Charles Schumer

Schumer Renews Calls For Stricter Gun Control In Wake Of Oregon School ShootingSen. Charles Schumer said people are "just fed up" after another mass shooting and said it now may finally be right for some changes in gun laws.
Schumer: Cutting Funding For Weather Satellites Could Prove CatastrophicHe said federal officials have warned that the gap would likely impact their ability to predict major storms, like Joaquin and Superstorm Sandy.
Sen. Charles Schumer Looks To Pull Plug On Ticket-Scalping 'Bots'He said website features that require users to manually type in a code are not preventing sophisticated computer programs from snatching up tickets.
Schumer Calls For Changes In Eyeglass Rules To Aid ConsumersSen. Charles Schumer is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to update regulations on eyeglass prescriptions to create more competition in the industry, which he says would lead to better deals for consumers.
Pope Delivers Historic Address To Congress, Urges Lawmakers To Embrace MigrantsGreeted by a roar of welcome from U.S. lawmakers, Pope Francis walked with an ear-to-ear smile into the Capitol's House chamber Thursday for the first-ever address by a pontiff to a joint meeting of Congress.
Road Closures Begin Ahead Of Pope Francis' VisitPreparations are in full swing for Pope Francis' visit to New York City this week as he wraps up his visit to Cuba Monday before heading to Washington DC.
34th Street-Hudson Yards No. 7 Subway Station OpensThe No. 7 trains will start running at 1 p.m. Sunday at the station, located at West 34th Street and 11th Avenue.
Cardinal Dolan, Local Leaders Outraged Over Reported Reselling Of Free Pope TicketsSchumer said eBay recently banned the sale of pope tickets on its site, and asked other online marketplaces to follow suit.
Schumer Introducing Bill Aimed At Keeping Drones Away From Airports, Major EventsSchumer said he would introduce an amendment to a bill that funds the Federal Aviation Administration requiring drones sold or operated in the U.S. to have geo-fencing technology.
Sen. Schumer Announces Winners Of 100 Pairs Of Pope TicketsSen. Charles Schumer has announced the winners of his statewide lottery for 100 pairs of tickets to be part of the papal audience on the West Lawn of the Capitol following Pope Francis' address to Congress on Sept. 24.
Schumer Wants New Drone Technology As Airport Sightings GrowSchumer 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.
Christie Talks Hudson River Rail Tunnel With State, Federal Transportation OfficialsThe 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.