Charles Schumer http://wshu.org en Officials propose new helicopter route http://wshu.org/post/officials-propose-new-helicopter-route <p></p><p>Elected officials on Long Island are urging the FAA to renew an “over-the-water” helicopter route that is set to expire in August. Officials also want to modify the route and make it permanent. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 10:54:56 +0000 Gabrielle Fonrouge 18120 at http://wshu.org Officials propose new helicopter route Senators: Federal Railroad Administration underfunded http://wshu.org/post/senators-federal-railroad-administration-underfunded <p>U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Charles Schumer of New York say the Federal Railroad Administration only has enough funding for 1% of the safety measures they say are needed to make trains safe.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:03:23 +0000 Dan Katz 9928 at http://wshu.org Senators: Federal Railroad Administration underfunded LI fishermen, Schumer urge repair of Jones Beach navigation light http://wshu.org/post/li-fishermen-schumer-urge-repair-jones-beach-navigation-light <p>Commercial fisherman on Long Island, along with New York Senator Charles Schumer, are urging the Coast Guard and the Army Corps of Engineers to speed up repairs on a navigation light at Jones Beach.</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 15:17:42 +0000 Charles Lane 1579 at http://wshu.org