Seawright brings Chuck Schumer to town, and Roosevelt Islanders make their cases

Chuck Schumer, U.S. Senate Majority Leader, got an enthusiastic welcome yesterday from guests invited by State Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright. Her district includes the Upper

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Albany’s Tax-the-Rich Deal Sends Wealthy to Washington Looking for Relief

Greg David, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Apr 5 at 9:58pm EDTby THE CITY Deals to raise taxes on New York’s millionaires and companies could send both fleeing the state, business leaders and fiscal experts warn — unless Washington steps in and restores some old deductions. Even as legislative leaders and Gov. Andrew

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I Met Chuck Schumer in Union Square, Talked the Filibuster and Joe Manchin

We bumped into Senator Chuck Schumer in Union Square today as he retail politicked his way through the Farmers Market. First impression: He’s shorter than you think. Second, I’m still pissed over what he and Kristen Gillibrand did to Al Franken.

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Schumer pushes for financial aid for struggling New York restaurants

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributor / February 22nd, 2021 (The Center Square) – In New York City on Sunday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the restaurant industry suffering from the COVID-19 crisis has his full attention. The New York Democrat said he plans a restaurant relief fund like the RESTAURANTS Act

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U.S. Sen. Schumer of New York poised to become Senate majority leader, based on Georgia results

By Delphine Luneau | The Center Square/January 6th, 2021 (The Center Square) – U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, the leader of the Democrats in the upper chamber of Congress, appeared poised to become Senate majority leader based on the results of Tuesday’s runoff elections in Georgia. In a statement, Schumer congratulated the Democratic candidates, Raphael

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What the $900 Billion Federal Pandemic Aid Deal Means for New Yorkers

Greg David, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Dec 20 at 10:44pm ESTby THE CITY The $900 billion federal pandemic relief bill expected to be passed by Congress on Monday will provide a major — if temporary — boost to New Yorkers grappling with unemployment and food and housing insecurity. There’s at least $4

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