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Schumer calls airport screening lapses ‘highly concerning’

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says continued lapses in airport screening procedures are “highly concerning and a major threat we must neutralize.” The New York Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Inspector General’s ...

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Schumer decries possible cuts to TSA, Coast Guard

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is criticizing President Donald Trump over proposed cuts to the Transportation Security Administration and Coast Guard that the New York Democrat says would put New York at risk. The Democrat on Sunday ...

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Schumer wants FDA review of caffeinated peanut butter

ALBANY — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants the Food and Drug Administration to investigate a new caffeinated peanut butter that targets the athletic and fitness market. It’s called “STEEM Peanut Butter,” and was launched by three friends in Massachusetts last ...

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Schumer calls for federal rules on drone use

ALBANY — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says privately operated drone aircraft are posing a threat to safety and privacy and should be regulated by the federal government. The Democrat says New York has become “the wild west” for private drones ...

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Schumer requests US health alert for virus

ALBANY — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is asking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a health alert to medical professionals in New York and around the country for identifying, treating and containing Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus ...

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Legislation helps West Webster victims, families

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, visited with members of the West Webster Volunteer Firemen’s Association to commemorate the passage of legislation to help West Webster firefighters and their families access donations made in the aftermath of last year’s tragedy that ...

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Schumer wants yogurt made with NY milk

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer is asking the new owners of the Project Wave yogurt production facility that will be built in Genesee County to source as much of the milk for their product as they can from New York’s ...

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