Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva, José Serrano and Don Beyer led a letter with 36 other Members of Congress to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging him to reaffirm the United States commitment to democracy in El Salvador and respect the results of the 2019 presidential election set for February 3. Their letter read in part:

Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jose E. Serrano, House Appropriations Committee member and Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee today released the following statement on President Trump and Republicans’ agreement to temporarily reopen the federal government after 35 days of the Trump Shutdown:

Jan 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano led a letter with 55 Democratic colleagues to condemn President Trump’s constant attacks and undermining of recovery efforts in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria. The joint effort comes two weeks after it became public that President Trump was considering diverting U.S.

Jan 21, 2019 Press Release

The Bronx, NY – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) released the following statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in commemoration of his life and work:

Jan 16, 2019 Press Release
Subcommittee Oversees Department of Justice, Department of Commerce, NASA, NSF

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman José E. Serrano was elected Chairman of the Commerce, Justice and Science (CJS) Subcommittee for the 116th Congress by the House Appropriations Committee’s Democratic members.

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman José Serrano today released the following statement in response to the New York federal court decision blocking the Department of Commerce from including a citizenship question in the 2020 Census.

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.