Press Releases

October 2, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), Co-Chair of the bipartisan Mental Health Caucus, today released the following statement on the House’s passage of the Mental Health Services for Students Act, bipartisan legislation he introduced alongside U.S. Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D, NY-24):

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September 30, 2020

SYRACUSE, NY— U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced $1,239,000 in federal funds will be distributed to Empower Federal Credit Union, Home Headquarters Inc., and Syracuse Cooperative Federal Credit Union. In Central New York, these organizations play a critical role in serving communities that often lack access to affordable financial services.

September 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Rep. John Katko (R, NY-24) today announced the House of Representatives passed the State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act, legislation he introduced after the Syracuse City School District and Onondaga County Public Library System fell victim to major ransomware attacks. The attacks resulted in computer outages, and cost the Syracuse City School District thousands of dollars to restore the networks.

September 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Rep. Katko (R, NY-24) today released the following statement on the passage of the COVID Preparedness, Response, and Effective Planning for Advanced Requirements by the Executive Branch (PREPARE) Act, bipartisan legislation he introduced alongside U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (D, IL-10):

September 29, 2020

SYRACUSE, NY— U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced details for a virtual workshop on fraud prevention for Central New York seniors.

The workshop will be held via Zoom on October 2, 2020 at 10:30am, and individuals must pre-register. Rep. Katko will be joined by experts from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department, and Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office. Together they will provide information and resources on how to spot scams and report them. They will also take questions from listeners.

September 28, 2020

SYRACUSE, NY – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced New York State Supreme Court Justice James Tormey, who passed away last year, has been selected as a 2020 Angels in Adoption Honoree for his efforts to organize National Adoption Day (NDA) Ceremonies in Central New York and his work to raise awareness of adoption nationally. 

September 24, 2020

Katko: This Law Will Create Economic Opportunities for CNY and Provide Much-Needed Investments in Our Public Lands, Waterways, and Wetlands

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Reps. John Katko (R, NY-24) and Anthony Brindisi (D, NY-22) were recognized today for their efforts to pass the Great American Outdoors Act during a virtual roundtable hosted by the Appalachian Mountain Club and New York conservation groups. Katko and Brindisi joined the roundtable discussion to hear from local groups and talk about the future of conservation efforts in New York State. 

September 24, 2020

SYRACUSE, NY— U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced $88,000 in CARES Act funding will be awarded to Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse. As the first museum to house a collection of only American art, the Everson Museum is a vital part of the downtown Syracuse and is  a critical resource for local students through its broad range of educational programming.

September 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Rep. John Katko (R, NY-24) today led a bipartisan effort urging Congressional Leaders to suspend required minimum distributions (RMDs) from qualifying retirement saving accounts in 2021, continuing his work to protect the financial security of Central New York seniors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Katko was joined by U.S. Reps. Josh Harder (D, CA-10), Brian Fitzpatrick (R, PA-1), Kendra Horn (D, OK-5), Chris Jacobs (R, NY-27), Max Rose (D, NY-11),  David Kustoff (R, TN-8), Anthony Brindisi (D, NY-22), Peter T. King (R, NY-2), Harley Rouda (D, CA-48), Ann Wagner (R, MO-2), David Scott (D, GA-13), and Bradley Byrne (R, AL-1).

September 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Rep. John Katko (R, NY-24) today led a bipartisan effort urging Congressional Leaders to suspend required minimum distributions (RMDs) from qualifying retirement saving accounts in 2021, continuing his work to protect the financial security of Central New York seniors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Katko was joined by U.S. Reps. Josh Harder (D, CA-10), Brian Fitzpatrick (R, PA-1), Kendra Horn (D, OK-5), Chris Jacobs (R, NY-27), Max Rose (D, NY-11),  David Kustoff (R, TN-8), Anthony Brindisi (D, NY-22), Peter T. King (R, NY-2), Harley Rouda (D, CA-48), Ann Wagner (R, MO-2), David Scott (D, GA-13), and Bradley Byrne (R, AL-1).

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