Press Releases

June 4, 2020 Press Release
The Denial of Rights Prevention and Accountability Act Aims to Hold Officers Accountable in Court for Abuses Under the Color of the Law

NEW YORK, N.Y.Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced legislation today to hold law enforcement officers accountable for violations of rights and liberties guaranteed to all persons under the U.S. Constitution.

June 2, 2020 Press Release
Stop Racism. Demand Justice. Call for Healing. Press Conference today at 2:30pm

NEW YORK, NY -- Today at 2:30 p.m., Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will hold a press conference at the Harlem State Office Building located at 163 West 125th Street at the corner of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.

June 2, 2020 Press Release
Stop Racism. Demand Justice. Call for Healing

NEW YORK, NY – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), was joined by several New York state and city elected officials in the district to announce the Harlem Manifesto, a series of legislative policies to urge for the end of police brutality and targeting of African Americans throughout the nation.

April 21, 2020 Press Release

New York City, NYRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) led a bipartisan letter to request relief for public transit agencies around the nation and urged for the support of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Au

April 16, 2020 Press Release
Universal Access to the new Economic Impact Payments (EIP) Web Portal Critical to Equitable Distribution of Resources and Recovery Assistance

NEW YORK, NY – Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), along with Reps. Nydia Velázquez and José E. Serrano is leading nearly 40 of his colleagues calling on Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles P.

April 14, 2020 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – U.S. Reps. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) and Grace Meng (D-NY) join efforts to call for a key food assistance program to include hot food during the COVID-19 pandemic.


April 13, 2020 Press Release
Emergency Preparedness and Recovery Resources Available for 15 Health Centers in New York’s 13th Congressional District Providing Ongoing COVID-19 Assistance and Care

NEW YORK, NY – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on federal funding allocated to 15 health care centers in New York’s 13th congressional district totaling more than $21 million dollars to provide care and assistance during the ongoing efforts to address the coronavirus.


April 10, 2020 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY - Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), along with 49 of their colleagues led a letter to House and Senate leadership today urging them to include $100 billion for emergency rental assistance in the next emergency stimulus package to help people stay in their homes.