KINGSTON, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado concluded his second in-district work period. He spent the week traveling the 19th Congressional District, meeting with constituents and community leaders. With Saturday marking the ninth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, Delgado especially focused on affordable, accessible health care.
MARGARETVILLE, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) toured Margaretville Hospital in Delaware County and heard about the services offered there, especially tele-health programs.
MONTICELLO, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) toured the DaVita Catskill Dialysis Center and spoke with medical providers and caretakers there. The facility offers both in-center and at-home hemodialysis, treating and extending the lives of patients experiencing kidney failure.
HUDSON, NY – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) held the first meeting of his newly-established 19th Congressional District Agriculture Advisory Committee. The committee is made up of a diverse group of family farmers, agriculture professors and experts, representatives of local agriculture nonprofits, sustainable farming advocates, and representatives from county Farm Bureaus. The committee includes members from all 11 counties that make up the 19th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined as an original cosponsor to the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance Act (EACH Woman Act), which ensures that all women – regardless of their income level – can make their own choices about their reproductive health care.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) signed on as a cosponsor to the National Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Control and Accountability Act of 2019. The bipartisan legislation creates a new Office of Oversight and Coordination for Tick-Borne Disease and requires the creation of a national plan to address Lyme disease.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) signed on as an original cosponsor to the Equality Act, which expands existing civil rights law by explicitly banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
WASHINGTON, DC – At a Small Business Committee hearing today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) introduced and asked questions of hearing witness Bill Ingersoll, a NY-19 resident who testified about his experience starting a successful online business. Ingersoll grew up racing motocross in Sloansville, NY before suffering a severe spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the waist down. That led to Ingersoll start his own business selling ATV parts through his eBay store, Bikes, Trikes, and Quads.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) signed on as an original cosponsor to the Dream and Promise Act of 2019, which provides a pathway to citizenship to Dreamers – young people who were brought to this country as kids – and those who have Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) status.