Press Releases

December 6, 2018 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced his support of the “Green New Deal,” a proposal being touted by Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) aimed at overhauling energy use, reducing carbon emissions, and creating new jobs.

December 4, 2018 Press Release
New Program Ensures Educational Preparedness and Preparation for Nearly 40,000 Dominican Students Currently Enrolled at SUNY and CUNY

NEW YORK, N.Y.Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) is pleased to announce a joint collaboration with the State University of New York (SUNY), the City University of New York (CUNY), the Ministry of Education of the Dominican Republic (MINERD), the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology of the Dominican Republic (MESCYT) and the New York Sta

November 14, 2018 Press Release
Community Leaders Join to Rename United States Postal Service Located at 99 Macombs Place in New York as The “Tuskegee Airmen Post Office Building” Following Passage of Rep. Adriano Espaillat’s Bill Earlier This Year

WASHINGTON, D.C.Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will host a post office renaming ceremony in honor of the Tuskegee Airmen on Monday, November 19th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

November 5, 2018 Press Release

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement on the death of politician, businessman and academic José Rafael Abinader Wassaff, father of former presidential hopeful Luis Abinader Corona.

November 2, 2018 Press Release
Veterans Day 2018 Marks the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War I

NEW YORK, N.Y.Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will host a Veterans Day recognition event to honor Veterans and service members on Wednesday, November 7th at 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ET, at Mitchel Square Park located at West 167th Street (between Broadway and St. Nicholas Avenue), New York, NY  10032.

October 29, 2018 Press Release

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement calling for unity after a week of domestic terrorism, hate and political violence in communities across the nation. 

October 24, 2018 Press Release

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement in response to numerous explosive devices located throughout New York City. 

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October 16, 2018 Press Release
In a tweet Tuesday morning, President Trump threatened to end aid to Honduras if its government does not stop immigration to the U.S.

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s tweet, this morning, threatening to end USAID support for Honduras. 

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October 11, 2018 Press Release

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Today at 2:00 p.m., Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will host a press conference in coordination with Angela Fernandez, Esq., Executive Director and Supervising Attorney for the Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR) to provide residents of New York’s 13th congressional district with an update on his

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October 3, 2018 Press Release

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement in response to a report by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on its handling of the separation of families at the southern border under President Trump’s ‘zero tole

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