Press Releases

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- During today’s Small Business Committee hearing focused on economic growth for underserved businesses, Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) emphasized the importance of expanding rural broadband access so businesses can prosper in Upstate New York.  

February 6, 2019 Press Release
Delgado discusses issues raised by constituents during Small Business Committee hearing, ‘The Shutdown: Economic Impact on Small Businesses’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined his first committee hearing as a Member of Congress. During the Small Business Committee hearing, entitled ‘The Shutdown: Economic Impact on Small Businesses,’ Delgado highlighted the conversations he had with local farmers and small business owners during the shutdown.

February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union:

February 4, 2019 Press Release
Hickey exposed water contamination in Hoosick Falls & led efforts to spur action on the crisis

KINGSTON, NY – Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) will be bringing Hoosick Falls resident Michael Hickey as his guest to the State of the Union on Tuesday.  Hickey discovered elevated levels of PFOA chemicals in his community’s water supply after his father passed away from cancer, bringing to light the water contamination crisis we know today. 

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.

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