Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

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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.

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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.

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.

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 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano today introduced legislation to guarantee that local transportation projects are evaluated by public inspectors rather than private companies.

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Feb 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Nita Lowey, Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, and José E.

Feb 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano tonight released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address in Congress:

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva, José Serrano and Don Beyer led a letter with 36 other Members of Congress to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging him to reaffirm the United States commitment to democracy in El Salvador and respect the results of the 2019 presidential election set for February 3. Their letter read in part:

Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jose E. Serrano, House Appropriations Committee member and Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee today released the following statement on President Trump and Republicans’ agreement to temporarily reopen the federal government after 35 days of the Trump Shutdown:

Jan 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano led a letter with 55 Democratic colleagues to condemn President Trump’s constant attacks and undermining of recovery efforts in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria. The joint effort comes two weeks after it became public that President Trump was considering diverting U.S.

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