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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is challenging the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision to stop collecting data on bee colonies in places like Rochester. 

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U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer introduced a bill Monday that would compel the U.S. Postal Service to allow veterans’ groups to solicit donations on post office property.

Joe Jakus, commander of a local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter, the Rice-Hallock Post in Henrietta, said he had not seen a need for the legislation until the postal service started enforcing a decades-old rule that bars any solicitation on post office property.

Schumer: "Revitalize Rochester's Landmarks"

Dec 11, 2012
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Senator Charles Schumer is proposing legislation that will help revitalize Rochester's landmarks.

He's proposed the extension of the New Markets Tax Credit which is set to expire at the end of the year. He's also backing the CAPP Act, which stands for Creating American Prosperity through Preservation.