Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Dec 1, 2017 Press Release

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.

Nov 28, 2017 Press Release
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.

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Nov 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, and Congressman Luis V.

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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

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.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

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.   

Nov 13, 2017 Press Release

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:

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Nov 7, 2017 Press Release

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

Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

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.

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release
New York’s Extended Open Enrollment Runs from November 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018. In States Without Extended Open Enrollment, the Period Runs from November 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Serrano released the following statement encouraging Bronxites and New Yorkers in general to sign up for health care coverage for 2018 during the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period, which will run from November 1 through December 15 in most states (November 1 through January 31 in New York):

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano released the following statement in response to the announcement made today that the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico will appoint a Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) to oversee the Puerto Rican Electric Power Authority (PREPA):

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