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July 7, 2020 In The News

ANCRAMDALE — Though already well aware of the challenges local farmers have endured in keeping their farms operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY-19) toured Ronnybrook Farms recently to gain a greater understanding of the support farmers across New York need to remain in business.

July 6, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recognized Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-N.Y, with its yearly Spirit of Enterprise Award for his support of business-friendly initiatives in the first session of the 116th Congress.

July 2, 2020 In The News

Lawmakers have made some progress in getting a new federal law on the books after the Schoharie limo crash that killed 20 people.

The bills passed through the House of Representatives. Representatives Paul Tonko and Antonio Delgado have been pushing for this.

July 2, 2020 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a massive infrastructure bill that includes limousine safety provisions local members of Congress have been pushing for since the October 2018 crash in Schoharie that killed 20 people.

July 1, 2020 In The News

The fight to make limousines safer nationwide is one step closer to becoming a reality.

Three bills sponsored by Congressmen Paul Tonko and Antonio Delgado were part of an infrastructure package that passed the House Wednesday.

The package advances by a vote of 233-188.

June 28, 2020 In The News

Fighting for limo safety

This spring, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration brushed off federal crash investigators' recommendation that limousines be required to have rear passenger seat belts.

June 26, 2020 In The News

House Rural Broadband Task Force Introduces Internet Bill

House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., and members of the House Rural Broadband Task Force on Wednesday introduced H.R. 7302, the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, which invests $100 billion to build high-speed broadband service in unserved and underserved communities.

June 26, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – Orange County will receive $35.1 million in CARES Act emergency federal funding for public transportation while Dutchess County will receive $7.3 million, both through the Federal Transit Administration to boost essential public transportation services by mitigating the devastating impact of COVID-19 on local transit systems.

June 25, 2020 In The News

As the second anniversary of a fatal crash that killed 20 people in Schoharie nears, a slate of limousine safety measures is moving forward in the House of Representatives.

June 22, 2020 In The News

A package of safety bills proposed after the 2018 limousine crash in Schoharie have made their way to the floor of the House of Representatives, Reps. Paul Tonko and Antonio Delgado on Monday said. 

 

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