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Paul Tonko's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 06/18/1949
Birth Place: Amsterdam, NY
Home City: Amsterdam, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Oct. 29, 2013 Tonko Statement on First Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy
Oct. 29, 2013 Commemorating the 1-Year Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy
Sept. 12, 2013 Tonko Urges House to Act On Climate
July 1, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Major Disaster Declaration
June 7, 2013 Congressman Tonko Releases Statement on NSA Surveillance
June 4, 2013 Don't Let Another Hurricane Season Blow by without Climate Action
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary Panetta and General Grass
Jan. 15, 2013 Rebuilding America's Infrastructure
Jan. 2, 2013 Hurricane Sandy Relief
Nov. 14, 2012 Extending the Economic and Social Ladders to Success
June 11, 2012 Schoharie Firehouse Rebuilding One More Step on Road to Recovery
Feb. 3, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Jan. 18, 2012 Congressman Tonko Statement on Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) Legislation
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to Chairmen Rogers and Kingston and Ranking Members Dicks and Farr
Oct. 5, 2011 Tonko Introduces Bill to Boost Disaster Relief for Farmers
Oct. 4, 2011 Disaster Aid Approved by Congress is Only a Down Payment on What is Needed
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 20, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and House Leadership
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 2, 2011 House Approves Tonko Amendment to Restore Albany's Eligibility for Anti-Terrorism Funds
June 1, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2017, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act
June 1, 2011 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2012
May 2, 2011 Congressman Tonko Statement on Killing of Osama bin Laden
Feb. 18, 2011 Letter to The Honorable W. Craig Fugate
Jan. 21, 2011 Letter to Jeh Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Dec. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Aug. 10, 2010 Congressman Tonko Votes to Save Jobs
April 21, 2010 The Dynamics Of Earth Day
March 3, 2010 Congressman Tonko Floor Speech In Support Of H.R. 4247, The Keeping All Students Safe Act
Sept. 21, 2009 Congressman Tonko Says Visit By President Obama Showcases The Region's Potential
Sept. 11, 2009 Rep. Tonko Statement In Remembrance Of 9/11/01
July 21, 2009 Energy Independence Is A Matter Of National Security
Jan. 14, 2009 Letter to The Honorable R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Homeland Security
Jan. 1, 2010 Issue Position: Homeland Security
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