Press Releases

September 06, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Saratoga County Airport Is Set To Receive Nearly $200,000 In Department Of Transportation Funding For Runway, Taxiway Improvements

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that Saratoga County Airport is set to receive $199,494 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) funds for airport facility upgrades. Specifically, the grant will allow the airport to design an apron, where aircraft are parked, boarded and fueled, with improved structural integrity. Also, the funding will allow for the design of a new runway visual guidance system that will make the airport more accessible to pilots by … Continue Reading


September 06, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Joseph Y. Resnick Airport In Ulster County Is Set To Receive Nearly $340,000 In Department Of Transportation Funding For Land Acquisition, New Taxiway

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that Joseph Y. Resnick Airport in Ulster County is set to receive $ 336,844 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) funds for airport facility upgrades. Specifically, the grant will allow the airport to acquire land to the west of the existing airport property, that will be used for future development. Also, the funding will allow the construction of a taxi lane at the airport. Schumer and Gillibrand applaud DOT for … Continue Reading


September 06, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Plattsburgh International Airport Is Set To Receive More Than $3.1 Million In Department Of Transportation Funding To Renovate Hangar Buildings

Washington, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that Plattsburgh International Airport is set to receive $3,176,686 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) funds to help renovate two hangar buildings at the airport. "This is great news for the passengers and pilots that fly in and out of Plattsburgh International Airport every day," said Schumer. "With this funding, this airport can make renovations that will ensure passenger safety and the … Continue Reading


September 06, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Oneonta Municipal Airport Is Set To Receive Over $480,000 In Department Of Transportation Funding For Runway Improvements

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that Oneonta Municipal Airport is set to receive $481,063 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) funds for airport facility upgrades. Specifically, the grant will allow Oneonta Municipal Airport to enter its second phase of tree removal in the approach of Runway 24. The removal of these obstructions will enhance safety at the airport for passengers and pilots. Schumer and Gillibrand applaud DOT for their work to … Continue Reading


September 06, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Buffalo Niagara International Airport Is Set To Receive Nearly $1.3 Million In Dot Funding To Improve Passenger Terminal

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced that Buffalo Niagara International Airport is set to receive $1,295,479 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) funds for airport facility upgrades. Specifically, the grant will help repair doorways to the passenger terminal. Schumer and Gillibrand applaud DOT for their work to increase safety at all airports. "This is great news for the passengers that fly in and out of Buffalo Niagara International Airport every … Continue Reading


September 06, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Request Emergency Funding To Aid NY Farms Damaged By Irene

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today released their letter to Senate leaders requesting funding for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) and the Emergency Watershed Program (EWP) to give New York's agricultural communities more of the resources they need to recover from Hurricane Irene. Current USDA estimates put the need for ECP at $106 million for this fiscal year, including $2.5 million for New … Continue Reading


September 06, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Request Emergency Funding To Aid NY Farms Damaged By Irene

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today released their letter to Senate leaders requesting funding for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) and the Emergency Watershed Program (EWP) to give New York's agricultural communities more of the resources they need to recover from Hurricane Irene. Current USDA estimates put the need for ECP at $106 million for this fiscal year, including $2.5 million for New … Continue Reading


September 02, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Cattaraugus County- Olean Airport Is Set To Receive Over $475,000 In Department Of Transportation Funding For Weather Reporting Equipment, Taxiway Improvements

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced that Cattaraugus County-Olean Airport is set to receive $475,000 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) funds for airport facility upgrades. Specifically, the grant will allow Cattaraugus County-Olean Airport to install weather reporting equipment, airfield guidance signs, and taxiway lighting. Schumer and Gillibrand applaud DOT for their work to increase safety at all airports. "This is great news for the … Continue Reading


September 01, 2011

Gillibrand, Bishop Applaud Recall Of Millions Of Liquid Firepot Fuel, Urge CPSC To Continue Push To Recall All Harmful Gel Fuel Products

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Congressman Tim Bishop applauded the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)'s recall of approximately 2 million gel fuel firepot products sold by 9 companies and urged the agency to continue the push to remove all harmful gel fuel products from the market. In June, the lawmakers called for an immediate recall of all forms of liquid firepot fuel and urged CPSC to investigate manufacturer's labeling which claimed that the … Continue Reading


September 01, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Push To Boost Federal Disaster Relief Funding To Help New York Rebuild After Irene

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand wrote to Office of Management and Budget Director Jack Lew, urging the Obama administration to seek sufficient funding for the Disaster Relief Fund to cover the cost of damage to New York communities in the wake of Irene. Governor Cuomo has estimated that the damage costs in New York would exceed $1 billion, but the federal disaster relief fund currently only has $792 million available. The funds in this account are meant to be … Continue Reading


August 31, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge President Obama, FEMA To Provide Individual Assistance To Staten Island Residents After Irene

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand called on President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate to immediately approve individual assistance for Staten Island residents in the wake of tropical storm Irene. President Obama granted individual and public assistance to New York counties this morning and while Richmond County was granted public assistance for local governments, individual homeowners have not yet been granted individual assistance to help … Continue Reading


August 31, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge President To Quickly Declare Remaining NY Counties Eligible For Disaster Assistance

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today urged President Obama and FEMA Administrator Fugate to quickly declare remaining counties in New York State eligible for Individual and Public Assistance. For Individual Assistance, these counties include Bronx, Clinton, Columbia, Kings, Montgomery, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Warren, Washington and Westchester. For Public Assistance, these include the counties of … Continue Reading


August 31, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge USDA To Issue Agricultural Disaster Declaration To Expedite Federal Aid To Farms Across Nys Damaged By Irene

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today wrote to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue an agriculture disaster declaration and to expedite disaster assistance for areas of New York hard hit by Hurricane Irene from Long Island, through the Hudson Valley and up to the Capital Region and North Country including Broome, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, … Continue Reading


August 31, 2011

At Applied Energy Solutions In Livingston County, Gillibrand Announces “Made In America” Grants To Bolster High-Tech Manufacturing For New York

Caledonia, NY - While New York has lost a total of more than 123,000 manufacturing jobs since 2005, advanced and high-tech manufacturing jobs are thriving. Computer and electronic manufacturing industries increased employment by 9 percent from 2004 to 2008. To spark more growth in high-tech manufacturing in New York and create more of these good-paying jobs right here, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced her new manufacturing agenda. Senator Gillibrand's plan creates a Made In … Continue Reading


August 30, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge President & FEMA To Approve Emergency Declaration For Capital Region & North Country Counties

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand called on President Obama to approve New York State's anticipated request and declare a federal state of emergency for Albany, Essex, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington Counties in light of the severe flooding following Irene. In their letter to the President, the Senators pointed out that other New York counties have already been declared eligible for emergency assistance, and that the flooding … Continue Reading


August 30, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge President To Swiftly Declare New York Counties Federal Major Disaster Areas; Irene Caused Millions Of Damage To Homes, Business, & Critical Infrastructure

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand wrote to President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, urging the immediate approval of New York State's recent request for a major federal disaster declaration in response to Irene, which caused unprecedented damage throughout the state. The affected counties include Albany, Bronx, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Greene, Kings, Montgomery, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, … Continue Reading


August 29, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge President & FEMA To Approve Emergency Declaration For Dutchess County

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand called on President Obama to approve New York State's anticipated request and declare a federal state of emergency for Dutchess County in light of the severe flooding in Dutchess County following Irene. In their letter to the president, the Senators pointed out that other Hudson Valley Counties have already been declared eligible for emergency assistance, and that the flooding in Dutchess County clearly warrants the same … Continue Reading


August 28, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Catskills, Hudson Valley And Mohawk Valley Counties Included In FEMA Emergency Declaration

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced that President Obama has approved an emergency declaration for Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester Counties in the wake of Hurricane Irene. Governor Cuomo officially requested the pre-landfall declaration yesterday. Many counties have already experienced severe flooding, which could get worse in coming days. An emergency declaration was declared prior to … Continue Reading


August 26, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge President To Declare State Of Emergency For New York

Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand called on President Obama to declare a federal state of emergency for New York in light of the projected path of Hurricane Irene. Governor Cuomo officially requested the declaration yesterday. In their letter to the president, Schumer and Gillibrand pointed out that New York has seen near record rainfall amounts during August and grounds in and around New York City are already saturated. "New York has already been battered … Continue Reading


August 25, 2011

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $160,000 Coming To Port Of Oswego To Beef Up Port Security, Surveillance, And Improve Emergency Preparedness

Today, Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Port of Oswego Authority is set to receive $160,400 through the Port Security Grant Program administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This funding will be used to build and install a 17 camera Integrated Surveillance System at the Port of Oswego Authority. This surveillance system will be accessible to all levels of law enforcement involving the Oswego Harbor, and will help the U.S. port prepare for … Continue Reading

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