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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
Jan. 18, 2011 Schumer: Capital Region Interoperable Network for Emergency Responders Threatened by Cuts in Counter Terrorism Funding to Region -- Schumer Calls on Feds to Give Albany Area its Fair Share
Jan. 18, 2011 Health Care Reform
Jan. 14, 2011 Congressman Tonko Statement Regarding President Obama's Visit to Schenectady
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Jan. 12, 2011 Letter to Ken Salazar, Secretary, United States Department of the Interior - Require Disclose of Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing
Jan. 8, 2011 Congressman Tonko Statement Regarding Today's Tragic Event in Arizona
Jan. 7, 2011 Congressman Tonko Statement Regarding President Obama's Visit to General Electric in Schenectady on Tuesday
Jan. 6, 2011 Congressman Tonko Takes Action Against Republican Effort to Repeal Health Care Reform
Dec. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Dec. 22, 2010 Congressman Tonko Statement on Passage of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act
Dec. 14, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Nancy Pelosi and The Honorable Steny Hoyer
Dec. 9, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Dec. 2, 2010 Congressman Tonko Votes to Continue Tax Cuts for Working and Middle Income Families
Dec. 1, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senator; To The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, United States Senator
Nov. 22, 2010 New Health Care Regulations Ensure Consumers Get More Value For Their Money
Oct. 26, 2010 Congressman Tonko Tours Bullex, Discusses Efforts to Jump Start Manufacturing and Create Jobs
Oct. 18, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States Of America; and The Honorable Myung-bak Lee, President Of The Republic Of Korea
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President, The United States of America
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to Administrator Lisa Jackson of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
Sept. 23, 2010 House Members Introduce Small Business Clean Energy Financing Act
Sept. 2, 2010 Letter to Commissioner Garry A. Brown
Sept. 1, 2010 Op-ed: Small Businesses are the Engine of Job Growth
Aug. 20, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Lawrence E. Strickling Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
Aug. 17, 2010 Congressman Tonko Tours XOS, Touts Pro-Manufacturing Agenda
Aug. 13, 2010 Social Security's 75th Birthday, Pledges to Protect Economic Security for Seniors
Aug. 10, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Masayuki Naoshima, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
Aug. 10, 2010 Congressman Tonko Votes to Save Jobs
July 29, 2010 Tonko, Inslee, Berkley, Paul, Introduce the 'Heat is Power Act'
July 22, 2010 Congressman Tonko Statement on Passage of Unemployment Benefits Extension
July 22, 2010 Congressman Tonko Joins Protest to Highlight Senate Republican Inaction On Critical Jobs Bills
July 21, 2010 Tonko Votes for Legislation to Develop New Oil Spill Cleanup Technologies
July 14, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Ken Salazar, U.S. Secretary Of The Interior
July 12, 2010 Waterfront Development Focus of Conference Hosted by Congressman Paul Tonko
July 2, 2010 Letter to Kenneth L. Salazar, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior
July 1, 2010 Tonko Announces New Health Care Information Resource is Now Online
June 30, 2010 Tonko Votes to Protect Consumers, Hold Wall Street Accountable
June 24, 2010 Tonko Votes to Improve Transparency in Campaign Ads, Financing
June 22, 2010 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
June 17, 2010 Tonko Supports Small Business Lending Bill
June 16, 2010 Tonko Statment on BP Agreement
June 16, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the House Committee on Science and Technology - Real-Time Forecasting for Renewable Energy Development
June 15, 2010 Tonko Joins House Members Calling on BP to Direct Dividends to Escrow Account
June 15, 2010 Tonko, Dent Announce Launch of National Heritage Area Caucus
June 15, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward, Chief Executive Officer of BP
June 10, 2010 Tonko: 'Donut Hole Checks Are on the Way to Seniors
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
May 28, 2010 Tonko Votes to Support Jobs Bill
May 28, 2010 Tonko Votes to Strengthen U.S. Economic Future and Create Jobs
May 24, 2010 Tonko Asks Governor Paterson to Investigate Rate Hikes
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