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September 24, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) voted to defend women’s constitutional right to reproductive health care with H.R. 3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act.  Amid a dangerous assault on women’s basic health freedoms – from state houses across the country to the U.S. Supreme Court – this landmark legislation enshrines into law the vital protections of Roe v. Wade and secures the right to reproductive care for all women across America.

September 24, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the inclusion of immigration reform in budget reconciliation: 

September 23, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) spoke on the House floor to address the humanitarian crisis facing Haitians at the border and urgent actions to address the concerns of the Haitian Diaspora after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti last month.

September 23, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.  - Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) led 22 of their colleagues in a letter to Secretary of Treasury Janet Yellen urging her to use the Department’s voice and vote at the World Bank to to support greenhouse gas emission mitigation and climate adaptation for communities in low-income countries who are on the front lin

September 22, 2021

NEW YORK, NY-  This weekend, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) hosted a Hispanic Heritage Month program recognizing the significant impact of community leaders, non-profits, and elected officials of the Dominican diaspora in the United States with special guest, the Honorable President of the Dominican Republic, Luis Abinader.

September 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Grace Meng (NY-06) announced that they secured over $11 billion in federal relief to help New Yorkers recover from the devastation caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.

September 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.  - Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will host a virtual flood disaster assistance town hall on Wednesday, September 22nd at 2:00 p.m. (EDT) to address aid and support programs available for district residents in the wake of Hurricane Ida.

September 19, 2021

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the Senate Parliamentarian's decision regarding the path forward for citizenship:

September 17, 2021

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Grace Meng (NY-06) announced that they are leading an effort to eliminate barriers to federal disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Ida.

September 17, 2021

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement in recognition of National Citizenship Day:

"Each year, tens of thousands of people from around the world become American citizens. It’s a moment of great pride, the realization that the American dream is firmly within your grasp – and as a formerly undocumented immigrant myself, I know this feeling all too well.