Press Releases

October 2018
Schumer, Gillibrand, Engel Announce Inclusion Of Mamaroneck And Sheldrake River Basin Project In Bipartisan Agreement For Water Resource Bill; Project Is Vital To Protect Mamaroneck Residents’ Homes & Businesses, Which Remain At Risk Of Flooding
Schumer, Gillibrand Call On NTSB To Complete A Thorough Investigation Into Stretch Limousine Accident And Issue Concrete Safety Recommendations Immediately
Following Defense Secretary Mattis’s Comment That “The Jury Is Out” On Whether Women Can Be Successful In Military Combat Roles, Gillibrand And Blumenthal Lead Group Of 11 Senators Demanding Respect For Female Servicemembers And Commitment To Pentagon’s Ongoing Combat Integration Efforts
Gillibrand Statement On Social Security Administration’s Latest Cola Announcement
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Recently-Passed Faa Reauthorization Bill Includes Funding Authorizations For The Essential Air Service And Airport Improvement Programs
Gillibrand, Schumer Announce That The Fort Ontario Study Act Has Been Signed Into Law
Senators Schumer And Gillibrand Announce That Recently Passed Bipartisan Federal Funding Bill Includes Significant Investments For Education, Health, And Child Development Programs That Support New York Families
Schumer, Gillibrand Call On U.S. Air Force To Make Critical Infrastructure Upgrades At NFARS; Senators Say Improvements Would Greatly Enhance NFAR’s Ability To Execute Its Essential KC-135 Tanker Mission, Promote Economic Development In Western NY
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $461k In Federal Funding For Five Fire Departments Throughout The Capital Region
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $1.3 Million For Two Southern Tier School Districts To Improve Literacy Skills
With 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Set To Expire In 2020, Senators Schumer, Gillibrand & U.S. Reps Maloney, Nadler, & King Urge Congress To Stand Up For 9/11 Heroes; Cosponsor Upcoming Legislation To Permanently Reauthorize And Fund VCF
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Fema Has Heeded Their Call, Approved Major Disaster Declaration For New York State To Aid Seven Rochester-Finger Lakes, Southern Tier Counties Impacted By Severe Flooding This August
Senators Schumer And Gillibrand Announce That Just-Passed Health And Human Services Spending Bill Includes $3.7 Billion For The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program To Help Seniors And Families Pay Their Energy Bills
September 2018
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $1.5 Million In Federal Funding For The Unity House Of Troy To Combat Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault Against Women
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $89 Million In Federal Funding For YouthBuild Programs In Just-Passed Education Appropriations Bill
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Major Week Of Progress In New York’s Ongoing Battle With The Opioid Epidemic, Including Passage Of Over $3 Billion In Health And Human Services Funding, Over $56 Million Sent To New York By Fed Substance Abuse And Mental Health Services Administration, And A Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement On A Package Of New Opioid Policy Changes And Program Authorizations
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $8 Million In Funding For Cornell Chess Lab As Part Of Recently-Passed Defense Appropriations Bill; Funding Will Maintain Lab’s Partnership With The U.S. Air Force To Develop High-Performance Materials For Aircraft
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $150,000 In Federal Funding For Town Of North Hempstead For An Environmental Study To Clean Up And Revitalize New Cassel Brownfield Properties
With Dr. Christine Blasey Ford Scheduled To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee Tomorrow That She Was Sexually Assaulted By Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Gillibrand Takes To Senate Floor And Urges Colleagues To Listen To The Credible Allegations Of Sexual Assault Against Kavanaugh
Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $2 Million In Federal Funding To Help Build A New, State-Of-The-Art Electric Charging Building For Rochester Buses
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