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Julie and I have been working on some reporting for future stories on this issue. We'd like you to help us. On one hand, the massive and much vaunted Greek yogurt boom in New York gives the dairy industry what many call a once in a lifetime...
News stories tagged with "schumer"
by Karen DeWitt
Feb 20, 2004 — New York State Republicans this week finally found a candidate to run for Senate against Charles Schumer. His name is Howard Mills, and he's a little known Assemblyman from Orange County in the Hudson Valley. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Apr 25, 2003 — Officials are confirming a suspected case of sudden acute respiratory syndrome in Hamilton County. It's the fourth SARs case identified in the North Country. As Brian Mann reports, health officials say all the patients have recovered and there's no public risk. Go to full article
Apr 18, 2003 — Senator Chuck Schumer outlined his agenda of North Country issues in two appearances yesterday. New York's senior senator discussed a statewide snowmobile insurance plan in Brantingham in Lewis County. Then he met with local officials in Massena, where he pledged to aid the ailing dairy and aluminum industries. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
by NCPR News
Apr 03, 2003 — New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Hillary Clinton are leading the push by Senate Democrats for more domestic security funding in the war supplemental budget. President Bush's $75 billion dollar request to cover the costs of war in Iraq includes $4.2 billion for homeland security. Senate Democrats have introduced an amendment to more than double that amount. Go to full article
Mar 11, 2003 — Some 250 active duty and reserve soldiers departed from Fort Drum yesterday for an undisclosed destination in the Central Area of Command, which includes the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan. They're from the Army's 883rd Medical Company and the 511th Military Police. New York Senator Charles Schumer was there to see them off. He urged all Americans to set aside their political beliefs about war with Iraq and support the military. David Sommerstein reports from Fort Drum's Rapid Deployment Facility. Go to full article
Aug 01, 2002 — The U.S. Senate has passed Senator Charles Schumer's legislation to make the access to prescription drugs easier. But the plan still hasn't been acted upon by the Republican-controlled House and faces opposition from the White House. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Jun 28, 2002 — The U.S. Senate's environment committee yesterday passed tough acid rain legislation by a narrow 10 to 9 vote. It's the first time the full Senate will have a chance to consider an acid rain bill in more than a decade. David Sommerstein has more. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Jun 27, 2002 — U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer this week urged the federal Air Transportation Stabilization Board to approve a 900 million dollar loan to the airline. US Airways showed losses of about 1.4 billion dollars since September 11th, creating what Schumer says is the company's "worst fiscal crisis". Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article