Tag: Chuck Schumer

President Obama Picks ‘Centrist’ Judge To Fill Vacant Supreme Court Seat

Judge Merrick Garland has won bipartisan praise in the past but that might not even merit him a Senate confirmation hearing this presidential election year. The 63-year-old Chicagoan—as both he and President Barack Obama pointed out—is currently the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which Obama said is often regarded as “The Second-Highest Court In The Land.” Legal observers have called Garland a "centrist" and a "moderate" jurist.

Schumer Wants Federal Funds for Proposed Brewery

Town officials said the proposed facility would house a 4,000 square-foot tasting room where artisan beer lovers could sample brews concocted by microbrewers that would serve as tenants. The beers would be made in the facility using on-site equipment essential to the beer-making process, like fomenters.

Schumer to Secret Service: Stem Flow of Counterfeit Cash on Long...

The senator said $3 million in phony bills was circulated on Long Island last year, up from $2 million in previous years.

Pol Calls on Schumer, Cuomo to Secure Bay Park Outfall Pipe...

“We need some more financial assistance from our federal and state governments."

Long Island Flash Flood Damage May Top $25M

“Even though it wasn’t as bad as Sandy, to some people, it was really bad,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) told reporters.

$1.4B in Sandy Aid to Rebuild Long Island Electric Grid

The money will pay for elevating substations and placing some power lines underground, officials said.

State Throws Support Behind $700 Million South Shore Project

"This project will protect local communities and residents against future storms."
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