In Washington, DC
Congressman Serrano Continues Efforts to Provide Puerto Rico Adequate Relief Support
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):
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) was joined by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi; Rep. Linda Sanchez (CA-38), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus; Rep. José E. Serrano (NY-15); Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18); Rep.
Amidst continued crisis from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, today, urged the White House to immediately appoint an experienced emergency “CEO of Response & Recovery” to coordinate the federal response in Puerto Rico.
The Bronx – This week, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) hosted his 4th Annual African Heritage Celebration in the Bronx with local community groups. The event honored groups and community leaders that work with the African Diaspora in the Bronx. This years’ honorees were: Madina Toure, Abubakar Amadu Ali, Sauti Yetu Center for African Women, Dr.
The Bronx – This week, Congressman José E. Serrano hosted NASA Astronaut and Navy Captain Lee Morin for “Ask An Astronaut” at Bronx Community College and the Bronx Compass High School.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-The Bronx) sent a letter along with Congresswomen Nydia M. Velázquez (NY), Stacey E. Plaskett (VI), Jenniffer González-Colón (PR), and 52 members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to do more to help federal student loan borrowers in Puerto Rico and the U.S.
Washington, DC - Congressman José E. Serrano (NY-15) today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s latest tweets on PR where he blamed Puerto Rico for the crisis and threatened to pull aid from Puerto Rico:
“This is a first step in addressing the needs of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The funding provides short term assistance to the government of Puerto Rico and the federal government, allowing them to continue their relief and recovery efforts.