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Paul Tonko's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
Issue Position: War in Iraq/Veteran's Issues
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
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader Elect - Unemployment Insurance
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act
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 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Oct. 28, 2013 Tonko Introduces Hero Flight Act
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keep Veterans' Care Essential
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
June 19, 2012 Albany Housing Coalition Receives Federal Grant
June 2, 2011 Tonko Bill to Track Vets Exposed to Toxins at Fort McClellan
April 21, 2010 The Dynamics Of Earth Day
April 21, 2009 Rep. Tonko Joins President Obama at Signing of Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act
May 26, 2008 Paul Tonko Calls on President Bush to Sign 21st Century G.I. Bill
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans and Military Families
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Ensure Everyone Has Access to Quality, Affordable Health Care
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2010 Issue Position: Military Families and Veterans
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