U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson stepped down Wednesday, in the wake of several security breaches affecting the White House and President Barack Obama.
The New York Democrat said there are no current federal protections against such privacy intrusions, the companies’ policies aren’t clear, and consumers should have the ability to opt out.
Kelly has been floated as a possible replacement for outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano who is leaving to take over the University of California’s 10-campus system.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s experience with fighting terrorism has been cited as the reason why two lawmakers want him to take over as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
The U.S. Senate was set to vote Monday on the $50.5 billion aid package for Superstorm Sandy relief, and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the package will provide aid for long-delayed coastline protection projects.
The Superstorm Sandy relief bill has passed the U.S. Senate, and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said there is one more hurdle for the legislation.
New York City was set to start the celebration of Chanukah Saturday evening with the ceremonial lighting of a 32-foot-tall memorial at the southeast edge of Central Park.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is writing federal regulators, asking them to crack down on the use of the pointers outside of their intended use in office presentations.
“In the memory of the children we lost on that awful day, we can take some simple steps to educate and warn boat owners and their passengers about how many people a vessel can safely handle,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and state Sen. Michael Gianaris of Queens want the Transportation Security Administration to create the position at all airports.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is seeking an audit of all tour bus operators in New York following a fatal tour bus crash a week ago in New York City.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says New Yorkers are owed $1 billion in tax credits for tuition they paid.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is seeking to make it illegal for anyone to distribute or record the revealing images produced by full-body scanners at airports.
Under the agreement, 23-year-old Miladin Kovacevic could be sentenced to two years and three months for the beating of Bryan Steinhauer of Brooklyn in May 2008 near Binghamton University.
A deal is expected in the trial of Miladin Kovacevic, who is charged with beating a college student from Brooklyn into a coma, according to an AP source.