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October 20, 2019 - 11:05 am
The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals.
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September 08, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer and animal rights activists are slamming a helicopter company that is giving discounts to fliers who bring their dogs along for an aerial tour of the city.
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August 11, 2019 - 12:47 pm
The Senate's top Democrat says he's introducing legislation to require the FBI to regulate the sale of body armor in the U.S.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 18, 2019 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., talks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington. Schumer called on the U.S. government Sunday, June 30, to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to get involved. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 30, 2019 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. government should step up efforts to investigate the deaths of at least eight Americans in the Dominican Republic this year. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should lend support to the FBI and local law...
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New York City Police and Fire Department personnel secure the scene in front of a building in midtown Manhattan where a helicopter crash landed, Monday, June 10, 2019. The Fire Department says the helicopter crash-landed on the top of the tower, which isn't far from Rockefeller Center and Times Square. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 16, 2019 - 1:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data recorders after a deadly chopper crash in New York City. Sen. Charles Schumer says the FAA failed for years to heed warnings from federal safety...
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June 03, 2019 - 10:52 am
Sen. Chuck Schumer said he’s troubled by a recent report that found internet speeds in New York City metro are often much slower than advertised.
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May 05, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control to declare an emergency and unlock special funding to stem a potentially deadly drug-resistant fungus that's been spreading at health care facilities.
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Adam Warner
April 07, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the federal government to spend at least $5 million more on drug detection at the International Mail Facility at JFK in a bid to stop Chinese fentanyl from coming into the U.S.
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March 31, 2019 - 6:34 pm
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer wants Boeing to be removed from a Federal Aviation Administration rulemaking committee as investigations deepen into both the company and regulator's role in two deadline airline crashes. Senate Democratic Leader Schumer said that Boeing should be suspended from the...
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March 10, 2019 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Senator Chuck Schumer is urging the outgoing FDA commissioner to ensure a ban goes into place on E-cigarettes that are kid-friendly flavored. Schumer says FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has been effective on this front so far, but he fears what will happen once Gottlieb...
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