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December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following news this week that the City of Syracuse will receive $3,500,000 in a Lead Based Paint Hazard Reduction grant and $600,000 in Healthy Homes Supplemental funding, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) released the below statement:

September 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a time when Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) have plagued waterways across New York State and threatened access to safe and reliable drinking water, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced significant progress in his fight to strengthen water infrastructure for Central New York and communities nationwide.

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.

August 24, 2018 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK  – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced that he will host a public forum next week in Cayuga County focused on the pressing infrastructure needs of NY-24.  The event will be held Thursday, August 30th at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Lounge at Cayuga Community College.

Like past community forums, Rep. Katko will be joined for the event by a panel of local experts to help answer questions and foster an informative discussion.

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. 

July 6, 2018 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Following the unexpected collapse of a portion of a railroad bridge in downtown Syracuse yesterday, U.S. Rep John Katko (NY-24) has called on the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to answer several questions regarding the maintenance of the bridge and railway.

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.

February 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the President’s call for strengthened infrastructure during this week’s State of the Union address, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) has introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation in the House to modernize our nation’s water infrastructure systems.  Rep. Katko was joined by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR-3) in offering the bill.

January 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. John Katko (NY-24), Claudia Tenney (NY-22), and Elise Stefanik (NY-21), urged the President, the Department of Transportation (DOT), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) this week to support New York’s application for the FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP).