Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Serrano Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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Aug 22, 2017

Washington, DC – Troubled by reports of over $30 million in expenses in only one year of operation, Representatives Serrano and Velázquez sent a letter to the Chairman of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico expressing their concerns over the lack of transparency and independent supervision over the spending decisions made by the Board.

Aug 21, 2017

Washington, DC – Congressmen José E. Serrano and Joseph Crowley sent a letter to National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France Córdova asking for an update on the agency’s implementation of the new Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) grant program. The program is key for educating and giving Hispanic students greater access to opportunities in the STEM fields:

Aug 16, 2017
Serrano Vows to Protect Programs at Risk of Being Eliminated By Trump Administration

Washington, DC –Today, on the 5th anniversary of President Obama’s DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program, Congressman Serrano released the following statement urging people to unite and Congress to take action to defend the program:

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Jan 17, 2017 In The News

Twenty-five years ago this week, activists at the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit drafted and adopted the principles of environmental justice, which have guided a gro

Jan 17, 2017 In The News

Last month, the Department of Justice filed a motion in court contending that bail-setting processes that fail to consider a defendant’s ability to pay violate the Constitution.

Jan 10, 2017 In The News

Several Democrats took pictures Tuesday on the House floor as the chamber held a quorum call to kick off the 115th Congress — a violation of House rules that Republicans want to start punishing wit

Jan 10, 2017 In The News

In what will be their last meeting with President Obama, Democratic lawmakers expressed their concern about what the Trump administration will do with the information of so called dreamers — young

Jan 9, 2017 In The News

With the appropriations process in full swing, the District of Columbia faces impending congressional attempts to wield power over the District's federal and local funds.  

In Washington, DC Congressman Serrano Joins Democrats to Unveil “A Better Deal” Agenda for Working Families Congressman Serrano joined his Democratic colleagues in Congress last week to unveil Democrats’ new economic agenda for the American people – A Better Deal...
Jul 30, 2017
In Washington, DC Congressman Serrano Introduces Legislation and Appropriations Amendment to Increase Funding Available for Public Housing RepairsCongressman Serrano introduced the Public Housing Capital Repair Fund Act and an accompanying amendment to...
Jul 24, 2017
In Washington, DC Ranking Member Serrano Leads Democratic Opposition at CJS Markup Hearing Yesterday, Congressman Serrano—who is Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee—led Democratic members of the Commerce, Justice and...
Jun 30, 2017
  In Washington, DC Congressman Serrano Questions FBI Acting Director on FY2018 Budget Request and Russia Investigation Last Wednesday, Ranking Member Serrano questioned the FBI’s Acting Director on the agency’s budget request for fiscal year 2018. As part of...
Jun 27, 2017

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