19th district


Delgado Sworn In For Second Term

CLICK TO HEAR ‘STATE OF THE DISTRICT’ Delgado Sworn In For Second Term WASHINGTON –  Otsego County’s congressman, Antonio Delgado, R-19, said he was “humbled and honored” on being sworn in for a second term last evening at the Capitol. The swearing in took place on the House floor, by groups, to observe social distancing protocols.…


Delgado Backs Bill That Puts Flexibility Into PPP Assistance

Delgado Backs Bill That Puts Flexibility Into PPP Assistance Congressman Antonio Delgado, R-19, today voted with a bipartisan coalition to add flexibility to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and make this tool more accessible to upstate businesses in need of assistance, his office announced. Established in the bipartisan CARES Act, PPP provides small businesses and other entities loans of up to $10 million. These cover payroll and other operating expenses, and PPP is designed so loans are forgiven if the…


Heroes Act To Include Direct Aid To Counties Proposed By Delgado

Heroes Act To Include Direct Aid To Counties As Proposed By Delgado Aim: To Help Localities Rebound From COVID WASHINGTON – The Heroes Act, unveiled this week in the U.S. House of Representatives, is expected to be voted on Friday and includes a number of provisions to from Congressman Antonio Delgado’s Direct Support for Communities Act. The Otsego County congressman office’s said the bill provides local governments with direct federal relief that can be used to pay for essential services and…


Delgad0 Signs Onto Bipartisan Statement: Keep Ventilators Here

Delgado Signs Onto Bipartisan Statement: Hands Off Ventilators Today, Congressman Antonio Delgado, D-19, signed a bipartisan statement opposing Governor Cuomo’s order allowing National Guard to remove ventilators from Upstate hospitals for transport to the New York metropolitan area. “We stand ready to help our fellow New Yorkers,” said the signators, who included Delgado, “but moving needed ventilators from our region now would be devastating and counter intuitive to all data on the spread of COVID-19.”…


German Leaves Congress Race

German Leaves Congress Race ‘Couldn’t Raise The Money,’ He Says ONEONTA – Tony German, the retired general of the state’s National Guard, announced today he has dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination to run against Democratic Congressman Antonio Delgado in the 19th District. “I couldn’t raise the required money,” he confirmed a few minutes ago.  An Oneonta resident, he was the only candidate to emerge so far from Otsego County. In a statement, he threw his support…


Delgado Focused On Job, Not Next Year’s Campaign

PRESS OFFICE STATEMENT: Delgado Focused On Job, Not Next Year’s Campaign With the 19th Congressional District election still 14 months away, U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado declined to engage with Adjutant Gen. (ret.) Tony German, the Oneonta Republican who filed papers yesterday to challenge the freshman incumbent next year. His press office issued this statement: “Congressman Delgado is focused on making life better for the people in our region, and working to find bipartisan solutions to lower health care costs, expand…


Delgado Unveils New Way To End Health Deadlock

Delgado Unveils New Way To End Health Deadlock Special to Congressman Antonio Delgado, D-19th, introduced legislation Monday that would allow all Americans to buy into a version of Medicare – an approach designed to avoid the substantial system-wide overhaul that would come with any effort to create a government-run health care system. “There’s a need here to figure out where we all can come together and rally around achieving – achieving – a real change to our health care…


Cooperstown Grad Runs In 19th Vs. ‘Those Boys’

Cooperstown Grad Runs In 19th Vs. ‘Those Boys’ If She Beats 6 Democrat Men, She Faces Faso COOPERSTOWN – Erin Collier, a Cooperstown Central graduate, nationally ranked tri-athlete, and daughter of a local beef farmer, announced today she is running for Congress in New York’s 19th District, where she will be the only woman against six Democrats. “I’m not going to let those boys beat me,” she declares in a video posted on…


Candidate Diane Neal Cancels Cooperstown Appearance

Candidate Diane Neal Cancels Today’s Talk In Cooperstown COOPERSTOWN – Diane Neal, former “Law & Order SVU” actress and an independent candidate for the 19th Congressional seat, has cancelled this afternoon’s planned 3 p.m. appearance at Cooperstown Village Hall, according to organizer Richard Sternberg, due to an illness in her family. Sternberg said he will conducted a round table discussion about the five candidates who have appeared so far.…

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