Sen. Charles Schumer
U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said the New York City public hospital system will receive more than $117 million in federal aid for repairs to Bellevue Hospital Center for Superstorm-Sandy-related damages.
A delegation from the city is hosting members of the Democratic National Committee in an effort to bring the 2016 convention to Brooklyn.
Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to ban powdered alcohol and calling on retailers to boycott its sale when the product hits stores as early as next month.
Sen. Charles Schumer endorsed the U.S. airstrikes in Iraq on Sunday, but the New York Democrat said he is against sending troops there.
The Democrat says New York has become “the wild west” for private drones since a court case limited the federal government’s ability to regulate the use of the small, remote controlled aircraft.
The Security Council adopted a presidential statement just after midnight Monday in New York that urged Israel and Hamas “to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire.”
Sen. Charles Schumer, Rep. Steve Israel: Feds Should Consider Missile-Protection Systems For Commercial Planes
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal authorities to study whether U.S. passenger jets should be equipped with devices that would protect them against missiles.
Questions remain about the Federal Aviation Administration’s ban on flights to Israel earlier this week and whether it was based on safety or politics.
Sen. Charles Schumer is warning drivers that federal money to repair and rebuild highways, bridges and overpasses is about to run out.
A group of New Yorkers gathered to rally for Israel in Times Square Sunday afternoon, as the first major ground battle in two weeks between Israel and Hamas militants left dozens dead.
Schumer said pet owners are paying a 240 percent markup when you buy pet medications from the vet
Two U.S. senators are calling for their fellow lawmakers to keep the federal transportation fund from running out of money next month.
In remarks from the White House, the president said Friday that Flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says dozens of highway projects in New York state would be delayed if Congress can’t reach an agreement on federal highway funding.
The senator is calling for the improved notification system following three recent burglaries in which suspects posed as National Grid utility workers to gain access to customers’ homes.