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Paul Tonko's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 12, 2014 Tonko Demands Vote on Unemployment Insurance
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Tonko Statement in Response to 2014 State of the Union
Jan. 16, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 Equal Opportunity in America
Jan. 9, 2014 Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act
Dec. 12, 2013 Tonko Votes for Budget Compromise
Dec. 12, 2013 Providing for the Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Sept. 19, 2013 Tonko Votes Against $40 Billion Cut to Food Assistance
June 4, 2013 Jobs in America
May 21, 2013 Let's Put America to Work
May 16, 2013 Providing Food Stamp Safety Net
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Nov. 27, 2012 The United States Economy and Jobs
Dec. 20, 2011 Middle Class America, Take Notice
Nov. 30, 2011 Hearing of the Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Stimulus Oversight: An Update on Accountability, Transparency, and Performance
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Chairman Hal Rogers, Ranking Member Norm Dicks, Chairman Denny Rehberg and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro
Aug. 5, 2011 Tonko: Job Creation Should be our Number One Priority
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
July 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Aug. 10, 2010 Congressman Tonko Votes to Save Jobs
July 22, 2010 Congressman Tonko Statement on Passage of Unemployment Benefits Extension
Dec. 15, 2009 Rep. Tonko Introduces Bill To Expand Universal School Breakfast Program
Nov. 5, 2009 Congressman Tonko Helps Pass Extension Of Unemployment Benefits
June 12, 2009 Times Union Op-Ed: Rep. Tonko Editorial On IDA Reform In NYS
May 5, 2009 U.S. Economic Conditions
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