Press Releases

May 9, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) penned the following op-ed published today with New Democrat Coalition Chair Congressman Jim Himes (D, CT- 04) on the need to find a permanent and bipartisan solution for Dreamers.

Rep. Katko: Working together on a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers

The Hill

By: Rep. John Katko and Rep. Jim Himes

May 9, 2018

May 8, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.  –  U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) released the following statement after President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal:

May 3, 2018

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced Joan Hodges, a senior at Union Springs High School in Cayuga County, as the winner of the Congressional Art Competition for the 24th Congressional District.  Her piece, titled, “Backseat,” will hang in the U.S. Capitol for one full year.

“Each year, my office receives a number of remarkable pieces of artwork from talented artists from all over Central New York,” said Rep. John Katko. “I am proud to announce Joan Hodges from Cayuga has been named this year’s winner. Joan is an extremely talented artist, and I look forward to seeing her artwork each day that I walk to the Capitol.”

April 27, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the support of U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), the House passed legislation today to reauthorize the programs of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 is a five-year bill which provides long-term stability for the nation’s aviation community, continues investment in U.S. airports, and makes necessary reforms to improve American competitiveness and safety in aviation. 

April 25, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) has been named one of the most bipartisan members of Congress, according to a report released this week by The Lugar Center

Following each session of Congress, the Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy produces a non-partisan, objective ranking of how often each Member of Congress works across party lines.

April 9, 2018

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Joined today by local law enforcement and school officials at the Onondaga County Sherriff’s Office, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) detailed his efforts in Congress to bolster school safety and keep children safe.

April 6, 2018

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – This week, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), the U.S. Secret Service Retention Act of 2018 (HR 3731), was signed into law by President Donald Trump.

Katko, who serves as Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee’s Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee introduced the legislation with Rep. Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, in a bipartisan effort to ensure that the men and women of the U.S. Secret Service are paid for the overtime they worked in 2017 and 2018.

March 28, 2018

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced his office is now accepting entries for the annual Artistic Discovery Congressional Art Competition from high school students residing in New York’s 24th Congressional District.

Each year, the House of Representatives hosts the Congressional Art Competition for students across the country.  The winning piece of artwork from each Congressional District is displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one full year. 

March 26, 2018

SKANEATELES, NEW YORK – Standing today before Skaneateles Lake, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) announced significant increases in funding and the reauthorization of federal programming to help address the water challenges facing Central New York.

March 26, 2018

Syracuse, New York – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor PEACE Inc.’s 50th anniversary and to celebrate this organization’s dedicated efforts to serve our community.

Video of Representative Katko’s can be found here. His remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below:

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the 50th birthday of PEACE Inc., a non-profit, community-based organization in my district in Onondaga County.