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September 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Together with a bipartisan group of colleagues, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today introduced the Protecting our Communities and Rights Act of 2018, legislation aimed at curbing gun violence.   Rep. Katko was joined by Reps. Peterson, Cuellar, Diaz-Balart, David Young, Curtis and Comstock in introducing this bipartisan measure.

April 6, 2018 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – This week, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), the U.S. Secret Service Retention Act of 2018 (HR 3731), was signed into law by President Donald Trump.

January 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan, bicameral legislation introduced in the House by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) to combat the threat of human trafficking was today signed into law by President Trump.  

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.

September 21, 2017 Press Release

Syracuse, NY - U.S. Reps. John Katko (R-NY) and Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) today announced the introduction of two bipartisan measures to combat human trafficking.  The bills, the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act and the Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act, were previously introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Thune (R-SD) and Klobuchar (D-MN).

July 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement regarding the FBI’s recommendation not to prosecute former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.


January 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative John Katko (NY-24) today announced that H.R. 4314, the Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act, legislation tohelp close overseas security gaps in the wake of recent terror attacks, moved unanimously out of the House Foreign Affairs Committee this morning.   The legislation, introduced by Reps. Katko and Zeldin earlier this week, emerged from the recommendations from the Task Force on Combating Foreign Fighter Travel, which Representative Katko chaired.

April 17, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Delivers Quality Constituent Service, Bipartisan Successes for CNY in First Four Months