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  1. Thompson and Rangel Introduce Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2015Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 |

    Washington, D.C.- Today, U.S. Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson and Charles B. Rangel introduced H.R. 2516, the Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2015. "When our service men and women are called to duty, they do so selflessly with only the country in mind," said Rep Thompson .


  2. Our View: Politics, as usual, has no shameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Victorville Daily Press

    ... apparently before good sense returned to Capitol Hill, New York Congressional representatives Steve Israel and Jose Serrano created quite a ruckus. Israel suggested that Congress "had failed to invest in their safety," even as Rep. Mike Simpson, ...


  3. Every smartphone should have a kill switchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Consumer Reports

    ... activate this switch during a phone's initial setup. A companion bill was also introduced in the House by Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.). In addition to our endorsement, the Smartphone Theft Prevention Act has received support from a diverse set of ...


  4. Congress members propose extending James Zadroga Act permanentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 |

    ... nation's capital were Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens), Rep. Jose Serrano (D-Bronx), Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-Bronx, Harlem), Rep. Jerald Nadler (D-Manhattan, Brooklyn), Rep. Nadia Velazquez ...


  5. Elizabeth Taylor's Grandchildren Continue Her Fight for Those with HIV and AIDSRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | People

    ... glamorous grandmother's longtime advocacy work. On April 13, the five presented New York Democrat Congressman Jose Serrano with the Inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Legislative Leadership Award in recognition of his work supporting needle exchange ...


  6. Creating Safer Streets Linking the South Bronx to Randall's IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Streetsblog

    ... Strategies, who founded THE POINT Community Development Corporation and served as chief of staff to Congressman Jose Serrano. Through the Lipson connection, South Bronx Unite signed on to connect NYRP's professional staff with local residents. ...


  7. Cuomo Announces $233M to Fund Counterterrorism, Emergency PreparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Mass Transit

    New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on April 8 announced more than $233 million in federal grants that will support counterterrorism and emergency preparedness activities in counties across New York State. The funding, provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through its Homeland Security Grant Program, supports regional preparedness efforts, including planning, organization, and training activities that are critical to sustaining and improving community prevention, protection, response, and recovery capabilities.


  8. Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 |

    Orlando Marin, a contemporary of such greats as Tito Puente, Machito, and Tito Rodriguez, is the only orchestra leader from New Yorks golden era of mambo who still performs regularly. Orlando formed his first band, Eddie Palmieri and his Orchestra and, since then, has played with several different bands and has performed in the famous Palladium Ballroom.


  9. Union and Community Activists Rise Up to Fight Against "Fast Track"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Communications Workers of America

    ... was joined by other members of New York's Congressional delegation: Reps. Nydia Velasquez, Hakeem Jeffries and Jose Serrano, all of whom oppose fast track. Also attending the news conference were New York City Council Members and activists from CWA, ...


  10. Red Sox, Mets great Pedro Martinez honored by LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... but those who stayed to speak were laudatory and at times impassioned as they honored the former pitcher. Sen. Jose Serrano, a Bronx Democrat, said the neighborhood around Yankee Stadium used to buzz when the Red Sox were in town, and excitement ...


  11. IRS cites funding in failure to answer callsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... to add 3,000 more full-time employees, saying that would allow them to answer 80 percent of calls. Rep. Jose Serrano, New York Democrat, urged the committee to take the request seriously, especially since the number of taxpayers has increased while ...


  12. House members issue joint statement on D.C. pot legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    U.S. Reps. John Conyers, Elijah Cummings, Nita Lowey and Jose Serrano issued this statement Wednesday in response to marijuana legalization in D.C. : Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Ranking Member Jose E. Serrano, and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings issued the following statement in support of the District of Columbia's legal authority to implement its marijuana legalization initiative on Thursday: "The District of Columbia has the legal authority to implement Initiative 71 on Thursday because the provisions of the Omnibus spending bill passed by Republicans last fall do not appear to apply to the marijuana measure adopted overwhelmingly by District voters.


  13. Pols Call Judge's Immigration Order Injunction a 'Bump in the Road'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The New York Observer

    A federal judge may have blocked President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration, but elected officials and activists said today it was simply a "bump in the road" on the way to relief for the 500,000 undocumented immigrants in New York City and 11 million nationwide. "My role today is just to tell you, and to remind you, how long this road has been to get to this point-and what we've just met is bump in the road," Congressman Jose Serrano Jr., a Bronx Democrat, said at a rally held by the New York Immigration Coalition at the offices of the labor union 32BJ SEIU.


  14. Adolfo Carrion Says He 'Cannot Afford to Run for Congress'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The New York Observer

    ... an itch to return to elected office and is reaching out to ex-staffers and donors about taking on Congressman Jose Serrano, a fellow Democrat who is alienated from the Bronx political establishment. It's still far from certain Mr. Carrion will ever ...


  15. Adolfo Carrion Mulling Congressional Challenge Against Jose Serrano: SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The New York Observer

    Former Bronx Borough President Adolfo CarriA3n Jr. is mulling a primary challenge against veteran Congressman JosA Serrano, a Bronx Democrat, sources say. Mr. CarriA3n, who mounted a failed campaign for mayor on the Independence Party line in 2013, returned to the Democratic Party last year and is reaching out to donors and ex-staffers to gauge interest in a potential campaign against Mr. Serrano in 2016.


  16. Profiles in leadership or cowardiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Hill

    ... community. Only two of the 26 members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus -- Reps. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.) -- have called on the FCC to protect the open Internet by treating ISPs as a common carriers. Meanwhile, three ...


  17. Nelson Denis releases book 'War Against All Puerto Ricans'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... University in the mid-1970s, has started getting attention from Puerto Rican community leaders. Congressman Jose Serrano of the Bronx has said it "fills an important gap in the historical understanding (between the U.S. and Puerto Rico)," and is "a ...


  18. Latino Leaders Urge DNC to Pick Brooklyn for ContentionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 |

    ... (D), who is trying to get legislation passed to allow non-citizens to vote in local elections, and Rep. Jose Serrano (D-NY) were among those who signed the letter. New York is competing with Philadelphia and Columbus, Ohio for the convention. Mayor ...


  19. Trellis Owner Sees New Retail DawnRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Main Street Wire

    ... District Office (1365 First Av at 73rd St.). Call 212-860-4906. Constituent Service Hours for State Senator Jose Serrano and/or staff, 2nd Mon 4-7pm, Senior Center, 546 Main St. Info: 212-828-5829. Food Box Orders for Helping Families Help ...


  20. Obama budget calls for largest federal civilian workforce since Cold WarRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Washington Times

    The federal civilian workforce will reach its highest level since the end of the Cold War under the budget President Obama submitted to Congress on Monday, surging by more than 100,000 employees over the next two years as he tries to restock agencies he says have been decimated by GOP-led cuts. All told, Mr. Obama will have added more than 160,000 civilian workers to the executive branch since he took office, putting him on pace to top President George W. Bush for the biggest expansion in modern political history.