Press Releases

March 20, 2020 Press Release
FCC Announcement Comes As Global Pandemic Leaves Rural Communities Seeking Broadband For Telemedicine and Homeschooling

KINGSTON, NY- Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) released the following statement following the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) announcement that locations across New York will be eligible for participation in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF). This week’s announcement comes after Rep.

March 19, 2020 Press Release

KINGSTON, NY—Starting today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will offer low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to all small business owners in New York suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

March 19, 2020 Press Release
Bill Would Trigger Nearly $17 Billion in Automatic, Direct Loan Payments For New and Existing Small Business Loans


March 18, 2020 Press Release
Delgado’s letter calls for the Army Corps of Engineers and HHS to include rural health care needs in “Whole of Government Response”

KINGSTON, NY—Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) wrote a letter to President Donald J. Trump calling for urgent, immediate action by the federal government to assist with medical capacity in New York during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

March 17, 2020 Press Release
Delgado’s Visit Focused on Coronavirus Preparations and Response Measures in Rural Communities

SWAN LAKE, NY – This afternoon, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the Sullivan County Emergency Services Training Center in Swan Lake to learn more about its work to prepare our communities for the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

March 14, 2020 Press Release
Delgado: Coronavirus Tests Should Be Free and Available to All Who Need Them

WASHINGTON, DC—Last night, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined a majority in the House in voting to pass bipartisan legislation, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, to support working families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 13, 2020 Press Release
Office Will Continue To Serve Community With Appointments Feature On Website & Over The Phone

WASHINGTON, DC – In light of the COVID-19 spread, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced changes to physical office locations in order to protect public health and prevent the potential spread of coronavirus.

March 12, 2020 Press Release
Legislation would make additional benefits – nutrition assistance, unemployment assistance, and legal and crisis resources – available to individuals impacted by COVID-19

WASHINGTON, DC—Yesterday, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) along with Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), and Dina Titus (NV-01) introduced the Pandemic Response and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act, to help prepare our communities for the economic impacts of the coronavirus.

March 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced nearly $1.2 million in federal funding over the next five years from the National Science Foundation to prepare undergraduate science majors at SUNY Oneonta to teach in high-need schools.