Diverse range of New Yorkers support Congressman for reelection Congressman Paul Tonko (NY-20) today announced an updated round of endorsements from local, state and national organizations in his bid for the United States House of Representatives. New York’s
H.R. 6 includes four Tonko written pieces of legislation, passes House, likely to become law soon WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, by a vote of 393-8. Four sections of the bill were written by Congressman Tonko, including an expansion of medication-assisted treatment, a multi-year priority that…
Includes doubling of water infrastructure funding levels, expanded monitoring of PFOA and grants to remove lead from schools WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed S. 3021, America’s Drinking Water Infrastructure Act, by a unanimous voice vote. Title II of S. 3021 includes nearly all H.R. 3387, the Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017, which…
If future predictions of climate change are accurate it will be one of the most pressing concerns for children growing up today. A lot of curriculum material is dedicated to teaching K-12 students climate science, but educators find it valuable for tomorrow’s scientists and policy makers to learn outside the classroom in a more real-world setting.
WASHINGTON – Today Congressmen Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Bill Johnson (R-OH) introduced H.R., the bipartisan Training, Education, and Community Help (TEACH) to Combat Addiction Act, a bill that establishes a competitive process to designate institutions that are educating current and future health care professionals on substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, prevention, and recovery as Centers of Excellence in Substance Use Disorder…
ALBANY, NY – Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) will continue his “Souper Bowl” tradition tomorrow, Feb. 4th, by volunteering with community organizations in Albany to serve meals to those in need in the Capital Region.
Following resolution of the federal government shutdown with no action taken to address the opioid epidemic, Congressman Paul D. Tonko (D-NY)Do will spend the week before and after the January 30th State of the Union highlighting the issue and pushing for concrete progress.
WASHINGTON– Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), joined by 168 House colleagues, today sent a letter to President Trump expressing their support for keeping the federal government open while pressing for the inclusion of urgent bipartisan priorities in any funding resolution.
Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) demanded an apology from President Trump last night for his reported comments yesterday demanding to know why we should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” instead of places like Norway.
WASHINGTON – The leaders of an influential House caucus, the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, announced at a press conference today that they are adding the Addiction Treatment Access Improvement Act, sponsored by Congressman Paul D. Tonko (D-NY), to their 2018 legislative agenda.