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RHINEBECK, N.Y. – Two Mid-Hudson Valley federal officials have introduced legislation that, if approved, would provide debt forgiveness for some farmers.
U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, and Sean Patrick Maloney, D-Cold Spring, have introduced the legislation known as the “Relief for America’s Small Farmers Act.”
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U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined a handful of colleagues and introduced the Relief for America’s Small Farmers Act, legislation to support upstate New York’s small family farms by providing one-time debt forgiveness of up to $250,000 for farmers who hold existing loan obligations with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
DELAWARE COUNTY - On Friday, April 17 Congressman Antonio Delgado, representing New York’s 19th Congressional District which includes Delaware County, held a telephone town hall to outline action taken at the federal level to address the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
AARP members in New York’s 19th congressional district had the opportunity to ask their representative questions about the federal response to COVID-19. The nonpartisan AARP held a telephone town hall with Democratic Congressman Antonio Delgado Monday about the concerns of older Americans.
Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-NY., Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M., and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., led colleagues in the House and Senate today to write a bipartisan letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, urging the administration to establish a “Rural COVID-19 Task Force.”
ALBANY NY (WRGB) - Small business loans, federal aid for states and post office funding were just several big topics discussed with Congressman Antonio Delgado during a telephone town hall he held Friday with constituents.
The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday passed an emergency coronavirus relief package to support small business relief programs. New York Congressman Antonio Delgado voted in support of the measure that also includes funding for hospitals and a national COVID-19 testing strategy.
WASHINGTON – The Senate has passed the new legislation providing supplemental funding for small business programs including the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Emergency grants, as well as funding for hospitals and COVID-19 testing.
Greene and Columbia county officials awaiting shipments of testing kits were disappointed to learn Thursday the delivery was postponed for a week.
As calls for public testing intensify, Columbia County officials unveiled plans for a drive-through testing clinic on Wednesday.