The SAFER Banking Act aims to give licensed businesses that sell cannabis access to federal financial institutions and insurance companies.
Respiratory syncytial virus infection (RSV) cases have nearly doubled in the New York City area since October. The number of cases is overwhelming hospitals.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer has been elected to a fifth term, easily defeating a little-known Republican political commentator. Schumer is the Senate majority leader and will keep that post only if the Democrats retain control of the chamber after Tuesday's election.
Calling him a "critical partner," U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer endorsed Rep. Jerry Nadler in his contentious primary contest against Rep. Carolyn Maloney.
Lawmakers are calling for action to regulate the sale of 'ghost guns,' after an 'explosion' of them being recovered across New York City.
The Senate majority leader has called on the Biden administration to cancel student loans in a series of Twitter posts over the past several weeks. While some borrowers have qualified for a loan discharge through the PSLF program, most debtors haven't yet benefited from forgiveness.
Exhaust fumes from the heavily traveled Cross-Bronx Expressway have contributed to increased asthma rates in surrounding neighborhoods over the half-century since Robert Moses's plan for the highway disrupted and dislocated communities of color.
A debt ceiling deal that would temporarily raise the limit through December has been reached with Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said.
"New York is itching to end this mosquito problem and we are going to provide the dollars so we can scratch that itch," Schumer said.
New York Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are pushing for $33 million in federal funding to upgrade weather warning systems across the state and the country.
The legislation would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, which would expunge the records of people with nonviolent offenses tied to marijuana.
A judge rejected the NRA’s bankruptcy case in May, ruling the nonprofit organization had not acted in good faith.
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg toured the century-old rail tunnel connecting New York and New Jersey Monday as a long-delayed project to build a new tunnel gains steam.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer appeared at a Manhattan seafood eatery to urge restauraters to apply for a $28.6 billion federal restaurant relief program.
Sen. Chuck Schumer has objected to a FEMA plan to revise federal flood insurance rates. Some Long Island homeowners say they are worried they could face huge hikes in their insurance rates.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) expects to receive an article of impeachment from the House of Representatives on Monday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president's trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol riot.
Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say that New York can expect over $50B in relief funds as part of President-elect Joe Biden's economic relief plan.
Senate Democrats plan to make another coronavirus relief package — including sending an additional stimulus payment to many Americans — one of their top priorities for the year once they assume control of the chamber.
One of the most ardent supporters of a multibillion-dollar plan to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey is wasting no time in laying groundwork with the incoming Biden administration.