Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19)
December 13, 2020
Congressman’s 48th town hall included questions on a range of topics from COVID-19 relief legislation to rural broadband.
WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, November 9, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) held his 48th town hall. The Congressman opened the Facebook Live event with an update on his work at the federal level including the recent introduction of the Rural Revitalization Now Act, which would provide up to $50,000 in student loan relief to young people who choose to live and work in rural communities. Following his remarks, Rep. Delgado answered questions submitted by members of the community on a variety of topics, from COVID-19 relief, to rural broadband, to PFAS contamination, and the urgent need for state and local government funding.
Click here to watch the video of Rep. Delgado’s 48th town hall.
“Town halls are a crucial part of my work to be transparent, accountable, and accessible to everyone in our region, irrespective of party affiliation. I am grateful to every single person who submitted a question and tuned in to join our conversation about the needs and concerns of families in our area,” said Rep. Delgado. “I look forward to holding more town halls going forward and will continue to share resources with NY-19 throughout this public health emergency.”
Throughout his first term, Rep. Delgado has held 48 town halls, including 35 in-person events, and 13 virtual town halls during the COVID-19 pandemic to remain accessible to the district while respecting social distancing measures.