He cited a recent report indicating that while traditional tobacco use is down among teens, the use of e-cigarettes is up.
Schumer, D-N.Y., and Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Sunday delays are unacceptable for adding the communications and signaling system called Positive Train Control.
According to Durbin’s version of events, Schumer pledged his support for Durbin to hang onto the No. 2 job as Democratic whip. According to Schumer, that never happened.
The money will used at 33 developments damaged by the 2012 storm.
Schumer noted that a recent study shows that unfairness even extends to nursing, where males are paid more than female counterparts.
The New York Democrat said Sunday that he wants federal regulators to stop the sale of the devices, which were linked to 17 incidents at JFK airport and another 37 at LaGuardia last year.
Sen. Charles Schumer has added his voice to a growing chorus of elected officials and residents expressing concern about the use of a pesticide on wooden utility poles.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said the former first lady and New York senator “needs to step up and come out and say exactly what the situation was,” adding that from “this point on, the silence is going to hurt her.”
The New York Democrat said Sunday that has written to the Federal Aviation Administration to urge the agency to immediately implement several security upgrades to protect the systems.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States and President Barack Obama for aiding Israel, but warned of the threat that Iran poses to Israel’s survival.
The executive in charge of FEMA’s insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money.
Critics have charged that House Speaker John Boehner ignored protocol by inviting Netanyahu without first consulting the president and that the speech opens the Capitol up to Israeli politics.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for passage of legislation prohibiting individuals on the U.S. terrorist watch list from buying guns.
U.S. authorities said there was “no credible” evidence suggesting a mall attack was in the works after a video purported to be from Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack malls in Western countries.
Sen. Charles Schumer is urging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to reverse its denial of thousands of dollars in assistance for Liberty Village in Amityville to cover the cost of rent and support services.