Chuck Schumer to visit Corning, urge passage of anti-robocall legislation

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United States Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will be in Corning Wednesday, July 3, to advocate for the passage of anti-robocall legislation.

Schumer says he “will urge the House of Representatives to pass comprehensive robocall legislation as soon as possible.”

The United States Senate passed the TRACED Act, co-sponsored by Schumer, by a 97-1 vote in May. The TRACED Act “would give federal agencies newfound tools and authority to trace, prosecute and enforce fines against robocall scammers, as well as establish new requirements related to call authentication technology that could filter out robocalls.”

Schumer plans to be at the Corning Senior Citizens Center at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday. He is scheduled to be joined by Bill Boland, Mayor of the City of Corning, Alex Hamilton, Director of the Corning Department of Parks and Recreation, Patricia Baroody, Director of the Steuben County Office of Aging, Kathy Burns, Steuben County Office of Aging RSVP Project Care Coordinator and Lynette McNally, Steuben County Office of Aging Case Manager Supervisor.

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