Chuck Schumer

Government

Infrastructure Investments Possible Under Biden, Sen. Chuck Schumer Says

Chuck Schumer Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks during the virtual Democratic National Convention on Aug. 18, 2020. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate argued investments in infrastructure networks would be achievable in Congress under a Joe Biden administration and Democratic majority.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 19, 2020
TCA

Sen. Charles Schumer Urges Feds to Quickly Limit Speed of Big Rigs

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NEW YORK — As officials in Tennessee are investigating whether a school bus driver was speeding when he crashed into a tree, killing five children and an adult, Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal officials to implement an anti-speeding proposal for trucks and buses before the end of the year.

Rachel Shapiro | Staten Island Advance, N.Y.
November 23, 2016
Government

Top Senate Democrat Receptive to Trump Infrastructure Plan

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President-elect Donald Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure investment proposal he plans to advance during the first 100 days of his administration will be considered with an open mind by Senate Democrats, the Democratic leader in the upper chamber said over the weekend.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
November 21, 2016