Schumer joins Bronx Reps. AOC and Bowman calling for federal funding to reduce gun violence 

With Memorial Day weekend seeing a slew of bullets flying across the tri-state area—resulting in the death of a 15-year-old boy in the Bronx—high-ranking elected officials are calling for funding for change.  

On June 3, Congressmembers Jamaal Bowman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer assembled at Jacobi Hospital where they requested support for a youth violence reduction program through their Community Project Funding request. 

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