Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Jan 7, 2019 Press Release
Bill includes FEMA local cost share waivers and $600 million in Disaster Food Assistance funding

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, celebrated the successful inclusion of additional emergency relief assistance for Puerto Rico in the new Disaster Supplemental Bill made public Friday last week by the House Appropriations Committee.

Dec 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano today applauded the approval of his resolution to honor Puerto Rican baseball player Roberto Clemente (H.Res. 792), the resolution passed the House with 385 Members in favor, one against, two voting present, and 44 Members not voting .

Nov 9, 2018 Press Release
Applications for Home Energy Assistance Accepted Beginning November 13

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more than $372 million in assistance is available to help older adults and low- and middle-income New Yorkers heat their homes this winter. Applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program will be accepted by local departments of social services beginning on Tuesday, November 13.

Nov 9, 2018 Press Release
Visit follows through with commitment made by the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City and Hispanic Federation to support the island’s recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria

NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced two clinics in Puerto Rico will receive $200,000 to hire mental health professionals who will offer support to communities in Puerto Rico.

Nov 2, 2018 Press Release
Student Veterans in New York and Across the Country Experience Delays in Receiving Hard-Earned Benefits to Continue Their Studies

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano (NY-15) led a letter from 19 members of the New York Congressional Delegation calling on the U.S.

Oct 31, 2018 Press Release

The Bronx, NY - Congressman José E. Serrano released the following statement in response to the Pittsburg synagogue shooting on October 29, 2018:

Oct 30, 2018 Press Release

The Bronx, NY – Congressman Jose E. Serrano today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s claims during an Axios interview that he can get rid of birthright citizenship on his own through Executive Action:

Oct 16, 2018 Press Release

The Bronx –  Today, Tuesday October 16, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) will join other Bronx elected officials, local working families, and postal union workers to call for the reestablishment of affordable banking services inside postal offices in the Bronx and the rest of the country.

Oct 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Today, Congressman José E. Serrano announced that the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded the Bronx’s District Attorney office a total of $900,000 in funding.