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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Schumer Announces Legislation to Help Craft Brewers

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New York’s senior U.S. Senator Charles Schumer was in Lake Placid today to tour a craft brewery and announce legislation that would cut the federal excise tax on the product.

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New York News
1:44 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Schumer: Proceed With Caution In Syria

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Days after the United States committed to increasing its involvement in Syria’s brutal civil war, New York’s senior U.S. Senator says America must be careful in its latest Middle East entanglement. Senator Charles Schumer spoke earlier today at the Albany-Rensselear Rail station.

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New England News
10:32 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Schumer Outlines Invasive Prevention Legislation

Senator Charles Schumer

New York Senator Charles Schumer is proposing an early detection and rapid response grant program to combat aquatic invasive species before they spread to new waterways.

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North Country News
12:20 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Senator Schumer Introduces Bill to Aid Maple Production

Senator Charles Schumer at Parker's Sugarhouse
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At a sugarhouse in northern New York, New York’s senior Senator announced he is introducing legislation to increase maple production across New York State.

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North Country News
1:34 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Schumer Promotes NY Maple Industry

Senator Charles Schumer
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Senator Charles Schumer was at the Parker Family Maple Farm in West Chazy in northern New York on Monday.  He stopped there to announce legislation he is introducing to boost syrup production in the state.  While there, owner Earl Parker gave Schumer some fresh syrup, which New York’s senior Senator drank from the bottle.

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New England News
12:45 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

New Dairy Bill Capitalizes on Income Potential From Greek Yogurt

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New York Senator Charles Schumer has introduced legislation to strengthen the state’s dairy industry by capitalizing on the demand for yogurt products.

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WAMC News
12:20 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Schumer Warns Consumer Milk Prices May Double If Farm Bill Not Passed

New York Senator Charles Schumer is warning that milk prices in stores could double if the Farm Bill isn't renewed by the end of the year.

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New York News
12:20 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

Schumer Pushes For Veterans Employment Credit

Senator Charles Schumer touring Bombardier Plant
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During a visit to the Bombardier Transportation rail car manufacturing plant in Plattsburgh Thursday, New York Senator Charles Schumer called for the extension of a tax credit for businesses that hire veterans.

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New York News
7:00 pm
Thu August 9, 2012

Schumer Calls for Renewal of Tax Credit

New York Senator Charles Schumer was in Plattsburgh Thursday afternoon, calling for the renewal of a tax credit for businesses that hire veterans.

New York’s senior Senator stopped by Bombardier Transportation in Plattsburgh, a manufacturer of rail cars, to tour the plant and discuss the importance of extending the “Returning Heroes and Wounded Warriors Tax Credit”.   Schumer says Congressional gridlock is stalling the tax credit’s renewal.