Chuck Schumer

Brendan Keany
July 08, 2019 - 3:25 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Senator Chuck Schumer stopped in Buffalo on Monday afternoon to discuss the continuing efforts to further develop and revitalize the Main Street corridor in Downtown Buffalo. With the recent announcement of M&T bringing around 1,000 jobs to the Seneca One tower...
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Tom Puckett
June 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A nation will hear from an Iraq war hero from Western New York today as the Army introduces the rest of the country to David Bellavia during a news conference in Cheektowaga. WBEN will broadcast the session LIVE at approximtaley 10am. In just two weeks, Bellavia will receive the...
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Senator Chuck Schumer visits Lake Ontario shoreline in Olcott. June 10, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 10, 2019 - 1:20 pm
OLCOTT, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing for a $12 million study to be conducted by the federal government to address flooding along the shorelines of Lake Ontario. According to the most recent statistics by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Lake Ontario's water level is at 249.05 feet...
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May 13, 2019 - 11:56 pm
BEIJING (AP/WBEN) — Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump's latest penalties on Chinese products. Duties of 5% to 25% will take effect on June 1 on about 5,200 American products,...
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Brendan Keany
May 13, 2019 - 12:28 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Senator Chuck Schumer has been outspoken regarding the need for enhanced robocall legislation , and with more than 207 million robocalls already reported by Buffalo residents in 2019, Schumer continued his crusade against the increasingly annoying scams. Senator...
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Flooding caused by Lake Ontario in Olcott. May 1, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
May 01, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The US Army Corps of Engineers has issued an official Declaration of Emergency to activate its Emergency Operations Center to assist Lake Ontario communities in the event that Lake Ontario water levels continue rising to flood levels. “As Lake Ontario’s water levels continue to...
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Brendan Keany
April 15, 2019 - 3:39 pm
LEWISTON (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Senator Chuck Schumer was in Lewiston today calling for $250 million increase in federal spending to an environmental clean-up program that would rid the Niagara Falls Storage Site of World War II-era nuclear waste. Senator Chuck Schumer is in Lewiston at the...
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Brendan Keany
March 21, 2019 - 2:08 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Senator Chuck Schumer paid a visit to Buffalo Thursday to call for increased investment in CUBRC, an independent not-for-profit research facility that focuses on the development of hypersonic military technology. Senator Chuck Schumer is in Buffalo at CUBRC as they’re making a push...
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Brendan Keany
February 11, 2019 - 2:35 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Senator Chuck Schumer stopped by the Labatt Brew House Monday morning to explain why another federal government shutdown could have serious consequences for the rapidly growing brewing industry in New York. Senator Schumer speaking at Labatt Brew House. He says the...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. September 26, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Dana Casullo))
February 11, 2019 - 10:38 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Siena Research Institute released its latest poll, which showed that New York voters gave Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York Senator Chuck Schumer their lowest ratings ever. The poll showed your typical partisan split but it was notable in that Governor Cuomo's 43 percent...
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