Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release
Members Offered an Amendment to Increase Funding for Hate Crimes Response in the wake of Charlottesville

Washington, DC – Representatives José E. Serrano, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Hakeem Jeffries, and Grace Meng condemned the Republican decision to block their amendment to combat hate crimes from being considered by the full House. The amendment was offered this week to H.R.

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17), Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee; Congressman José E.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Serrano today released the following statement in strong opposition of President Trump’s decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in six month. Currently, 800,000 law abiding children and young adults benefit from the Executive Order:

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Aug 31, 2017 Press Release

The Bronx – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-The Bronx) announced over $374,000 in federal grant funding through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Ryan White HIV/AIDS Dental Reimbursement Program for three health facilities in The Bronx. The awards are as follows: Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center received $304,997; and St.

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Aug 31, 2017 Press Release
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.

Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

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.

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Aug 21, 2017 Press Release

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:

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Aug 16, 2017 Press Release
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:

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Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

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.

Jul 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman Serrano today announced the successful inclusion of report language related to Puerto Rico in the E&W, DoD, and CJS Appropriations Committee Reports.

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