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Paul Tonko's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 20, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Helms Amendment and Women's Health
July 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule
June 29, 2015 Governor Cuomo Announces Medicaid Redesign Efforts Saving Taxpayers Billons
June 23, 2015 #RecordOfSuccess: House Overwhelmingly Approves Updating Chemical Safety Laws for the 21st Century
June 23, 2015 TSCA Modernization Act
June 16, 2015 Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month
June 11, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - World Trade Center Health Program
June 3, 2015 Committee Advances Bipartisan Breakthrough To Bring Chemical Safety Law Into 21st Century
May 27, 2015 Bipartisan Leaders Formally Introduce Breakthrough Chemical Safety Bill
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention
May 14, 2015 Subcommittee Unanimously Approves TSCA Modernization Act
May 12, 2015 Committee Releases Bipartisan TSCA Modernization Act, Markup This Week
May 6, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Breast Cancer Prevention
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs
April 14, 2015 Kinzinger Introduces Bipartisan Legislation Protecting Illinois Nursing Programs
April 14, 2015 Reps. Jenkins, Tonko, Kinzinger & Rangel Introduce The MEND Act
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - NIH Alzheimers Research
March 25, 2015 Letter to John Culberson, Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee, and Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science, Subcommittee - Missing Alzheimers Patients
March 16, 2015 Governor Cuomo Announces $7.7 Million to Support Home Visiting Programs for New and Expecting Families
Jan. 26, 2015 The Hill: Moving Forward on Mental Health
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men
Dec. 10, 2014 Tonko Highlights Support for Local Projects, Manufacturing, and Alzheimer's Research in Federal Funding Bill
Dec. 2, 2014 Alzheimer's
Nov. 13, 2014 Letter to Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Issue Guidance on BMI Screenings in Schools
Oct. 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Allow Emergency Access to Medical Marijuana Treatments in New York
Oct. 17, 2014 Update on Tonko Action on Ebola
Sept. 22, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Ensure Access to All Available Addiction Therapies
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community
Sept. 8, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory, Inconsistent Blood, Organ and Tissue Donation Policies
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
May 20, 2014 The Devastation of Alzheimer's Disease
May 6, 2014 May is Mental Health Month
May 6, 2014 Barber, DeGette, Matsui, Napolitano, Tonko Unveil Mental Health Legislation
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 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
April 7, 2014 Reps. Guthrie, Tonko Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Advance Alzheimer's Research
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
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. 4, 2014 Letter to Calvin Dooley, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Chemistry Council, and Andy Igrejas, Director, Safer Chemicals Healthy Families - TSCA Reform
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Eastman Chemical Company Chief Executive Officer Mark Costa - Release Studies on Effects of MCHM
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 8, 2013 Reps. Napolitano, T.Ryan, Barber, Tonko, and Lee Applaud Mental Health Parity Final Rule Implementation
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