Schumer champions president’s fiscal plan

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y. Alex Wong/TNS

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer is lauding the Biden administration’s proposed federal budget for next year, which he says will help upstate families while responsibly managing the country’s finances.

In a virtual news conference Thursday, Sen. Schumer said the executive budget proposal released last week by President Joseph R. Biden calls for much-needed boosts in funding to many federal programs used across New York, and cuts the federal spending deficit by $3 trillion over a decade in the same stroke.

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