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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, 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
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 schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $100K In Fed Funds For Mercy Emergency Medical Services In Genesee County 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 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 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$65 Million Potato Industry At Severe Risk From Invasive Species; Senator Launches Push To Replace Cornell University's Outdated Nematode Lab With New State-Of-The-Art Facility At The University Sen.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 29, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $270K In Fed Funds For Greenburgh Police Department In Westchester County Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Schumer Urges Feds To Immediately Approve Sidney's Innovative, Long-Term Flood Protection Proposal -- Project Would Reduce Future Flood Damage & Avoid Costly Battle Against Flood Waters Year After Year Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Schumer Launches Push To Secure Swift Fed Review And Approval Of A Helicopter Permit For Major Movie Production To Film In Buffalo Next Month -- Project Is Estimated To Bring Millions In Economic Impact, Boosting Revenue For Local Businesses & Tourism Industry Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Recognizing John Jay College Of Criminal Justice Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Schumer Calls For $2.5 Million In Federal Funds For Brooklyn Navy Yard's Building 77 Expansion Project; Building 77 Project Will Provide More Space To house An Additional 3,000 Jobs Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Schumer, Court Orders Several Cell Phone Companies To Refund Customers Millions Of Dollars For Unfair Billing charges, But Money Will Remain Unclaimed Unless Consumers Apply By This Friday; Schumer Lays Out Simple Process By Which Tens Of Thousands Of NY Consumers Can Receive Refunds, Some Up To Hundreds Of Dollars, If They Simply Apply Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 Schumer Pushes To Create French-Language Training Program For Norther Border Customs Officers -- Lack Of French Proficiency Among Officers Slows Down Crossings; Training Would Speed Up Inspections & Make Border Crossing More Efficient Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 Schumer: More Fed Funding Needed To Replace Village Of Wellsburg Fire Dept. & Save Local Taxpayers Hundreds Of Thousands -- Senator, Who Has Long Advocated For Wellsburg, Urges Feds To Expedite & Approve Additional Funds For Village To Make Fire Dept. Construction A Reality Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 In Personal Meeting, Schumer Congratulates New York State 2015 Teacher Of the Year Recipient Charles Giglio Of Gloversville -- Schumer Says Fulton County High School Teacher Continues Long-Standing Tradition Of Exceptional Work In NY Public Schools Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand: Rochester Is In Short Supply Of Primary Care Doctors; Senators Launch Push to Secure Vital Federal Designation That Will Help Rochester Attract More Docs And Increase Quality Of Health Care Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand, Jeffries Announce Over $3 Million In Federal Sandy Funding For Repairs To Coney Island's Steeplechase Pier Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 27, 2015 Schumer: Court Orders Cell Phone Companies To Refund Customers Millions Of Dollars For Unfair Billing Charges But Money Will Remain Unclaimed Unless Consumers Apply By This Friday, May 1st; Schumer Lays Out Simple Process By Which Tens Of Thousands Of NY Consumers Can Receive Hundreds Of Dollars Each If They Simply Apply Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 27, 2015 Schumer: 'Swatting' Attacks On Dramatic Rise Across Long Island -- Over 50 Incidents Have Occurred In Past Year -- Costing Thousands Of Dollars, Terrifying Innocent Victims & Even Endangering Lives; Schumer Introduces New Bill To Crack Down On Swatting & Deter Alarming New Crime Trend Threatening Local Residents, Law Enforcement Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 27, 2015 Schumer: E-Cigarette Manufacturers Targeting Teens With Glitzy Ads & Candy Flavors Like 'Cherry Crush' & 'Gummy Bear' -- New CDC Report Shows E-Cig Puffing Has Tripled Among High Schoolers; Schumer Demands FDA Ban Fun Flavors & Regulate Marketing Tactics Aimed At Kids Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 24, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $177k In Fed Funds For Two Wester New York Fire Departments Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 24, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $430,000 In Federal Funding For Ithaca And Trumansburg Fire Departments Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 24, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $100,000 In Federal Funds For Black River Ambulance Squad, Inc. In Jefferson County Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 24, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $470,000 In Federal Funding For The Yonkers Fire Department And Valhalla Volunteer Ambulance Corps Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 24, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $290,000 For Binghamton Fire Department Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 24, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $21k In Fed Funds For Schuyler Ambulance, Inc. In Oneida County Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 24, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $460k For In Fed Funds For Two Rochester Fire Departments Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 23, 2015 Katko Takes Action to Ensure Privacy Protections are Included in Cybersecurity Legislation Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Lowey Statement on the 67th Anniversary of Israel's Independence Day Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Higgins Supports New Language In National Defense Authorization Act Prohibiting a Round of Base Realignment & Closures in 2017 Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
April 23, 2015 Higgins Supports New Language in National Defense Authorization Act Prohibiting a Round of Base Realignment & Closures in 2017 Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
April 23, 2015 Senate Will Consider Companion to Gibson Testing Bill Rep. Christopher Gibson Unknown
April 23, 2015 Schumer Urges Feds To Reverse Course On Transit Proposal That Could Put Hundreds Of Local Jobs At Risk & Cripple Southern Tier Bus and Train Manufacturers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 23, 2015 Slaughter, Murphy Reintroduce Supreme Court Ethics Reform Bill Ahead of Monumental Supreme Court Case Cases Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Higgins Asks CBP to Move on Reforms to Reduce Wait Time at Northern Border Crossings Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
April 23, 2015 Lowey Announces $150,000 Federal Grant to Develop New Program to Prevent Sexual Violence on College Campuses Rep. Nita Lowey White Plains, NY
April 23, 2015 Schumer Urges Feds To Reverse Course On Transit Proposal That Could Put Hundreds Of Local Jobs At Risk & Cripple North Country Bus And Train Manufacturers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 23, 2015 Why I Voted Yes on H.R. 1731 Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Rep. Engel Visits the White House to Celebrate Doc Fix Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Why I Voted Yes on H.R. 1195 Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Rangel Joins Progressive Caucus Push For Debt-Free College Education Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Why I Voted Yes on H.R. 1560 Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Congressman Chris Collins Helps Secure $128,793 Grant for City of Lockport Fire Department Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
April 22, 2015 Statement-Rep. Engel: There is Much to Celebrate this Earth Day Rep. Eliot Engel New York, NY
April 22, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Protect Syrian Women and Girls Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Schumer: With Turbulent Milk Prices, Upstate Dairy Farmers Are Getting Squeezed On All Sides, Including Large, Lump-Sum Milk Insurance Payments -- Schumer Urges USDA To Implement New Program To Ease Burden Of Cash-Strapped Dairy Farms Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 22, 2015 Reed Common Core Testing "Opt Out" Proposal Will Empower Parents and Protect Students and Teachers Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
April 22, 2015 Lowey Advances Provision Directing Federal Agency to Examine Methods that Reduce Crude Oil Volatility Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Slaughter Announces Grants for Local Fire Departments Rep. Louise Slaughter Rochester, NY
April 22, 2015 Congressman Chris Collins Helps Secure $60,347 Grant for Honeoye Falls Mendon Volunteer Ambulance Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
April 21, 2015 Crowley, Serrano, Luján Introduce Legislation to Expand Access to STEM Fields for Hispanic Students Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
April 21, 2015 Higgins Announces Legislation to Protect the Great Lakes, Update Water Infrastructure Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
April 21, 2015 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Harriet 'Moses' Tubman Congressional Gold Medal Act Rep. Yvette Clarke Brooklyn, NY
April 21, 2015 Why I Voted Yes on H.Con.Res. 25 Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
April 21, 2015 Schumer: For The First Time Ever, Greek Yogurt Will Be Available Nationwide In School Lunch Programs Through The USDA School Lunch Program; Senator Announces, Starting In Fall 2015, USDA Will Officially Expand Nationwide The Greek-Yogurt Pilot Program He Helped Launch Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 21, 2015 As Data Breaches in New York Triple, Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Cyber Security Measures to Better Prepare Businesses and Protect Consumers Against From Attacks Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
April 21, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Urge Feds To Extend Deadline For Completion Of Buffalo Housing Projects; Unforseen Challenges And New HUD Rules Have Delayed Construction Schedule -- Failure To Grant Extension Puts Vital Affordable Housing Projects In Jeopardy Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 21, 2015 Crowley, Serrano, Luján Introduce Legislation to Expand Access to STEM Fields for Hispanic Students Rep. José Serrano Washington, DC
April 21, 2015 164,000 U.S. Jobs on the Line: Rep. Maloney, Councilman Garodnick, Comptroller Scott Stringer, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce President, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Local Businesses will call on Congress to Extend Export-Import Bank Rep. Carolyn Maloney New York, NY
April 21, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle - U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Seeks Solutions for the Country, Keeps Brooklyn at Heart Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Washington, DC
April 21, 2015 Vice Chair Crowley Unveils New, Groundbreaking Plan to Address Savings Crisis in U.S. and Help American Families Save Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
April 21, 2015 Lowey: Federal Investment Helping Mercy College Prepare Students for Tomorrow's STEM Jobs Rep. Nita Lowey Dobbs Ferry, NY
April 21, 2015 Rep. Israel Announces $1.2 Million Investment to Repair Superstorm Sandy Damage in North Hempstead Rep. Steve Israel Huntington, NY
April 21, 2015 Maloney Statement on Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act Compromise Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 Nationwide Rash Of 'Swatting' Attacks Now Threatening Local Rochester Residents, Costing Law Enforcement Thousands of Dollars When Wrongdoers Call In False Threats; Schumer Introduces New Bill To Crack Down On Swatting And Deter Alarming New Crime Trend; Over 12 Swatting Attacks In Rochester Have Triggered Police Swat Teams To Respond To Homes Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 Rangel Celebrates Earth Day Rep. Charles Rangel New York, NY
April 20, 2015 Schumer: Feds Must Fund $64M Modernization Project For the US Plaza At the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge To Help Alleviate Crippling Delays; Would Create And Sustain Over 1,500 Construction Jobs & Cut Down On Egregious Wait Times -- Schumer Launches Campaign to Have Feds Approve Funds ASAP Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal: Despite Recent Rail Crashes, Like Puyten Duyvil & Derailment Of Dangerous Oil Cars, Positive Train Control, Best Way To Prevent Dangerous Crashes, Has Not Yet Been Implemented; Senators Introduce Legislation Requiring PTC By 2018, For Both Passenger & Freight Trains Carrying Hazardous Oil Cars Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal: Despite Recent Rail Crashes, Like Spuyten Duyvil & Derailment of Dangerous Oil Cars, Positive Train Control, Best Way to Prevent Dangerous Crashes, Has Not Yet Been Implemented; Senators Introduce Legislation Requiring PTC by 2018, For Both Passenger & Freight Trains Carrying Hazardous Oil Cars Sen. Charles Schumer Hartford, CT
April 20, 2015 Rep. Maloney: Bill to Overturn DC's Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act is Outrageous Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
April 17, 2015 Katko Issues 100-Day Report Rep. John Katko Syracuse, NY
April 17, 2015 Katko: "Ohio Man Charged with Supporting Terrorism Demonstrates Grave Need for Foreign Task Force" Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
April 17, 2015 Schumer Announces Critical Legislation - To Fund Community Health Centers Around NYS - Has Cleared Last Hurdle In Congress & Been Signed Into Law; Schumer Pushed Bipartisan Legislation To Avoid A Cut In Funding, Which Would Have Been Disastrous For Quality Of Care Across NY State Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 17, 2015 Senator Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Bolster Manufacturing Education at Universities and Train New York's Workforce for 21st Century Economy Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Plattsburgh, NY
April 17, 2015 Gillibrand, Collins and Higgins Announce Legislation to Bolster Manufacturing Education at Universities and Train New York's Workforce for 21st Century Economy Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Tonawanda, NY
April 17, 2015 Lowey: DOT Takes Additional Action on the Safe Transport of Crude Oil, More Action is Needed Rep. Nita Lowey New City, NY
April 17, 2015 Schumer Announces Critical Legislation To Provide Vital Funding For Upstate Emergency Medical Services In Rural Areas Has Cleared Congress -- Schumer Introduced Bipartisan Legislation To Avoid Cuts In Funding, Which Would Have Been Disastrous For Quality Of Care Across The State Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 17, 2015 Rep. Lee Zeldin Announces Introduction of Legislation to Protect Plum Island Rep. Lee Zeldin Shirley, NY
April 17, 2015 Gillibrand, Collins and Higgins Announce Legislation to Bolster Manufacturing Education at Universities and Train New York's Workforce for 21st Century Economy Rep. Brian Higgins Tonawanda, NY
April 17, 2015 Gillibrand, Collins and Higgins Announce Legislation to Bolster Manufacturing Education at Universities and Train New York's Workforce for 21st Century Economy Rep. Chris Collins Tonawanda, NY
April 17, 2015 Rep. Engel: It's Time to Stop the Bullying and Protect our LGBT Youth Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
April 17, 2015 Slaughter Prevents $7.5 Million Budget Cut to the University of Rochester's Laboratory for Laser Energetics Rep. Louise Slaughter Rochester, NY
April 16, 2015 Reed Praises TPA Introduction into House: Opening New Markets to New York Manufacturers and Agriculture. Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
April 16, 2015 House Repeals Death Tax with Katko Support Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Sens. Markey & Baldwin and Rep. Nadler Introduce Legislation to Level the Playing Field for American Visual Artists Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Letter to Administrator Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration: Approvals for Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad at New John R. Oishei Children's Hospital Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
April 16, 2015 Schumer Announces Over 270,000 New York Kids Will Keep Their Low-Cost Health Insurance, After Risk Of Losing It This Summer; Senator Led Major Effort To Pass Critical Legislation Extending Fed Funding Will Now Helps Middle Class Families Continue To Afford Their Kids' Health Care Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Schumer, Higgins Urge Feds To Expedite Approvals For Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad At New John R. Oishei Children's Hospital On The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus -- Helipad Will Be Crucial For Pediatric Emergency Crews Transporting Critically Ill & Injured Patients Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Schumer, Higgins Urge Feds to Expedite Approvals for Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad at New John R. OiShei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 16, 2015 Vice Chair Crowley Statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Letter to Administrator Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration: Approvals for Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad at New John R. Oishei Children's Hospital Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
April 16, 2015 Schumer Announces Critical Legislation Clears Congress That Provides $16 Million Per Year In Medicare Payments To Rural Upstate NY Hosputals -- Schumer Introduced Bipartisan Legislation To Avoid Crippling Cuts In Funding, Which Would Have Been Disastrous For Jobs, Hospitals, Quality Of Care Across The State Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 16, 2015 Congresswoman Stefanik Votes to Repeal "Death Tax" Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Congressman Gibson Introduces Family Farm Relief Act of 2015 Rep. Christopher Gibson Unknown
April 16, 2015 Congresswoman Stefanik Votes to Repeal "Death Tax" Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Maloney Statement on Introduction of Federal LGBT Resolution Opposing Discrimination Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Rangel Honors Holocaust Remembrance Day Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 New Democrat Coalition Members' Statement on Introduction of Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 Rep. Gregory Meeks Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Congresswoman Lowey Statement in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day Rep. Nita Lowey New City, NY
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