Harlem To The Heights Rep. Adriano Espaillat Sworn-In To The House (Spanish)

Representative Adriano Espaillat was officially sworn in as United States Representative for New York’s 13th Congressional District today in the 118th Congress.

“I am honored that the people of New York’s 13th Congressional District have entrusted me with the responsibility of representing them in Congress. My House Democratic colleagues and I are united and ready to get to work for everyday Americans,” Representative Espaillat said . “Together, we will build on our track record of getting things done. We will put people over politics, working to lower costs, create better-paying jobs, and make our communities safer.”

Representative Espaillat is the first Dominican American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and his congressional district includes Harlem, East Harlem, West Harlem, Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, Inwood, Marble Hill, and the north-west Bronx. 

First elected to Congress in 2016, Representative Espaillat was sworn into office on January 3, 2017, during the 115th Congress and is serving his fourth term in Congress. 

Representative Espaillat is Deputy Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI). He is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, where he serves as Deputy Whip and serves as a Senior Whip of the Democratic Caucus.

Through his committee assignments and caucus leadership positions, Representative Espaillat vows to continue his work to help advance and amplify legislative priorities and accomplishments that aim to improve the lives of families around the nation during his tenure in the 118th Congress.


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Representative Espaillat is also a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), where he serves in a leadership role as the Second Vice Chair, and is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, where he serves as Deputy Whip.

Representative Espaillat also currently serves as a Senior Whip of the Democratic Caucus.

To find out more about Representative Espaillat, visit online at https://espaillat.house.gov/ .

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Hoy temprano, el congresista Adriano Espaillat (NY-13)fue juramentado oficialmente como representante de los Estados Unidos por el Distrito Congresual 13 de Nueva York en el Congreso 118.

“Me siento honrado de que la gente del Distrito Congresual 13 de Nueva York me haya confiado la responsabilidad de representarlos en el Congreso. Mis colegas demócratas de la Cámara y yo estamos unidos y listos para trabajar para los estadounidenses”, dijo el Rep. Espaillat . “Juntos, construiremos sobre la base de nuestro historial de lograr que las cosas se lleven a cabo. Priorizaremos a las personas antes que la política, trabajando para reducir costos, crear empleos mejor pagados y hacer que nuestras comunidades sean más seguras”.

El congresista Espaillat es el primer domínico-estadounidense en servir en la Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos y su distrito congresual incluye Harlem, East Harlem, West Harlem, Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, Inwood, Marble Hill y el noroeste de El Bronx.



Elegido por primera vez al Congreso en 2016, el congresista Espaillat asumió el cargo el 3 de enero de 2017, durante el Congreso 115 y cumple su cuarto mandato en el Congreso.

El congresista Espaillat es vicepresidente del Caucus Hispano del Congreso (CHC) y presidente del Instituto del Caucus Hispano del Congreso (CHCI). Es miembro del Caucus Progresista del Congreso, donde se desempeña como subcoordinador (Deputy Whip), y se desempeña además como coordinador sénior del Caucus Demócrata.

A través de sus asignaciones de comités y posiciones de liderazgo en los caucus, el congresista Espaillat promete continuar su trabajo para ayudar a avanzar y ampliar las prioridades legislativas y los logros que tienen como objetivo mejorar las vidas de las familias de todo el país durante su mandato en el Congreso 118.

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