Press Releases

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.

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.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- During today’s Small Business Committee hearing focused on economic growth for underserved businesses, Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) emphasized the importance of expanding rural broadband access so businesses can prosper in Upstate New York.  

February 6, 2019 Press Release
Delgado discusses issues raised by constituents during Small Business Committee hearing, ‘The Shutdown: Economic Impact on Small Businesses’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined his first committee hearing as a Member of Congress. During the Small Business Committee hearing, entitled ‘The Shutdown: Economic Impact on Small Businesses,’ Delgado highlighted the conversations he had with local farmers and small business owners during the shutdown.

February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union:

February 4, 2019 Press Release
Hickey exposed water contamination in Hoosick Falls & led efforts to spur action on the crisis

KINGSTON, NY – Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) will be bringing Hoosick Falls resident Michael Hickey as his guest to the State of the Union on Tuesday.  Hickey discovered elevated levels of PFOA chemicals in his community’s water supply after his father passed away from cancer, bringing to light the water contamination crisis we know today. 

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