ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has managed to visit each of New York’s 62 counties this year even amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s the 22nd year in a row the Democrat has done so. Schumer was in Lewis County on Monday.
In light of the pandemic, he opted for one-on-one meetings instead of meeting with large groups.
Congress has failed for months to pass another round of COVID-19 relief aid, which could include an extension of emergency unemployment assistance and forgivable loans to small businesses.
Schumer said he’s “working hard” to pass a bipartisan bill before the Senate adjourns in December.