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July 10, 2020 Press Release

Following Representatives Joint Efforts To Hold The IRS Accountable & Fight For Upstate New Yorkers, Citizens Who Received Economic Impact Payment On Pre-Paid Debit Card But Have Not Activated Will Receive Follow-Up Correspondence


Brindisi Led A Call To Action To Ensure Upstate New Yorkers Receive The Benefits They Are Owed


July 7, 2020 Press Release

Congressman, Joined By Workers & Patients, Demands Administration End Efforts To Strip Protections For People With Pre-Existing Conditions & Senate Act On House-Passed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act


Brindisi: During A Crisis, It’s About Putting Politics Aside & Doing What’s Best For Our Country—Not Party Politics


June 30, 2020 Press Release

Amid Pandemic Threatening Older Americans & Increasing Reliance On Social Security And Medicare, Congressman Convenes Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Push for Stronger Programs for Older Americans


Congressman Push for More Security for Seniors & Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Calling on Congress to Act

Brindisi: This Resolution Will Keep Our Promises To Our Older Americans


June 24, 2020 Press Release

Amid Global Pandemic And Increased Reliance On Broadband Technology For School, Work, Medicine, & More For Rural Communities, Brindisi Calls For Strong Investment & Real Solution


Congressman Includes Key Transparency Provisions In Broadband Proposal


Brindisi: If We Are Serious About Bridging The Urban-Rural Digital Divide, We Need To Invest In Our Broadband Infrastructure

June 23, 2020 Press Release

Amid Pandemic & With Apple Prices On Decline, Representatives Demand Action To Protect Critical Family Farmers


Representatives to Perdue: Use Funds From CARES Act To Assist Apple Farmers


Representatives Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), and Dan Newhouse (WA-4) lead a bipartisan call of 25 members of Congress to demand the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) include American apple growers in USDA’s economic relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

June 17, 2020 Press Release

Brindisi: Members of Our Community are Struggling; We Need to Have Their Backs Through This Crisis 


June 15, 2020 Press Release

Representatives Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), Scott Peters (CA-52), Brian Mast (FL-18), and John Katko (NY-24) introduced a bipartisan resolution to reduce the stigma that prevents veterans and servicemembers from seeking mental health care. The legislation would designate June as National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) Awareness month and June 27th as National PTSI Awareness Day. 


June 11, 2020 Press Release

Brindisi Joins Group Of Democrats & Republicans To Help Family Farms Through Global Pandemic


Brindisi: Our Family Farms Keep Us Fed & Are Hurting; It’s Time Congress Does Everything It Can To Help  


June 9, 2020 Press Release

Congressmen To HHS: New York State Was Hit Hardest By COVID; Treated 40% of COVID Patients But Only Received 9% Of Federal Funding; Prioritize Funds For Upstate Hospitals To Help Keep Their Doors Open


Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congressmen Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) and John Katko (NY-24) have fought for additional funding for Upstate hospitals, and today announced a joint effort urging Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to allocate a higher proportion of money for New York State hospitals, particularly Upstate.

June 9, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Secures Crucial Funds To Help Mitigate The Effects Of COVID-19 For Utica’s Most Vulnerable


Brindisi: We Must Work Together To Comeback From This Pandemic; These Funds Are Critical For Our Community


Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced the second round of Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) from the Brindisi-backed CARES Act. Brindisi announced nearly $500,000 for the city of Utica in critical ESG funding.