WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Paul D. Tonko voted for legislation to crack down on price gouging by Big Oil companies and bring down costs for New York families. The Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act, passed in the House yesterday, takes critic...READ MOREabout Tonko Votes to Crack Down on Price Gouging at the Pump
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Paul D. Tonko voted last night to pass two bills that will improve families’ access to infant formula, ensure every baby has the nutrition they need, and take steps to help avoid any future formula crisis. H.R. 7790, the su...READ MOREabout Tonko Votes to Address Baby Formula Shortage
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Paul D. Tonko today joined full Energy and Commerce Committee markup to advance several health-focused bills, including his Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Services Block Grant Act, Helping Experts Acceler...READ MOREabout Tonko Health Priorities—Including MAT Act—Advance Out of Committee
Congressman Paul Tonko represents New York’s 20th Congressional District, including the communities of Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Saratoga Springs and Amsterdam. He represents all of Albany and Schenectady Counties and parts of Montgomery, Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties.
He is serving his sixth term, after first being sworn into Congress in 2009.
Paul serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee, the oldest standing committee in the House, created in December of 1795. He is the first Upstate New York Democratic member to serve on the committee since Leo O'Brien, who resigned the post in October 1966. He was elected by his peers in the 116th Congress to chair the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change. He was also selected to continue his service on the Science, Space and Technology Committee, as well as on the Natural Resources Committee.