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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9/22/16 Stefanik Votes in Support of United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act 9/20/16 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Affirming Rights of Contraceptive Coverage for Women in Zubik v. Burwell 9/20/16 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security - Call for Temporary Protected Status for People From Nations Stricken by Ebola 9/14/16 Progressive Caucus: Tpp 9/13/16 Tonko Bill to Protect Consumers from Online Ticket Scalpers Passes House 9/13/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Calling for Budget Anomalies to Address Opioid Epidemic 9/12/16 Better On-Line Ticket Sales Act of 2016 9/12/16 Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Act of 2016 9/12/16 Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 9/06/16 Student Loan Debt 9/06/16 Action to Reduce Gun Violence 8/29/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Postpone Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia 8/23/16 Letter to the Hon. Horacio Muratori, President, International Basketball Federation - End Discriminatory Policies Against Sikh Players 8/11/16 Tonko Decries 53-Day House Recess 8/09/16 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Prioritize Human Rights and Justice Reform In Bilateral Talks With Mexico 8/03/16 Letter to the Honorable Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Waters, Conyers, Johnson Lead Over 60 House Democrats in Letter Supporting CFPB Arbitration Proposal 7/27/16 Tonko Announces Major Funding for Port of Albany 7/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Menendez, Booker, Sires, Watson Coleman Urge USDOT to Change Rule on Performance Measures for Congestion Relief 7/18/16 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children 7/17/16 Tonko Urges Speaker Ryan to Cancel Seven Week Recess, Cites Large To-Do List for House 7/15/16 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and the Honorable Frank Pallone, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act (H.R. 1197) 7/14/16 Congress Has Unfinished Business 7/13/16 Beyer, Science Committee Democrats Respond to Committee's Anti-Science Subpoenas 7/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns 7/13/16 Statement in Response to the Committee's Issuance of Subpoena 7/13/16 Tonko Statement on House Science Committee Subpoena of Attorneys General, Environmental Groups 7/08/16 The Prevention of Gun Violence 7/07/16 Tonko Statement on House GOP Indefinitely Suspending Votes on Gun Violence Prevention 7/06/16 Tonko Supports Mental Health Reform, Urges Additional Action, Resources from Congress 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 7/06/16 Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 7/06/16 Tonko Lauds White House Action Expanding Access to Opioid Treatment, Urges Congress to Finish the Job 7/01/16 Tonko, Sheehan, LGBT Leaders Mark Conclusion of Pride Month, Discuss Progress Made Toward Equality, Work Still Ahead of the Community 6/30/16 Tonko Tour AMRI in Rensselaer 6/30/16 Pallone, Tonko Request Hearings & Action to Update Safe Drinking Water Act 6/23/16 Tonko Statement on Conclusion of 25+ Hour Long House Democrat Sit-In Demanding Congressional Action on Gun Violence 6/22/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip, United States House of Representatives - S.J.Res. 28 6/22/16 Energy & Commerce Democrats Denounce Republicans' Medicaid Proposal 6/22/16 Tonko Statement on House Democrat Sit-In Demanding Congressional Action on Gun Violence 6/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Urging Additional Federal Action to Address Air Pollution Near Ports 6/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of the Interior, Christy Goldfuss, Managing Director of the Council on Environmental Quality, and Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Coal Regulations 6/20/16 Letter to Robert M. Califf, Commisioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men 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 6/14/16 E&C Committee Democrats Mark First Step Towards Mental Health Reform 6/13/16 Tonko Statement on Orlando Shooting 6/09/16 Celebrating Pride Month 6/09/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand LGBT Protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership 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 Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016

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