Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

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Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Serrano Leads Effort Seeking Answers on High Lead Levels in NYC Public Schools

Members Request Clarification On City’s Handling of Lead Crisis Situation And Plans For Immediate Remediation

Mar 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Serrano today applauded the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) inclusion of the Hudson Canyon in its inventory of sites being considered for National Marine Sanctuary status.

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Congressman José E. Serrano, the Ranking Democrat on the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee, responded to testimony from Members of Congress in support of a number of programs contained in the CJS bill:

Feb 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Serrano today announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded Hostos Community College and Lehman College in the Bronx $103,020 in funding for research how to apply quantitative reasoning (QR) – the use of numbers and data using critical thinking skills – into different college courses and help underrepresented minorities learn these skills to he

Feb 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – US Congressman José Serrano today released the following statement on the immigration enforcement implementation memos released yesterday by the Trump Administration:

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano today reintroduced the Anti-Hunger Empowerment Act of 2017. Originally introduced in the 109th Congress, 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.

Feb 10, 2017 The Serrano Report

In Washington, DC

Congressman Serrano Vows to Fight Republicans’ Efforts to Cut Funding for “Sanctuary Cities”

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano led a group of 38 Democratic members in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General (IG) and the Office for Civil Right and Civil Liberties urging them to thoroughly investigate the implementation of President Trump’s Muslim ban executive order at ports of entry prior to judicial stays.   

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. -- The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus announced its bi-partisan membership list for the 115th Congress today.  The Caucus will continue to be co-chaired by the six openly LGBT members of the House of Representatives:  Jared Polis (CO-02), David N.

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – US Congressman José E. Serrano, the new Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee today released the following statement in strong support of maintaining funding for ‘sanctuary cities’: