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  • Tonko, Wenstrup Push for Day to Honor Active Duty Troops
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans and Military Families

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) introduced H.Res 263: the Yellow Ribbon Day Resolution this week expressing Congressional support for designating April 9th as Yellow Ribbon Day to honor the service and sacrifice of active duty troops at home and abroad, and their families throughout the United States. “Our active duty service members and their families sacrifice much and risk everything to keep us safe,” Tonko said. “Expressing Congressional support for... Read more

  • Tonko Reintroduces Legislation to Help Fort McClellan Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on August 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Veterans and Military Families

    “If you take the time to listen to the stories of sick veterans who served at Fort McClellan, they will break your heart. These folks are patriots who signed up knowing their military service would come with very real risks, even beyond the battlefield, but that is no excuse for America to abandon them in their time of need. For too long, these veterans have been left, alone and forgotten by the nation they served, to suffer painful illness and indignity. It is long past time for these selfless warriors to get the answers they deserve.” - Rep. Paul Tonko Read more

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