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October 8, 2020

U.S. Reps Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, and Anthony Brindisi, D-Utica, on Monday announced a $255,086 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission for DCMO BOCES.

The funding will help expand the Career Destinations — Connecting Students to Local Jobs and Careers program to 14 middle and high schools in Delaware, Otsego and Chenango counties, according to a media release.

October 6, 2020

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, joined a virtual panel of local child care providers and business leaders Tuesday, Oct. 6 to discuss the supplementary role of childcare to a viable local workforce.

"I am, before anything, a father," said Delgado, whose twin sons, Maxwell and Coltrane, are 7 years old.

"Childcare is an area that wholeheartedly impacts our small-business community," he continued. "I've heard from small business owners all across NY-19 that are facing serious childcare challenges due to COVID-19, and it's important that we meet this moment."

October 6, 2020

Congressmen Anthony Brindisi and Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced that (DCMO) Delaware, Chenango, Madison, and Otsego BOCES is the recipient of a $255,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to expand the Career Destinations – Connecting Students to Local Jobs and Careers program.

September 30, 2020

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, last week announced a grant of more than $41,000 in federal funding for the Iroquois Indian Museum in Howes Cave. The grant was funded through the CARES Act and distributed by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The money will allow the museum to create and launch eight virtual tours accessible through its website, according to a media release from Delgado's office.

September 30, 2020

Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced Friday, Sept. 25, he will hold an information session for community members interested in learning more about U.S. Military Service Academies and ROTC programs. The virtual event will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, and provide students, parents, and educators the opportunity to hear from a panel of representatives from the five U.S. Service Academies and Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Programs. Attendees are invited to ask questions about the application and nomination process.

September 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, 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 29, 2020

Democratic congressional lawmakers in New York have announced federal funding to support economic growth in the Hudson Valley's low-income and distressed communities.

September 26, 2020

The U.S. House passed green jobs legislation that includes an amendment from a New York congressman.

September 25, 2020

WASHINGTON – Congressman Antonio Delgado (D, Kingston) has introduced the Small Business Debt Relief Extension Act that would extend debt relief for small businesses that is set to expire at the end of September.

The Small Business Debt Relief Extension Act would:

September 25, 2020

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, yesterday joined U.S. Sens. Chris Coons and Ben Cardin, Democrats from Delaware and Maryland respectively, in introducing the Small Business Debt Relief Extension Act to extend debt relief due to expire at the end of the month through next February.

Hundreds of thousands of organizations nationwide have taken advantage of debt reliefs in his Small Business Repayment Relief Act that was part of the CARES Act, Delgado said.