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3 hrs ago | Free Republic

Sen. Chuck Schumer’s religious test

If on the basis of religious conviction you refuse to pay for something Schumer wants you to pay for, he believes you forfeit your right to have a business.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Albany Times Union

Tribune tells Schumer: No more job cuts in Glens Falls

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said the CEO of the Tribune Company Peter Liguori told him in a phone call that no more job cuts are planned at Tribune Media Service's operations in the Glens Falls and Queensbury area.


Related Topix: Tribune Company, Glens Falls, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Queensbury, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

New York will disclose when and where trains ship oil through state

New York will soon disclose the routes and schedules of freight trains hauling tanker cars filled with Bakken crude oil as they pass through New York on their way to coastal refineries.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, New York, Albany, NY


Chuck Schumer Wants FCC To Reclassify Broadband Providers For Net Neutrality

Sen. Chuck Schumer wants true net neutrality -- and he's calling on federal regulators to take a big step to get there.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Telecom, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Senator Elizabeth Warren

Silicon Alley Insider

Who Controls Lyft's Fate In NYC?

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission's threats against drivers who work for Lyft caused the ride-sharing company to delay its planned launch in the city.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, New York, NY, Michael Bloomberh


Senator Schumer calls for big stick of "Title II" as net neutrality debate heats up

New York Senator Chuck Schumer has upped the stakes in the debate over how the FCC should regulate broadband internet providers, by calling on Friday for them to be reclassified as so-called "common carriers."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Charles Schumer, Democrat, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

The Weekly Standard

Senate Resolution in Support of Israel

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Kelly Ayotte

National Review Online

The Establishment Position Isna t the - Reasonable' One on Ex-Im

The fundamental case against the Ex-Im Bank is simple and unavoidable: It is not the role of the federal government to subsidize private businesses, period.


Related Topix: Illinois, US Politics, US Senate

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New Hyde Park Illustrated News

Schumer To National Grid: 'Give Notice'

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is asking National Grid to notify customers in advance when utility workers will visit the home.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Herricks, NY, Syosset, NY, Westbury, NY, Nassau County, NY

Free Republic

Schumer To Religious Americans: Pick One—Your Faith or Your Business

At a press conference Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer said people with religious beliefs who disagree with the ObamaCare contraception mandate can choose their faith or 'you don't have to form a corporation.'


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Washington Times

Harry Reid: Birth-control ruling the worst Supreme Court decision in 25 years

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday the Supreme Court 's decision to let closely held corporations refuse to insure birth control was its worst in the last 25 years.


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

Times Herald-Record

Local projects may halt as fund dries up

Sen. Chuck Schumer warned Wednesday that federally-funded work on roads and bridges in the area could come to a screeching halt after Aug. 1. That's when the federal Highway Trust Fund, which provides $1.6 billion a year for New York projects alone, is scheduled to fall below $4 billion total and the U.S. Department of Transportation "will have no ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, New York, Neversink, NY, Wawarsing, NY, Sullivan County, NY

Albany Times Union

Fund gap limits projects

Work on bridges and roads around the Capital Region may be interrupted by troubles with the federal Highway Trust Fund.


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

Watertown Daily Times

Schumer calls for federal deal to preserve road infrastructure projects

A failure by Congress to replenish a federal highway project fund could result in harmful delays to projects across the state, according to Sen. Charles E. Schumer.


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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Albany Times Union

CDTA a step closer to new Bus Rapid Transit funding

The Federal Transit Administration has approved the Capital District Transportation Authority's application to join its "Small Starts" program that makes the transit agency eligible for up to $50 million in funding for its next Bus Rapid Transit line, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate

News Max

Newsmax Panel: Was Obama Right to Shoot Pool, Not Visit Border?

A Newsmax panel slugged it out Wednesday over whether President Barack Obama was right to shoot pool and drink beer in Texas after refusing to visit the U.S.-Mexico border.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate

First Ever Chikungunya Disease Case Near Austin

The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed the first ever human instance of Chikungunya in the state.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate


August is never good, September could be worse

August is when things happen in politics. Typically, it's a scandal, and it hurts sitting presidents and their parties.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman


Liberals go to the barricades to defend crony capitalism

There's nothing like a good fight over corporate welfare to bring out the Left's love of Big Business.


Related Topix: US News, Journalism, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins, Democrat, Steve Israel, US Senate, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Batavian

Sen. Schumer proposes name for new WNY Veterans Cemetery

With a vast meadow in the heart of Pembroke stretching before him, Sen. Charles Schumer envisioned its new purpose.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Steuben County, NY