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A mechanical and industrial engineer by training, Rep. Paul Tonko is one of the only engineers in Congress. Before his election, he was president and CEO of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, and has emerged as a leading defender of scientific research and STEM education.
Rep. Tonko’s training gives him a unique, measured, and analytical approach to legislating.
Tonko served as President and CEO of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority before being elected to Congress in 2008.