Schumer: NYC Metro Area Should Have Text Access To 911U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) advised Sunday that the New York City metro area should be able to text a 911 dispatcher in the event of an emergency.
Schumer To Supporters: Call On Lawmakers For 'Common-Sense Gun Control'U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) addressed onlookers at his news conference in Herald Square Sunday, urging them to do their part in getting what he called common-sense gun safety laws passed.
Schumer Aide Arrested On Drug ChargesAn aide to U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has been arrested on drug charges.
Schumer, Gillibrand Call For $1.1 Billion To Fight, Prevent Zika VirusU.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) joined health officials Sunday to ask for increased funding to prevent and treat the Zika virus.
Schumer: More Canine Units Could Alleviate TSA Airport Wait Line ProblemsU.S. Sen Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday called on the Transportation Security Administration to bring in more canine units for airport security screenings.
2 Dead When Amtrak Train From New York Hits Backhoe Near PhiladelphiaTwo people were killed and dozens more were injured Sunday, when an Amtrak train from New York struck a backhoe and partially derailed in southeast Pennsylvania.
Schumer: DHS Needs To Expedite Testing For Compounds Used By TerroristsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Sunday the Department of Homeland Security must work faster to begin testing explosive detectors that can sense compounds used in recent terrorist attacks.
Schumer: All Phone Companies Should Block Robocalls For FreeU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday called upon phone carriers to make robocall blocking technology available to landline and cellphone customers.
Schumer: Lead Poisoning Is Major Problem In Westchester, Hudson ValleyA new effort was under way Monday night to combat the lead problem plaguing suburban areas north of New York City.
IRS Impersonators Scamming Seniors Out Of Tens Of MillionsIRS impersonators are taking aim at seniors in an effort to scam them out of their money.
Schumer Says US Should Appoint 'Zika Czar' To Fight VirusSen. Charles Schumer wants the White House to appoint a "zika czar'' to coordinate the U.S. response to the mosquito-borne virus that is being blamed for serious birth defects.
Lawmakers Call For Probe After Indian Point Groundwater ContaminationThe water is said to be contaminated with tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen.

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