Press Releases

June 16, 2021 Press Release
The lawmakers are circulating a bicameral letter addressed to the committee chairs and leadership in both chambers seeking increased funding for high-speed rail
June 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, 110 Members of Congress delivered a letter to the House Appropriations Committee asking they provide sufficient funding to retain competent House staff.

June 3, 2021 Press Release
Elmhurst Hospital Was at the Epicenter of the COVID-19 Crisis, Lawmakers Highlight Obstetrical Inpatient Facilities Renovation as Top Priority

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June 3, 2021 Press Release
Youth who have participated in SUV are 52% less likely to be injured in another violent trauma.

THE BRONX, NY - On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Reps.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Mark Pocan, and Rashida Tlaib led the introduction of a House resolution opposing the sa

May 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Thirty-four members of Congress led by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sent a letter to the Biden Administration urging them to reform their policies regarding immigration enforcement.  The full letter can be read

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, an amendment prohibiting the collection of ‘zombie debt’ passed the House, as part of H.R.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

Legislation Holds Police Officers Criminally Liable for Denying Medical Care to People in Custody


May 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The Treasury Department announced that The Bronx and Queens will soon received $275.47 million and $437.785 million, respectively, as part of the critical funding for states and localities that was passed by Congress in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.