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March 25, 2021 Press Release

NEW LEBANON, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the New Lebanon Junior/Senior High School to speak with New Lebanon Central School District Superintendent Andrew Kourt. The Congressman delivered donated books from the Library of Congress and discussed American Rescue Plan funding with Superintendent Kourt.

March 25, 2021 Press Release

RHINEBECK, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) invited high school students across New York's 19th Congressional District to participate in this year's Congressional Art Competition. The winner will have their art displayed in the U.S. Capitol.

March 24, 2021 Press Release

RHINEBECK, NY – Today, President Joe Biden signed bipartisan legislation expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to veterans and their families under the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) into law. On March 11th, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) voted to pass the VA VACCINE Act to enable all veterans to receive vaccines. Members of Rep.

March 24, 2021 Press Release

RHINEBECK, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced a federal investment of more than $6.8 million for Head Start and Early Head Start Programs in New York’s 19th Congressional District. The investment will support early education and development services in Dutchess, Ulster, and Schoharie counties.

March 23, 2021 Press Release

OTSEGO COUNTY, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) held a roundtable attended by dozens of Otsego officials to discuss COVID-19 aid for local governments. The American Rescue Plan includes Rep.

March 23, 2021 Press Release

CATSKILL, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the Thomas Cole National Historic Site. Rep. Delgado nominated the site for the 2021 Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Last week, IMLS announced Thomas Cole National Historic Site as one of 15 museum finalists across the United States.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) voted to pass the bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act, which creates a workforce solution for America’s agriculture industry by providing stability, predictability, and fairness to one of the most critical sectors of our nation’s economy.

March 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act with two amendments from U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19). Rep. Delgado's amendments recognize and support abuse survivors in rural communities across the United States.

March 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) held his 54th town hall focused on the American Rescue Plan. The Congressman was joined by Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Congressional District Affairs Liaison Karen L.

March 16, 2021 Press Release

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, NY – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) met with Montgomery County Executive Matthew L. Ossenfort, Sheriff Jeffery Smith, County Treasurer Shawn Bowerman, Emergency Management Director Rick Sager, and Economic Development Specialist Vincenzo Nicosia. The officials discussed American Rescue Plan local government funding delivered via Rep.

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In The News

December 16, 2020 In The News

Congressman Antonio Delgado lobbied for his proposed Rural Revitalization Now Act Thursday when he held his 48th Town Hall--over Facebook.

He also stressed the need for additional COVID relief from Washington as the clock ticks down on 2020.

December 13, 2020 In The News

Is there any hope for this hopelessly divided nation?

December 10, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, urged federal leaders to reach a compromise as negotiations continue for a COVID-19 relief package before the holiday and highlighted new legislation to incentivize young people to live and work in rural communities Wednesday night in his first town hall since Election Day.

December 8, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. (WBNG) -- Congressman Antonio Delgado introduced a bill that would provide up to $50,000 in student loan relief to help revitalize rural areas.

This relief would be for college graduates who commit to live and work in rural communities for at least eight years. 

This bill is designed to keep and attract college-aged residents to the community. 

December 7, 2020 In The News

This week, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Rep. Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) introduced the Rural Revitalization Now Act to provide up to $50,000 in student loan relief for people who commit to live and work in rural communities for at least eight years.

December 7, 2020 In The News

New York Congressman Antonio Delgado has introduced a bill to help retain young people in rural communities by offering student loan relief.

December 3, 2020 In The News

Representatives Abby Finkenauer (D-IA-1) and Antonio Delgado (D-NY-19) introduced the Rural Revitalization Now Act (H.R. 8835) on December 2, 2020 to provide up to $50,000 in student loan forgiveness for borrowers who commit to living and working in rural areas for eight or more years.

December 2, 2020 In The News

KINGSTON, N.Y. –  U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, has announced his "Holiday Cards for Heroes" program for the 2020 holiday season.

Residents of the 19th Congressional District can create holiday cards for active duty servicemembers and health care workers. 

Cards are being accepted through Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020.

November 27, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan measure is calling for an interagency study on senior housing design to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases in assisted living communities, affordable senior housing, nursing homes and other congregate settings.

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