Senate Leaders Say They've Reached 2-Year Budget Deal As Government Shutdown LoomsSenate leaders say they've reached a two-year budget deal that boosts spending for both the military and domestic programs.
Sen. Schumer Calls On Feds To Help New York In Fight Against The FluThe Democrat announced his request to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday.
White House Says It's Ready To Release Immigration PlanSenators on Capitol Hill are back to square one in the fight to fund the government. This comes after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., withdrew his offer to fully fund President Donald Trump’s long-promised wall along the Mexican border.
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.