Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

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Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

The subcommittee will come to order. 

For our second hearing of the year, today we welcome James McHenry, the Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review, or EOIR.  EOIR primarily functions as our nation’s immigration court system, where it administers and adjudicates our nation’s immigration laws.  Thank you for being with us, Director McHenry.

Mar 5, 2019 The Serrano Report

Dear Friend,

A few weeks ago, I was honored to be chosen by my colleagues as the Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee.  

Mar 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano today announced that CUNY Hostos Community College has been awarded $999,400 in funding for the Engineering Academic Talent Scholarship Program that builds on their previous NSF-funded project “Bridges to Engineering Success for Transfers” Program.

Mar 4, 2019 The Serrano Report

In Washington D.C. 

Congressman Serrano Chairs First Appropriations CJS Subcommittee Hearing

Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

The Bronx - Yesterday, Congressman José E. Serrano and New York State Senator José M. Serrano hosted their annual Black History Month Celebration in the Bronx with local community groups, advocates, and elected officials.

Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congressman José E. Serrano reintroduced yesterday the Anti-Hunger Empowerment Act of 2019. The bill seeks to change administrative cost provisions within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to increase its financial capacity to assist underserved communities facing hunger insecurity. The bill is cosponsored by Rep. Hastings, Rep. Velazquez, Rep.

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

Good morning, and welcome to our first CJS hearing of the 116th Congress.

Feb 25, 2019 The Serrano Report

Dear Friend,

As the 116th Congress begins in earnest, I wanted to take a look back at the past year, and provide you with an update on my work in Congress on your behalf. Last year, Congress was run by a Republican majority in both chambers. Despite that, we were able to achieve significant victories on behalf of Bronxites and New Yorkers

Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee and Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee, today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s plans to issue national emergency declaration to reallocate previously appropriated funding to use on a Southern border wall:

Feb 13, 2019 The Serrano Report

In Washington, D.C. 

Congressman Serrano Joins Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as an Original Cosponsor of the Green New Deal