Chuck Schumer

Schumer visits Rochester, touting billions in COVID-19 aid pouring into New York state

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer stopped by Bug Jar on Monroe Avenue on Wednesday to talk about the federal government’s efforts to save performance spaces,...
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Wed, 03/31/2021 - 1:49pm
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Schumer: COVID-19 bill offers relief but doesn’t do enough

Congress finalized a COVID-19 relief deal as of Monday. The package includes $600 stimulus checks per person, including green card holders, and $300 a...
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Mon, 12/21/2020 - 7:06pm
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Schumer: Federal stimulus proposal would give billions to schools, colleges

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Monday that there’s bipartisan support for a new federal stimulus plan that includes relief for schools...
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Mon, 07/13/2020 - 2:38pm
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NY officials ask for Rochester GM plant to be considered for ventilator production

U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and Congressman Joe Morelle are urging General Motors Chairman and CEO, Marry Barra, to locate...
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Tue, 03/24/2020 - 11:50am
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Sen. Chuck Schumer warns of impending teacher shortage

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer took aim at Trump administration policies that he said will leave the Rochester area without enough teachers. A growing...
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Fri, 09/06/2019 - 9:14am
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Schumer says USDA is wrong to halt data on honeybees

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is challenging the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision to stop collecting data on bee colonies in places like...
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Wed, 08/07/2019 - 1:48pm
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Schumer calls for efforts to end drug shortage

Sen. Chuck Schumer called on the federal government and drug manufacturer Merck to address what he called a “critical shortage” of a bladder cancer drug...
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Mon, 07/08/2019 - 1:47pm
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Schumer: Make it easier for wineries to sell wine in cans

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer made a stop in the Finger Lakes on Wednesday to push for a change in federal regulations that affect the types of cans that...
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Wed, 07/03/2019 - 1:52pm
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Schumer: ‘No one deserves to have a robocall’

A new proposed federal law aims to stop robocalls cold. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is a co-signer of the bipartisan proposal known as the Telephone...
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Mon, 05/13/2019 - 1:52pm
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After Friendly's closures, Schumer pledges to close labor law loophole

Standing outside the abruptly closed Friendly’s in Gates on Monday, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said laws that govern large-scale layoffs need to change. ...
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Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:20am
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