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Paul Tonko's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
May 20, 2014 The Devastation of Alzheimer's Disease
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
Jan. 14, 2014 Equal Opportunity in America
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Sept. 19, 2013 Tonko Cosponsors Legislation to Increase Social Security Benefits
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 2, 2013 Times Union - Budget Should Make Statement
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 18, 2012 Protecting Medicare and Rebuilding our Infrastructure
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
July 24, 2012 American Jobs and Health Care
July 11, 2012 Affordable Care Act
July 10, 2012 Repealing Affordable Care Act
April 2, 2012 Times Union - Budget Should Make Statement
March 28, 2012 A Deja Vu Budget
Dec. 20, 2011 Middle Class America, Take Notice
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
July 25, 2011 Letter to Democratic Leader Pelosi
July 21, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Cuts to Social Security Revenue
July 19, 2011 Congressman Tonko Statement on Republican "Cut, Cap, and End Medicare" Plan
July 19, 2011 Medicare Under Attack
July 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
June 22, 2011 We Need a Fair, Balanced Budget
June 16, 2011 Americans are Opposed to Ending Medicare
June 3, 2011 Don't End Medicare
May 25, 2011 Republicans Road to Ruin Budget
April 13, 2011 "Road to Ruin" Republican Budget
April 12, 2011 Letter to All Members of the House of Representatives
April 7, 2011 Fiscal Choices
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President of The United States - Social Security
Aug. 13, 2010 Social Security's 75th Birthday, Pledges to Protect Economic Security for Seniors
March 3, 2010 Congressman Tonko: Americans And New Yorkers Being 'Held Hostage' By Republicans In The U.S. Senate
Nov. 19, 2009 Rep. Tonko Votes To Protect Seniors' Access To Doctors
Sept. 24, 2009 Rep. Tonko Votes For Bill To Protect Medicare Recipients From Premium Hikes
April 21, 2009 Rep. Tonko Joins President Obama at Signing of Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act
March 26, 2009 Rep. Paul Tonko Announces Recovery Act Payments for Social Security Recipients
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Senior Citizens
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Ensure Everyone Has Access to Quality, Affordable Health Care
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