Not so long ago, members of Congress were real people, with real jobs, in real communities throughout the country. They played an integral part in the civic, economic and social affairs of their constituencies. They went to Washington temporarily, and then they came back home.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Congressman Antonio Delgado continued to make good on a campaign pledge February 2, when he held a town hall-style meeting at the high school gymnasium in Livingston Manor.
The 116th U.S. Congress was sworn in on January 3, with many news outlets noting that this is the most diverse Congress in terms of race, sex and religious orientation in the history of this country.
The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on December 12 to pass the $867 billion Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, commonly referred to as the Farm Bill, a bipartisan effort that benefits farmers.
NY 19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT — As a swing district, the New York 19TH Congressional is one of the most closely watched in the country and a new poll from Monmouth University has Democrat Antonio Delgado pulling ahead of Republican John Faso.
KINGSTON, NY — Republican Congressman John Faso and Democratic Congressional candidate Antonio Delgado both sent out emails on July 3, on the issue of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE.)
Following “Families Belong Together” protests across the country on June 30, Faso demanded that Delgado state his position on ICE.
WURTSBORO, NY — Five of six candidates hoping to pick up the Democratic nomination to run against Republican John Faso in November gathered at the Mamakating Town Hall on February 24 for a forum. The five men voiced similar views on a number of topics. First up was the question of gun control.
WASHINGTON, DC — As the U.S. Senate came to an agreement about re-opening the federal government on January 22, politicians issued statements giving their views of the situation.
WILKES-BARRE, PA — Tom Marino (R-10 PA) declared on December 1 that he is officially running for re-election.