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November 5, 2018 Press Release

Syracuse, New York — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) and Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh today announced the City of Syracuse has been awarded nearly $300,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Justice for Body-Worn Cameras for the City of Syracuse Police Department.  Congressman Katko supported the application for funding submitted by the City of Syracuse.

October 24, 2018 Press Release
Syracuse, New York U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today issued the following statement:

September 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Federal Aviation Authorization (FAA) Reauthorization Act, a measure which included the language of seven bipartisan bills introduced and championed by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24).

September 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday evening the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) to secure the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) PreCheck Program and ensure the safety of the traveling public. Congressman John Katko chairs the House Homeland Security Committee Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee, which has oversight of TSA.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement: 

“I strongly object to the action taken by members of the House Freedom Caucus to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.  Removal of a high-ranking federal law enforcement official requires an extraordinary level of improper conduct, a high standard which most certainly has not been met.  I remain steadfast in my support for the Mueller investigation and believe it must continue to run its course without impediment.  

July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement:

July 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday evening unanimously passed the bipartisan Transportation Worker Identification Credential Accountability Act of 2018, introduced by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24).

The bill marks the 15th bipartisan measure Rep. Katko has passed through the House this term, and the 30th bill passed since he was sworn in to represent Central New York in Congress in 2015. 

June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. House of Representatives this evening passed two bipartisan measures introduced by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24).  H.R. 5081, the Surface Transportation and Technology Accountability Act, and H.R. 5730, the Transportation Security Technology Innovation Reform Act, both passed the House with unanimous bipartisan support.

June 21, 2018 Press Release
Bill Creates New Cyber Competition to Identify and Understand Election Interference Threats
May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  –  U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) released the following statement after President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal: