Press Releases

November 29, 2021

SYRACUSE, NY At Morse Manufacturing U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today hosted a roundtable to discuss challenges facing local manufacturers and business groups. During the roundtable, Rep. Katko and the participants discussed the ongoing supply chain crisis, supply chain security, and the importance of strengthening domestic manufacturing to create economic opportunity in Central New York and reduce the nation’s reliance on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). 

Rep. Katko was joined by representatives from the Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY), CenterState CEO, Nucor Steel, Mohawk Global, and Hillrom.  

November 23, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, joined Fox Business’s Evening Edit, to discuss the growing rise in crime across the country from big cities to more rural areas as a result of leftist, criminal-apologists’ policies and why this drastic rise in crime is becoming a homeland security issue.

Watch the full interview here.

November 19, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) released the following statement following his ‘no’ vote on the Build Back Better Act:

 

November 17, 2021

WASHINGTON— With Wayne Mahar set to retire in December after 36 years of weather forecasting with CNY Central, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor his remarkable career.

Rep. Katko’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, can be found below and viewed here.

Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor the celebrated career of Wayne Mahar as he prepares to retire after 36 years of weather forecasting in Central New York.

November 16, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security and Chair of the American Security Task Force, and U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13), Ranking Member of the House Administration Committee, held a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement leaders in Chicago, IL. Katko and Davis heard directly from officers about the challenges they are facing, including rising crime, record attrition rates, low recruitment, and the current anti-police environment. 

November 15, 2021

SYRACUSE, NY— U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) penned the following op-ed published today on Syracuse.com highlighting wins for Central New York contained in the bipartisan physical infrastructure bill that passed with his support in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Why I voted for the bipartisan physical infrastructure bill

Syracuse.com / The Post-Standard

By Rep. John Katko (NY-24)

November 12, 2021

SYRACUSE, NY – Standing at Syracuse Hancock International Airport alongside local elected officials and infrastructure stakeholders, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today touted key wins for Central New York included in the bipartisan, bicameral Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act, which passed the House last week with his support. 

November 10, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, joined Fox Business’ Evening Edit, to discuss the growing national security implications of the supply chain crisis and react to President Biden’s comments accusing Americans of “not understanding the challenges facing supply chains.”

Watch the full interview here.

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November 5, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Republican Conference Chair, and U.S. Rep.

November 5, 2021

SYRACUSE, NY U.S. Rep. John Katko (R, NY-24) today announced the passage of the Preliminary Damage Assessment Improvement Act of 2021, bipartisan Katko-authored legislation that would improve the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) delivery of federal relief to communities impacted by flooding and other disasters. The passage of this bill by the House of Representatives follows years of persistent and costly flooding along Lake Ontario and comes nearly three months after Tropical Storm Fred caused disastrous flooding in Cayuga County and other local communities. Rep. Katko introduced this bipartisan measure alongside U.S. Rep.

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