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

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 20, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 13, 2016 Tonko Bill to Protect Consumers from Online Ticket Scalpers Passes House
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commision - Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts
May 19, 2016 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations
April 29, 2016 Blackburn, Tonko Lead Bipartisan Effort to Level Online Ticket Sales Playing Field for Fans of Live Entertainment
April 25, 2016 Letter to Thomas E. Wheeler, Chairman of the FCC - Reps. Yvette D. Clarke and Gene Green Urge FCC to Delay Further Action Until Completion of Impact Study
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Expanding the Middle Class
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Clean Energy Jobs
Sept. 29, 2015 Make it in America
Sept. 15, 2015 Tonko on GE Announcement: Job Loss in Schenectady Direct Result of Republican House Leadership Inability to Renew Export-Import Bank
July 31, 2015 Put Congress Back to Work
July 30, 2015 Tonko Urges Speaker to Cancel Recess, Cites Large To-Do List for House
June 23, 2015 #RecordOfSuccess: House Overwhelmingly Approves Updating Chemical Safety Laws for the 21st Century
May 20, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - TRID Regulation
May 7, 2015 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan, United States Postal Service - U.S. Postal Service Must Invest in Modern and Efficient Delivery Fleet
March 18, 2015 Esty, Collins Lead Bipartisan Coalition in Introducing Manufacturing Universities Act
March 17, 2015 Middle Class Economics
Jan. 21, 2015 Tonko Reaction to 2015 State of the Union Address
Nov. 26, 2014 Small Business Saturday Takes Tonko to Schenectady
Oct. 31, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Efforts to Protect and Restore the Great Lakes
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 22, 2014 Make It in America
July 15, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding
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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Small Business
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to 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)
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