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August 14, 2018 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NY -- During a visit today to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) pushed for reforms to the Summer Nutrition Program, highlighting his support of The Summer Meals Act, bipartisan legislation he has cosponsored to allow a greater number of community-based organizations to distribute meals to at-risk children. 

September 18, 2017 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement concerning the confirmation of toxic algal blooms in Skaneateles Lake:

September 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday evening, the House of Representatives unanimously approved an amendment offered by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) to restore critical water infrastructure funding to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF). 

September 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives John Katko (NY-24) and Elijah Cummings (MD-7) today renewed their bipartisan effort to honor the life of Harriet Tubman.  Together, they introduced The Harriet Tubman Tribute Act, bipartisan legislation which would require the Secretary of the Treasury to place Harriet Tubman’s likeness on the $20 bill beginning in 2020.   During the 114th Congress, Reps.

September 1, 2017 Press Release

Syracuse, New York – In a letter sent today to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) reiterated his call to memorialize Harriet Tubman’s likeness on the  $20 bill and urged the Administration to formally move forward with the designation.


May 11, 2017 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today highlighted the need to protect some of Central New York’s most vital industries from unfair trade practices.

May 8, 2017 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK  – U.S. Reps. John Katko (NY-24) and John Delaney (MD-6) filed bipartisan legislation to help Americans struggling with excessive student loan debt. The Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy Act (H.R. 2366) reforms federal bankruptcy rules to establish parity between student loan debt and other forms of debt. Under current law, student loan debt cannot be discharged.

March 17, 2017 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced that he will host a public forum next week focused on combating heroin and synthetic drug abuse.  The event will be held Thursday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Oswego City Hall in the Common Council Chambers.  

January 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today issued the below statement following Governor Cuomo’s announcement that he has directed the NYS Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) to employ an independent firm to fully study a wider range of options for replacing Interstate 81: