Chuck Schumer

Wednesday Winners (and Losers)

A weekly roundup of good deeds, missteps, heroic feats and epic failures in the tri-state region and beyond. Winners New Haven Department of Transportation — The City of New Haven is installing the Nutmeg State’s first…


Wednesday Winners (& Losers)

A weekly roundup of good deeds, missteps, heroic feats and epic failures in the tri-state region and beyond. WINNERS U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (NY) — Thanks to Senator Schumer, the East River tunnels used by Amtrak…


Wednesday Winners (& Losers)

A weekly roundup of good deeds, missteps, heroic feats and epic failures in the tri-state region and beyond. WINNERS New York City Councilmember Vincent Gentile and New York State Senator Daniel Squadron — Councilmember Gentile and…


Groundhog Day for Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits

We’ve been here before: fighting to make sure our federal tax policy doesn’t encourage people to drive instead of using transit. Federal commuter tax benefits enable commuters to use pre-tax dollars to pay for their commute, and currently…