chuck schumer

By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 - 1:38 pm
Above: A poster from New York State's campaign to raise awareness about heroin addiction. New York State passed legislation to fund a heroin addiction awareness and treatment campaign in 2014. Photo via  As a heroin epidemic spreads... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:02 pm
Above: U.S. Senator Charles Schumer greeted employees of the Kraft-Heinz manufacturing plant in Walton on Wednesday, Nov. 25. Photo by Robert Cairns. U.S. Senator Charles D. Schumer visited Walton on Wednesday, Nov. 25 to celebrate a deal that will keep... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 - 4:53 pm
Above: Kraft macaroni and cheese. Photo by Mike Mozart, via Flickr. A Kraft Heinz manufacturing plant in the Delaware County town of Walton that was slated for closure has been saved in an eleventh-hour deal struck by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Senator... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 5, 2013 - 6:54 pm
Above: Amphenol's Sidney manufacturing plant on September 9, 2011, after back-to-back floods from Irene and Lee caused heavy damage at the plant. Screenshot from video shot by state Senator John Bonacic. Aerospace manufacturer Amphenol, whose Sidney... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 15, 2012 - 3:53 pm
Born to depreciate. Photo by Flickr user Benjamin Golub; published under Creative Commons license. Q: How is a milk cow like a fax machine? A: She can be written off as a business expense. And under a new federal law proposed by U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 1, 2012 - 10:42 am
Photo by Flickr user Andres Rueda. Published under Creative Commons license. U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-NY, is seeking to pass a bill that would inject new funds into a program that funds doctor training, with preference given to rural areas. The bill... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2011 - 10:48 am
Chuck Schumer was in Shandaken yesterday to see the damage caused by the floodwaters of Hurricane Irene, according to the Daily Freeman: The visit was conducted with Federal Emergency Management Agency Regional Administrator Lynn Canton, with Shandaken... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 24, 2011 - 1:10 pm
Adam Bosch at the Times Herald-Record had a bang-up story yesterday about the embattled Esopus Creek. According to a letter sent by U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Esopus Creek has become too shallow for a Coast Guard... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 - 10:05 am
Apparently, as opponents of a plan to build a resort casino in Sullivan County gathered at Albany this week, the casinos backers were getting "frowns" and "bad vibrations" in Washington about the plan. The Times Herald-Record reports that members of the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 - 10:11 pm
These days, election results are an instant gratification business. Polls closed just an hour ago, and already the AP, the NYT, and the Washington Post are calling the NY governor's race for Andrew Cuomo. (The Times says that senators Kirsten Gillibrand... Read more


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