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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).

May 11, 2017 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – U.S Rep. John Katko (NY-24) penned the following op-ed published in The Hill highlighting the need to prioritize investment in water infrastructure.

Rep. John Katko: Prioritizing Investment in Water Infrastructure
The Hill
Rep. John Katko
May 10, 2017

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10) and Transportation and Protective Services Subcommittee Chairman John Katko (NY-24) issued the following statement in the wake of 12 current and former Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and airport employees being indicted for smuggling approximately 20 tons of cocaine through TSA security systems at Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport between 1998 and 2016.

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:


December 16, 2016 Press Release
Katko Highlights Need for Clarification Regarding Scoping Process
July 12, 2016 Press Release
Bipartisan bill requires TSA to address security concerns, ensure safety of traveling Americans restoring commercial air service to Cuba
July 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – This evening, U.S. Representative John Katko (NY-24) applauded action taken by the U.S. House of Representatives to approve an extension of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization, which provides needed stability to our nation’s aviation programs.  The measure included three bipartisan measures authored by Representative Katko.


February 12, 2016 Press Release
House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure Approves Critical Long-Term Legislation to Improve and Modernize Aviation in the United States
December 18, 2015 Press Release


Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement on the bipartisan passage of the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill, as well as a tax package, which passed the House this week with his support.


December 4, 2015 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NY – Standing before the aging I-81 viaduct in Syracuse this morning, U.S. Rep. John Katko was joined by a bipartisan group of elected officials from Onondaga, Cayuga, Wayne, and Oswego counties, as well as local business, transportation, and labor organizations, for a press conference to the discuss yesterday’s passage of the bipartisan conference report for H.R. 22, the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) ActThis long-term, multi-year highway bill passed both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S.