Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release
Members of Congress Held Press Conference to Highlight Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Life and Legacy of Washington Heights Bride, Gladys Ricart, and Victims Around the Nation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) was joined by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi; Rep. Linda Sanchez (CA-38), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus; Rep. José E. Serrano (NY-15); Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18); Rep.

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Oct 23, 2017 Press Release
It’s Been More Than A Month Since Maria Devastated Puerto Rico; More Than One Million American Citizens Still Do Not Have Access to Running Water; Millions Lack Electricity; This Is Unacceptable President Trump Said Everything Is Going Great—But Even A Quick Look At Island Shows That Is Not The Case; Desperate Situation Needs Correction; Schumer Just Met Personally With Puerto Rico Governor Rossello; FEMA Alone Doesn’t Have Ability To Manage Disaster Schumer: White House Must Appoint ‘CEO Of Response & Recovery’ For Puerto Rico ASAP—Otherwise, Fed Response Will Drag, And Drag, And….

Amidst continued crisis from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, today, urged the White House to immediately appoint an experienced emergency “CEO of Response & Recovery” to coordinate the federal response in Puerto Rico.

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Oct 20, 2017 Press Release

The Bronx – This week, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) hosted his 4th Annual African Heritage Celebration in the Bronx with local community groups. The event honored groups and community leaders that work with the African Diaspora in the Bronx. This years’ honorees were: Madina Toure, Abubakar Amadu Ali, Sauti Yetu Center for African Women, Dr.

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Oct 18, 2017 Press Release
Event exposed students to NASA’s mission and opportunities in the STEM fields

The BronxThis week, Congressman José E. Serrano hosted NASA Astronaut and Navy Captain Lee Morin for “Ask An Astronaut” at Bronx Community College and the Bronx Compass High School.

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Oct 18, 2017 Press Release

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 Press Release

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:

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Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

“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.

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release
84 Democratic Colleagues Co-Sign Letter

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives José E. Serrano (D-NY), Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Don Beyer (D-VA), and Barbara Lee (D-CA) led a letter to the Trump Administration’s Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine C.

Oct 6, 2017 Press Release
Funding Awarded to Spring Community Organization. Will help expand lending and services for low-income individuals and businesses in the Bronx

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Oct 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In response to news reports that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) removed from its website key data on Puerto Rico’s access to potable water and electricity post Hurricane Maria, Congressman Jose E.

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