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May 15, 2019

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

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

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. The group will provide input to Representative Delgado on addressing the skyrocketing costs of health care and health care legislation before the House.


May 10, 2019

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. The winner's art will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol over the next year.


May 10, 2019

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

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. Below is a link to the video and a transcript of his remarks:


May 9, 2019

WASHINGTON DC—Today, Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) along with Reps. Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Dan Kildee (MI-05), and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced H.R. 2577, bipartisan legislation that would require per-and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFAS) to be listed on the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


May 8, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) delivered the following remarks during the House Committee on Small Business hearing, "Honoring the Nation's Small Business Heroes" to introduce Kingston resident, Nels Leader, Vice President of Bread Alone Bakery. Below is a video of his introduction and a transcript of his remarks:


May 7, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— On Wednesday, May 8th at 10:00 a.m. in honor of National Small Business Week, Rep. Antonio Delgado will bring Nels Leader, Vice President (VP) of the Bread Alone Bakery, to Washington, D.C. to testify in front of the House Small Business Committee. The hearing will be an opportunity for over a dozen small businesses including Bread Alone to share their stories and concerns with lawmakers in Congress.


May 7, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) introduced bipartisan legislation to rename a Pine Plains post office after Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent. Kent was one of four Americans killed in January by a suicide bombing in Syria during her fifth combat tour in the Middle East. Delgado was joined on the bill by Reps. Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Joseph Morelle (NY-25), Kathleen Rice (NY-04), and Anthony Brindisi (NY-22).