Sen. Charles Schumer
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that he’s rooting for the Seattle Seahawks because he always favors the underdog. Sen. Charles Schumer on the other hand will be cheering for the Broncos because of the Manning connection.
Sen. Charles Schumer’s proposed “Avonte’s Law” will become reality thanks to funding from the federal government. Schumer on Sunday called for legislation to provide GPS tracking devices for autistic children and others with a tendency to bolt from parents or caregivers.
Sen. Charles Schumer says new legislation proposed in the name of Avonte Oquendo would fund voluntary tracking devices for children who have autism.
Sen. Charles Schumer on Sunday called for safer packaging for children’s medicine bottles in order to help prevent an estimated 10,000 emergency room visits a year.
Currently, fishermen in New York cannot catch as many fluke as fishermen in Connecticut or New Jersey. It appears the federal Fisheries Council is prepared to establish new guidelines after decades of fighting for a fairer, regional fluke fishing quota for New York’s recreational fishermen.
The Federal Railroad Administration is planning to propose a rule that might require the installation of video cameras aboard trains to monitor drivers and record accidents or unsafe behavior, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said Sunday.
It’s been more than a year since Hurricane Sandy hit the Tri-State Area. The hard lessons learned have prompted a call for action to improve public housing in flood-prone areas.
As of Friday afternoon, 59 senators now back a new sanctions package they say would increase the pressure on Iran to make nuclear concessions, congressional aides said. The count brings Congress closer to passing a bill the Obama administration considers a threat to a historic diplomatic opportunity.
Brooks died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Monday afternoon. He was 86.
The fallout from what’s being called the second-largest credit card breach in U.S. history prompted a big change in business by the nation’s biggest bank.
Anti-hunger activists launched a statewide campaign urging Sen. Charles Schumer to vote against any farm bill that includes cuts to the food stamp program.
A recent poll shows more than half of Americans are not happy with the health care exchange rollout.
Monday’s vote to extend the prohibition on plastic guns for another decade responds to a growing threat from steadily improving 3-D printers that can produce such weapons.
The senator is taking issue with the EPA’s interpretation of a 2011 law. He says Congress didn’t intend for hydrants to be included in the new reduced-lead drinking water standards.
The controversial deal to put the brakes on Iran’s nuclear program has united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill on steps to take if the pact falls apart.