REPS. ESPAILLAT, MALONEY, DEFAZIO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON SECOND AVENUE SUBWAY UPDATE: PHOTOS
NEW YORK, NY – During today’s tour of the Second Avenue Subway, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) was joined by Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), New York State Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez, and MTA leaders for a first hand assessment of phase II of the project.
Earlier during the day, Rep. Espaillat, Chair DeFazio, and members of the T&I Congressional Delegation held a roundtable discussion on the Gateway Project and toured the Penn Station Control Center.
View photos from today’s transportation and infrastructure tour.
Watch video from the press conference at the Second Avenue Subway.
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First elected to Congress in 2016, Rep. Adriano Espaillat is serving his second term in Congress where he serves as a member of the influential U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the House Small Business Committee. He serves as a Senior Whip of the House Democratic Caucus and is a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) where he also serves in a leadership role as CHC Whip. He is also chairman of the CHC Task Force for Transportation, Infrastructure and Housing. Rep. Espaillat’s Congressional District includes Harlem, East Harlem, northern Manhattan and the north-west Bronx. To find out more about Rep. Espaillat, visit online at https://espaillat.house.gov/.
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