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Paul Tonko's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Paul D. Tonko
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independence, Working Families for U.S. House - District 20
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 06/18/1949
Birth Place: Amsterdam, NY
Home City: Amsterdam, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader Elect - Path Forward on Unemployment Insurance
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
April 29, 2014 Letter to Steven Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Association of Chain Drug Stores - Ban Cigarette and Tobacco Product Sales
April 3, 2014 Times Union - America Needs to Renew Focus on Women in Workplace
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary Department of Interior - Safety and Environmental Requirements for Hydraulic Fracturing
June 20, 2013 Boxer, Grassley, Manchin, Tonko Introduce Bill to Curb Excessive Taxpayer-Funded Salaries for Government Contractors
June 19, 2013 Boxer, Grassley, Manchin, Tonko Introduce Bill to Curb Excessive Taxpayer-Funded Salaries for Government Contractors
June 4, 2013 Jobs in America
April 30, 2013 Letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White - Protect Consumers' Legal Rights Against Wall Street
April 29, 2013 Congressmen, Local Chambers Team Up to Talk Small Business Issues at Skidmore College
April 25, 2013 Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act
July 26, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
July 17, 2012 Health Care and Making it in America
June 19, 2012 Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Applaud $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Hunts Point Produce Market
June 15, 2012 Owens, Tonko Announces Grant for Fulton County Workforce Development
June 14, 2012 Tonko Unveils Legislation to Promote Waterfront Development Along Mohawk and Hudson Rivers
April 25, 2012 Joint Hearing of the Investigations & Oversight Subcommittee and the Healthcare & Technology Subcommittee of the House Small Business Committee and the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - How the Report on Carcinogens Uses Science to Meet its Statutory Obligations, and its Impact on Small Business Jobs
Nov. 29, 2011 Jobs for Americans
Nov. 25, 2011 Congressman Tonko to Tour Downtown Troy, Call for Support of Local Small Businesses This Holiday Season
Oct. 13, 2011 Super Committee Must Commit To Transparency
Oct. 12, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Aug. 1, 2011 Providing Greater Authority And Discretion to Consumer Product Safety Commission (Extensions of Remarks)
June 22, 2011 We Need a Fair, Balanced Budget
Sept. 23, 2010 House Members Introduce Small Business Clean Energy Financing Act
Aug. 17, 2010 Congressman Tonko Tours XOS, Touts Pro-Manufacturing Agenda
July 22, 2010 Congressman Tonko Joins Protest to Highlight Senate Republican Inaction On Critical Jobs Bills
July 12, 2010 Waterfront Development Focus of Conference Hosted by Congressman Paul Tonko
June 30, 2010 Tonko Votes to Protect Consumers, Hold Wall Street Accountable
June 17, 2010 Tonko Supports Small Business Lending Bill
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
April 14, 2010 Schumer: Too Many Startup Small Biz Fall Into "Valley of Death" and Fail Before Consumers Ever See Their Products- Schumer Intro's Legislation to Bridge Gap Between Lab and Marketplace, Potentially Creating Thousands of Jobs Across NY
Dec. 8, 2009 Congressman Tonko: Creating Jobs Is The Number One Priority
Sept. 17, 2009 President To Promote Hi-tech Job Creation In Upstate New York And Building The Foundation For The 21st Century Innovation Economy
July 24, 2009 Rep. Tonko Statement On GlobalFoundries Groundbreaking
July 8, 2009 Enhancing Small Business Research And Innovation Act Of 2009
July 8, 2009 Rep. Tonko Votes For Bill To Boost Small Businesses, Spur Job Creation
June 15, 2009 Rep. Tonko Announces New Lending Program
June 12, 2009 Times Union Op-Ed: Rep. Tonko Editorial On IDA Reform In NYS
April 30, 2009 Tonko Votes In Favor Of Credit Card Protections
March 16, 2009 President's Plan Will Help Small Business, Says Tonko
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Small Business
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