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Rep. Antonio Delgado has announced financial assistance to both the Worcester and the East Worcester fire departments. These grants, awarded through the Department of Homeland Security's FY 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG), include $76,190.48 for Worcester Hose Company, Inc, and $24,376.19 for East Worcester Hose Co. 1.
Two town of Worcester fire departments received a total of more than $100,000 in federal funds, U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado announced in a media release Thursday, Aug. 27.
These grants, awarded through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, include $76,190.48 for Worcester Hose Company and $24,376.19 for East Worcester Hose Co. 1.
RICHFIELD SPRINGS — The U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday announced it will provide $1.2 million to assist in creating a new industrial park in Richfield Springs to accommodate the area's growing glass and recycling industries. The grant will be matched by $325,000 in state funds and $875,000 in local funds.
"I am pleased to see this federal investment in the Otsego County Industrial Development Agency to support the construction of the Richfield Springs Eco-Industrial Business Park," said U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado.
HUDSON – On Monday, August 17, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the Rolling Grocer 19, a grocery store located in downtown Hudson. During his visit, Representative Delgado spoke with Logistics Co-Manager & Director of Development, Michelle Hughes, and Retail Co-Manager, Selha "Cece" Graham, about their work to address food insecurity in Columbia County.
LIBERTY, NY — U.S. Rep. 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.
Congressman spent the afternoon with farmers in Delaware County
STAMFORD, N.Y. — Marking one year after President Trump signed U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19)'s bipartisan Family Farmer Relief Act, the Congressman spent the afternoon with farmers in Delaware County.
HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) recently joined Hoosick Falls Village Trustee Kevin O'Malley for a tour of the downtown area where they visited small businesses and local organizations in the community to learn more about how businesses are adjusting to reopening measures and charting a path forward.
The congressman, who was also joined by Town of Hoosick Deputy Supervisor Eric Sheffer, visited with Brown's Brewing Company, Hoosac Package, Bistro 42, CiviCure-Wood Block, Hoosick Provisions, and Tri-State Federal Credit Union.
U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05), announced the introduction of H.R. 8042, the Helping America's Farmers Act. H.R. 8042 would create a new economic injury disaster loan program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA), and allow farmers access to the capital they need with terms and requirements that fit their businesses. This legislation is endorsed by the National Milk Producers Federation, the New York Farm Bureau, the Dairy Farmers of America, and others.
U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado is launching a survey so constituents can weigh in as they deal with any possible mail delays.
Delgado, who represents the 19th district, wants to hear about people's worries about the Postal Services and any problems they may spot. The survey can be found at Delgado.house.gov.