Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Jun 12, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, and Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions cancelling for the second time scheduled testimony to the Appropriations Committee:

Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – US Congressman José E. Serrano today encouraged Puerto Ricans to participate in the plebiscite that Puerto Rico will hold next Sunday June 11:

May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) along with Reps. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Jose E. Serrano (D-NY), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) released the following statement after introducing the West African Ebola Relief Act (H.R. 2597).

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano rejected President Trump’s full budget proposal:

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano rejected President Trump’s full budget proposal.

May 19, 2017 Press Release
Bill creates tax-exempt small business start-up accounts for start-up expenses of businesses that do not employ more than 50 full-time employees during a taxable year

Washington, DC – Congressman Serrano today introduced the Incentivize Growth Now In Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs (IGNITE) Act, legislation to facilitate access to credit for entrepreneurs launching small businesses of less than 50 employees.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano reintroduced the "Child Citizen Protection Act,” legislation that restores discretion to immigration judges in cases where the best interest and well-being of a child that is a United States citizen will be impacted by the deportation of their immigrant parents or other family relatives.

May 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over the Department of Commerce Census Bureau, today released the following statement in response to Census Director John H. Thompson’s resignation from his position and retirement:

May 4, 2017 Press Release
24 Million Lose Coverage, Discrimination Against Those with Preexisting Conditions, Medicare Trust Fund Raided, Tax Cuts for Wealthiest Americans

Washington, D.C. – Congressman José E. Serrano (D-The Bronx) issued the following statement regarding today’s vote on Congressional Republican’s dangerous American Health Care Act (AHCA) proposal in the U.S. House of Representatives.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congressman José E. Serrano today applauded the actions taken by Governor Ricardo Rosselló and the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico for taking the formal steps to restructure Puerto Rico’s debt under Title III of PROMESA: