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The House of Representatives recently passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act. Two New York congressmen from the Hudson Valley are behind a number of the measures that were included.

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A New York congressman, who sits on the House Agriculture Committee, has introduced bipartisan legislation to support partnerships between small farms and local schools.

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Democratic Congressman Antonio Delgado is one of the many voices from New York’s delegation calling for the U.S. Senate to include direct aid for state and local governments in the next coronavirus relief package. Delgado, from the 19th District, spoke with WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne.

Senator Charles Schumer speaks at a press conference in Amsterdam detailing new proposed limousine safety regulations
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As the second anniversary of a fatal crash that killed 20 people in Schoharie nears, a slate of limousine safety measures is moving forward in the House of Representatives.

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A few New York congressmen are recipients of a new award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative Antonio Delgado of New York’s 19th district wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This interview was recorded May 22.

It’s hard to work from home if you’re relying on dialup.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative Antonio Delgado of New York’s 19th district continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This interview was recorded on May 22.

With gatherings limited, public officials have had to adjust. In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative Antonio Delgado of New York’s 19th district speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This interview was recorded May 22.

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The Trump Administration has reversed course and extended authorization of National Guard service. This comes following pushes from many elected officials, including two New York congressmen.

New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Marc Lindemann, left, commander of the 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, conducts a promotion ceremony advancing Pfc. Ervin Chance to the rank of specialist
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Two New York Congressmen want to ensure National Guard service members receive benefits, and are asking President Trump to extend deployment authorization.

Congressman Antonio Delgado on the House Floor speaking about rural broadband in October 2019
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A New York congressman has introduced legislation to boost funding for rural public transportation.

New York Congressman Antonio Delgado is pushing bipartisan legislation that would directly assist local governments in their responses to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The local relief would complement aid to states that congressional representatives are also urging. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Delgado about this bill and more.

Upstate New York’s Congressional representatives gathered for a televised virtual town hall about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday night. 

Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19)
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AARP members in New York’s 19th congressional district had the opportunity to ask their representative questions about the federal response to COVID-19. The nonpartisan AARP held a telephone town hall with Democratic Congressman Antonio Delgado Monday about the concerns of older Americans.

The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday passed an emergency coronavirus relief package to support small business relief programs. New York Congressman Antonio Delgado voted in support of the measure that also includes funding for hospitals and a national COVID-19 testing strategy.

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New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Antonio Delgado are urging Congress to include funding for rural communities in the next coronavirus relief package. They say the bureaucratic maze to apply for grants leaves these communities struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.

Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) with his family saluting healthcare workers at Northern Dutchess Hospital, April 8, 2020
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Following the signing of the third coronavirus stimulus package at the end of March, New York Congressman Antonio Delgado is turning his attention to what’s being called COVID Four. Delgado has been focusing on small businesses and family farms in his 19th District, and also, rural broadband.

Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19)
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New York Congressman Antonio Delgado held a telephone town hall Friday. The Democrat from the 19th District was joined by a few others to help address questions and concerns about the pandemic.

Two Hudson Valley Reps Assess Coronavirus Aid Package

Mar 27, 2020
Washington DC
James DeMers

President Donald Trump has signed a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. Just hours after the House passed the legislation Friday, two New York congressmen from the Hudson Valley said the largest relief package in the country’s history was a necessity. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more.

Congressman Antonio Delgado and  Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan hold a Facebook Town Hall on COVID-19, March 19, 2020
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New York Congressman Antonio Delgado and Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan held a Facebook live town hall Thursday afternoon. The Democrats updated residents on the latest efforts from the House and county to address COVID-19.

*This interview was recorded February 28, before the House took up an emergency funding bill for coronavirus response.

It’s a presidential election year, but the entire House is up for grabs, too.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative Antonio Delgado of New York’s 19th district concludes his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

PFAS contamination has sent communities around the Northeast scrambling.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative Antonio Delgado of New York’s 19th House district continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Covid-19 is presenting a challenge for governments.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative Antonio Delgado of New York’s 19th House district speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

EPA Inches Toward PFAS Drinking Water Regulation

Feb 24, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken the next step toward setting drinking water limits for two PFAS chemicals — PFOA and PFOS. Environmentalists say the step is small and they want to see quicker, bolder action.

Two Candidates Enter NY19 Race

Feb 15, 2020

With the Congressional primary less than five months away, the race for New York’s 19th district is slowly taking shape on the Republican side. And the 2018 Green Party candidate is running again. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more on what has previously been a swing district contest.

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New York Congressman Antonio Delgado has helped introduce legislation to close the skills gap and support technical training in community college and technical education programs.

Rep. Delgado's Hyde Park Town Hall Draws A Full House

Feb 10, 2020
WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York Congressman Antonio Delgado held his first town hall of the year over the weekend. The 19th District Democrat was in Hyde Park Saturday, talking about his recent work and goals and taking questions from the audience.

Antonio Delgado declares victory.
Allison Dunne

New York Congressman Antonio Delgado recently wrapped up his first in-district work week of the year. The Democrat from the 19th district has been working to get to the bottom of an issue concerning federal funding for rural broadband.

Rep. Delgado Announces His SOTU Guest

Jan 30, 2020
Rep. Antonio Delgado
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New York Congressman Antonio Delgado has announced who he will bring as his guest to the State of the Union address.

U.S. House Passes PFAS Action Legislation

Jan 13, 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the PFAS Action Act. The legislation package includes 11 bills, two that were authored by New York Congressmen in the Hudson Valley whose districts include communities battling PFOA and PFOS.

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