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Resources: Historic Omnibus Appropriations Agreement For FY2022

March 10, 2022

You can find resources on the historic omnibus appropriations agreement for FY2022 here.

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Schumer, Pelosi Joint Statement On Historic Omnibus Appropriations Agreement For FY2022

March 9, 2022

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement announcing a historic bipartisan Omnibus Appropriations Agreement for Fiscal Year 2022:

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Schumer Statement On Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

March 9, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act included in the Omnibus agreement:

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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On Ban Of Russian Oil, Coal And Gas

March 8, 2022

Washington, D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the United States ban on the import of Russian fossil fuels:

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Majority Leader Schumer Dear Colleague On Senate Democrats' Focus On Lowering Costs

March 7, 2022

Today, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer sent the following letter to Senate Democrats ahead of this week’s Senate Democratic Caucus retreat on Wednesday. In his Dear Colleague letter, Sen. Schumer says Democrats will focus the discussion at the retreat on our plans to fight rising costs for American families. Additionally, Leader Schumer also provides an update on the work done over the weekend to reach an omnibus agreement.

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Schumer Statement On President Biden Giving Temporary Protected Status To Ukrainians In The United States

March 3, 2022

Washington, D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement after President Biden and the Department of Homeland Security announced that Ukrainians in the United States could receive Temporary Protected Status:


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Senate Democrats Have Made History In Confirming President Biden’s Nominees

March 1, 2022

At this point in President Biden’s presidency, Senate Democrats have confirmed more judges than any president since JFK. These judges are making history with their professional and personal diversity. Now, Senate Democrats plan to build on this progress by confirming Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman to serve as a Supreme Court Justice.

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Senate Democrats Announce Significant Infrastructure Investments Across The Country Thanks To The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

March 1, 2022

Across the United States, Senate Democrats announced significant local projects resulting from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed by the Senate and signed by President Biden last year. Ranging from road, port and bridge replacement and repair to airport funding, broadband access, and water infrastructure and public transportation money, this legislation is already helping communities across the country. Senate Democrats highlighted this important work during the state work period in February, visiting with mayors, farmers, labor leaders and local transit officials to view and oversee projects that stand to directly impact from this historic investment. 

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Schumer Statement On President Biden's First State Of The Union Address

March 1, 2022

Washington, D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement after President Joe Biden delivered his first State of the Union address:


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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On President Biden’s Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The United States Supreme Court

February 25, 2022

New York, N.Y.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement on President Biden’s historic nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court:

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Schumer, McConnell, Durbin, Thune, Reed, Inhofe, Brown, Toomey, Menendez, Risch, Warner, Rubio Message Of Solidarity With The People Of Ukraine

February 15, 2022

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, Senate Republican Whip John Thune, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman and Ranking Member Jack Reed and Jim Inhofe, Senate Banking Committee Chairman and Ranking Member Sherrod Brown and Pat Toomey, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman and Ranking Member Robert Menendez and Jim Risch, and Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman and Vice Chairman Mark Warner and Marco Rubio today released the following joint statement that the U.S. Senate stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine:


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Dear Colleague From Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, And Senator Cory Booker To All Senators On Comprehensive Cannabis Reform

February 10, 2022

Today, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, and Senator Cory Booker sent the following letter to all Senators on comprehensive cannabis reform.

 

Specifically, the Senators invite their colleagues to provide feedback, share experiences from their home states, and join them to finalize comprehensive reform legislation.

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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On Bipartisan Appropriations Agreement

February 9, 2022

Washington, D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement on the bipartisan, bicameral agreement on an omnibus government funding framework for fiscal year 2022:


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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On House Passage Of Bipartisan Postal Reform Legislation

February 8, 2022

Washington, D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement after the House voted overwhelmingly to pass the Postal Service Reform Act:


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Schumer Statement On House Passage Of The America COMPETES Act Of 2022

February 4, 2022

New York, N.Y. — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement regarding today’s House vote on the America COMPETES Act of 2022:

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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On Co-Sponsoring S.J. Res. 1 And The Senate’s Continued Push To Ratify The ERA As The 28th Amendment To The Constitution

January 27, 2022

New York, N.Y.   U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement on joining as a co-sponsor of S.J.Res. 1, led by Sens. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), calling for an end to the arbitrary deadline preventing the Equal Rights Amendment from becoming the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution:

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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On The Retirement Of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

January 27, 2022

New York, N.Y.   U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement after Justice Stephen Breyer announced that he will retire from the Supreme Court:

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Schumer Statement On The Retirement Of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

January 26, 2022

New York, N.Y.   U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement on the retirement of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer at the end of this term:

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Schumer, Warren, Jayapal, Pressley, Omar, Porter Urge President Biden To Deliver On Promise To Cancel Student Debt

January 26, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY),  Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and United States Representatives Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Katie Porter (D-CA) led more than 80 Senate and House colleagues calling on the Biden administration to release the Department of Education’s (ED) memo outlining the administration’s legal authority to cancel federal student loan debt and immediately cancel up to $50,000 of debt for Federal student loan borrowers. 

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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On House Introduction Of The America COMPETES Act of 2022

January 25, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement regarding today’s House introduction of the America COMPETES Act of 2022:

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