Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Serrano Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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Oct 18, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-The Bronx) sent a letter along with Congresswomen Nydia M. Velázquez (NY), Stacey E. Plaskett (VI), Jenniffer González-Colón (PR), and 52 members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to do more to help federal student loan borrowers in Puerto Rico and the U.S.

Oct 12, 2017

Washington, DC - Congressman José E. Serrano (NY-15) today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s latest tweets on PR where he blamed Puerto Rico for the crisis and threatened to pull aid from Puerto Rico:

Oct 11, 2017

“This is a first step in addressing the needs of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.  The funding provides short term assistance to the government of Puerto Rico and the federal government, allowing them to continue their relief and recovery efforts.

In The News

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 Leads Letter on Need for Comprehensive Emergency Supplemental for Puerto Rico This week, Congressman José E. Serrano led a letter with 7 of his colleagues in support of a comprehensive relief and recovery effort by the...
Oct 10, 2017
In Washington, DC Congressman Serrano Fight for Puerto Rico In the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria’s passage through Puerto Rico two weeks ago, Congressman Serrano has been calling for more attention and allocation of...
Oct 3, 2017
In Washington, DC Congressman Serrano Commemorates 16th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks On the 16th Anniversary of September 11, Congressman Serrano released the following statement: “16 years after the tragic events of September 11, we still remember...
Sep 19, 2017
In Washington, DC Congressman Serrano Reaffirms His Commitment to Protecting DREAMers  Congressman Serrano spoke out against President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  The program has  allowed over 800,000...
Sep 11, 2017

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