Press Releases

February 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Administration’s recent gag rule undermining Title X, a federal program ensuring affordable and accessible reproductive health care for millions of low-income or uninsured in

February 27, 2019 Press Release
Historic bill that finally achieves universal background checks includes an amendment Delgado cosponsors

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado joined Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle to vote for the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, which requires universal background checks for gun purchases and transfers.

February 26, 2019 Press Release
Delgado cosponsors the bipartisan resolution that passed the House today

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined Democratic and Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives in voting for a resolution he cosponsors that would block President Trump’s emergency declaration to pay for a border wall that Congress did not appropriate funding for. Following the vote, Delgado issued the following statement:

February 15, 2019 Press Release
Delgado requests further review of policies that barred Chief Kent from pursuing Ph.D. program; Delgado also honored Chief Kent in House floor speech this week

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives and introduced a bipartisan Congressional resolution to honor the life of Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent of Pine Plains, New York.

February 15, 2019 Press Release
During Small Business Committee hearing, Delgado discusses growth opportunities for small businesses in rural communities and the benefits a buy-in to Medicare could provide

WASHINGTON, DC – During a Small Business Committee hearing this week, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) highlighted challenges faced by rural small businesses seeking to expand their markets.

Watch Delgado’s hearing testimony here.

February 14, 2019 Press Release
Delgado: ‘The water contamination crisis requires urgent, decisive action—the plans the EPA announced today are insufficient’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a PFAS Action Plan laying out its priorities on water contamination, but failed to put forward clear steps to address this crisis with the urgency it requires. In response, Rep.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced that during his first in-district work period, which begins on Saturday, he will hold six town halls and focus on agriculture priorities for the district.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) issued the following statement after the House voted on the government funding agreement:

February 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) cosponsored the bipartisan Securing Access to Lower Taxes by ensuring Deductibility Act of 2019, or SALT Deductibility Act. The bill would eliminate the harmful cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions enacted as part of the 2017 federal tax law.

February 8, 2019 Press Release
Amendment led by Rep. Delgado and joined by Rep. Elise Stefanik ensures that emergency mental health care services are included in bill to support veterans’ access to child care

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act, so that when veterans who are parents or grandparents have VA medical appointments, they have access to safe, reliable, and cost-free options for child care.