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Schumer calls for GPS standards for trucks

LAKEVIEW — New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the federal government to investigate the rising number of overpass collisions involving trucks that are led onto roads where they don’t belong by GPS devices. Schumer says he will ask ...

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Schumer calls for laser pointer regulations

After two recent incidents on Long Island in which pilots were blinded by laser pointers, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said he’s had enough. New York’s senior senator sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration Sunday asking the federal ...

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‘Someone must know’

Law enforcement officials are frustrated in their efforts to bring killers and other criminals to justice because witnesses are reluctant to speak up. A culture of anti-snitching has become so prevalent that Sen. Charles E. Schumer is sponsoring legislation that, ...

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Schumer to Olympics: Make uniforms in NY not China

With politicians upset over U.S. Olympic uniforms made in China, Sen. Charles Schumer is offering the services of a New York state clothes maker. Schumer aides said Friday that Rochester-based Hickey Freeman is capable and interested in making new uniforms ...

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Schumer pushes for Douglass statue in D.C.

  U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer on Thursday introduced a resolution to direct the Joint Committee on the Library to finally accept a statue of abolitionist hero Frederick Douglass for prominent display in the U.S. Capitol. Schumer’s resolution would cut ...

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Schumer seeks fed funds for street conversion

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer was in Rochester on Monday to talk about getting federal aid to convert St. Paul Street and North Clinton Avenue to two-way streets.   He is urging the Federal Transit Administration to award $562,500 to ...

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Schumer seeks federal aid for small business fund

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer on Tuesday issued his support for the application by the University of Rochester-Affiliated Excell Partners for federal Innovate NY funding. The money would allow the regional economic development entity to continue its success in leveraging ...

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Schumer wants drug-like products off shelves

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer is calling for the immediate passage of legislation that would ban the sale of synthetic marijuana and other drug-like products currently on Rochester-area convenience store shelves. He was in town Monday, meeting with medical and ...

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