U.S. Senator Charles Schumer

A new Siena College poll released this morning — the same day of former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's sentencing — finds corruption the most pressing issue among New York residents.

The Dog Stays

Apr 25, 2016
As Mayor Kathy Sheehan looks on, Senator Chuck Schumer says historic designation is the key to unlocking vital federal Historic Tax Credits for an ambitious adaptive reuse of the “Nipper Building” at 991 Broadway.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

It’s one of the defining characteristics of the Albany skyline: the Old RCA Victor mascot Nipper, who still sits atop the former RCA Building. Visiting today, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer says the pup has become a regional icon. A new development plan would transform the so-called "Nipper Building" into downtown residential and commercial space.

Senator Charles Schumer

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer says he will push for President Obama's emergency funding request of $1.9 billion to combat the spread of Zika virus. Schumer said more than 800 Americans have contracted the mosquito-borne illness, with 60 confirmed cases in New York.

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling on the Federal Highway Administration to fast track approval of a shared-use plan for the new Tappan Zee Bridge. He especially supports local officials on the Rockland side in their preference for a particular plan.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants the federal government to help daycare centers test their water for lead. 

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer today visited  Wildwood Programs in the town of Guilderland, promoting legislation he says would  empower disabled people.
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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer today visited  Wildwood Programs in the town of Guilderland, promoting legislation he says would  empower disabled people.

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With the battle against heroin addiction ramping up nationwide, Governor Andrew Cuomo last week proclaimed that independent pharmacies across New York may provide the antidote without a prescription.  

WAMC composite photo by Dave Lucas

New York U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling on phone carriers to make robocall blocking technology available to landline and cellphone customers.

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on phone carriers to make robocall blocking technology available to landline and cellphone customers.

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