Congressmember John Katko

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Congressmember John Katko gathered Homeland Security officials and municipal leaders Friday to discuss the best ways to address the growing cybersecurity threats facing the public and private sectors. 


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The latest mass shootings have New York’s state federal elected officials raising their voices in a call for tougher federal gun control measures.  But veryone seems to have a different idea on the best way to address the problem.


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More than 70 people from numerous advocacy groups gathered Tuesday in downtown Syracuse to urge Congressmember John Katko to take a strong stance against racism. 


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Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson made a stop in Syracuse Friday to get a sense of the city’s stubborn and persistent lead paint problem.  Congressmember John Katko invited Carson and officials from several housing organizations for a roundtable discussion. 


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The impacts of the Mueller Investigation and the long-awaited report may well be decided by ‘What Happens Next.’ Syracuse University Political Science Professor Grant Reeher wonders if Democrats might continue the investigation too long looking for enough evidence of a crime or wrongdoing.


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More than a dozen Syracuse residents rallied outside of John Katko’s office Monday to voice their support for what they’re calling a democracy reform bill.


CNY Congressmembers Feel Generally Optimistic After State of the Union Address

Feb 6, 2019
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Central New York's representatives in Congress wanted to hear a desire for bipartisanship in President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night. What they got was a president who spoke of collaboration on some issues, but emphasized other areas of division.  WAER spoke with both Republican John Katko and Democrat Anthony Brindisi to get their reactions and to see what it means for Congress going forward.


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Before two Congressional representatives from Central New York Departed for Washington Tuesday, they wanted to reassure federal workers and constituents that they want an end to the partial government shutdown. 


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The partial government shutdown is on the verge of becoming the longest ever, and GOP Congressmember John Katko says it didn’t have to happen.  He has voted with Democrats on five bills in the last week to fund the government…but NOT $5.7 billion for the border wall. 


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November 6th is the day when voters in the 24th congressional district decide to stick with two-term incumbent Republican John Katko or join what could be the so-called “blue wave” by electing a political newcomer. 


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