Press Releases

January 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), who serves as a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding an airstrike conducted by the United States that killed Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s notorious Quds Force.

 

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December 17, 2019 Press Release
$192 Million Additional Funding Secured for Federal New Starts Program which will Fund Second Avenue Subway Phase II Extension

WASHINGTON, DCRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on legislative victories secured through his efforts in the recent appropriations package that will have immediate impacts on projects throughout New York’s 13th congressional district.

 

November 22, 2019 Press Release
The Transportation Alternatives Enhancements Act, would amend the existing Transportation Alternatives (TA) program to increase funding for biking and walking infrastructure projects

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced the introduction of H.R.

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November 12, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NYRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) was joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale A.

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November 4, 2019 Press Release
Bill Upholds America’s Commitment to Address Global Warming and Promotes Environmental Justice

NEW YORK, NYRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on his bill, the Green Climate Fund Authorization Act of 2019, which commits the United States to provide climate financing to keep the planet under 1.5 degr

November 4, 2019 Press Release
Espaillat and Advocates Stand in Solidarity in Support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients in DHS v. Regents of California, scheduled for argument before the United States Supreme Court on November 12th

NEW YORK, NYRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will be joined by the Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR) and immigrant advocates during a press conference at 11:00 a.m.

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October 31, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 4674, The College Affordability Act, represents a comprehensive overhaul of the higher education system and reauthorization of the Higher Education Act including legislation introduced by Congressman Espaillat – H.R. 4108 – the Jumpstart on College Act.

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the successful markup and passage of H.R. 4676, the College Affordability Act by the House Committee on Education & Labor that includes his bicameral legislation – H.R.

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October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on House passage of his bill, H.R. 4387, which passed unanimously by voice vote yesterday and would codify, reauthorize and fund the growth accelerator fund competition for four years.

 

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October 18, 2019 Press Release
The existing disparate impact rule efficiently and successfully serves the American public as a tool for challenging the structural inequalities that persist in housing and financial markets.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), joined by members of the New York congressional delegation and advocates, issued the following statement after submission of his comments filed earlier today in opposition to proposed changes to the U.S.

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October 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the passing of his Democratic colleague and House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings of Maryland:

 

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