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April 8, 2008

JEC Report Reveals Quick Extension of Unemployment Insurance Would Ease Pain of Rising Unemployment and Recession

March 31 , 2008

Schumer on Paulson Plan and Jackson Resignation

March 28 , 2008

Joint Economic Committee to Hold Employment Hearing on Release of New March Jobs Report

March 25 , 2008

Schumer on Falling Home Prices and Consumer Confidence

March 19 , 2008

On Fifth Anniversary of the Iraq War, Schumer & Maloney Call On President Bush to Account for Past, Present and Future Economic and Budget Costs

Read the Letter to the President

March 18 , 2008

Schumer on the Iraq War's 5th Anniversary and Its Backbreaking Costs

March 13 , 2008


March 11 , 2008

Floor Statement of Sen. Charles E. Schumer Chairman, Joint Economic Committee During the Humphrey Hawkins Budget Debate

March 7 , 2008

Schumer on Jobs Report: "How Many Wake Up Calls Does This Administration Need?

March 6 , 2008

Schumer Releases New JEC Analysis of MBA Foreclosure Data

  Download the Chart: New State by State Foreclosure Analysis
March 5 , 2008

JEC Report Finds Fortune 100 Companies Overwhelmingly Offer 6-8 Weeks of Paid Family Leave

February 29 , 2008

Joint Economic Committee and House Federal Workforce Subcommitee to Weigh Benefits of Paid Parental Leave for Federal Employees

February 29 , 2008

Joint Economic Committee to Hold Employment Hearing on Release Of New February Jobs Report

February 21 , 2008

With Five Year Anniversary Of Iraq War Nearing, Joint Economic Committee To Examine The Increasingly High Costs Of War

February 21 , 2008

Schumer, Public Pressure To Keep Government's Economic Indicators Website Open

February 11 , 2008

Joint Economic Committee: President's Economic Report Wrongly Insists Economy Is Sound, Despite Serious Worries In Housing, Credit, Jobs Markets

February 8 , 2008

As Investment by Foreign Governments in the U.S. Increases, Schumer Convenes First 2008 Congressional Hearing on Sovereign Wealth Funds

January 25, 2008

Joint Economic Committee to Hold First 2008 Congressional Hearing on New Jobs Report on Day of Its Release

January 18, 2008

New JEC Report Finds: As Economy Slows, Demand for Children’s Health Insurance and Medicaid Grows

  Download the Report: Worsening Economic Conditions Will Increase Demand for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program and Medicaid
January 17, 2008
Schumer: Economic Stimulus Package Could Gel Quickly
January 11, 2008
Joint Economic Committee to Hold First Congressional Hearing to Determine Most Effective Ways to Stimulate the U.S. Economy
January 4, 2008
Schumer: With Rising Unemployment Rate and Anemic Private Sector Job Growth, Bush's Failing Economic Policies are Leaving the U.S. Economy Much More Vulnerable to Recession
December 20, 2007
Joint Economic Committee Releases Annual Report on the State of the Economy
Download the Report: Joint Economic Committee Annual Report
December 19, 2007
Senator Schumer Delivers Major Policy Speech on the Subprime Mortgage Crisis and Possible Recession at the Brookings Institution
  Download Senator Schumer's Speech: A Call to Action on the Subprime Mortgage Crisis: Putting Common Sense Ahead of Ideology
November 13, 2007
New JEC Report Reveals Total Economic Costs of War Could Exceed $3.5 Trillion if U.S. Stays the Course
  Download the Report: War at Any Cost?: The Total Economic Costs of the War Beyond the Federal Budget
November 6, 2007
Schumer: White House Plan for Import Safety Leaves Consumers in The Dark And A Hodgepodge of Federal Oversight
October 30, 2007
Schumer: Falling Home Prices are Serious Sign that Homeowners and Our Economy are in Danger
October 25, 2007
New JEC Report Reveals: Subprime Crisis to Cost Billions in Family Wealth, Property Values, and Tax Revenues Unless Action is Taken to Prevent Foreclosures
  Download the Report: The Subprime Lending Crisis: The Economic Impact on Wealth, Property Values and Tax Revenues, and How We Got Here
October 11, 2007
Chairman Schumer: Unsustainably High Trade Deficit Will be a Lasting Legacy of this Administration
October 3, 2007
Leader Reid and Speaker Pelosi Join Schumer, Maloney, Dodd and Frank in Calling For Immediate Action to Save Hundreds of Thousands of Families from Foreclosure
September 25, 2007
Schumer: With Home Prices Suffering Largest Drop in Sixteen Years and Home Sales Falling Again, White House Must Not Ignore Obvious Signs of Crisis
September 18, 2007
Schumer Reacts to Federal Open Market Committee Rate Cut
September 18, 2007
On Heels of Foreclosure Spike and Regardless of What Fed Does Today, Schumer Calls on Bush Administration to Finally Deploy Tools to Calm Foreclosure Storm
September 12, 2007
New Analysis by Joint Economic and House Budget Committees: 83 Percent of Crushing Federal Debt is a Product of Past Three GOP Presidents
  Download the Report: Fiscal Responsibility: Which Party has a Better Record?
September 5, 2007
Schumer: Weak Job Growth and Plunging Home Sales are Stark Evidence That Subprime Market Woes are Spreading
September 4, 2007
Schumer Statement on the Joint Guidance on Subprime Mortgage Servicing Issued By Federal Banking Regulators
September 4, 2007
Senator Schumer Reacts to Fmr. Rep. Jim Nussle's Confirmation to Head the Office of Management and Budget
August 28, 2007
Schumer/Maloney: American Families are Losing Ground on Bush's Watch; Income Down, Poverty Up Since 2000
Read the Fact Sheets:
August 27, 2007
In the Wake of New Housing Statistics, Schumer Repeats Call for Increased Foreclosure Prevention and Renewed Focus on Housing Market
August 3, 2007
July's Employment Figures Raise Concerns For the Strength of U.S. Economic Expansion
July 31, 2007
Schumer: Mixed Bag of Economic News Proves We Must Act to Stem the Tide of Subprime Mortgage Meltdown
July 27, 2007
Schumer: GDP Rebound is Encouraging but Subprime Market Woes and Housing Slump Worrisome for Long-Term Strength of U.S. Economy
July 18, 2007
Schumer: CHIP a Proven Success in Expanding Health Insurance Coverage to Low-Income Children; Congress Must Reauthorize and Expand Program
Download the Report: CHIP Makes Economic Sense
July 18. 2007
Schumer: Hits Keep on Coming for U.S. Housing Market
July 12, 2007
Schumer Reacts to USTR Action Against China's Trade Distorting Subsidies
July 11, 2007
Schumer Reacts to Bush Budget Deficit Announcement
July 10, 2007
Schumer: Execution of Chinese Chief Food and Drug Administrator Will Not Solve Greater Problems with Faulty Goods
July 10, 2007
Schumer: Eye-Popping Trade Deficit with China Made Worse by Dangerous Quality Deficit with Chinese Goods Threatening Safety and Health of Americans
June 14, 2007
Senate Democrats Show That Energy Efficient U.S. Families Spend $1,600 Less on Utilities and Gasoline, Bolster Case for Senate Energy Bill
Download the Report: Energy Efficiency Is a Bright Idea
June 14, 2007
Joint Economic Committee Hearing Reveals Work-Family Policies from Abroad Would Benefit U.S. Economy, Workers, and Families
  Hearing Information: Importing Success: Why Work-Family Policies from Abroad Make Economic Sense for the U.S.
June 5, 2007
Momentum Builds for JEC Chairman Schumer’s Call for Additional Federal Funds to Avert Subprime Foreclosure Crisis
June 1, 2007
JEC Chairman Schumer Questions Bush Jobs Record, Urges Shift in Overall Economic Policy
May 31, 2007
Joint Economic Committee Chair Calls Revised GDP Figures ‘Anemic’
May 24, 2007
AS MEMORIAL DAY DRIVING SEASON BEGINS: New Analysis Reveals Raising Fuel Economy Standards Would Save American Families Thousands
Download the Report: Money in the Bank, Not in the Tank
May 17, 2007

Schumer: Fed Chair Bernanke on the Right Track, But We Need Action Now to Stem Tide of Forclosures Due to Softening in Subprime Mortgage Market

May 13, 2007

Happy Mother’s Day?  New JEC Report Reveals Military Moms Face Tough Challenges to Get Mental Health Care, Child Care, and Family Leave

Download the Report: Helping Military Moms Balance Family and Longer Deployments
May 10, 2007

Schumer: ‘Higher Trade Deficit Pours Fuel on Fire -- Bush Admin. Must Act Quickly on China Trade Policy

May 4, 2007

Schumer: Slowest Job Growth Since November 2004 Combined with Weak Housing Market, Raises Serious Concern

April 27, 2007

Joint Economic Cmte Chair Calls Weak Housing Market And High Trade Deficits ‘Body Blows To U.S. Economy’

April 23, 2007

Schumer: Plunging Home Sales Across U.S. Cause for Concern as Subprime Foreclosures Mount

April 23, 2007

Trustees’ Report Indicates Medicare Trust Fund Troubles Almost Twice as Imminent as Social Security Trust Fund

April 16, 2007

On Eve of Tax Day, Schumer Urges Free Electronic Tax Filing for All Taxpayers Directly with IRS

April 12, 2007

Schumer: All Stakeholders in Subprime Mortgage Mess Must be Responsible for Helping Homeowners and Communities Hit Hardest by Foreclosure

April 11, 2007

New Joint Economic Committee Report Reveals Serious Local Economic Impact of Subprime Mortgage Fallout Across Country

  Download the Report: Sheltering Neighborhoods from the Subprime Forclosure Storm
March 27, 2007

Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke to Testify at JEC Hearing on Economic Outlook

  Hearing Information: The Economic Outlook
March 9, 2007

Schumer Responds to New Economic Indicators

February 28, 2007

Schumer Urges New Policies to Give Middle Class Families a Cushion in the Roller Coaster Economy

February 28, 2007

JEC Chairman Statement on Weaker Than Expected GDP Figures

February 27, 2007

JEC Holds First Major Hearing on Wage Insurance

  Download the Report: Meeting the Challenge of Household Earnings Instability
  Hearing Information: Meeting the Challenge of Income Instability
February 13, 2007

Schumer Reacts to Record Trade Deficit

February 12, 2007

Schumer Reacts to Economic Report of the President

February 6, 2007

State by State Budget Analyses

February 2, 2007

Schumer Repsonds to Jobs Numbers

January 25, 2007

New Joint Economic Committee Report Highlights Critical Flaws of Bush Health Care Proposal

  Download the Report: The President's Health Care Proposal: All Risk, No Reward
January 17, 2007

New Joint Economic Committee Report Reveals: Oil and Gas Royalty Relief Yields No Economic Benefit

  Download the Report: Billions in Offshore Royalty Relief for Oil and Gas Companies Buys Little for Taxpayers
January 10, 2007
As U.S. Heads Toward 5th Record Trade Deficit, Chair of Joint Economic Committee Calls on Administration to Put New Pressures on China
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