Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY), Chair of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks at the Subcommittee's hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division:

The subcommittee will come to order.

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release
Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY), Chair of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks at the Subcommittee's hearing on the Executive Office for Immigration Review:

The subcommittee will come to order. 

For our second hearing of the year, today we welcome James McHenry, the Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review, or EOIR.  EOIR primarily functions as our nation’s immigration court system, where it administers and adjudicates our nation’s immigration laws.  Thank you for being with us, Director McHenry.

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Mar 4, 2019 Press Release
Serrano Chairs Commerce, Justice Science Appropriations Subcommittee Which Funds NSF STEM Programs

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano today announced that CUNY Hostos Community College has been awarded $999,400 in funding for the Engineering Academic Talent Scholarship Program that builds on their previous NSF-funded project “Bridges to Engineering Success for Transfers” Program.

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Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congressman José E. Serrano reintroduced yesterday the Anti-Hunger Empowerment Act of 2019. The bill seeks to change administrative cost provisions within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to increase its financial capacity to assist underserved communities facing hunger insecurity. The bill is cosponsored by Rep. Hastings, Rep. Velazquez, Rep.

Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

The Bronx - Yesterday, Congressman José E. Serrano and New York State Senator José M. Serrano hosted their annual Black History Month Celebration in the Bronx with local community groups, advocates, and elected officials.

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release
Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY), Chair of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks at the Subcommittee's hearing on "Understanding the Changing Climate and the Role of Climate Research":

Good morning, and welcome to our first CJS hearing of the 116th Congress.

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Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee and Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee, today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s plans to issue national emergency declaration to reallocate previously appropriated funding to use on a Southern border wall:

Feb 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano today introduced legislation to guarantee that local transportation projects are evaluated by public inspectors rather than private companies.

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Feb 6, 2019 Press Release
Full Committee Chair and Subcommittee Chair Have Budget Oversight Over the Federal Prison System, Demand Answers for Last Week’s Failures

Washington, DC – Representatives Nita Lowey, Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, and José E.

Feb 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano tonight released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address in Congress:

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