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Schumer outlines $2 trillion package to help business, economy

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York, who was deeply involved in negotiating the Senate version of the $2 trillion economic package that was...

Hudson Valley Airport receives $7.3 million federal grant

The money, announced by Sens. Schumer and Gillibrand, will be used to replace an out-of-date building on the Dutchess County airport's grounds

Schumer calls for federal investigation of area power outages

“We are going to force our utilities to change," Schumer said.

Eyewear retailer Warby Parker to build lab in Rockland County

Eyewear retailer and manufacturer Warby Parker plans to launch an optical lab in Rockland County that would create 128 jobs, the company and Gov....

Schumer calls on USDA to support state farmers, brewers

Sen. Charles Schumer called on the United States Department of Agriculture to establish a crop insurance program to protect New York farmers who are trying to meet the demand for malt barley crops from the state’s rapidly growing craft beer industry.

New Rochelle gets $3.2M for Sandy repairs

The city will get FEMA funds for repairs to Hudson Park and a marina after the federal agency originally ruled the damages weren't storm-related.

Mamaroneck flood control project gets legs 7 years later

Sen. Charles Schumer and other politicians called for the federal government to study projects that would ease flooding, but the process was slow-moving.

Schumer looks to speed up Mamaroneck flood project

Sen. Charles Schumer visits Mamaroneck, calling on the Army Corps of Engineers to expedite its review of a $59.2 million flood mitigation plan in the village.

Electric rates to spike due to new ‘capacity zone’

Hudson Valley businesses and residents will see increases of at least 4 percent on their utility bills due to a measure that went into effect Thursday.

HV Food & Beverage Alliance secures federal grant

The federal Economic Development Administration will award the Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance $3.43 million to launch a new coalition and facility to help local farmers affected by recent tropical storms.

Energy advocates urge increase in net metering allowance

Through net metering, homeowners and businesses are able to sell any excess electricity they generate back to the state’s major investor-owned utilities, usually in exchange for a credit on their electric bill.

Congressional gridlock stalls highway funding

The Hudson Valley construction industry, pummeled by job losses since the recession, could be in for yet another blow if Congress fails to pass...