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Paul Tonko's Public Statements

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
May 22, 2013 Letter to Nancy Sutley, Chair, Council of Environmental Quality, Bob Perciasepe, Acting Administrator, Ennvironmental Protection Agency, and Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary, Civil Works Army - Clean Water Act
May 22, 2013 Tonko Pushes for Private Property Protection and Environmental Safeguards in Keystone Pipeline Debate
May 22, 2013 Northern Route Approval Act
May 21, 2013 Let's Put America to Work
May 16, 2013 Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell - Confirmation of Tom Perez
May 16, 2013 Providing Food Stamp Safety Net
May 10, 2013 Letter to Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of Department of the Interior - Preserving the Environment
April 30, 2013 Letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White - Protect Consumers' Legal Rights Against Wall Street
April 29, 2013 Congressmen, Local Chambers Team Up to Talk Small Business Issues at Skidmore College
April 26, 2013 Governor Cuomo and HUD Announce Approval of New York State's Disaster Recovery Action Plan
April 25, 2013 Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act
April 23, 2013 Letter to Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable Jack Kingston, Chairman, and Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services - Technical Education Act
April 22, 2013 Letter to Rep. Hal Rogers, Rep. Nita Lowey, Rep. Jack Kingston, and Rep. Rosa DeLauro - Student Loans for Students Without HS Diploma or GED
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
April 18, 2013 Safe Climate Caucus Members Speak Out on Urgent Need to Address Climate Change
April 17, 2013 Safe Climate Caucus
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairmam Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Kaptur - Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Funding
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
April 15, 2013 E&E: EPA, Dems Open to Bill that Would Pre-Empt Agency's Forthcoming Rule
April 10, 2013 The Safe Climate Caucus
April 2, 2013 Times Union - Budget Should Make Statement
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 11, 2013 Letter to Ambassador of U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Secretary of U.S. Department of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack - Roadblocks for Dairy Sector
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary Panetta and General Grass
Jan. 15, 2013 Rebuilding America's Infrastructure
Jan. 14, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Holder - Justice Department and Financial Institution Accountability
Jan. 2, 2013 Hurricane Sandy Relief
Dec. 31, 2012 Impending Fiscal Cliff
Dec. 19, 2012 Tonko Joins Colleagues to Call for Limit on Large Capacity Amunition
Dec. 18, 2012 Protecting Medicare and Rebuilding our Infrastructure
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Nov. 27, 2012 The United States Economy and Jobs
Nov. 14, 2012 Extending the Economic and Social Ladders to Success
Sept. 26, 2012 Letter to Secretary Chu
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Secretary Panetta
Sept. 21, 2012 Do-Nothing Congress
Sept. 20, 2012 Letter to The Honorable John A. Boehner, Speaker House of Representatives
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Sept. 13, 2012 Markey, House Dems Provide Critique of Interior Fracking Rules
Sept. 12, 2012 Hearing of the Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Mismanagement of Funds at the National Weather Service and the Impact on the Future of Weather Forecasting
Sept. 11, 2012 Unfinished Business in the 112th Congress
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