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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

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) and John Katko (NY-24) introduced the bipartisan Prevent Election Hacking Act of 2018 to help combat the threat of election hacking. The legislation will create a competition, commonly known as a bug bounty program, that rewards cyber experts that are able to identify vulnerabilities in our election infrastructure.

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:

December 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a bipartisan vote today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee’s Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee, to ensure that the men and women of the U.S. Secret Service are paid for the overtime they work in 2017 and 2018.  Rep. Katko was joined by Rep.

November 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), Member of the House Homeland Security Committee and Chairman of the Transportation & Protective Security Subcommittee, released the following statement regarding today’s attack in Manhattan:

October 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - House Homeland Security Committee’s Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee Chairman John Katko (R-NY) led a bipartisan delegation of House lawmakers to Europe and the Middle East last week. Members examined airport security at last point of departure airports and discussed strategic and operational coordination with our foreign partners on counter-terrorism measures, including our partnerships to defeat ISIS and the ongoing refugee crisis, foreign fighter travel, and other national security issues.

October 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Homeland Security’s Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee Chairman John Katko (R-NY) continued visiting last point of departure airports with a bipartisan delegation of House lawmakers in Amman, Jordan and Frankfurt, Germany.
 

October 18, 2017 Press Release

Amsterdam – House Homeland Security’s Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee Chairman John Katko (R-NY) is leading a bipartisan delegation of House lawmakers to Amsterdam and other European and Middle Eastern destinations.