Press Releases

March 5, 2019 Press Release
Town halls mark 11 town halls in 11 counties during Delgado’s first 11 weeks in office

KINGSTON, NY – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced today that he will hold his 10th and 11th town halls this weekend, one in Cobleskill (Schoharie County) and the other in Deposit (Broome County).

March 4, 2019 Press Release
Committee includes 40 farmers and agriculture leaders from every county in the district

KINGSTON, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced the creation of his 19th Congressional District Agriculture Advisory Committee, including farmers and agriculture leaders from every county in the district. The 40 members of the group will provide input to Delgado on ways that Congress can better support small farms in Upstate New York.

March 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- When Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was asked by U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) what could be done to help small dairy farmers in Upstate New York, Perdue replied that economies of scale are destined to impose certain harsh consequences on small farmers.

February 28, 2019 Press Release
Delgado, an original cosponsor of the legislation, joined Hoosick Falls community leader Michael Hickey at press conference today announcing the bill

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined fellow Members of Congress and Hoosick Falls community leader Michael Hickey to announce a bill to address water contamination in Hoosick Falls, Petersburgh, and across the country.

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.

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