Press Releases

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19), an original cosponsor of H.R. 5, the Equality Act, applauded House passage of the legislation which ensures LGBTQ Americans are guaranteed full protections under federal civil rights laws.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) spoke on the House Floor today to mark Infrastructure Week and urge bipartisan cooperation and investment in rural infrastructure and broadband. Below is a video and a transcript of his remarks:

May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (SC-06), Rep. Dave Loebsack (IA-02), and Rep. Peter Welch (VT-AL) today at a press conference to launch the House Task Force on Rural Broadband. Below is a transcript of his remarks and his response to a reporter question:

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—This morning, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) met with Petersburgh residents Emily Marpe and her daughter Gwen Young prior to Emily testifying before the House Committee on Energy & Commerce Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee about per-and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFAS) water contamination in her community and ongoing health effects from exp

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) applauded House passage of bipartisan legislation he co-sponsored, H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, which extends benefits to service members that served in the territorial waters off the coast of Vietnam and were exposed to Agent Orange.

May 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined in launching a new House Task Force on Rural Broadband chaired by House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn. The Task Force seeks to provide coordination and leadership to end the rural-digital divide and will work to advance solutions to ensure all Americans have access to high-speed internet by 2025.

May 10, 2019 Press Release
Committee includes over 30 patients, providers, and health care advocates from every county in the district

KINGSTON, NY – Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced the creation of his 19th Congressional District Health Care Advisory Committee, including patients, providers, and health care advocates from every county in the district.

May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced the winner of the Congressional Art Competition from New York’s 19th Congressional District. This year’s winner, which was selected by a public survey amongst finalists on Rep. Delgado’s website, is Shelter by Greyson VanVorst of Ichabod Crane High School in Valatie, New York.

May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, legislation to ensure protections for 133 million Americans with pre-existing health conditions and combat the Trump Administration’s sabotage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) spoke on the House Floor urging the House to take up and pass H.R. 2482: the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) Act to modernize access to safe and proven addiction treatments, like buprenorphine.

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