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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On Investiture Of Supreme Court Justice Brown Jackson And Senate Democrats Efforts To Confirm Federal Judges

September 30, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement on the investiture of Supreme Court Justice Brown Jackson and Senate Democrats efforts to confirm federal judges:

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Joint Statement From Leader Schumer & Senator Warren On CBO Estimate Of Student Debt Cancellation

September 26, 2022

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released the following joint statement on the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimate of student debt cancellation:

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The Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act Passed By Senate Democrats And Signed By President Biden Is Delivering For Communities Across America

September 20, 2022

Senate Democrats and officials from the Biden Administration recently announced new federal funding for state and local infrastructure projects, including from the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant program, passed as part of the historic bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

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Senate Democrats Hold Events Across America To Highlight How The Inflation Reduction Act Is A Major Win For American Families

September 7, 2022

NY Daily News (NY): Sen. Schumer Boasts Big Wins For The Nation, New York In Just-Passed Climate And Spending Package 

Star Tribune (MN): Klobuchar Says Negotiated Drug Prices Will Help All Consumers 

WBAL TV (MD): Lawmakers, Organizers Discuss How Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Homeowners 

Las Vegas Review-Journal (NV): Cortez Masto Touts Clean Energy Boost Thanks To Inflation Bill 

WSGW (MI): Inflation Reduction Act Designed To Benefit Farmers, Climate

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After Passing Historic CHIPS And Science Law, Senate Democrats Fan Out Across Country To Tout Investments To Build Made-In-America Manufacturing, Ease Supply Chains, And Create Jobs

September 6, 2022

Senate Democrats passed and President Biden signed into law the CHIPS and Science Act, historic legislation to build Made-In America manufacturing facilities, create jobs, and ease supply chains. In recent weeks, Senate Democrats spread out across the country to spread the word on this major victory for the American people. 

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FACT SHEET: The Inflation Reduction Act Is Already Unleashing A New Generation Of American Manufacturing

September 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement after multiple major U.S. manufacturing and jobs announcements in the wake of the passage and signing of the historic Inflation Reduction Act:

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Joint Statement from Leader Schumer and Senator Warren on President Biden’s Student Loan Debt Cancellation Announcement

August 24, 2022

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released the following joint statement today after President Biden announced his plan to cancel student loan debt. The announcement comes after nearly two years of Senators Schumer and Warren and others calling for broad student loan debt cancellation.

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Schumer Statement On Inflation Reduction Act Heading To President Biden's Desk

August 12, 2022

New York, NY – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement today as the House passed the Inflation Reduction Act and sent it to the President’s desk:

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The Inflation Reduction Act Will Lower Costs, Reduce Inflation, Create Jobs, And Make Historic Investments In Fighting Climate Change

August 12, 2022

CBS News: Inflation Reduction Act Could Be "Game-Changing" For Millions Of U.S. Seniors 

USA Today:  Here's How The Inflation Reduction Act Could Save Consumers Money And Protect The Planet 

NY Times: Consumers Will Benefit From Lower Utility Bills And Cheaper Home Upgrades, Energy Experts Say

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Senate Democrats And President Biden Have Made Historic Progress for the American People

August 11, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement on the historic achievements made by Senate Democrats since President Biden took office:

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TRANSCRIPT: In Interview With NPR’s All Things Considered, Majority Leader Schumer Lauds Senate Passage Of Historic Inflation Reduction Act, Including Cap On Insulin Costs For Medicare Beneficiaries

August 9, 2022

Brooklyn, NY - Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today was interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered about Senate passage of the historic Inflation Reduction Act. Below is the interview:Reporter: And we're joined now by someone at the center of all of these negotiations, that is Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Welcome back to All Things Considered, Senator.Schumer: Juana, Kelsey, good to be with both of you.Reporter: We're glad to have you. Senator, this started out more...


The Inflation Reduction Act Will Lower Costs, Create Jobs, And Help Fight Inflation—AND Even Top Republicans Admit It Won’t Raise Tax Rates On American Families

August 6, 2022

TOP REPUBLICANS ADMIT THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT WON’T RAISE MIDDLE CLASS FAMILIES’ TAX RATESSenate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY):BENSON: He’s trying to say that this has nothing to do with taxes, not one penny of new taxes; do you have any clue what he means by that or what he’s trying to convey with that?MCCONNELL: Yeah, look, Guy - he’s saying no new tax rate increases: that’s true. [Fox News Radio, 8/3/22]Senate Republican Whip John Thune (R-SD): “It may have been the more...


Majority Leader Schumer Statement On Senate Parliamentarian Approval Of Democratic Provisions To Lower Prescription Drug Prices In Inflation Reduction Act

August 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement on the Senate Parliamentarian’s approval of Democratic provisions to lower prescription drug prices in the Inflation Reduction Act:

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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On President Biden’s Successful Counterterrorism Strike And The Death Of Ayman al-Zawahiri

August 1, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement following President Biden’s announcement of the death of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in a successful U.S. counterterrorism air strike:

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Schumer Statement On New Nonpartisan Analysis Confirming Inflation Reduction Act Will Put US On Path Toward 40% Emission Reduction By 2030 And Reduce Deaths And Asthma Attacks

August 1, 2022

Washington, DC – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement today in response to new analysis by the nonpartisan Energy Innovation on the environmental impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022:

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The Inflation Reduction Act Will Reduce Inflation

August 1, 2022

Washington, D.C.  The Inflation Reduction Act will lower costs, make historic investments in the fight against climate change, ensure big corporations and the wealthiest few individuals pay their fair share in taxes, reduce the deficit, and reduce inflation. Find below quotes from experts who agree the Inflation Reduction Act will reduce inflation:

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Schumer Statement On Agreement With Senator Manchin To Add Climate Provisions To The FY2022 Budget Reconciliation Legislation And Vote In Senate Next Week

July 27, 2022

Washington, DC – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer released the following statement today on his agreement with Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) to add climate provisions to the FY2022 Budget Reconciliation legislation and hold a vote in the Senate next week:

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Joint Statement From Leader Schumer And Senator Manchin Announcing Agreement To Add The Inflation Reduction Act Of 2022 To The FY2022 Budget Reconciliation Bill And Vote In Senate Next Week

July 27, 2022

Washington, D.C.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) issued the following joint statement today announcing an agreement to add the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to the FY2022 Budget Reconciliation bill and vote in the Senate next week:

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Schumer, Wyden, Booker Introduce Cannabis Administration And Opportunity Act

July 21, 2022

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), today introduced the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA), comprehensive legislation that would end the harmful and out-of-touch federal prohibition on cannabis by removing cannabis from the federal list of controlled substances and empowering states to implement their own cannabis laws. HELP Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) and HSGAC Committee Chairman Gary Peters (D-MI) also co-sponsored the legislation.

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Denouncing Fox News For Continuing To Do Nothing As Host Tucker Carlson’s Repeated Promotion Of A Dangerous, False, And Racist Conspiracy Theory

July 21, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to demand that Fox News prevent anchor, Tucker Carlson, from promoting the dangerous, false, and racist great replacement conspiracy theory. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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