Congressman Tonko released the following statement on the release of new Congressional maps, showing the new boundaries of NY-20.
The Build Back Better framework will bring down costs that have held back families in New York for decades by cutting taxes and making child care, home care, education, health care, and housing more affordable.
Thankfully, Representative Paul Tonko led the charge against PFAS with the recent bi-partian passage of the PFAS Action Act. In my lifetime, I haven’t seen a lot of bi-partisan work, which makes this bill even more remarkable.
Tonko, a Democrat from Amsterdam – where several of the Schoharie limo crash victims were from – worked with the families to craft the proposed limo regulations.
Tonko & Maloney introduced legislation to reauthorize the Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area Reauthorization Act and the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission Reauthorization Act.
A bill setting new regulatory and cleanup standards for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance contamination was approved Wednesday in the House of Representatives.
“I think voters deserve a choice and I think competition is good for the soul. I always welcome opportunities to share my voting record and how I got to those bottom lines. I think it does the people well to have choice and to have us share where we’re coming from,” Tonko said.
The bicameral legislation would permanently implement a Universal School Meals program to provide free school meals for all students.
Congressman Tonko hosted a panel discussion in his Albany office to remove lead drinking water components in active use.