Press Releases

January 10, 2018 Press Release
FLOOR ACTIONS DEMANDING DREAM ACT VOTE DISRUPT HOUSE’S LEGISLATIVE DAY

WASHINGTON, D.C. On Wednesday, three Members of Congress took the unusual step of calling for the House’s adjournment in order to focus attention on the need for the DREAM Act to protect immigrants.  In succession, after delivering one-minute speeches in accordance with House procedures, Reps.

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January 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement following the Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans, with an 18-month deadline.

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December 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announces more than $500 million total grant funding has been awarded to projects benefitting constituents of New York’s 13th congressional district.

December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement today to urge Republican leadership to bring the Dream Act to the floor for consideration before the end of the year. 

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December 15, 2017 Press Release
Bronx is only Borough in NYC without an LGBT Community Center; Bronx Members also Urge Mayor to Address Other LGBT Needs As It Sets Priorities for Second Term

Washington, DC – Bronx Representatives Serrano, Engel, Crowley, and Espaillat today sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to make a priority addressing the LGBT community needs a priority in his upcoming terms as Mayor.

December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – During today’s full committee markup on H.R. 1997, the Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act, the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed an amendment introduced by Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) that will help curb cyberattacks in the Ukraine, including through the use of social media.

December 14, 2017 Press Release

NEw York, N.Y. – Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to repeal net neutrality protections.

December 13, 2017 Press Release

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the passing of former New York State Assemblyman John Brian Murtaugh:

December 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) marked December 1st as World AIDS Day and recommitted to addressing the global HIV/AIDS epidemic.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) blasted House Republicans following passage of their devastating tax bill, which eliminates key deductions for middle-class Americans.

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