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AUBURN, NEW YORK – Standing with a bipartisan group of local legislators at Emerson Park on the northern shore of Owasco Lake, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today highlighted his efforts in Congress to strengthen Central New York’s water infrastructure. Representative Katko was joined by Auburn Mayor Michael Quill, Cayuga County Legislature Chairman Keith Batman, and Town of Owasco Supervisor Ed Wagner.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement applauding action taken yesterday by President Donald Trump instructing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to roll back the controversial Waters of the Unites States (WOTUS) rule:
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Reps. John Katko (NY-24) and Chris Collins (NY-27) today brought to the attention of President-Elect Donald Trump’s Transition Team the dire need to review and reconsider the International Joint Commission (IJC) Plan 2014, a measure which was pushed through by the Obama Administration in December after years of stagnancy.
SYRACUSE, NY – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement regarding this afternoon's announcement to upgrade drinking water systems in Auburn and Owasco:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the below statement following today’s approval of Plan 2014:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement on the bipartisan passage of the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill, as well as a tax package, which passed the House this week with his support.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman John Katko (NY-24) today announced that the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to repeal the federal estate tax, also known as the death tax.
Currently, if an individual’s assets exceed the specified federal exemption amount at his or her death, these assets are taxed at a rate of 40% before they can be passed on to surviving family members. For Central New Yorkers, these “assets” are often a small business or family farm – and a death tax bill only makes a family’s loss even more devastating.