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Stewart Airport Receives Nearly $2 Million to Restore Runway

Sep 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Monday, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that Stewart International Airport is set to receive a $1,979,977 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grant for airport facility upgrades. Specifically, this funding will allow Stewart to repair cracks in the runway pavement, making it less susceptible to deterioration, particularly with the winter months coming […]



Fairview Fire District Receives Nearly $160K Federal Grant

Jun 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Schumer, Gillibrand, Maloney Announce Nearly $160,000 Federal Grant for Poughkeepsie Area Fire Department U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced the Fairview Fire District is set to receive $158,948 in federal funding to replace outdated personal protective equipment, including updated SCBA breathing apparatus units. The money was […]



Schumer Urges Feds to Unlock Funding For Safety Improvements at Orange County Airport

Mar 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Article

SCHUMER URGES FEDS TO UNLOCK FUNDING FOR NECESSARY SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AT ORANGE COUNTY AIRPORT – RUNWAY UPGRADES WOULD ENCOURAGE MORE BUSINESSES TO MAKE AIRPORT A HUB, SPUR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Schumer Calls on FAA to Swiftly Approve Application for ‘Airport Improvement Funding’ – Runway Realignment Project Will Bring Airport into Compliance with FAA’s Runway Safety Requirements […]



Ulster County Bakery to Receive $4.6 Million in Federal Funding For New Equipment and Bakery

Oct 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES BREAD ALONE IN ULSTER TO RECEIVE $4.6 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR NEW BAKERY AND EQUIPMENT With USDA Loan, Bread Alone Will Increase Bakery and Retail Space Schumer: This Investment Will Get More Loaves Rising and Grow Local Economy U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that Bread Alone, Inc. & Largay, LLC have […]



Cuomo Signs Letter Requesting Federal Funding for New Tappan Zee Project

Aug 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Governor Cuomo Signs Letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood Requesting Federal Funding to Build a New Bridge Replacing the Tappan Zee Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, today […]



Orange County Receives Final FEMA Project Worksheet for Government Center

Aug 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Events

Reevaluation by federal agency increases eligible disaster funds by over $3,000,000 Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana announced today that Orange County has received the final Project Worksheet (PW) worth $3,632,300.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which has been fully endorsed by the County Executive, FEMA and New York State Office of Emergency […]



Hinchey Secures Key Federal Funding to Protect the Highlands

Jun 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) announced that he has restored $4 million for the Highlands Conservation Act (HCA) as part of the Fiscal Year 2013 Interior Appropriations bill.  The Highlands program, which protects water quality and promotes tourism in the Hudson Valley, was slated to be completely cut, but Hinchey used his position on the House […]



Schumer Secures Federal Funding for Hudson River Health Care

May 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

SCHUMER SECURES NEARLY $5 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HUDSON RIVER HEALTH CARE – INVESTMENT FOR RENOVATIONS & EXPANSIONS TO HEALTH CENTER IN PEEKSKILL Funding Will Upgrade & Expand the Hudson River Health Care’s Peekskill Site; Expand Health Access to Hudson Valley Residents Schumer Called on HHS Secretary Sebelius to Fund Important Building Project Schumer: […]



Schumer Pushes to Provide Funding for Marist Cloud Computing Project

Dec 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Current Events

SCHUMER: STATE-OF-THE-ART MARIST CLOUD COMPUTING CENTER NEEDS $3.5 MILLION FOR CONSTRUCTION – SENATOR LAUNCHES PUSH TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR PROJECT THAT COULD CREATE HUNDREDS OF JOBS IN DUTCHESS COUNTY Marist-IBM Partnership To Create High-Tech Cloud Computing Center Would Create Hundreds of Good-Paying Local Jobs and Make Dutchess County Ground Zero For Growing Industry, But Construction […]



Federal Funding Secured for Flood Forecast and Warning System

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Current Events

Hinchey Secures Critical Federal Funding for Flood Forecast and Warning System Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) Thursday secured approval from the U.S. Congress of a $4.3 million increase in funding for two critical programs, which help fund rain and stream gauges that can provide early warning of flooding. The funding increase will boost the efforts of […]