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Tonko Cheers Biden Administration Clean Energy Initiatives

January 12, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Paul D. Tonko today celebrated a slew of sweeping clean energy initiatives announced by the Biden Administration, including a record-breaking offshore wind auction for the New York Bight, an initiative to modernize the nati...


Tonko Cheers Report Highlighting Achievements of ACCESS BROADBAND Law

January 11, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Paul Tonko today applauded the findings of the recent report from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) detailing the accomplishments achieved as a result of the Congressman’s ACCESS BROADBAN...


Tonko Statement Applauding Biden Administration Scientific Integrity Report

January 11, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Paul D. Tonko (NY-20), author of the Scientific Integrity Act and member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, issued a statement following today’s release of a White House Office of Science and Technolog...


About Paul

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.

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