Tonko Releases Legislative Scorecard for 2021
Showcases bipartisan leadership throughout year ahead of first week with Congress back in session in 2022
Washington, January 10, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC—As Congress heads back to Washington for their first day back in session for 2022, Representative Paul D. Tonko today released his 2021 Legislative Scorecard outlining some of the major legislation he championed last year. The scorecard shows a significant record of leadership and achievement for the legislator, including sponsorship of 24 bills, 17 of which were cosponsored by at least one Republican. The Congressman also cosponsored an additional 430 pieces of legislation, passing key measures into law and leading the way on comprehensive action to address the climate crisis.
“I am incredibly proud of the legislative work we have accomplished for the people during this challenging year,” Congressman Tonko said. “As our nation continues its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, I am gratified to have been part of Congress’s efforts to deliver meaningful relief for American families and small businesses. I’m proud to have championed new legislation, much of it bipartisan, to address concerns in New York’s Capital Region and beyond and provide tangible support to millions of Americans. While Congress has much work still to do in the coming year, I am confident that our accomplishments in 2021 will provide a strong foundation on which to build for the future.”
This year, Congressman Tonko advanced legislation to:
Click here to read Rep. Tonko’s full 2021 Legislative Scorecard.
Beyond his own 2021 legislation, Congressman Tonko worked alongside other members of Congress to produce more significant achievements, including: