Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Apr 20, 2018 Press Release
In group letter to GAO, Ranking Members urge agency to analyze and issue report on public schools’ compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act and removal of barriers to accommodate disabled students

The Bronx – This week, Congressmen José E. Serrano, Jerrold Nadler, and Robert C. “Bobby” Scott sent a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office requesting the agency to evaluate and issue a report on public schools’ compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and José E. Serrano (D-NY) commented today on the Puerto Rico Oversight Board’s vote to approve its financial plan for the Island:

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Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

Thank you, Chairman Culberson, and I would like to join you in welcoming the NASA Acting Administrator, Mr. Robert Lightfoot, to the subcommittee. I was saddened to learn of your impending departure from the agency, and I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your dedication and service to our nation.

Apr 9, 2018 Press Release
Federal and State Funding Will Support the Growth of 86 Victim Assistance Programs Across New York State New York Joins the Nation in Recognizing National Crime Victims' Rights Week; Governor's Proclamation Available Here

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that 86 state-funded victim assistance programs will receive approximately $20.4 million over three years to hire case managers who will streamline and improve services for crime victims and their families.

Apr 6, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan, Bi-Cameral Letter Expresses Concern that Process Will Likely Prevent Institutions of Higher Education in Puerto Rico From Accessing Critical Disaster Funding Already Appropriated by Congress

New York City – Today, Congressman José E.

Apr 4, 2018 Press Release

 

The Bronx, NY – On the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) released the following statement in commemoration of Dr. King’s life and work:

Mar 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, and Science Subcommittee, which funds the U.S. Census Bureau released the following statement regarding the Commerce Department’s  decision to include a question about citizenship status in the 2020 Census:

Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, and Science Subcommittee, released the following statement on the FY2018 omnibus bill released today. Serrano, who was instrumental in shaping the CJS portion of the legislation, successfully fought to increase funding for the U.S.

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