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Legislation proposed in the U.S. Senate would increase penalties for companies that use illegal robocalls.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, speaks at the Merrick LIRR train station on Long Island.
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has asked the Internal Revenue Service to allow commuters to access money that was deducted from their paychecks for train tickets to ride Metropolitan Transportation Authority railways.

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Starting this week, families who lost loved ones from COVID-19 can now get help with funeral expenses through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, holds a news conference, Thursday, March 25, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer from New York has thrown his support behind a bill to combat the surge in anti-Asian hate crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the $1.9 trillion federal coronavirus relief and stimulus bill approved by Democrats in his chamber will send $100 billion in aid to his home state of New York.