24th District Congressional Race

24th Congressional Election
6:06 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Cong Candidate John Katko Pledges Support for Senior Programs and Medicare

John Katko joined seniors to pledge support to social programs that support them, including Medicare and Social Security.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

  Republican Congressional Candidate John Katko Thursday tried to clear the air about any confusion or misconceptions about his support for senior citizens.  He held a campaign event where he said he hopes to implement policies that enhance the lives of senior citizens while improving independent living options. Katko plans to help elderly Central New Yorkers by reauthorizing the Older Americans Act.

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Mahoney Endorses Katko
5:21 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

County Executive Joanie Mahoney Endorses Republican John Katko for Congress

Joanie Mahoney compares Republican John Katko to as former Congressmember James Walsh in Republican John Katko on the shore of Willow Bay Bay at Onondaga Lake.
Credit John Smith

Does Joanie Mahoney see some of the same qualities as former Congressmember James Walsh in Republican John Katko?  Standing along the shore of Willow Bay at Onondaga Lake she recalled Walsh’s efforts to clean it up by securing funding.  

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5:44 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

GOP Congressional Candidate John Katko Targets Gas Taxes, Infrastructure Plan

GOP Congressional candidate John Katko in front of the Pilot Travel Center on 7th North Street.
Credit John Smith / WAER News

Most Central New Yorkers are probably keeping an eye on the price at the gas pumps as we head into the holiday weekend.  The Republican Candidate for the 24th Congressional District is partially blaming his opponent for not allowing prices to go down.  John Katko claims that Democratic Congressmember Dan Maffei voted against a bill last week that would have lowered the Federal gas tax.  

  He stood near a gas station on 7th North Street in Liverpool.

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