A rail disaster in Quebec in 2013 touched off international concern about the safety of so-called "oil trains" that haul crude from oil fields to refineries and ports across North America, including Albany. A Canadian author and a local activist say that while the media attention has waned, the danger is as great as ever.
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sat down with WAMC's Alan Chartock in Albany Monday for a wide-ranging discussion. New York's senior U.S. Senator discussed his now famous White House meeting with Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump right before the record-long federal government shutdown, PFAS water contamination in New York and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a possible federal government shutdown. Dr. Chartock also discusses the future of British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is currently fighting a vote of no confidence in Parliament.
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is calling on the Trump administration to reverse cuts to a hospital drug discount program. The Democratic Senate Minority Leader gathered with area health leaders at Albany Medical Center Monday to detail his effort.
Democrats, including New York Senator Chuck Schumer, gathered today in Washington to introduce a measure in response to Wednesday’s 5-4 Supreme Court ruling they say will weaken the bargaining power of public-sector unions.
As the Baby Boomers retire and turn to Social Security, staffers at Capital Region field offices are becoming overwhelmed. That's according to U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, who was in Glenville, New York this afternoon.
Suicide vest-detection technology is coming to New York City's Penn Station. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says Monday that the federal Transportation Security Administration will start testing the screening equipment on Tuesday.
With that gift-giving time of year quickly approaching, the way people purchase presents is changing. Some prefer online shopping. But others will visit retailers close to home, including big box department stores and shopping malls.
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer stopped by Catskill Wednesday afternoon to tour the Lumberyard Contemporary Performing Arts Center. Schumer predicts the Center will be a major hub for world-class theater.