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New York Sen. Charles Schumer (file/credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Schumer: New Federal Energy Decision Could Cost New Yorkers $500 Million

Sen. Schumer said the decision was reached by the FERC commissioner at the urging of the out-of-date plant operators in an effort to protect their bottom lines.

10/21/2012

Sen. Chuck Schumer (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Presents Bill To Close Security Loophole At Utilities

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer unveiled new legislation Sunday that would change a loophole in the law that doesn’t require workers hired at most power plants to undergo FBI background checks.

08/14/2011