Press Releases

December 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, in a Financial Services Committee hearing, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to prevent a portion of the over $450 billion in federal relief loans that Congress already authorized as part of the CARES Act from returning to the Treasury.

November 23, 2020 Press Release

QUEENS, NY - Late Friday, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) honored the centennial of the Jewish Center of Jackson Heights with a speech on the House Floor.

November 10, 2020 Press Release

The Bronx, NY - Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) will host her monthly town hall for NY-14 constituents on Thursday, November 12, at 6:30PM. She will give an update about her legislative and community work and take questions from the audience.

October 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  - Today, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) introduced the historic Public Banking Act, which allows for the creation of state and locally administered public banks by establishing the Public Bank Grant program administered by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board which would provide grants for the forma

October 26, 2020 Press Release
Members Renew Calls Following New Damning Report Released by the LA Times Further Detailing Horrific Medical Procedures Performed on Women Without Consent

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), and Hank Johnson (GA-04) released the following joint statement on their

September 27, 2020 Press Release
Congressmembers look into status of contracts with vendors

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) announced today that they are working to assist Queens food assistance organizations that are experiencing sudden impacts in their funding. 

September 20, 2020 Press Release

QUEENS, NY - Today, on the third anniversary of Hurricane Maria's landfall on Puerto Rico, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) released a statement. 

September 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urged FEMA to release funeral assistance to the families of COVID-19 victims. The representatives reached out to FEMA requesting this assistance in the Spring and received no response.

August 7, 2020 Press Release

THE BRONX, NY - Following reports that many neighborhoods in New York’s 14th Congressional District still lack power due to Tropical Storm Isaias, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez released the following statement calling on Con Edison to take short- and long-term measures to address their apparent lack of preparedness for the storm. ​

August 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nydia Velázquez led a letter to the New York Attorney General requesting an investigation into possible Martin Act violations by several New York-based hedge funds.