Press Releases

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- In the 116th Congress, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) will serve on the Agriculture Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

January 15, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation introduced today with Delgado’s support helps those seeking in-home care

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY) joined Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) and additional members of the U.S. House of Representatives to introduce a bipartisan bill that would support Americans with disabilities by increasing their options for independent, in-home care.


January 11, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan bill extends benefits to surviving spouses of deceased veterans with a service-related disability

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY) introduced his first bill as a Member of Congress. The bipartisan Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act — led by Delgado as well as Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH), Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI), and Rep.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – With federal employees in Upstate New York and across the country missing their first paycheck tomorrow because of the government shutdown, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced today that he will be asking the House of Representatives Chief Administrative Officer to withhold his pay as long as the shutdown continues.

January 10, 2019 Press Release
Delgado joins bipartisan members of the House to give the Speaker of the House power to defend the Affordable Care Act and its protections for those with pre-existing conditions

WASHINGTON, DC -- Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined bipartisan members of the House of Representatives to vote in favor of a bill that specifically authorizes the Speaker of the House, on behalf of Members of Congress, to defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) after a federal judge in Texas declared the ACA unconstitutional.

January 9, 2019 Press Release
Delgado joined colleagues in a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture on possible lapse in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits due to government shutdown; 28,000 households in the 19th Congressional District participate in the SNAP program

WASHINGTON, DC -- Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined over 100 Members of Congress in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture on how it will address the possible lapse in benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) due to the government shutdown.

January 9, 2019 Press Release
Community members are invited to come by Sunday's open house to meet Delgado & learn more about services offered

KINGSTON, NY – On Sunday, January 13th, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) will open his first district office in Kingston and host an open house for folks to stop by, meet him and his staff, and learn more about the services offered through the office.


January 8, 2019 Press Release
Legislation will show costs of the shutdown for local businesses & the economy

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) signed on as an original cosponsor to the Government Shutdown Impact Report Act of 2019, a bill that requires the Congressional Budget Office to submit daily reports to Congress on the cost and impact of a government shutdown on the nation’s economy.


January 7, 2019 Press Release
Delgado: “It’s time that our government be responsive to the will of the people rather than the interests of a wealthy few and big corporations”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) signed on to cosponsor H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a historic government reform package that will address the imbalance of corporate power in our democracy and make government work for the people.


January 3, 2019 Press Release
Representative Delgado Sworn into 116th Congress
U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by the House Speaker on January 3rd, 2019.