Representative Paul Tonko's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 20, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independence, Women's Equality, Working Families for U.S. House - District 20
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6/23/16 Tonko Statement on Conclusion of 25+ Hour Long House Democrat Sit-In Demanding Congressional Action on Gun Violence 6/22/16 Tonko Statement on House Democrat Sit-In Demanding Congressional Action on Gun Violence 6/22/16 Energy & Commerce Democrats Denounce Republicans' Medicaid Proposal 6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State - Calling on Secretary John Kerry to meet US Commitment to Syrian Refugees 6/15/16 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 6/13/16 Tonko Statement on Orlando Shooting 6/09/16 Celebrating Pride Month 6/09/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand LGBT Protections In The Trans-Pacific Partnership 6/08/16 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commision- Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts 6/08/16 Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016 6/08/16 Letter to President Barack Obama- Opposing Offshore Seismic Testing 5/31/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives -Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban 5/26/16 Tonko Named to Conference Committee for Energy Bill 5/25/16 Tonko to Host White House Director of National Drug Control Policy At Opioid Forum Next Week in Albany 5/24/16 Tonko Votes Against TSCA 5/24/16 Tsca Modernization Act of 2015 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/20/16 Tonko Plans to Oppose TSCA 5/20/16 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Call to Update Lead and Copper Rule Following Flint Water Crisis 5/19/16 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations 5/17/16 Pallone & Tonko Voice Opposition to Current Framework of Legislation to Update Chemical Safety Laws 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization 5/16/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus 5/13/16 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 5/12/16 Tonko Legislation Addressing Opioid Addiction Treatment Passes House of Representatives 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors- Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/11/16 Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Expansion and Modernization Act 5/07/16 Upton, Pallone, Shimkus, Tonko Comment on Efforts to Update Chemical Safety Laws for the 21st Century 5/04/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic 5/02/16 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Protecting Arctic Ecosystem 5/02/16 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pushing for Investigation of Murder of Honduran Human Rights Defender Berta Cáceres 5/02/16 Letter to The Honorable Sall Jewell, Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior - Urging DOI to End Dangerous Oil & Gas Drilling in the Arctic 4/29/16 Blackburn, Tonko Lead Bipartisan Effort to Level Online Ticket Sales Playing Field for Fans of Live Entertainment 4/28/16 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act 4/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Chairman of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives - Panel Concerns 4/28/16 Tonko, Barr Hold Congressional Horse Caucus Hearing 4/28/16 Committee Advances 12 Bills to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic 4/25/16 Letter to Thomas E. Wheeler, Chairman of the FCC- Reps. Yvette D. Clarke and Gene Green Urge FCC to Delay Further Action Until Completion of Impact Study 4/22/16 Letter to President Barack Obama- Thank You For Removing Atlantic States From Offshore Drilling Program 4/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement 4/21/16 Tonko Joins Nearly 100 Members of Congress in Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform 4/21/16 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform 4/20/16 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee and the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Tonko, Hearing on Nuclear Regulatory Commission's FY 2017 Budget 4/19/16 Earth Day and the Paris Climate Agreement 4/18/16 Senators, Let Nominee Be Heard 4/15/16 Personal Explanation 4/15/16 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Sarah Sandaña, Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement- Intervention in Case of Malachy McAllister 4/14/16 Tonko Releases Statement on Verizon Worker Strike in Albany, Nationwide 4/12/16 Tonko Calls for Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act on Equal Pay Day 4/01/16 Menendez, Booker Join Colleagues, Former Members of Congress in Filing Amicus Brief in Support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan

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