Charles Schumer

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Elmhurst »

Schumer: Queens is Great for Biking

Senator Charles Schumer, an avid cyclist, praises borough’s bike routes.

Midtown »

Dozens of New Yorkers Rally to Keep Chemicals Out of Kids' Products

Parents from the Big Apple joined hundreds of other advocates and Sen. Charles Schumer in Washington D.C.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

Brooklyn Navy Yard Will Get Supermarket on Derelict Admiral's Row Site

Brooklyn Navy Yard will be getting a supermarket as part of a large development plan.

Midtown & Theater District »

Facebook to Make Manhattan Announcement as YouTube Unveils Redesign

Tech giants Facebook and YouTube are making big changes to their hugely popular websites.

Manhattan »

Schumer Calls for Arsenic Standards for Juice Concentrates

Sen. Charles Schumer called Sunday for standards in the amount of toxics allowed in imported fruit juice concentrates.

Downtown »

Tour Bus Safety Grades Proposed by Sen. Chuck Schumer

Sen. Chuck Schumer proposed a letter grade system for tour bus companies in the wake of a slew of deadly accidents.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Safety Review Launched After Deadly Chinatown Bus Crashes

A national review into the discount bus industry could result in regulation changes.

Manhattan »

Mayor Slams Cost Hike That Would See Energy Bills Soar

The mayor said that increasing energy rates would be a hardship for residents and businesses.

Manhattan »

City to File Official Challenge to Census Numbers

Elected officials call the Census population count "baffling."

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Remembered After 100 Years

A century after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, politicians and labor leaders gathered to remember the dead.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Sen. Schumer Calls for Review of Tour Bus Licenses

Schumer asked the state Department of Motor Vehicles to audit the licenses issued to tour bus drivers.

Manhattan »

Schumer Blasts Christie For Killing ARC Tunnel

Schumer said that Gov. Chris Christie's decision was shortsighted.

Harlem »

MLK Day Draws Black Leadership to Harlem

Leaders urged New Yorkers to continue Dr. King's work when it came to guns, education and wages.

Manhattan »

Chuck Schumer Named to Special Leadership Position by Harry Reid

Schumer will head a new office that manages both political messaging and policy for Senate Democrats.

Manhattan »

Chuck Schumer's Senate Future Will Be Decided by Voters Outside New York

Sen. Chuck Schumer is one of two candidates that pundits say will likely succeed Harry Reid if he loses his seat.