Legislation Does Not Do Enough to Help Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands
Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano issued the following statement in response to the release of the Republican Disaster Supplemental:
“Although I appreciate the majority’s willingness to go well beyond what the Trump Administration requested, it does not go far enough to ensure that Puerto Rico can comprehensively rebuild in a sustainable manner.
Bronx is only Borough in NYC without an LGBTQ Community Center Bronx Members also Urge Mayor to Address Other LGBTQ Needs As It Sets Priorities for Second Term
Washington, DC – Bronx Representatives Serrano, Espaillat, Crowley and Engel today sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to prioritize LGBTQ community needs as he plans for his second term as Mayor. Among the recommendations, the members emphasized the need to open an LGBT community center in the Bronx – the only borough that doesn’t currently have one.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen José E. Serrano (D-The Bronx) introduced legislation to address how social media and other forms of electronic communication have helped fuel the rise in hate crimes against certain minority groups around the country.
Three Puerto Rican Members Have Served Together in the House for Decades
Washington, D.C – Today, Puerto Rican Representatives José E. Serrano and Nydia M. Velazquez released the following statement in response to Representative Gutierrez’s announcement that he will retire next years after 25 years in Congress.
Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, and Congressman Luis V.
Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano released the following statement regarding the announcement today that the National Science Foundation (NSF) plans to withdraw federal support for the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.
Washington, D.C – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano condemned House Republicans for passing their devastating tax legislation, which causes serious harm to residents of the Bronx.
Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez, co-chairs of the newly formed Puerto Rico Task Force of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released the following statement in support of Governor Rossello’s emergency supplemental appropriations request for post Hurricane Maria recovery efforts:
Washington, DC – Congressman Serrano today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Temporary Protected Status program that temporarily gives asylum to and protect immigrants from Nicaragua, and to leave TPS holders from Honduras in limbo. Both countries that have been affected by natural disasters in recent years and economic difficul
Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón today introduced the Rebuilding Resilient Energy Systems Act of 2017 that would allow Stafford Act disaster funding to be used to rebuild more resilient and efficient energy systems for major disaster or emergency-designated areas during 2017.