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September 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19), along with U.S. Senators Chris Coons (DE) and Ben Cardin (MD), all members of the House and Senate Committees on Small Business, introduced the Small Business Debt Relief Extension Act. This legislation builds on Rep.

September 22, 2020 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) released the following statement on National Small Business Week. Congressman Delgado, along with members of the House Committee on Small Business, co-led introduction of a bipartisan resolution recognizing September 22 to September 24 as National Small Business Week. New York’s 19th Congressional District is home to 27,000 small businesses, including self-employed owners.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

MIDDLEBURGH, NY—U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) was in Middleburgh this afternoon where he joined Mayor Trish Bergan, Village Trustees, and Jim Becker, President of MIDTEL and co-founder of the Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corp, to walk downtown and meet with small business owners. During the visit, the Congressman stopped inside three businesses in the area: Middleburgh Hardware, W. Whitman Books, and the Flower Room. Rep.

August 31, 2020 Press Release

ONEONTA, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Mayor Gary Herzig toured small businesses in downtown Oneonta. During the visit, Rep. Delgado spoke with owners about how they have adjusted their business models during the coronavirus pandemic and discussed their experiences with federal small business recovery programs. This morning’s tour included stops inside Underground Attic Vintage Boutique, Green Toad Book Store, Latte Lounge, and Theresa’s Emporium.

August 26, 2020 Press Release

PALATINE BRIDGE, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) toured Free Bird Farm, a 134-acre certified organic farm in Montgomery County.  During the visit, the Congressman spoke with owners Maryellen Driscoll and Ken Fruehstorfer about their experiences with federal COVID-19 relief programs, the unique challenges facing small farms, and the need for agriculture-specific relief in future coronavirus legislation. Rep.

August 25, 2020 Press Release

LIBERTY, NY—This morning, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined a roundtable discussion at Sullivan Catskills on the impact of COVID-19 on the tourism industry in Sullivan County. The conversation focused on businesses’ experiences with phased reopening, and the urgent need for state and local funding from the federal government to support counties that rely heavily on tourism.