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Schumer Pushes For Backup Cams in All New Cars

Oct 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: General Interest

SCHUMER DEMANDS END OF DELAY IN IMPLEMENTATION OF LAW REQUIRING ‘BACKUP CAMS’ IN ALL NEW CARS – ESTIMATED THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN EACH YEAR ARE NEEDLESSLY HURT OR KILLED WHEN CARS ACCIDENTLY BACK OVER THEM, BUT D.O.T. HAS DELAYED CONGRESSIONALLY MANDATED RULE FOR OVER 4 YEARS Schumer Joined By Mother Who Accidentally Ran Over 3 Year […]



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 […]



Westchester County Airport Receives $6.5 Million in Improvement Grants

Aug 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a total of $6,534,000 in federal grants to Westchester County for improvements at the Westchester County Airport through the Airport Improvement Program. Specifically, Westchester County was awarded a grant of $4,734,000 to tear out and replace the entire runway; a grant of $1,260,000 to replace an outdated aircraft […]



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 […]



Senators Urge FEMA to Approve Disaster Declaration For Orange and Putnam

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Events

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND URGE FEMA TO APPROVE MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION FOR ORANGE AND PUTNAM COUNTIES Schumer & Gillibrand Write to FEMA in Support of a Major Disaster Declaration for Orange and Putnam Counties; Cite Dangers of Significant Rainfall And Wind From Hurricane Sandy Schumer, Gillibrand: FEMA Must Provide Immediate Individual and Public Assistance for Orange & […]



Legislation Banning Bath Salts and 29 Deadly Synthetic Substances Signed Into Law

Jul 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Events

SCHUMER LEGISLATION BANNING BATH SALTS AND 29 OTHER DEADLY SYNTHETIC SUBSTANCES SIGNED INTO LAW TODAY BY PRESIDENT OBAMA Schumer’s Law Adds 31 Substances to List of Controlled Substances and Stops Legal Sales of ‘Bath Salts,’ Synthetic Marijuana, and Synthetic Hallucinogens in NYS & The U.S.; Federal Law Is Critical To Combat Scourge With United Front, […]



Schumer Announces $252K Federal Grant For Walden Fire District

Jul 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $252K FEDERAL GRANT FOR WALDEN FIRE DISTRICT; INVESTMENT TO RECRUIT NEW FIREFIGHTERS Funding Comes From Schumer-Supported DHS SAFER Program That Promotes Effective Firefighting Operations Walden Fire Will Use Funds to Offer Training and Incentives to Bring New Firefighters On Board Schumer Has Relentlessly Pushed for Funding to Assist Fire Departments and First Responders […]



Senator Schumer Warns of Holiday Gift Card Scams

Dec 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Lead Article

SCHUMER WARNS OF NEW GIFT CARD SCAM THAT COULD LEAVE RECIPIENT WITH ZERO BALANCE WHEN THEY GET THEIR GIFT CARD AS PRESENT ON CHRISTMAS MORNING; CALLS ON RETAILERS AND CUSTOMERS TO ACT QUICKLY TO PREVENT BEING SCAMMED Gift Card Scams Could Leave Recipients with Zero Balance by the Time They Receive their Presents on Christmas […]