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News stories tagged with "schumer"
by Chris Knight
Lake Placid, NY, Aug 30, 2010 — U.S. Senator Charles Schumer made a swing through the Adirondacks Friday to promote legislation designed to boost tourism across the state and the country. Schumer was in Lake Placid, Tupper Lake and Blue Mountain Lake to boost support for the Travel Regional Investment Partnership Act, or TRIP Act, which would award federal grants to tourism destinations for infrastructure and marketing efforts. Chris Knight was in Lake Placid for Schumer's visit and filed this report. Go to full article
Ray Brook, NY, Aug 28, 2009 — Senator Chuck Schumer toured the Federal prison in Ray Brook today and said the facility is overcrowded and understaffed. Martha Foley has more. Go to full article
Feb 11, 2009 — A day back at the bargaining table for negotiators trying to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the economic stimulus bill. Martha Foley has more. Go to full article
Aug 26, 2008 — Senator Charles Schumer takes the stage immediately following tomorrow's roll call for Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. Schumer says he doesn't expect any trouble. It could get awkward if some of the die-hard Clinton supporters were to cause a ruckus on the floor, but Schumer says he doesn't think that's very likely. New York's senior senator is playing a dual role at the convention. He's leading the national Democratic Senate election campaign, while working to soothe any lingering resentments from the long primary fight between Clinton and Obama. So is Clinton. Martha Foley has more. Go to full article
Aug 11, 2008 — New York Senator Charles Schumer toured the Adirondacks on Friday, unveiling a plan that he says will curb acid rain in the North Country. Schumer's legislation comes in the wake of a recent Federal court decision that weakened the EPA's ability to regulate smokestack emissions. Brian Mann has our story. Go to full article
by Chris Knight
Oct 22, 2007 — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security may be backing down from a requirement that travelers show a passport when entering the U.S. at the northern border. That's what Senator Charles Schumer told a group of about 20 business and civic leaders during an economic development roundtable in Lake Placid on Friday. Chris Knight reports. Go to full article
Sep 28, 2007 — Investigators for the Government Accountability Office say they were able to smuggle fake contraband designed to look like a dirty atomic bomb into the United States. The GAO is the investigative arm of Congress. In a report released yesterday, GAO officials say they crossed easily at seven different remote rural sites, including four unidentified spots on the US-Canada border. As Brian Mann reports, there's a growing bipartisan consensus that the Bush Administration's strategy for security on the northern border isn't working. Go to full article
Jun 01, 2007 — Federal officials say a border agent in Champlain, north of Plattsburgh, has been reassigned after allowing a man with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis into the US. The Department of Homeland Security has begun an investigation into the apparent lapse. Senator Charles Schumer is now calling for an independent probe. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article