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May 5, 2020 In The News

Farmers can apply for disaster loans from the federal government after they were largely excluded from the first round of eligibility.

The Small Business Administration began accepting applications from farmers for Economic Injury Disaster Loans on Monday after weeks of delays.

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, applauded the reversal, which he called “a long overdue step.”

May 5, 2020 In The News

HARLEM VALLEY — Advancing into the second month of the coronavirus pandemic, life in New York has changed dramatically to fit “the new normal,” with businesses closing their doors, school districts closed for the remainder of the academic year and residents donning face masks to carry out their daily routines.

May 4, 2020 In The News

Hudson Valley farmers with outstanding loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture each could be relieved of up to $250,000 in loan debt under a new bill co-sponsored by Reps. Sean Patrick Maloney and Antonio Delgado.

May 3, 2020 In The News

Upstate New York’s Congressional representatives gathered for a televised virtual town hall about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday night. 

Hosted by Nexstar Media Group and broadcasted across its television and radio stations in New York, the virtual town hall convened seven upstate House representatives.

May 3, 2020 In The News

RHINEBCK, NY — U.S. Representatives Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and John Katko (NY-24) on April 27 led a bipartisan effort to restore Internal Revenue Service (IRS) customer service operations and ensure Economic Impact Payments (EIPs), administered by the IRS, are efficiently distributed to working families who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 3, 2020 In The News

The teachers of the Berlin Central School District thrive in classroom settings. They track miles in a day pacing their classroom floors as they give animated lessons, content lectures and hands-on learning.

May 3, 2020 In The News

New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Antonio Delgado are urging Congress to include funding for rural communities in the next coronavirus relief package. They say the bureaucratic maze to apply for grants leaves these communities struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.

May 1, 2020 In The News

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.”

May 1, 2020 In The News

Dairy Exports Headed for Recovery, Del Co Farm Bureau President Projects

May 1, 2020 In The News

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).

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