Press Releases

January 30, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Delgado: ‘We must take power away from special interests and put it into the hands of the people’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced his second bill — a campaign finance reform bill that increases transparency and reduces corruption by requiring additional publicly available disclosures for lobbyists funding political ads or other political activities.

January 30, 2019 Press Release
In response to reports that EPA will not set limits on PFOA/PFAS levels, Delgado’s letter outlines provisions the agency should include in its PFAS Management Plan

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) wrote to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging him to include a commitment to set maximum contaminant levels for PFOA/PFAS as well as additional provisions to address water contamination in Upstate New York and across the country.

January 29, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Delgado: ‘In light of the emerging evidence on the danger and devastation PFOA causes, it would be unconscionable for the EPA to not limit levels of these chemicals in our communities.’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) released the following statement in response to reports that the Environmental Protection Agency will not limit levels of PFOA/PFAS in drinking water:

January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced that he is joining the bipartisan Congressional Lyme Disease Caucus.

January 25, 2019 Press Release
Following constituent inquiry, Delgado writes the agency to ensure that federal employees are not at risk for losing their dental or vision insurance

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) called on the Office of Personnel Management, which oversees federal employees, to mitigate the impact of the government shutdown on federal employees’ dental and vision health insurance.

 

January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced today that he will serve as a member of the Small Business Committee. The 19th Congressional District is home to over 27,000 small businesses.

January 24, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Delgado joins 30 House Democrats in letter to Speaker Pelosi with proposal to work across aisle to reopen government

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined 30 House Democrats in writing a letter to Speaker Pelosi proposing a bipartisan path forward to reopen the government. The letter, led by Representative Elaine Luria (VA-02), calls for an immediate reopening of the government followed by debate in House committees regarding border security.

January 23, 2019 Press Release
At press conference, Rep. Delgado highlights water crisis in Hoosick Falls & Petersburgh

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined Democratic Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and additional Members of Congress to announce the formation of the bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force.

January 18, 2019 Press Release
In response to constituent inquiry, Delgado asks Department of Agriculture to quickly address the issue of expired SNAP licenses that are causing benefits to be denied at grocery stores

KINGSTON, NY – Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) wrote to Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to ask him to quickly address an issue raised by one of Delgado’s constituents: While the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will continue through the end of next month even in the face of a government shutdown, many grocery stores and other vendor

January 18, 2019 Press Release

KINGSTON, NY – Following the news of the death of Chief Petty Officer Cryptologic Technician Shannon M. Kent while serving our country in Syria, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) released the following statement:

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