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Sen. Schumer Calls On Feds To Regulate ‘Smart Car’ Technology

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on federal regulators to set guidelines to protect consumers as car companies collect personal information through “smart car” technology and sell it to third parties.

02/23/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer has called for an investigation into the Target data breach. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Takes Aim At Target, Wants Transparency In Wake Of Security Breach

Senator Schumer has asked how customers can know if target has really fixed the problem when the store refuses to tell us what the problem was.

12/22/2013

Senator Chuck Schumer (Right) (credit: Getty Images) has given Hillary Clinton (Left) (Daniel Berehulak/
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Report: Sen. Schumer Gives Hillary Clinton Early Push For Presidential Bid

Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is urging his former Senate colleague, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to run for president. In fact, he’s already endorsing her.

11/02/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (file / credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Sen Schumer Calls On Airlines To Reverse Flight Change Fee Increases

“I am asking, really demanding that Delta, American, U.S. Air, and United Airlines put the brakes on these out of control change of flight fees,” he said.

05/19/2013

Senator Charles E. Schumer at a news conference (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Sen Schumer Asks VA To Let Vets Keep Dogs Until Research Is Complete

Veterans with physical impairments can get reimbursed for the cost of having a service dog help them, but a new Veterans Administration directive is delaying compensation for veterans with mental and emotional concerns until further research is completed.

09/16/2012

Sen. Charles Schumer/file (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Sen Schumer Calls For Free Whooping Cough Vaccinations As Number Of Cases Increases

The number of whooping cough cases has tripled in New York, and Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on health officials to provide free vaccinations.

07/22/2012

Sen. Charles Schumer (file / credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Senator Schumer Takes On Popular New Energy Shot

U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials plan to investigate whether inhalable caffeine sold in lipstick-sized canisters is safe for consumers and if its manufacturer was right to brand it as a dietary supplement.

02/19/2012

Police investigate the fatal DUI crash. (credit: CBS 2)

Sen Schumer Calls On Federal Government To Help Cops Curb Drugged Driving

The federal government should help police departments nationwide obtain the tools and training needed to attack a rising scourge of driving under the influence, two U.S. senators said Sunday.

01/29/2012