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May 6, 2019

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) signed on as an original co-sponsor of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019, which protects and enhances workers' rights by authorizing meaningful ways for workers to seek remedies in response to employer violations, strengthens available negotiation tactics, and closes loopholes in federal labor laws while increasing transparency.

May 2, 2019

WASHINGTONU.S. Representatives Antonio Delgado (D-NY), Paul Tonko (D-NY), Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Ted Budd (R-NC), Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and Mike Turner (R-OH) unveiled groundbreaking legislation today to greatly expand access to life-saving medication to treat addiction on a scale not seen since the start of America's opioid crisis. The bill, H.R.

May 2, 2019

WASHINGTON D.C. (May 2, 2019) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Climate Action Now Act, legislation supported by Congressman Delgado (NY-19) to fulfill the U.S. commitment to the historic Paris Climate Agreement.

May 1, 2019

Washington, D.C.—Today, the House Small Business Committee voted to pass bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Congressman Dr. John Joyce (PA-13). Delgado's proposal, H.R. 2142, would make it easier for small businesses to comply with onerous federal regulations.

You can watch Congressman Delgado's remarks to the Small Business Committee here.

April 30, 2019

KINGSTON, NY – Each month, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado's district caseworkers will host mobile office hours for constituents to come meet with the Congressman's staff and receive assistance with constituent services. This can include any type of support with federal services, from farmers applying for grants to seniors having issues with their Social Security benefits to veterans needing more information on VA services. In April, district caseworkers held mobile office hours at locations in Greene, Dutchess, Sullivan, and Rensselaer Counties.

April 24, 2019

Kingston, NY - U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado is using the April in-district work period to help local small business owners in New York's 19th Congressional district.

On Monday, Delgado met with small business owners from Greene County, including President of the Greene County Chamber of Commerce Jeff Friedman, to talk about the challenges they are facing and ways the federal government can better assist their growth and development.

April 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (April 19, 2019) – On Thursday, Congressman Antonio Delgado (D-N.Y.) led House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.), House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), and Reps. TJ Cox (D-Calif.), Kelly Armstrong (R-N.D.) and Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.), in introducing the bipartisan Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019, legislation that would ease the process of reorganizing debt through Chapter 12 bankruptcy rules. The restructuring of the rules to make more farms eligible comes amid a continued downturn in the farm economy.

April 12, 2019

In his first 100 days in Congress, Rep. Antonio Delgado has strived to achieve true representation by grounding his work in serving the people of New York's 19th Congressional District.

Delgado has held 11 town halls in all 11 counties of NY-19, introduced legislation to create a public option to finally achieve universal healthcare, met with farmers to figure out how to work together to improve the Upstate economy and preserve its rural quality of life, and led multiple efforts to address PFAS/PFOA water contamination.

April 11, 2019

Washington, DC -- The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) announcement earlier today that it will issue a Certificate of Completion for the remedial actions taken by General Electric (GE) in response to their contamination of the Hudson River is woefully misguided and a complete misapprehension of the facts on the ground. The EPA's decision will make it harder for the EPA to require GE to continue dredging in order to clean up the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) which GE discharged into the Hudson over a 30 year period.

April 11, 2019

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined with Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) to introduce H.R. 2142, a bipartisan bill that would make it easier for small businesses to comply with federal regulations.