Schumer and Gillibrand Announce Passage of Disaster Relief Bill, Includes $40 Million for New York Farmers

Senator Gillibrand Last week Senators Schumer and Gillibrand announced the final passage of legislation to fund disaster recovery efforts, with $40 Million to go to New York State farmers. The legislation, created in response to the wide-spread destruction of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, includes the Gillibrand-Schumer amendment, which directs the $40 Million to New York. The overall recovery funding, as set out in appropriations... Read More