Health Services In NYC Communities With Vulnerable & Underserved Populations Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 4, 2015 Standing With New York Nepalese Families Whose Visas Will Expire & Have Nowhere To Go Because Homes & Neighborhoods Were Destroyed In Earthquake, Schumer Calls On Feds To Immediately Grant 'Temporary Protected Status' To Allow Nepalese To Stay In New York Until Country Recovers Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 4, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $300,000 For The New York State Fire Training Academy In Montour Falls Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 4, 2015 Schumer Announces Legislation To Fix Major Shortcomings Of Recent Promulgated Fed Rule On Oil-By-Rail; Current Rule Takes 8 Years To Fully Phase Out Dangerous Oil Cars & Leaves Out Capital Region From Major Speed Protections; New Legislation To Fix These & Other Shortcomings Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 After Schumer's Push, Senator Announces $3.3 Million For South Farmingdale Water District As A Result Of Major Settlement Reached With U.S. Navy; First Installment Of Funding Means Local Ratepayers Will Not Be On The Hook For New Water Treatment Facility Needed To Purify Groundwater Impacted By Bethpage Plume Contamination, Which Navy Caused Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 Schumer Pushes Feds T Cut Red Tape And Approve Fed Funding To Rebuild Broome County's Glen Aubry Fire Department Outside Of Flood Zone Feds Have Previously Denied Funding For Relocation, Depriving Community Of Essential Fire & Public Safety Services Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Ratchet Up Pressure On CBP To Deliver Millions In Overdue Payments Owed To CNY Firms From Trade Rulings To Companies Like Stickley And Harden Furniture - Senators Demand Enforcement Of Duty Collection From Wooden Furniture Dumping By China & Urge Swift Payment Of Compensation To Protect CNY Jobs From Unfair Competition Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 Larsen Leads Bill to Improve Student Access to STEM Education, Jobs Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 Schumer, Boxer, McCaskill Re-Introduce Safe Rental Car Act To Keep Rental Cars Under Recall Off The Roads And Ban Rental Car Companies From Renting Or Selling Recalled Vehicles Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 National Mental Health Awareness Month Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $100K In Fed Funds For Mercy Emergency Medical Services In Genesee County Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Disapproval of District of Columbia Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014 Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives: Debate and Vote on ISIS War Rep. Charles Rangel Unknown
April 30, 2015 Schumer:New York State's $65 Million Potato Industry At Severe Risk From Invasive Species; Senator Launches Push To Replace Cornell University's Outdated Nematode Lab With New State-Of-The-Art Facility At The University Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $800,000 In Federal Funding For Clinton County Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Schumer Launches Push To Get Full Funding For Army Tactical Radio Program For 2016 -- Schumer Says Companies Like Harris Radio In Rochester Would Have Opporunity To Produce Devices To Help Communication And Cooperation Among Military Service Members Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Schumer Introduces Legislation To Incentivize Rail Companies To Phase Out Dangerous Crude Oil-Carrying Tanker Cars Sooner Rather Than Later -- Bill Would Place A Fee on Old & Dangerous Rail Cars Carrying Volatile Crude, And Give Financial Incentive To Those Who Phase Out Within 3 Years Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Providing For Congressional Disapproval Of A Rule Submitted By The National Labor Relations Board -- Veto Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Joint Release: House Judiciary Committee Overwhelmingly Approves the USA FREEDOM Act Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1732, Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015; Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on S. CON. RES. 11, Conccurrent Rsolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016; and Providing for Consideration of H.J. RES. 43, Disapproval of District of Columbia Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014 Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 To be Poor in America Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Disapproval of District of Columbia Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014 Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Schumer, In Personal Call With EDA Regional Admin, Urges Feds To Approve $617,000 For Launch NY In Buffalo, Which Is Already Positively Impacting Upstate Job Growth -- Fed Funds, Coupled With Matching Grants, Would Provide $1.3M In Funding For Resources For Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs To Grow, Expand, & Create Jobs Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
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