Senator Chuck Schumer

Tom Puckett
February 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
Clarence, NY (WBEN) It was ten years ago this week Colgan Flight 3407 crashed into a home on Long Road in Clarence, claiming 50 lives, including one on the ground. Since then, victims' families have been fighting to keep pilot flight training requirements increased. PHOTOS/AUDIO - See 3407 photo...
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December 02, 2018 - 6:40 am
(WBEN/AP) Sen. Charles Schumer says Marriott hotel officials should pay for new passports for customers whose passport numbers were hacked as part of a massive data breach. The New York Democrat said Sunday that Marriott should immediately notify customers who are at greatest risk of identity theft...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
November 20, 2018 - 12:58 pm
Williamsville, N.Y. (WBEN) - Standing along Sheridan Drive with wet snow coming down, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer was having a tough time hearing over the traffic noise as reporters asked questions about his concerns at the U.S. Post Office branch on Sheridan near Essjay. The constant roar of...
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October 14, 2018 - 7:24 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — On the heels of a horrific limousine crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York, the Senate's top Democrat is pointing to glaring gaps in safety data that he says exist because federal officials have not done enough to investigate limo wrecks. Sen. Chuck Schumer is...
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Senator Chuck Schumer at Pine Tree Park in Wyoming County. August 24, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 25, 2018 - 6:55 am
ALDEN, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Chuck Schumer is sounding the alarm on giant hogweed, an invasive plant species that's made its way into Western New York. Giant hogweed can cause burns and blindness when touched. "About 100 years ago it first found its way to the United States and we've had trouble...
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Tom Puckett
June 13, 2018 - 1:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Senator Chuck Schumer says a proposal by the EPA to rollback gas mileage requirements will only mean higher gas prices. Schumer says automakers were to be required automakers to just about double the fuel economy, or the miles per gallon, of passenger vehicles to an average of...
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