New Regional Food Hub Would Provide Nearly 20 Million Pounds of Local Produce a Year & Create Approximately 131 New Jobs
The Bronx, NY – U.S. Representative José E. Serrano, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced $2,484,746 in federal funding for GrowNYC.
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.
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:
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:
Washington, DC – US Congressman José E. Serrano today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s press conference yesterday where he doubled down on his initial response to the Charlottesville tragedy.
Washington, DC – Congressman Serrano today announced the successful inclusion of report language related to Puerto Rico in the E&W, DoD, and CJS Appropriations Committee Reports.
Washington, DC – Congressman Serrano joined his Democratic colleagues in Congress to unveil their new economic agenda for the American people – A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano introduced the Public Housing Capital Repair Fund Act.
Health Center Grants will Provide Continuation of Funding to Allow Local Centers to Continue Providing Vital Health Care Services in The Bronx
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-The Bronx) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Center Program has provided a total of $13.2 million in grant funding to several health centers in the South Bronx.
The Bronx - Yesterday, Congressman Serrano joined the No Cuts Coalition, an alliance of 40 local community organizations, to raise awareness and rally support for efforts to fight President Trump’s proposed $7 billion cuts to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which funds important agencies like NYCHA; and plans to eliminate the Community Development Financ