Congressman Paul Tonko represents New York’s 20th Congressional District, including the communities of Albany, Schenectady, Troy, and Saratoga Springs. He represents all of Albany, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties and parts of Rensselaer County.
He is serving his eighth 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. Tonko is the Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment, Manufacturing, & Critical Materials. In addition to serving on the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security, and Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, he is also a member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Along with his committee duties, Tonko co-chairs the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, and the Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery Caucus.
He has previously served on the Natural Resources Committee, the Education and Labor Committee, and the Budget Committee.
To learn more about Paul, check out his Issues and Legislation and Press Releases pages. Click on these links for a speaking event biography and downloadable photos.
You can also follow his activities on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.