Charles Schumer

Brian Higgins and Chuck Schumer announce the BOUND Act legislation with the Peace Bridge in the background. September 5, 2019 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Tom Puckett
January 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Senate Republicans signaled they would reject the idea of simply voting to dismiss the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as the House prepares to send the charges to the chamber for the historic trial. Two members of the area congressional delegation say...
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February 06, 2019 - 11:59 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - New York State Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand were a part of federal politicians that penned a letter to state legislators saying New York should continue its fusion voting system . For those who don't know what electoral fusion means, it's the act...
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Amazon photo of their Seattle Campus
Dave Debo
September 21, 2017 - 6:28 am
(WBEN) As cities nationwide respond to Amazon's request to find a location for it's secondary headquarters, US Senator Charles Schumer has scheduled a talk with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to discuss the merits of bringing the massive facility to either Rochester or Buffalo. The e-commerce giant said it...
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WBEN Photo/Dave Debo
Dave Debo
September 20, 2017 - 2:05 pm
(WBEN) President Trump and Democratic Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer have apparently found another area of common ground-- on the need to pressure China on both their unfair trade with the United States, and their ability to influence North Korea. But a particular budget cut that could...
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June 18, 2017 - 8:18 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for federal help in the fight against opioid addiction in New York. Schumer is asking the Drug Enforcement Agency to provide the state with one of four special heroin enforcement teams being formed to combat the problem. The four teams...
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June 11, 2017 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says President Donald Trump's plan to privatize the nation's air traffic control system could mean higher costs for consumers. Schumer said Sunday that the plan Trump announced on June 5 would give airlines too much control over costs. Trump said air...
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