Schumer Says US Should Appoint 'Zika Czar' To Fight VirusSen. Charles Schumer wants the White House to appoint a "zika czar'' to coordinate the U.S. response to the mosquito-borne virus that is being blamed for serious birth defects.
Lawmakers Call For Probe After Indian Point Groundwater ContaminationThe water is said to be contaminated with tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen.
'Tell Ted Cruz We're New Yorkers,' Sen. Schumer Says Of City's Response To Blizzard“Tell Ted Cruz we’re New Yorkers,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said as he pointed out how he saw people making best of a monstrous blizzard in Brooklyn on Saturday.
Local Leaders Furious That They Weren't Consulted About Westchester Dam HackRevelations of a data breach at a dam in Westchester County have prompted officials to call for an investigation.
Broadway, Live Theater Gets Federal Tax BreakLive theater will now get the same federal tax benefits as the film and television industry.
FBI: San Bernardino Suspects Radicalized 2 Years Ago, May Have Planned Other AttacksFBI Director James Comey says the two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago and had discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013.
Feds Award $10M For Bus Transit In Lower Hudson ValleyNew York state will receive $10 million in federal money for bus transit service between Rockland and Westchester counties.
Government To Require Registration Of Most DronesThe federal government will require many drone aircraft to be registered, a move prompted by the growing number of reported close calls and incidents that pose safety risks, officials announced Monday.
Expensive Commute? Schumer's New Proposal May Give Students A LiftFederal funding could be down the road to help college students who commute to school.
Schumer Calls On Feds To Shut Down Websites That Sell Synthetic Marijuana"These drugs are more dangerous and can have worse side effects than marijuana," Schumer said.
Schumer Details His Opposition To Iran Nuclear DealNew York Sen. Charles Schumer, the only Democratic senator who's come out so far against President Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran, is detailing his opposition.
$8.9 Million In Federal Funding Coming For Upgrades At JFKU.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Friday announced $8.9 million in new federal funding for runway and airfield upgrades at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Schumer Says He Plans To Vote Against Iran DealU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said late Thursday that he plans to vote against the Iran deal.
Pilots On 'High Alert' Following Third Drone Sighting In As Many Days At NYC's JFK AirportA pilot reported a drone sighting near John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday night, making it the third incident in the past three days.
Sen. Charles Schumer, Comedian Amy Schumer Call For More Gun ControlStand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control.