Stories tagged: "Rep. Antonio Delgado"

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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.

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Rep. Antonio Delgado Calls For Strong Oversight of Pandemic Funds

The federal official tasked with leading the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee was fired just weeks after the panel was established, a move that Rep. Antonio Delgado said was “deeply concerning,” as it could lead to less accountability and more fraudulent activity with billions of federal coronavirus relief funds. The freshman representative from New York was...

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What Rep. Antonio Delgado is Doing to Prepare The Workforce For The Green Economy

New York Rep. Antonio Delgado organized a week in February that aimed to highlight how transitioning to clean energy can help create jobs in his district. One stop took him to the Corning Life Science facility in Oneonta, which was the first Corning facility in the state to get solar panels installed last year. During...