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March 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement regarding the announced retirement of Syracuse VA Medical Director James Cody:

June 13, 2016 Press Release
72 Years after Taken Prisoner of War, Fay C. Bailey Awarded Medal Due
January 28, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Posthumously Honors Central New York Veteran
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.


November 13, 2015 Press Release

PALMYRA, NY – At a ceremony this afternoon at Palmyra Village Hall, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) presented the Village of Palmyra Historic Preservation Commission with a two-star rear admiral’s flag on behalf of the Department of the Navy and the Naval Historical Foundation.


November 10, 2015 Press Release

Syracuse, NY – In advance of Veterans Day, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following video message honoring Central New York veterans:

“Throughout the course of our nation’s history, courageous men and women have served our country to protect our freedoms.

October 15, 2015 Press Release


SYRACUSE, NY – At a ceremony this morning at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) presented two veterans from the 24th Congressional District with medals and awards that they were due for their service in the U.S. Army.   The two veterans, Anthony Tangretti and Gary K. Janis, served in WWII and Vietnam, respectively.


September 16, 2015 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NY – Joined by a number of Vietnam veterans and local veterans outreach  groups today at the Onondaga County War Memorial, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) announced legislation that he will introduce in the U.S. House of Representatives creating a task force to explore ways to help provide care and compensation for veterans who have been exposed to Agent Orange.


June 24, 2015 Press Release
Katko Seeking Veteran Applicants for Case Worker Position in Syracuse District Office
April 17, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Delivers Quality Constituent Service, Bipartisan Successes for CNY in First Four Months