Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Subcommittee, today released the following statement in response to the Commerce Department agreement with ZTE easing the sanctions on the Chinese telecommunications firm.

Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-The Bronx) announced nearly $15 million in federal funding for three community health care centers in the South Bronx. Awarded through the U.S.

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:

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.