Sen. Schumer Announces Agreement On Short-Term Extension Of Debt CeilingDemocrats and Republicans in the Senate reached a deal to extend the debt ceiling through early December, avoiding what could have been an economic disaster.
FEMA Reimburses $600 Million To Health And Hospitals Corporation For Expanded Capacity, Staffing During PandemicNew York Sen. Chuck Schumer says FEMA tried to deprive the city's public hospital system of the funds because it didn't build or rent new facilities for COVID patients.
President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration In Parts Of New York And New Jersey, Authorizing Federal Aid For Storm VictimsPresident Biden signed a declaration to pump out federal funds to the local level, which will help New Yorkers in dire need.
Gov. Hochul Visits Flood Victims In Westchester; Search Underway For Missing Iona College Professor Frances BailieThe governor arrived with a signed emergency declaration, along with a commitment from the Biden administration and FEMA to provide resources.
Sen. Schumer Urges Law Enforcement To Go After Fake Vaccination Cards Being Sold On The InternetAgents last week seized dozens of fake cards being sent from China to New Orleans.
Sen. Chuck Schumer Calls On New York State To Distribute $2.1B To Tenants Hit Hard During PandemicSchumer joined tenants in Manhattan on Sunday and called on the state to act now.
Sen. Schumer Turns Up Heat On State Department To End Massive Backlog Of Passports Needing To Be Obtained Or RenewedSen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the State Department to act and get tens of thousands of New Yorkers out of what he calls "passport purgatory."
More Ticks Reported In Suffolk County Than Any Other County In U.S.Infectious disease specialists believe the COVID pandemic allowed the bloodsucking ticks to flourish, feasting off animals and spreading to humans.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Tours Hudson River Tunnels As Gateway Project Gets Back On TrackSen. Chuck Schumer took Buttigieg on a tour of the dilapidated, storm-damaged tunnels under the Hudson River, where Buttigieg took pictures and heard first hand how bad things are.
Sen. Chuck Schumer Calls On Congress To Raise Minimum WageThe legislation would raise the minimum pay to $15 an hour by 2025.
New York Lawmakers Call For Funding For Youth Violence Reduction ProgramSen. Chuck Schumer, Congressman Jamaal Bowman and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are urging their fellow lawmakers to provide nearly $400,000 to the program, which was started by Jacobi Hospital in 2014.
Sen. Chuck Schumer: $16 Billion Allotted To Help Theater Industry Recover From PandemicThe stage is set for Broadway's reopening on Sept. 14 after nearly 18 months of suspended performances.
Road To Reopening: Junior's Cheesecake Reopens Times Square Restaurant, Offers Free Mini Cheesecakes To Customers With Proof Of COVID VaccinationJunior's Cheesecake held a grand reopening at its restaurant in Times Square on Thursday.
Asian Woman Tells CBS2 Employee At Queens Boutique Became Aggressive And Spoke To Her In Racist MannerAn Asian woman in Queens is angry after she says she was attacked and spoken to in a racist way at a local boutique. She spoke exclusively to CBS2 on Sunday.
Sen. Schumer Calls On MTA To Restore 24-Hour Subway ServiceSubway ridership is the highest its been since the coronavirus pandemic began and there's a new push for the MTA to return to 24-hour subway service.