Sen. Charles Schumer
One delay after another for Long Island Rail Road riders is due to problems with Amtrak equipment, and Long Islanders now want a say in how Amtrak is run.
On Thursday, Senate Democrats voted to deny Republicans the power to filibuster and block presidential appointments. It’s called the “‘nuclear option,” and it hit congress like a bomb.
Sen. Charles Schumer said Amtrak’s plan includes overhauling its track inspection program that calls for a more proactive approach to infrastructure maintenance.
The Philippines’ main disaster response agency raised the death toll Friday to 3,621, up from the previous figure of 2,360. Most of the casualties occurred on Leyte and Samar islands. It said 1,140 people are missing and more than 12,000 injured.
New York Sen. Charles Schumer has already thrown his support to Hillary Rodham Clinton for a 2016 presidential run.
Chicken from China has officials on alert, including U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.)
The proposal comes as the search continues for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, who walked away from his Long Island City school on Oct. 4. Schumer believes the devices could prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future.
A law created in 1909 prohibits the United States Postal Service from delivering alcohol to consumers and Schumer said he will move to end those restrictions in an upcoming bill regarding the future of the struggling agency.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Saturday that the reconstruction of the Montague Tunnel that sends the R Train under the East River is well under way, with federal funding in place to get the job done.
Starting at midnight Tuesday, fares will be suspended for riders who get on the A train in the Rockaways and on the R train in the Brooklyn corridor through Court Street, New York State Director of Operations Howard Glaser announced Friday.
Eight of 10 leading analytics companies have agreed to measures that will let shoppers nationwide know when retailers are using their smartphones to track their movements through a store.
The president said his administration was doing “everything we can possibly do” to get the federally run websites up and running.
U.S. Capitol Police who responded to incident are currently working unpaid due to federal government shutdown.
On the brink of a government shutdown, the Senate voted 54-46 on Monday to strip a one-year delay in President Barack Obama’s health care law from the bill that would keep the government operating.
Gov. Dan Malloy said Metro-North commuters can expect a “very reduced schedule” on Monday compared with a normal peak period. Trains are expected to run at 50 percent capacity on the New Haven line.