GOP & Democrats Signal No Sign Of Retreat In First Day Of ShutdownLast-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote, causing the fourth government shutdown in a quarter century.
Sen. Schumer To DOT: Press Foreign Airlines To Work Better With JFK AirportThe New York Democrat is calling on federal officials to urge foreign airlines to work better with the operators of JFK Airport.
Sen. Schumer Calls For Bomb-Detection Units At Transit HubsDevices are currently being tested in Los Angeles, but Schumer said Sunday the TSA should speed up plans to deploy the technology nationally.
Schumer Calls For Increased Consumer Protection Against Computer Generated BotsThe Senate Minority Leader says online bots have expanded their reach, and have now started snatching up must-have holiday toys.
Local Lawmakers Rally Against GOP Tax BillMinority Leader Chuck Schumer gave a "shout-out" of praise to four local Republicans he credited for opposing the elimination of state and local tax deductions.
Schumer Calls Airport Screening Lapses 'Highly Concerning'The New York Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Inspector General's office should undertake a thorough review of the TSA's employee training procedures.
U.S. Navy Secretary Visits LI To Witness Aftermath Of Ground Water PollutionThe contamination was traced to Navy work following WWII when it contracted with Grumman to build fighter planes and chemicals were dumped into the ground.
Hudson River Island Project Dead In The Water As Settlement Seemed ImminentBillionaire businessman Barry Diller has pulled the plug on a bold plan to build an entertainment island on an undulating pier in the Hudson.
Schumer Wants Federal Review After Hundreds Lose Mail In LarchmontLarchmont's mail problems have drawn federal attention.
‘Time Will Tell,’ Trump Scorns Sessions As ‘Very Weak’ But Won’t Comment On AG’s FuturePresident Donald Trump cranked up the heat Tuesday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as "very weak" and refusing to say whether he'll fire the nation's top law enforcement officer.
Shrinking Seats On Amtrak Trains A One Way Ticket To Discomfort, Schumer SaysSchumer thinks the nation's rail service is going down the wrong track by talking about making seats smaller to boost capacity.
Senate Republicans Unveil Health Care Bill, Sparking Heated DebateThe plan will eliminate the individual mandate which forces people to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. It also removes taxes put in place under the Affordable Care Act.