Press Releases

March 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement on his amendment to H.R.

March 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hoy, el Caucus Hispano del Congreso dio a conocer sus “Voces del CHC” (Voices of the CHC), un mensaje en video con el congresista Adriano Espaillat (NY-13).

March 3, 2017 Press Release
Ghost Guns Are Guns Act Requires Purchasers of Firearm Assembly Kits Undergo Federal Background Checks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) today announced the introduction of legislation to close the “ghost guns” loophole which allows purchasers to avoid federal background checks by buying unassembled firearms online.

March 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March is Women’s History Month and U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement in commemoration of women’s achievement throughout the history of our nation.  Women’s History Month has been celebrated in America since 1987. 

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) introduced legislation titled, “Make Our Government Safe Act,” which prevents individuals who have threatened to destroy the government from participating in or attending National Security Council meetings.

February 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement today to commemorate the 173rd anniversary of the Independence of the Dominican Republic:

February 22, 2017 Press Release
A Celebration of African American Women in New York’s 13th Congressional District

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, February 24, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will hold a Black History Month Celebration starting at 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building located at 163 West 125th Street, 2nd Floor Art Gallery.

This event is open to the press.

February 17, 2017 Press Release
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Was Established in 1929 and Marks 88 Years of Progress and Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in recognition of the 88th Anniversary of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC):

February 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement regarding today’s unveiling of the United States postage stamp honoring Dominican-American fashion designer Oscar de la Renta:

February 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) joined members of the New York Delegation to re-introduce the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Education Center Act:

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