Press Releases

June 4, 2021 Press Release

RHINEBECK, NY  – Today, U.S. Representatives Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02) introduced the Clean Water for Rural America Act, bipartisan legislation that empowers small and rural municipalities to apply for low-interest wastewater infrastructure loans.

June 1, 2021 Press Release

HYDE PARK, NY  – Tonight, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) held his 56th town hall, the first in-person town hall since the start of COVID-19. During tonight's town hall, Rep. Delgado highlighted his successful legislative track record during Republican and Democratic administrations and his focus on local upstate issues.

May 27, 2021 Press Release
Counties Finally Getting COVID-19 Funding as Rep. Delgado’s Efforts to Reinvent Federal Support for Rural Communities Pays Off

COOPERSTOWN, NY  – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and state and local officials announced the delivery of American Rescue Plan local government funding to Otsego County. Rep.

May 27, 2021 Press Release

RHINEBECK  – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited Columbia-Greene Community College (C-GCC) to meet with President Dr. Carlee Drummer and College leadership to discuss American Rescue Plan funding, the status of higher education during the pandemic, and C-GCC programs. Via the American Rescue Plan, C-GCC will receive $3,226,821.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

RHINEBECK  – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19), Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), and Rep. Lee Zeldin (NY-01) introduced the Stamp Out Lyme Disease Act, bipartisan legislation to raise funds for the research and development of treatments for Lyme and tick-borne diseases.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined Republicans and Democrats to vote for legislation to establish an independent, bipartisan 9/11-type commission to examine and report upon the facts, causes, and security findings relating to the January 6th attack on the United States Capitol.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined Republicans and Democrats to pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, landmark bipartisan legislation that strengthens the nation’s defenses against hate crimes committed against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced nearly $80 million in emergency funding for colleges and students in New York’s 19th Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help local institutions cope with the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving their students safely.

May 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) voted to pass the bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. This vital legislation expands the rights of working women by establishing the right to reasonable accommodations in the workplace for pregnant workers.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Tonight, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) held his 55th town hall event. During the town hall, Rep. Delgado shared updates on increased Child Tax Credits, broadband assistance, his Direct Support for Communities Act local funding formula, the Centers for Disease Control's new mask guidance, and more.

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