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Schumer says Biden could tap into emergency reserves to drive down gas prices

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke about rising gas prices in the U.S. over the weekend, addressing how it could be fixed by the Biden Administration. Addressing the issue in the short-term would involve tapping into emergency reserves to lower prices. Across ... MORE
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Seneca County attorney authors and sends letter to state’s Attorney General

Seneca County Attorney Dave Ettman has sent a letter to Attorney General Letitia James, calling for the independent investigation of Charles Bowman’s criminal prosecution in the town of Seneca Falls, after a recent resolution passed the Seneca County Board of Supervisors in ... MORE
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Worried about heating costs this winter? Senator Chuck Schumer is working to bolster benefits for residents

The heating bills for New Yorker’s are expected to see record increases this winter by over 40% in some areas. New York Senator and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is trying to find ways to help residents offset the costs coming their way ... MORE
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The United States announces the reopening of Canadian border beginning in November

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has announced that the border between the United States and Canada will finally reopen to Canadians that are nonessential, vaccinated travelers. The closure has been in place since March of 2020. Since then, the border has remained ... MORE
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Senator Chuck Schumer wants new rule enforced to combat the issue of ghost guns

Senator Chuck Schumer is calling on the Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms to strengthen their crackdown on ghost guns. During a press conference on Sunday, Schumer shared that untraceable weapons uncovered so far this year are on track to outnumber the ... MORE
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Senator Chuck Schumer wants to address mosquito problem plaguing New York

Mosquitos are out of control this season, and Senator Chuck Schumer agrees. He has devised a plan that uses resources from the Environmental Protection Agency and funding from the CDC. Schumer stated that this was one of the worst mosquito seasons in ... MORE

Student loans canceled: 45 million need $1.8 trillion debt relief

Student loan forgiveness or cancellation has been gaining momentum in the United States. Last week, the federal government said would cancel $5.8 billion in student loan debt. It has been called an economic crisis as $1.8 trillion exists in outstanding student loan ... MORE
Sen. Schumer criticized for using outdated term to describe people with disabilities during podcast

Sen. Schumer criticized for using outdated term to describe people with disabilities during podcast

Sen. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has come under fire for using an inappropriate term to describe children with mental disabilities. He apparently used the ‘r-word’ to describe his own experiences with community pushback to housing initiatives meant to serve vulnerable populations. Schumer’s ... MORE
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Schumer, Gillibrand join chorus of Democrats calling for Cuomo to resign

Schumer, Gillibrand join chorus of Democrats calling for Andrew Cuomo to resign

Calls for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation grew even louder Friday night, as the highest ranking members of his party in Congress and Senate called for his resignation. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, as well as Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who collectively make up ... MORE
Gillibrand, Schumer accused of double-standard involving Cuomo allegations

Gillibrand, Schumer accused of double-standard involving Cuomo allegations

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is in the spotlight. She was the first Democratic senator to call for Al Franken’s resignation in 2017- when he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Fast-forward four years later- and critics say her handling of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s allegations ... MORE
Schumer visits Camillus to announce $25B relief fund for restaurants

Schumer visits Camillus to announce $25B relief fund for restaurants

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer was at a restaurant in Camillus to rally support for small businesses hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. He visited the Brasserie Bar and Bistro to announce a restaurant relief fund as part of a larger stimulus package ... MORE
Sen. Schumer calls for Trump to be removed from office via 25th Amendment

Sen. Schumer calls for Trump to be removed from office via 25th Amendment

Senate Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, is calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office. Like many other elected officials after Wednesday’s devastating attack on the Capitol, Schumer called for the 25th Amendment to be utilized. “The quickest and most effective ... MORE
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Second stimulus breakthrough could mean new round of checks before 2021

Second stimulus breakthrough could mean new round of checks before 2021

There was a glimmer of hope on Thursday for stimulus talks, as U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer gave an update during a press conference in Gloversville. He even went as far as to call it a potential ‘breakthrough’, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch ... MORE