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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Press Conference On The First Day Of Child Tax Credit Payments Thanks To The American Rescue Plan: Democrats Are The Party Of Tax Cuts For The Middle Class

July 15, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at a press conference with Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR), Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) on the Child Tax Credit payments secured by the Democrats in the American Rescue Plan that began going out today to American families. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:… more...


TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Senate Judiciary Committee Introducing Myrna Pérez, His Recommendation To The Second Circuit Court Of Appeals

July 14, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Senate Judiciary Committee introducing Myrna Pérez, his recommendation to be a Judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:… more...


Majority Leader Schumer, Senate Finance Committee Chair Wyden And Senator Booker Release Discussion Draft Of Cannabis Administration And Opportunity Act, Legislation To End The Federal Cannabis Prohibition And Unfair Targeting Of Communities Of Color

July 14, 2021

— Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today released a discussion draft of the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, proposed legislation that would help put an end to the unfair targeting and treatment of communities of color by removing cannabis from the federal list of controlled substances and empowering states to implement their own cannabis laws.… more...

Op Eds

Schumer Op-Ed in New York Daily News - Gun sanity time in Washington: Chuck Schumer says Republicans must sign onto universal background checks

August 29, 2019

Schumer Op-Ed In The NY Times: Our Rights Hang In The Balance

July 2, 2018

Schumer Op-ed in USA Today: Donald Trump's Tax Reform is Nothing Like Ronald Reagan's

October 27, 2017

Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Advancing President Biden’s Nominee To Lead The Bureau Of Land Management, Tracy Stone-Manning

July 22, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor, urging his colleagues in the Energy and Natural Resources Committee to support the nomination of Tracy Stone-Manning to lead the Bureau of Land Management. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:… more...


Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Importance Of Passing Both The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework And Budget Reconciliation Legislation

July 22, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the importance of passing both the bipartisan infrastructure framework and the budget resolution with reconciliation instructions before the Senate leaves for August recess. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:… more...


Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Top Moody’s Economist Mark Zandi’s New Report That Concludes That Passing Both The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework And The Reconciliation Bill Is Essential For Our Economy

July 21, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding economist Mark Zandi’s new report that concluded that the two bills will “lift productivity and labor force growth” and “address the long running skewing of the income and wealth distribution.” Mr. Zandi also concluded that Republicans’ stated concerns about inflation are “misplaced” and “overdone”. You can view the report here. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:… more...