Press Releases

September 15, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $7 Million In Fed Funding For Elmira/Corning Regional Airport In Chemung County

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $7,000,000 in federal funding for the Elmira/Corning Regional Airport in Chemung County. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, the grant will fund the construction of a taxiway and the rehabilitation of the airport apron, an area used for aircraft parking, loading, unloading, refueling, and boarding. "Making sure our airports … Continue Reading


September 15, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $6.7 Million In Federal Funding For The Buffalo Niagara International Airport

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $6,776,181 for the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, the funding will be all the airport to install new guidance signs, runway distance-to-go signs and runway lighting. "Making sure our airports are clear for takeoff is essential for the safety of air travelers and the smooth … Continue Reading


September 15, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $400K In Federal Funds For Three Museums & Art Galleries In The City Of Rochester

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $417,281 in federal funds for three City of Rochester museums and art galleries. The funding was allocated through The Institute of Museum and Library Services' (IMLS) Museums for America discretionary grant program. Schumer and Gillibrand said these three significant and historical institutions will benefit greatly from these federal funds, and these federal investments will allow the public to enjoy the intellectual and … Continue Reading


September 15, 2016

Senator Gillibrand Announces Senate Passes Long Island Sound Legislation

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, today announced that the Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act has passed the Senate as part of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Gillibrand's provision to revise the Army Corps of Engineers' standards for the disposal of dredged material, which would help protect Long Island Sound and other waterways throughout New York, also passed the Senate as part of … Continue Reading


September 15, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $1.5 Million In Federal Funding For Two Rochester-Finger Lakes Airports In Wayne & Genesee Counties

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,554,613 in federal funding for critical infrastructure projects at two airports in the Rochester-Finger Lakes region. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Program. Specifically, the Williamson-Sodus Airport in Wayne County will receive $143,413 to reconstruct and repave its runway and parallel taxiway. The Genesee County Airport in Genesee … Continue Reading


September 14, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $1.8 Million In Federal Funding For Two Hudson Valley Regional Airports

Hudson Valley, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,789,111 for Stewart International Airport and Kingston-Ulster Airport, Inc. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, the Stewart International Airport located in Orange County will receive $1,717,911 to rehabilitate 11,817 feet of Runway 9/27 and 6,004 feet of Runway 16/34 to maintain the structural … Continue Reading


September 14, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $260K In Federal Funds For Two Western NY Fire Departments

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $266,305 in federal funding for two fire departments in Western New York. The funding was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Specifically, the Mayville Fire Department in Chautauqua County will receive $30,000 to purchase a new defibrillation unit. The East Aurora Fire Department in Erie County will receive $236,305 to purchase as many as 20 new … Continue Reading


September 14, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $227,000 In Federal Funding For Three Fire Departments In Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $227,589 in federal funding for the Village of Scarsdale, Nanuet Fire District and Hortonville Volunteer Fire Company Inc. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Specifically, the Village of Scarsdale located in Westchester County will receive $174,991 to purchase approximately 30 SCBA sets - air packs, 2 bottles and … Continue Reading


September 14, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $20K In Federal Funds For Speigletown Fire District In Rensselaer County

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $19,334 in federal funding for the Speigletown Fire District in Rensselaer County. The funding was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Specifically, the funding will be used to purchase a specialty washing machine and dryer capable of cleaning turnout gear, fire hoses and other equipment. "The men and women of the Speigletown Fire District are local heroes … Continue Reading


September 14, 2016

Gillibrand Statement On U.S. Military Aid Agreement With Israel

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement regarding the new U.S.-Israel memorandum of understanding being signed today: "I am very pleased that the Obama Administration and the Netanyahu government are signing this agreement today. The agreement represents our commitment to Israel and to the security of all Israelis, and I was proud to join my colleagues in urging the Administration to come to an agreement as quickly as possible. Israel should have all … Continue Reading


September 14, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $400K In Federal Funds For NYPD To Fight Internet Crimes Against Children

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $430,440 in federal Department of Justice (DOJ) funding for the New York Police Department (NYPD)'s New York City Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The funding has been allocated through the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Specifically, the funds will help the NYPD increase the number of affiliate agencies within the task force and better utilize the resources … Continue Reading


September 14, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $661,000 In Federal Funding For Three Long Island Fire Departments

Long Island, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $661,985 in federal funding for the Lawrence Cedarhurst Fire Department Inc., Oyster Bay Fire Co. No. 1 and Bay Shore Fire Department. This funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program. Specifically, the Lawrence Cedarhurst Fire Department Inc. will receive $499,200 to hire new firefighters, Oyster Bay … Continue Reading


September 13, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $1 Million In Federal Funding For NYC DNA Backlog Reduction Program

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1 million in federal Department of Justice (DOJ) funding for the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner's Department of Forensic Biology in an effort to reduce the backlog and turnaround time of DNA testing. "This federal funding will help the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner identify perpetrators and achieve justice for victims," said Senator Schumer. "I will continue doing everything I can to … Continue Reading


September 13, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $300K In Federal Funding For DNA Backlog Reduction Programs On Long Island

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $362,105 in federal Department of Justice (DOJ) funding for DNA backlog reduction programs on Long Island. The funding has been allocated through the DOJ's National Institute of Justice. Specifically, Nassau County will receive $193,397 in federal funding to help reduce the overall turnaround time for the handling, screening, and analysis of forensic DNA samples. In addition, Suffolk County will receive $168,708 in … Continue Reading


September 12, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $2.8 Million In Federal Funding For Griffiss International Airport

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $2,808,000 in federal funding for the Griffiss International Airport located in Rome. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This federal funding will enable the airport to construct a snow removal equipment building, so it can safely and efficiently store the tools that will allow it to keep runways and taxiways clear during all months of the … Continue Reading


September 12, 2016

Senator Gillibrand Re-Introduces Voter Empowerment Act To Eliminate Barriers To Voting, Ensure All Americans Have Equal And Fair Access To The Ballot

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, joined by Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chris Coons (D-DE), Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Ed Markey (D-MA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today re-introduced the Senate version of the Voter Empowerment Act. The legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives by Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis along with House … Continue Reading


September 12, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $119,000 In Federal Funding For Randall Airport In Orange County

Hudson Valley, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $119,230 in federal funding for infrastructure projects at the Randall Airport operated by the Aerodrome Development Corporation. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Program. The Randall Airport will use the funding to purchase .247 acres of land needed for future airport development, and to rehabilitate over 8,700 … Continue Reading


September 12, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $346,000 In Federal Funding For Akron Airport In Erie County

Buffalo, N.Y. - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $346,510 in federal funding for infrastructure projects at the Akron Airport operated by the Christian Airmen's Fellowship. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Program. The Akron Airport will use the funding to purchase 3.44 acres of land needed for future airport development, install runway vertical/visual guidance system, … Continue Reading


September 12, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $600K In Federal Funding For Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport In Warren County

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $606,600 in federal funding for the Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, the grant will fund the installation of a new runway guidance system and two pole-mounted obstruction lights. "Keeping our airports in top-notch shape is crucial to ensuring the safety of the passengers and pilots who fly … Continue Reading


September 12, 2016

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $194K In Federal Funding For The Perry-Warsaw Airport In Wyoming County

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $194,862 in federal funding for the Perry-Warsaw Airport in Wyoming County. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The grant will fund the acquisition of a new plow for snow removal. This upgrade will allow for increased safety and efficiency at the airport during the winter months. "Making sure our runways are clear for takeoff, especially … Continue Reading

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