Representative Adriano Espaillat voted to increase the paychecks of American workers by passing H.R. 582, the Raise The Wage Act, to gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 and restore the value of work in our economy by lifting struggling workers and their families out of poverty. Continue Reading →
Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat joined colleagues to protect Upward Bound programs and prevent the U.S. Department of Education from rejecting applications for the federally funded program over clerical errors. Continue Reading →
Today, U.S. Representative Harlem’s Adriano Espaillat and Norma J. Torres, Co-Chairs of the Congressional New Americans Caucus, released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s tweets.
Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat voted to pass H.R. 1327, the “Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alverez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act,” which takes long-overdue action to provide the financial security and support that 9/11 first responders, survivors and families deserve. Continue Reading →
We originally reported that Harlem A$AP Rocky was arrested July 3rd, 2019 in Sweden, today Harlem Congressional representative Adriano Espaillat sent a letter to Swedish diplomats Wednesday calling for the immediate release of Harlem-born rapper A$AP Rocky, who was arrested this month following a street fight in Stockholm. Continue Reading →
Congressman Adriano Espaillat will visit the Dominican Republic as a tourist from July 1-6, where he will enjoy the country’s tourist attractions with his family as he does annually. Continue Reading →
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on the Supreme Court decision in U.S. Department of Commerce v. New York to withhold the Trump Administration’s citizenship question from the 2020 Census. Continue Reading →