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Leader Schumer, Senate Democrats Announce Historic Proposal For $350 Billion Investment In Communities Of Color

July 16, 2020

Schumer Statement On Trump Plan To Weaken Environmental Standards

July 15, 2020

Schumer Statement On President Trump Commuting The Sentence Of Roger Stone

July 10, 2020

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

Schumer Floor Remarks On Republicans’ Reckless Denigration Of The Working People Of The District Of Columbia As Not “Real People” And President Trump’s Disturbing Focus On Protecting The Names Of Long-Dead Confederate Generals

July 2, 2020

Schumer Floor Remarks On President Trump’s Failure To Confront The Coronavirus And Republicans’ Obstruction Of Coronavirus Legislation During Record Number Of New Cases

July 2, 2020

At DPCC Hearing On D.C. Statehood, Schumer Calls Out Republicans For Saying D.C. Residents Are Not “Real People,” Says D.C. Statehood Is A Matter of Democracy

July 1, 2020

Reports

acrobatDPCC Wrap Up Report
acrobatDPCC Report: The Price of Inaction is Highest for Poor Families and Low-Wealth Americans
acrobatDPCC Report: Actions Speak Louder than Words – Essential Workers Deserve More than a Thank You

Blog

Big Companies Cash in on the #GOPTaxScam – Announce More Than $120 Billion in Share Buybacks in 2018

February 13, 2018

Less than fifty days into 2018, it’s increasingly obvious that the GOP Tax Scam overwhelmingly benefits corporate executives and wealthy shareholders while the middle class gets left behind. Last week, Senate Democrats released a special report on the real impact of the GOP Tax Scam. As one economics professor said, “The only benefit of share buybacks is to people who are in the business of selling shares: executives.” Since then, corporations have announced tens of billions in additional corporate share buybacks - more than $120 billion in total. … more...


In Wake of Republicans’ Massive Corporate Tax Giveaway, Corporations Have Laid Off Thousands of American Workers, Lined Corporate Executives’ Pockets with More than $50 Billion in Announced Share Buybacks in First Days of 2018

February 1, 2018

In the wake of Republicans’ massive corporate tax giveaways, big banks, oil and tobacco companies, and other corporations have announced more than $50 billion on stock buybacks in the first days of 2018. These buybacks flow directly to the pockets of corporate executives - not American workers. Since the Senate Republican tax bill passed in December, corporations have authorized $136 billion on corporate share buybacks. Big Corporations have pocketed their windfalls and laid off American workers. As one economics professor told the Financial Times this week, “The only benefit of share buybacks is to people who are in the business of selling shares: executives.”… more...


The American People Still Overwhelmingly Oppose the #GOPTaxScam – Here’s Why.

January 12, 2018

LATimes: "With every passing day, it becomes clearer who's reaping the benefit of the huge tax cut handed over to American corporations by the Republican-dominated Congress in December. Spoiler alert: Not workers or customers, but shareholders, especially the rich ones."… more...