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Paul Tonko's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
July 23, 2014 Tonko Statement on Newly Proposed Oil Train Safety Standards
July 22, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Nearly $4 Million to Rehabilitate Runway at Albany International Airport
July 15, 2014 Infrastructure Needs Of America
July 9, 2014 Comprehensive DOT Rail Regulations
June 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Albany International Airport To Receive More Than $820,000 In DOT Funding For Infrastructure Improvements
June 10, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation - Strengthen Oversight of Crude Oil Transport in Lower Hudson Valley Following Regional Derailments
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senator Barbara Boxer and Representative Bill Shuster - River Basin Commission Funding
Oct. 28, 2013 Tonko Introduces Hero Flight Act
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
June 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Furloughs at FRC East
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Nov. 27, 2012 The United States Economy and Jobs
June 29, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Critical Truck Stop Safety Measure Included in Must-Pass Transportation Bildl
June 29, 2012 Congressman Tonko Statement on Passage of Highway Bill and Student Loan Extension
June 29, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Critical Truck Stop Safety Measure Included in Must-Pass Transportation Bill
June 19, 2012 Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Applaud $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Hunts Point Produce Market
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 6, 2011 Giving Congressional Consent to Missouri and Illinois Bi-State Development Agency
April 5, 2011 Hearing of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Reform the Nation's Surface Transportation Programs
July 31, 2009 Supplemental Appropriations, Fiscal Year 2009
April 28, 2009 Representative Paul Tonko To Introduce 'Jason's Law' In The House
March 9, 2009 Tonko Praises Rail Plan
Feb. 13, 2009 House Passes Economic Recovery Plan
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Transportation
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