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May 13, 2020 Press Release


Congressman Joins Upstate New Yorkers in Honoring Frontline Workers for Their Service During Coronavirus Crisis


May 8, 2020 Press Release


Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Distance Learning, and Canceled Graduation Ceremonies, Congressman Offers Words of Encouragement to Upstate NY Graduates


May 6, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Announces $300,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant for Southern Tier


Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced a $300,000 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant has been awarded to Broome County Industrial Development Agency (IDA). Brindisi announced the six-figure grant for IDA  and praised the program for its effectiveness.


May 4, 2020 Press Release

Senate Majority Leader McConnell Has Suggested Local Governments Simply Go “Bankrupt” To Weather Coronavirus Crisis; Brindisi Says That Will Not Work & Risks Making The Economic Crisis Exponentially Worse; Local Jobs Like Teachers, First Responders & Others Would Be Gone & Taxes Would Rise


April 30, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced a six-figure Health and Human Services Grant for Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL). The grant, totaling $177,845, was secured through the CARES Act, a bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill which Brindisi supported. 


April 29, 2020 Press Release

Congressman’s Legislation Receives Crucial Endorsement From Bicameral, Bipartisan, Group of Lawmakers


Brindisi: We Are One Step Closer To Getting This Bill To The President’s Desk


April 28, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced a $1.7 million Department of Health and Human Services grant for Upstate Cerebral Palsy (UCP). The grant, administered by HHS’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is a mental health and substance abuse service grant designed to help agencies improve behavioral and mental health of communities. 

April 27, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Announces Crucial Relief Funds For Struggling Hospitals & Vows To Fight For More


Brindisi: These Funds Are A Good Start But Our Medical Institutions Need More To Keep Their Doors Open 


April 24, 2020 Press Release

Following Passage Of Coronavirus Relief Legislation And Extension Of Paycheck Protection Program, Congressman  Releases Letter Calling On SBA To Protect Aid For Mom & Pop Shops & Fight For Upstate New York’s Fair Share Of The Pot



In The News

December 16, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump officially signed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act into law in late November. The measure was sponsored by Congressman Anthony Brindisi, who looked to the local law establishing an animal abuse registry in Oneida County for inspiration.

December 12, 2019 In The News

ONEIDA COUNTY (WUTR-TV) — Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced a $250,000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant was awarded to Cornell Cooperative Extension. The grant funds, authorized by the Farm Bill, will be used to continue the Oneida County Public Market Local Food Outreach Education and Marketing Enhancement Initiative.

December 12, 2019 In The News

ALBANY, N.Y. – A new bill is intended to hold foreign countries, like China, responsible for the spread of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids.

The Fentanyl Sanctions Act has been included in the National Defense Authorization Act, which is expected to pass early next week.

December 11, 2019 In The News

The Support Procurement of our Nation’s Stainless Steel (SPOONSS) Act has been included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act, and requires the Department of Defense to source flatware domestically.

December 10, 2019 In The News

Sherrill Manufacturing holds the distinction of being the only flatware manufacturer left in the United States.

The distinction could mean big business for the Oneida County-based company, which arose from the ashes of Oneida Limited factory in 2005.

December 10, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – A $738 billion defense bill agreed to by House and Senate negotiators Monday night contains a provision that will boost a small Upstate New York company that ser

December 10, 2019 In The News

The defense-spending bill federal lawmakers have reached agreement on contains $18 million for the Rome Lab, including $8 million for a quantum research center, Congressman Anthony Brindisi, D-22nd Dist. of Utica, announced today.

December 5, 2019 In The News

BINGHAMTON, NY – Congressman Anthony Brindisi is still at bat for the Rumble Ponies.

In the aftermath of Major League Baseball’s proposal to cut 42 minor league teams, including Binghamton’s, Brindisi met with MLB officials in Washington D-C this week.

He also joined the Congressional “Save Minor League Baseball” task force for further meetings.