Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Oct 3, 2018 Press Release
Bronx Community College Receives Funding to Provide Childcare on Campus and Help Students with Children Pursue College Degrees

Washington, D.C.Today, Congressman José E. Serrano announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded $348,911 to Bronx Community College through the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program.

Oct 1, 2018 Press Release
Latinos remain severely underrepresented in positions of leadership and governance

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Congressman José E.

Sep 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano, in commemoration of the passage of Hurricane Maria through Puerto Rico a year ago, Congressman Serrano introduced the COMPROMISO Act - the Continuing Our Mission in Puerto Rico to Optimize and Modernize Infrastructure and Sustain Obligations Act. Co-sponsored by Reps.

Sep 18, 2018 Press Release
Members of Congress Express Concerns About Disbursement of Emergency Education Funding in Puerto Rico and Other Hurricane Affected Areas

Washington, D.C.As hurricane season is well underway and students return to school, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-The Bronx) led a letter, along with Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, and Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders, to U.S.

Sep 14, 2018 Press Release

Members Call on Congress to Swiftly Pass The National Museum of the American Latino Act to Improve Latino Representation in the Institution’s Work

Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
Funding will be used for environmental research of global oceans sytems

Washington, DC – Congressman José E.

Aug 29, 2018 Press Release
Serrano Oversees NSF Funding And Has Pushed Agency to Help Underrepresented Groups Enter STEM Careers

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano today announced that Bronx Community College (BCC) has been awarded $4,999,921 in funding by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their “Developing a Growth Mindset Model to Build Resiliency in STEM Students” project.

Aug 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano today announced that Fordham University has been awarded $1 million in funding for their project "Achievement in STEM through a Program of Immersive Research Experiences and Support.

Aug 9, 2018 Press Release
Doctors in Puerto Rico See Increase in Cases and Worsening Symptoms Following Devastating Hurricanes

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) led a letter with 29 members of Congress to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Acosta and U.S.