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14 min ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Schumer: FDA backs off on regulation of spent grain

The FDA will reverse course on a proposed regulation of spent grain from breweries and distilleries, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

2 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

Judge Skretny to leave top judicial post in 2015

Western District Chief Federal Judge William Skretny will be stepping down from his post to take on a less demanding schedule as senior judge in the U.S. court.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

5 hrs ago | SILive.com

Sandy homeowners deserve 'proof of loss' deadline extension, pols say

As FEMA's April 28 "proof of loss" deadline looms for Hurricane Sandy homeowners, New York's two U.S. senators are calling for another extension for victims who haven't yet filed flood insurance claims.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

9 hrs ago | Courier Standard

Otsquago Creek bridge is getting money from NY

The state's recently adopted budget includes $500,000 to rebuild the Otsquago Creek pedestrian bridge, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Flood, Fort Plain, NY

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

This Regulation Has Chuck Schumer Talking Like a Tea Partier

Sen. Chuck Schumer has amassed the most liberal voting record in the U.S. Senate, according to National Journal .

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Utica, NY, Food and Drug Administration

CBS Local

NYC Appears Determined To Land 2016 Democratic National Convention

It's a move that if successful could mean an economic boost of hundreds of millions of dollars, CBS 2's Marcia Kramer reported Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Democratic National Convention, CBS, Media, Showtime Networks, George Bush, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sheepshead Bites

Schumer Urges Further Federal Investigations Into Winter Energy Bill Spikes

In the wake of extraordinary rate hikes during the winter, Senator Charles Schumer has requested the the Federal Trade Commission , a government organization meant to protect consumers, investigate New York area power companies to make sure the increases were not a result of corruption or gouging.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Energy, Jay, NY

Sheepshead Bites

Region Could Lose $1 Billion In Sandy Aid As Fed Spends On Other Disasters

New York City, New York State and New Jersey may have to compete for more than $1 billion in promised Superstorm Sandy relief that the federal government is now looking to redirect to victims of other natural disasters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Empire State News

Cornella s state-of-the-art particle accelerator, recently in danger...

Cornell's High Energy Synchrotron Light Source Lab will receive $100 million in funding over the next five years from the National Science Foundation .

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Times Herald-Record

Schumer proposes greater transparency regarding oil train transport

Sen. Charles Schumer is urging the federal agency overseeing railroads to make information about hazardous cargo more readily available to emergency responders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Newburgh, NY, Canada, Orange County, NY

Times Herald-Record

NEWSWATCH: Schumer: Oil train safety plan inadequate for NY

Featured in todays Record Newswatch - Sen. Charles Schumer comes to Goshen to push a proposal requiring rail lines to provide local emergency responders with information about hazardous materials being transported through the region; two Greenwood Lake residents, including a nurse employed at Valley View, are arrested for possessing drugs with ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Greenwood Lake, NY, New Paltz, NY

Watertown Daily Times

North Country People

March 21: First place, Ada Jane Northrop and Helen Keohane; second place, the Rev.

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Related Topix: Sandy Creek, NY, Theresa, NY, Wellsville, NY, Watertown, NY, Albany, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

SILive.com

Elected officials promise to fight for Sandy funding amidst reports it could go elsewhere

Elected officials are promising to fight for the region's fair share of federal relief dollars amidst a report that upwards of $1 billion in the remaining rebuilding funding could be spent on disasters other than Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, FEMA, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, New York

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Niagara Falls may lose funds from federal program

Senator Charles Schumer says the city could be cut off from the Community Development Block Grant program because the city's population has slipped below 50,000.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

NY1

NY Lawmakers Want Federal Gov't to Leave Sandy Aid Untouched

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, says the law allows it to spread some of the remaining $3.5 billion in relief funds to other places that have suffered disasters, not just to Sandy recovery.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

LongIsland.com

Schumer Urges FDA to Reverse Course on Ridiculous Proposed Rule That...

Schumer Urges FDA to Reverse Course on Ridiculous Proposed Rule That Would Hurt New York's Craft Brewers & Family Farmers Utica, NY - April 21, 2014 - Today at Saranac Brewery in Utica, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the Food and Drug Administration to reverse course on a proposed rule that would be unnecessarily harmful to Upstate New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Utica, NY, Food Science

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Ira Stoll on Minimum Wage Nonsense in New York

The bill's champion, New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, calls it the "Fair Wage Act."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Small Business, Personal Finance

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schumer, Reed to visit Cornell synchotron

A U.S. senator and Congressman will be visiting Cornell University's CHESS lab over the next two days to view one of five high-energy synchrotron x-ray sources in the world.

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Related Topix: Cornell University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

North County Public Radio

Schumer calls on FDA to drop spent grain proposal

Sen. Charles Schumer will be at a western New York brewery to call on the federal government to drop a proposal that has the nation's craft beer brewers up in arms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Food and Drug Administration, US Senate, Democrat

WNYC-AM New York

Teachers Sound Off on State English Tests

Following the recent controversy around the state's English tests for grades 3-8, we invited four educators to WNYC's studios over spring break to hear why they're so critical of the tests.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Queens, NY, New York, NY

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