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  • Support for Puerto Rican bankruptcy builds on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON Puerto Rico's slide toward Chapter 9 bankruptcy continues to gain momentum; Sen. Charles E. Schumer announced Tuesday his intention to introduce legislation allowing such a move.
  • Schumer pushes legislation for carbon monoxide detectors

    Sen. Charles Schumer has introduced legislation aimed at protecting people from carbon monoxide poisoning. The New York Democrat says the legislation he's co-sponsoring would allow the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide support for public...

    Correction: UN-Chemical Agents story

    In a story dated Aug. 30, 2007 about U.N. weapons inspectors finding the potentially hazardous phosgene chemical in their offices, The Associated Press erroneously identified Svetlana Utkina as a U.N. chemical weapons expert. Utkina worked for the U.N....

    Sen. Schumer: Trauma centers need federal funds

    Sen. Charles Schumer is promoting legislation to provide federal money to trauma centers, which treat patients severely injured in car crashes, fires, natural disasters and other catastrophic events. Schumer noted Wednesday that trauma is the leading...

    Senate defends tactic to sidestep defense spending limits

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate defended a tactic to sidestep budget caps for the Pentagon by swelling emergency war funding by $38 billion. Senators voted 46-51 on Tuesday, defeating an amendment to the annual defense authorization bill by Sen. Jack Reed...