Press Releases

April 2020
TRANSCRIPT: On Press Call, Leader Schumer, Sens. Durbin And Menendez Highlight Role Of Immigrants On The Frontlines Of COVID-19 & Demand Protections For DACA/TPS Holders
Senate Democratic Leaders Urge Sen. McConnell To Make Senate’s Focus COVID-19 Related Matters, Including Oversight Of Admin’s Response & Recently Passed Legislation – GOP-Led Senate Currently Has Zero Scheduled Legislative Or Committee Business Related To The Public Health & Economic Emergencies
TRANSCRIPT: On Press Call With AFSCME, Leader Schumer Calls For Funding For State And Local Government Workers To Continue Providing Essential Services, Rebukes McConnell’s Attempt To Bankrupt States, Gut Needed Worker Protections, And Empower Corporations
TRANSCRIPT: On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Schumer Says Sen. McConnell & Senate GOP Must Immediately Begin Vigorous Oversight Hearings Of Trump Admin’s Response To COVID-19, Including On Testing And Small Business Lending Programs
Senate Democrats Call On DeVos To Reverse Course And Allow DACA Students To Access Emergency Financial Aid Secured In CARES Act
Schumer Calls On Sen. McConnell & Senate GOP To Immediately Begin Vigorous Oversight Hearings Of Trump Admin’s Response To COVID-19
Schumer Statement On Appointment Of Robert Westbrooks To Be Executive Director Of Pandemic Response Accountability Council
On NPR’s Morning Edition, Schumer Says McConnell Call To Bankrupt States Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Will Increase Bipartisan Momentum To Deliver Needed Aid For State And Local Governments
Senator Shaheen Delivers Weekly Democratic Address
Schumer, Cardin, And Brown Call On SBA Inspector General To Investigate Reports That Some Paycheck Protection Program Lenders Have Prioritized Larger, Wealthier Clients Over Hard-Hit Small Businesses In Urgent Need
On MSNBC Live, Sen. Schumer Says Sen. McConnell’s Suggestion That States Declare Bankruptcy Are So Far Out Of Mainstream That He’ll Have To Walk Them Back
Schumer, Pelosi Joint Statement On Agreement With Administration On Interim Emergency Package
Amidst Global Fight Against COVID-19, Senate Democrats Urge Trump Administration Against Upending U.S. Relationship With WHO
In Call With Chairman Powell, Schumer Urges Federal Reserve To Open Lending Program Up To Nonprofits & Cities And Counties
TRANSCRIPT: On CNN’s State Of The Union, Schumer Calls For $30 Billion Plan For Comprehensive Natl. Testing Strategy, Improvements To Small Business Lending Programs, And More Funding For Hospitals And State And Local Governments In Ongoing Interim Emergency Relief Negotiations
TRANSCRIPT: On CNN’s State Of The Union, Schumer Calls For $30 Billion Plan For Comprehensive Natl. Testing Strategy, Improvements To Small Business Lending Programs, And More Funding For Hospitals And State And Local Governments In Ongoing Interim Emergency Relief Negotiations
Schumer, Van Hollen, Warren, Brown Urge Fed To Fix Rules That Block City, County Governments From Receiving DIRECT COVID-19 Relief
Schumer, Cardin, Shaheen, & Wyden Press Administration To Provide Taxpayers With Data On How Small Business Relief Funds Are Being Distributed
Senate Dems Push For Increased Transparency And Oversight Of CARES Act Funding
TRANSCRIPT: On MSNBC’s Morning Joe Schumer Discusses Senate Democrats’ Proposal For $30 Billion Plan To Dramatically Expand Coronavirus Testing Nationwide
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