Chuck Schumer

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-N.Y.
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Negotiations over President Joe Biden’s infrastructure agreement with Congress are met with demands to eliminate a $10,000 cap on state and local deductions.

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone hold vials containing ticks that harbor vector-borne diseases like Lyme disease.
COURTESY OFFICE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer wants the federal government to help develop a Lyme disease vaccine.

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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.
Courtesy Office of U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer

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.

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