Chuck Schumer

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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National Comedy Center in Jamestown, February 8, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 08, 2019 - 1:51 pm
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WBEN) - The National Comedy Center in Jamestown is set to be designated by the federal government as the official National Comedy Center of the United States. The National Comedy Center opened in Jamestown last August thanks to millions of dollars of investment from the state and...
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January 08, 2019 - 9:52 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump made a somber televised plea for border wall funding Tuesday night, seeking an edge in his shutdown battle with congressional Democrats as he declared there is "a humanitarian crisis, a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul." Addressing the...
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Train Bridge in Buffalo. October 15, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 15, 2018 - 3:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - After a Canadian Pacific train crashed into a Main Street overpass in Buffalo on September 13, 2017 caused a scare for the local community, New York Senator Chuck Schumer visited the region to push for more communication between railroad companies and area municipalities. The...
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