Stories tagged: "Rep. Antonio Delgado"

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Rep. Antonio Delgado Announces Federal Funding to Help SUNY Ulster Students

Rep. Antonio Delgado announced more than $600,000 in federal grants to fund the Student Support Services Program at a local college.  The funding aims to help low-income students access higher education at SUNY Ulster. The money is broken up into two grants: the first will serve 230 low-income and first generation college students, and the...

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Rep. Delgado Secures Over $1 Million for The Center For Discovery

Rep. Antonio Delgado announced that Sullivan County’s Center for Discovery will receive over $1 million in federal funding to continue to care for medically-fragile patients. Getting that money took months of work, according to Delgado’s office, and both Delgado and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) sent letters to the Department of Health and Human Services advocating...

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Rep. Delgado’s Plan to Rebuild Rural America Picked Up by House Leaders

Rep. Antonio Delgado’s (D-NY) plan to rebuild rural America was recently included in a plan to fight climate change and promote clean energy jobs from House Democrats. The “Rebuild Rural America Act” would improve the way that the federal government aids rural communities and small towns in order to fit their specific needs.  The act...

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Delgado-Backed Bill To Get Small Businesses Loan Forgiveness Becomes Law

Bipartisan legislation backed by Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-N.Y.) to make it easier for farms and small businesses to receive financial assistance from the Paycheck Protection Program during the coronavirus pandemic just became law.   The PPP will provide businesses in need with loans of up to $10 million, according to a statement from Delgado. The PPP...

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Rep. Antonio Delgado Calls on Feds to Get More Funding to Long Term Care Facilities

Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-N.Y.) is calling on the Department of Health and Human Services to release funding for long term care facilities.  After repeated delays in allocating funding for nursing homes and care facilities, Delgado sent a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar to get answers about why the money had been delayed.  According to...

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Rep. Antonio Delgado Leads Effort to Get Coronavirus Aid to Small Family Farms

Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-N.Y.) led an effort to get funding for local businesses and family farms affected by the coronavirus pandemic included in the latest relief package. On April 23, the House passed emergency legislation that included a bill introduced by Delgado, to support small business relief programs.  “Today, I voted, along with my colleagues...

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Rep. Antonio Delgado Wants to Make Sure Small Towns And Localities Get Federal Coronavirus Aid, Too

Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-N.Y.) sponsored the Coronavirus Community Relief Act, which would get $250 billion in coronavirus aid to communities with 500,000 or fewer people.