Tag: Chuck Schumer

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.

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.

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

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

“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.

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

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