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Senator Charles Schumer and Rep. Paul Tonko speak with a family member of a victim of the Schoharie limo tragedy
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The National Transportation Safety Board has finalized its report on the limousine crash in Schoharie that killed 20 people two years ago, but a package of federal limousine safety reforms remains stalled in Congress. 

Senator Charles Schumer speaks at a press conference in Amsterdam detailing new proposed limousine safety regulations
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As the second anniversary of a fatal crash that killed 20 people in Schoharie nears, a slate of limousine safety measures is moving forward in the House of Representatives.

The limo involved in the 2018 crash in Schoharie, NY.
National Transportation Safety Board

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a package of limousine safety regulations into law. The Senate and Assembly passed the measures in January

A wooden memorial dedicated to the victims of the deadly October limousine crash in Schoharie
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New York state legislative leaders have reached an agreement with Governor Andrew Cuomo on a package of bills aimed at improving limousine safety.

Lawmakers and advocates detail limo regulations Tuesday at the New York state Capitol.
Karen DeWitt

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced an agreement with the Senate Majority Leader and Assembly Speaker on a package of limousine safety regulations.

Senator Charles Schumer speaks at a press conference in Amsterdam detailing new proposed limousine safety regulations
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Standing shoulder to shoulder with family members of the victims of last year’s deadly limousine crash in Schoharie, New York, members of Congress announced a package of bills aimed at improving limo safety at the federal level Thursday.

National Transportation Safety Board

The National Transportation Safety Board has released new recommendations as it continues to investigate the October 2018 limousine crash in Schoharie, New York that killed 20 people.

Tim Kennedy
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The New York state Senate passed a package of limousine regulations Thursday following deadly limo crashes in Schoharie and Long Island. 

Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing a number of safety reforms targeted toward limousine and other large vehicle operators.

New York State Police Superintendent George Beach speaking Wednesday
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New York State Police say the operator of the limousine company involved in Saturday’s crash in Schoharie that killed 20 people has been arrested.

WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

The National Transportation Safety Board has agreed to investigate some limousine accidents, something it has rarely done.

WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

  Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal safety officials to raise standards for stretch limousines.