Sen. Charles Schumer

Sen. Charles Schumer calls for the CDC to make measles shots more accessible during a news conference Feb. 8, 2015, in Manhattan. (credit: TV 10/55)

Schumer Details His Opposition To Iran Nuclear Deal

New York Sen. Charles Schumer, the only Democratic senator who’s come out so far against President Barack Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran, is detailing his opposition.

08/11/2015

The international arrivals terminal is viewed at John F. Kennedy Airport. (credited: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

$8.9 Million In Federal Funding Coming For Upgrades At JFK

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Friday announced $8.9 million in new federal funding for runway and airfield upgrades at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

08/07/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: CBS2)

Schumer Says He Plans To Vote Against Iran Deal

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said late Thursday that he plans to vote against the Iran deal.

08/06/2015

FILE -- A small drone (Credit: Getty Images)

Pilots On ‘High Alert’ Following Third Drone Sighting In As Many Days At NYC’s JFK Airport

A pilot reported a drone sighting near John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday night, making it the third incident in the past three days.

08/03/2015

Comedian Amy Schumer speaks at a press conference with U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on August 3, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sen. Charles Schumer, Comedian Amy Schumer Call For More Gun Control

Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control.

08/03/2015

A cellphone case designed to look at a gun is not popular with police. (Credit: NYPD Queens North Command)

Chicago Bans Cell Phone Cases That Resemble Guns

Earlier this month, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) called on online retailers to to stop selling the cases, calling them “a disaster waiting to happen.”

07/29/2015

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) talks to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) during a confirmation hearing for U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Lynch will succeed Eric Holder to be the next U.S. Attorney General if confirmed by the Senate.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

New York City To Receive Nearly $260 Million In Federal Anti-Terrorism Grants

New York City will be the beneficiary of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal grants for anti-terrorism efforts, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday.

07/28/2015

A cellphone case designed to look at a gun is not popular with police. (Credit: NYPD Queens North Command)

Sen. Schumer Calls On Retailers To Stop Selling Gun-Shaped iPhone Cases

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on online retailers, including Amazon and eBay, to stop selling iPhone cases that look like handguns.

07/07/2015

Palcohol makes a variety of powdered alcohol products. (credit: CBS 2)

Sen. Schumer Makes Last-Ditch Effort To Ban Powdered Alcohol

Sen. Charles Schumer said the highly concentrated powdered alcohol is targeted to kids and teens, and it could hit store shelves in the next few weeks.

06/07/2015

Amtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers following a deadly derailment earlier this month. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Amtrak To Install Long-Sought Cameras In Locomotives

The move follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer’s actions just before the crash.

05/26/2015

A gun believed to be connected to the fatal shooting of NYPD Officer Brian Moore on Saturday, May 2. (Credit: NYPD)

Sen. Schumer Demands Crackdown On ‘Iron Pipeline’ Following NYPD Officer’s Death

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a federal crackdown on illegally-trafficked firearms making their way into New York City from out-of-state.

05/06/2015

Police investigating a possible case of "swatting" in Eastchester, New York on April 4, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Sen. Schumer Proposing Tougher ‘Swatting’ Penalties

Sen. Charles Schumer is introducing legislation to deter “swatting,” a new crime trend that’s costing law enforcement thousands of dollars.

04/20/2015

De Blasio, Schumer ride subway on National Stand Up For Transportation Day

De Blasio, Schumer Ride Subway, Urge Investment In Transportation Trust Fund

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer are calling for increased federal transportation funding.

04/09/2015

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer worries that new tolls on I-95 in Connecticut will cause traffic jams in towns such as Port Chester, seen here. (Credit: CBS2)

Schumer: New Tolls On I-95 In Connecticut Will Jam Up Westchester Streets

Lawmakers in Connecticut have been discussing bringing tolls back to Interstate 95. But residents across the state line in New York are worried that such a move could jam their local streets with traffic.

03/31/2015

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Sen. Schumer Urges NY Have ‘Seat At The Table’ In Conn. Toll Planning Process

A possible toll on I-95 at the New York/Connecticut border has some concerned it could send traffic through suburban neighborhoods, causing traffic, safety and environmental concerns.

03/31/2015

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