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Paul Tonko's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 20, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. R. Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Labor - Request for Information, Overtime Protections for Working Families
July 28, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President - Stand With Americans Against Nissan's Anti-Worker Campaign
July 10, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Paid Family and Medical Leave
March 16, 2017 E&C Democrats Introduce Five Bills to Spur Opportunity
Sept. 26, 2016 Scott, Nadler and 68 Members of Congress Applaud NLRB's Columbia University Decision
Sept. 14, 2016 Progressive Caucus: TPP
May 19, 2016 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank
April 14, 2016 Tonko Releases Statement on Verizon Worker Strike in Albany, Nationwide
April 12, 2016 Tonko Calls for Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act on Equal Pay Day
March 23, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Jan. 12, 2016 Tonko Statement on State of the Union Address
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Jobs and Economic Development
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Expanding the Middle Class
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: When Women Succeed America Succeeds
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Strengthening the Middle Class
Sept. 29, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce $3 Million in Fed Funding for Job Training Programs at Schenectady County Community College & Across the Capitol Region
Sept. 29, 2015 Make it in America
Sept. 25, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Land and Water Conservation Fund
Sept. 4, 2015 Labor Day Statement from Rep. Tonko
July 31, 2015 Put Congress Back to Work
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
May 1, 2015 Larsen Leads Bill to Improve Student Access to STEM Education, Jobs
April 15, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, and Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - President's Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
April 14, 2015 Reps. Jenkins, Tonko, Kinzinger & Rangel Introduce The MEND Act
April 14, 2015 On Equal Pay Day, Tonko Again Calls for Passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act
March 31, 2015 Upstate New York Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize National Women's Rights History Project
March 25, 2015 Tonko, DeLauro Reintroduce Paycheck Fairness Act to End Wage Discrimination
Jan. 22, 2015 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015
Nov. 19, 2014 American Jobs
Sept. 5, 2014 At Gillibrand & Tonko's Urging, Department Of Labor To Provide Trade Adjustment Assistance For Laid-Off Fiber Glass Industries Workers
July 15, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader Elect - Unemployment Insurance
June 2, 2014 At House Renovated by Schenectady YouthBuild Students, Gillibrand and Tonko Push to Keep Federal Funding For Vital Job Training and Educational Programs
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 3, 2014 Times Union - America Needs to Renew Focus on Women in Workplace
Feb. 27, 2014 Tonko: "Give America a Raise"
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 29, 2014 Tonko Statement in Response to 2014 State of the Union
Jan. 7, 2014 Jobs
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs and Economic Development
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 10, 2013 On 50th Anniversary of Equal Pay Act, Tonko Calls for Passage of Paycheck Fairness
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
June 19, 2012 Albany Housing Coalition Receives Federal Grant
Jan. 18, 2012 Frustration from the Middle Class
Dec. 23, 2011 Congressman Tonko Statement on Extension of the Payroll Tax Cut
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