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.
Brendan Hunt, Accused Of Threatening To Kill Members Of Congress, Testifies His Posts Were Just 'Online Blather'He testified that often posting what he calls "controversial content and clickbait."
AOC Staffer Daniel Bonthius Takes Stand At Trial Of Brendan Hunt, Accused Of Threatening To Kill Members Of CongressWere they just online rants or legitimate threats? That's what a jury is trying to decide as the trial of Brendan Hunt from Queens resumed Monday.
Sen. Schumer Urges Restaurant Owners To Apply For Soon-To-Launch Federal Relief ProgramThe restaurant relief program is part of the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package signed into law last month.
Sen. Schumer: New York Restaurants Now Eligible To Apply For Direct Federal Pandemic ReliefSchumer credits the American Rescue Plan for the badly needed help, speaking about how the money will have an impact.
With NYCHA In Mind, Schumer Vows To Pressure Biden To Double American Jobs Plan Funding For Public HousingWhile President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan puts aside $40 billion for public housing, advocates and local leaders say that's not enough.