Schumer announced Wednesday he will propose an amendment to legislation funding the FAA this fall that would require manufacturers to implement geo-fencing or similar technology.
The meeting about the proposed Amtrak Gateway project at Sen. Cory Booker’s office in Newark included the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez.
New York Sen. Charles Schumer is expected to outline a plan Tuesday to move ahead with Amtrak’s proposed Gateway project for new rail tunnels under the Hudson River.
Schumer, the third highest ranking Democrat in the Senate, said Monday he is pouring over the deal before making a decision on how he’ll vote.
He says the converted vehicles often lack an adequate number of side-impact air bags, reinforced rollover bars and strong frames.
Sen. Charles Schumer said he’s feeling the pressure as he dissects the Iran nuclear deal, but is not disclosing how he plans to vote.
The New York Democrat said Sunday that he is supporting legislation that would increase funding for research and development of the new sensors.
The New York Democrat said Sunday that the practice prevents consumers from seeing all their options when booking a fight.
The New York Democrat said at a news conference Sunday outside a Manhattan supermarket that the average price of eggs is up nearly 50 percent this year because of bird flu.
Sen. Charles Schumer wants to ground a plan that would shrink the allowed size of carry-on luggage on airplanes.
Schumer, D-N.Y., on Sunday is calling for federal regulations on scrap metal sales, including a requirement that scrap yards and recyclers maintain detailed records on their purchases, and require those selling metal to provide documentation.
Schumer, D-N.Y., is asking the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department to grant temporary protected status to Nepalese nationals now residing in the U.S.
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced Monday that he is submitting legislation to create stiffer penalties for swatting.
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.