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:
“Since coming to Congress, I’ve prioritized addressing the lead paint public health crisis faced by families and children in the most distressed neighborhoods of our City. I’ve consistently supported grant applications by the City of Syracuse and Onondaga County to combat lead poisoning, which poses an irreversible threat to young children.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced that, following his advocacy, Wayne County has been added to a list of counties in New York State eligible for Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) funding opportunities. The designation was included in the text of the bicameral Farm Bill released today.
Syracuse, New York — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following news this week that the Trump Administration plans to announce a permanent ban on bump stocks, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) released the following statement:
“Following the horrific and senseless shooting in Las Vegas last year that killed 58 people, I joined my colleagues on both sides of the aisle in urging a permanent ban on bump stocks. I’m glad that the Administration has taken action and moved forward with this vital request.
New Funding Will Help Support City of Syracuse as Law Enforcement Works to Combat Rise in Gang Violence, Builds on City’s Efforts to Maintain Positive Police-Community Relations
Syracuse, New York — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) and Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh today announced the City of Syracuse has been awarded nearly $300,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Justice for Body-Worn Cameras for the City of Syracuse Police Department. Congressman Katko supported the application for funding submitted by the City of Syracuse.
Syracuse, New York — Congressman John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement regarding the announcement by U.S. Attorney Grant Jaquith that fourteen "110 gang" members will be prosecuted under federal anti-racketeering law:
|Syracuse, New York — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today issued the following statement:|
"I unequivocally condemn the threats made today. Violence against anyone - from any party - is unacceptable and contrary our nation’s values. In the current heightened threat environment, we must take these acts very seriously. I applaud the swift and professional response by the men and women of the U.S. Secret Service, the FBI, and our first responders to keep our country safe.
Syracuse, New York — Yesterday evening, bipartisan, bicameral legislation introduced in the House by U.S. Rep. John Katko, the Fort Ontario Study Act, was signed into law by President Donald Trump.
“Since coming to Congress in 2015, putting Fort Ontario on the path to becoming a National Park has been among my top priorities. Fort Ontario and Safe Haven National Refugee Shelter are important sites both in our regional history as well as the history of our country,”said Rep. John Katko. “I could not be more enthused that this bill is now law and our treasured landmark is on its way to being nationally recognized.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Federal Aviation Authorization (FAA) Reauthorization Act, a measure which included the language of seven bipartisan bills introduced and championed by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24).