Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Electeds And Others Announce Largest Year For Affordable Housing

Mayor de Blasio today announced that his administration financed 32,116 affordable homes last year, breaking the all-time record previously set by former Mayor Ed Koch in 1989 of 25,243 units. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Low Cost CITI Bike Membership For SNAP Recipients

Mayor Bill de Blasio, DOT and HRA today announced that Citi Bike would become more accessible to New Yorkers, by expanding Citi Bike’s $5 per month membership. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Speaks Out Against Landmarked Brownstone’s Into Drug Treatment Facility

Thursday evening, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Assembly Member Al Taylor, State Senator Brian Benjamin, and other officials joined Harlem community members and elected officials at an emergency rally. Continue Reading →

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The Immigration Crisis ‘Tests Soul Of Our Nation’ Interview With Harlem Rep Adriano Espaillat

By Hector Tobar

U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is the first Dominican member of the United States Congress. As part of an exploration of rising political power among Latino Americans, National Geographic interviewed Espaillat about his life and experience. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Calls For Immediate Resignation Of NYC TLC Commissioner After Suicides

Today Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement calling for the immediate resignation of New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) top official, Meera Joshi following a number of suicide deaths of NYC taxi drivers. Continue Reading →

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Rep. Espaillat Recognizes June As National Men’s Health Month (Spanish)

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of June as National Men’s Health Month and the start of Men’s Health Week from June 11-17, 2018. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Recognizes The Dominican Republic As A Non-Permanent Member Of The UN

Congressman Adriano Espaillat, a member of the influential U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee issued the following statement in recognition of the Dominican Republic upon selection to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Continue Reading →

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Op-Ed: Why I Fight For Protecting Immigrant Students And The Future Of The Nation

By Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat

We recently recognized the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, which ruled that separate meant unequal, ruling against segregation for the first time since reconstruction. Continue Reading →

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First Lady McCray Leads Nationwide Weekend For Mental Health With Faith And Community Leaders

New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray will speak at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday, May 20 as over 2,000 of houses of worship and community groups across the nation address mental health and addiction in their communities between May 18-20. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep Adriano Espaillat Files Disciplinary Grievance Against NY Attorney (Video)

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, joined by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., sent a letter and filed a formal legal complaint to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Department of the New York State Unified Court System. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Reps Adriano Espaillat, Lofgren And Grijalva Lead Against DHS Public Charge Rule (Spanish)

Today, Reps. Adriano Espaillat, Zoe Lofgren , and Raúl M. Grijalva lead more than 80 Members of Congress in a letter sent to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen and the Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney addressing their collective concern regarding the draft DHS rule. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Statement In Recognition Of National Small Business Week 2018

Today, uptown Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of National Small Business Week and in appreciation of the important role small businesses play in New York’s 13th congressional district and throughout the nation. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Leads NYC Delegation To Rebuke HUD Rent Increases (Spanish)

Representative Adriano Espaillat leads the Democratic Members of the New York City congressional delegation in a  letter in opposition to the newly released “Making Affordable Housing Work Act” by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Secretary Ben Carson. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Announces Federal Funding For District Weatherization

Today, Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat was joined by community leaders and the Harlem Community Development Corporation (HCR), Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) … Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Holds Roundtable On Impact On The Dominican Republic (Spanish)

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, hosted a Member roundtable to discuss the impact of Section 232 tariffs on the Dominican Republic and continued efforts to rebuild Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

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Rep. Espaillat On House Passage Of The Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization And More

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on passage and inclusion of his Amendment No. 43 to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization. Continue Reading →

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