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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Charles Schumer
The Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to dredge Oswego Harbor.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing a new statewide database to help track what he calls a rising epidemic of heroin abuse.
Sen. Chuck Schumer, New York Democrat, wasn't shy about calling out Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, who recently told a tea party crowd he would "repeal every single word of Obamacare."
A safety agreement between U.S. transportation officials and railroads that haul volatile crude oil involved in a string of explosive accidents doesn't go far enough to protect upstate New York communities along the oil train route, Sen. Charles Schumer said in a conference call Wednesday.
Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region are an "unacceptable public risk," and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday.
U.S. customs officers began inspecting U.S.-bound cargo trucks in Canada Monday under a pilot program intended to relieve congestion at one of the border's busiest commercial crossings.
Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on federal regulators to set guidelines to protect consumers as car companies collect personal information through "smart car" technology and sell it to third parties.
Sen. Charles Schumer is asking the Army Corps of Engineers to fully dredge six upstate New York harbors that are eligible for Hurricane Sandy dredging money.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday he is recusing himself from any role Congress plays in Comcast Corp.'s planned acquisition of rival Time Warner Cable Inc. after learning his brother was one of the lead lawyers behind the $45 billion deal.
With the harsh winter taking a toll on upstate New York grape vines, Sen. Charles Schumer is telling the federal government to get ready to help.
Sen. Charles Schumer has recommended a federal prosecutor in upstate New York for a federal judgeship based in Syracuse.
To combat distrust of President Obama among the GOP caucus, Sen. Chuck Schumer, New York Democrat, suggested passing immigration reform now, but delaying its implementation until Mr. Obama is no longer in office.
A chemical commonly used in fast-food restaurant bread and brought to public attention by a food blogger has now come under fire from New York Sen. Charles Schumer, who wants the federal government to ban it.
New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to ban a chemical used in bread.
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"It seems almost cruel," Mr. Schumer said in comments bookended by tales of people who have cancer but are finding new coverage options. "Ted Cruz and the tea party haven't learned their lesson."
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y, called on the freight rail industry and the Transportation Department to amend a voluntary agreement reached last week to address oil train safety concerns.