Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman José E. Serrano (D-The Bronx) issued the following statement regarding the release of Congressional Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The “American Health Care Act” will essentially rip coverage from away from over 20 million Americans, including nearly 400,000 individuals in the Bronx.

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Serrano today released the following statement on President Trump’s release of a revised executive order on immigration:

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Mar 3, 2017 Press Release
Members Request Clarification On City’s Handling of Lead Crisis Situation And Plans For Immediate Remediation

Congressman Serrano Leads Effort Seeking Answers on High Lead Levels in NYC Public Schools

Members Request Clarification On City’s Handling of Lead Crisis Situation And Plans For Immediate Remediation

Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
Serrano led Congressional Letter in November Supporting Hudson Canyon Marine Sanctuary Designation

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Serrano today applauded the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) inclusion of the Hudson Canyon in its inventory of sites being considered for National Marine Sanctuary status.

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Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Congressman José E. Serrano, the Ranking Democrat on the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee, responded to testimony from Members of Congress in support of a number of programs contained in the CJS bill:

Feb 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Serrano today announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded Hostos Community College and Lehman College in the Bronx $103,020 in funding for research how to apply quantitative reasoning (QR) – the use of numbers and data using critical thinking skills – into different college courses and help underrepresented minorities learn these skills to he

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Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
Rules seek to enact a blanket mass deportation agenda

Washington, DC – US Congressman José Serrano today released the following statement on the immigration enforcement implementation memos released yesterday by the Trump Administration:

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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano today reintroduced the Anti-Hunger Empowerment Act of 2017. Originally introduced in the 109th Congress, the bill seeks to change administrative cost provisions within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to increase its financial capacity to assist underserved communities facing hunger insecurity.

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Feb 9, 2017 Press Release
Letter to DHS Also Calls for Accountability to Congress

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano led a group of 38 Democratic members in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General (IG) and the Office for Civil Right and Civil Liberties urging them to thoroughly investigate the implementation of President Trump’s Muslim ban executive order at ports of entry prior to judicial stays.   

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Feb 7, 2017 Press Release
Membership includes a majority of all House Democrats

Washington D.C. -- The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus announced its bi-partisan membership list for the 115th Congress today.  The Caucus will continue to be co-chaired by the six openly LGBT members of the House of Representatives:  Jared Polis (CO-02), David N.

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