Office of Management and Budget
The senator has petitioned the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Office of Management and Budget to boost its disaster reimbursement rate from 75 percent to 90 percent.
If Congress fails to reach a budget deal, automatic across the board cuts in January would slash $38 million from the Zadroga Act, which helps care for sick 9/11 responders.
As many families do their back to school shopping, Sen. Charles Schumer warned consumers about products he said are laden with potentially harmful chemicals. Sen. Schumer is pushing for Congress to pass the Safe Chemical Act to require manufacturers to prove the safety of the chemicals in their products that are used by children.