Press Releases

March 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement addressing concerns of legal and civil rights violations during the implementation of President Trump’s immigration enforcement efforts.  In a joint

March 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in response to the “Empire State Kickback” provision in the Republican’s failed attempt to make the American Health Care Act (AHCA) more palatable.

March 22, 2017 Press Release
Due to Lakeview’s Unique Proximity to Central Park, Its Street Rent Value Along Fifth Ave is Significantly Higher Than Its Market Rent Value in East Harlem; Lawmakers are Fighting to Keep Lakeview Affordable and Keep Families and Seniors in Their Homes

Schumer, Espaillat Say HUD Should Ensure Lakeview Apartment’s Affordability By Matching Street Rent NOT Market Rent; Lakeview Would Need Significant Increase in Fair Market Rent Cap to Meet Gap in Street Rent Vs. Market Rent

March 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement and letter to Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky following the company’s announcement of local-led tours through the Harlem neighborhood.

March 21, 2017 Press Release
New Legislation will require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers to wear body cameras when on duty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in support of his legislation to require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers to wear body cameras when on duty:

March 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hoy, el congresista Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) emitió la siguiente declaración en rechazo de la solicitud de presupuesto que hizo la administración Trump al Congreso.  

March 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement to reject the Trump Administration’s budget request to Congress.

March 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) has testified before the House Committee on Appropriations Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee in opposition to the recent report of nearly $35 million in federal cuts by the Trump Administration to the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).

March 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat slammed Republicans ‘Pay More For Less’ repeal bill after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report detailing the consequences of the GOP plan.

March 14, 2017 Press Release
In Support Of The First Amendment, Congress Has A Duty To Uphold The Freedom Of The Press And Oppose Fake News And Alternative Facts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement detailing his resolution to stand in support of the First Amendment of the Constitution to uphold the freedom of the press, and oppose fake news and alternative facts:

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