Harlem Electeds And Others Praise Mayor de Blasio Plan To Launch ’3-K for All’

Senator Chuck Schumer said, “All children deserve the opportunity to succeed and Mayor de Blasio’s universal, high-quality early childhood education program will help our littlest New Yorkers get a strong start on the path to success. Continue Reading →

Harlem Democratic Boss Still Owes $200K From Failed 2016 Congressional Bid

New documents filed with the Federal Election Commission show Manhattan Democratic Party chairman Keith Wright still $202,337.72 in the hole from his unsuccessful campaign to replace retired Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel last year Continue Reading →

One Of Harlem’s Last-Remaining Mitchell-Lama Buildings At Risk

Local politicians are asking the federal government to help preserve an East Harlem affordable housing complex built in 1974 under the Mitchell-Lama program, which has provided housing for low- and middle-income families for decades. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat On “Empire State Kickback” Bad Deal From Harlem To The Hudson

Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in response to the “Empire State Kickback” provision in the Republican’s failed attempt to make the American Health Care Act (AHCA) more palatable. Continue Reading →

Schumer, Espaillat Call To Preserve East Harlem’s Lakeview Apartments Complex

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Adriano Espaillat today called on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to preserve affordability for hundreds of units at Lakeview Apartments, one of the last remaining Mitchell-Lama developments in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Introduces ICE And CBP Body Camera Legislation

Yesterday, Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in support of his legislation to require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers to wear body cameras when on duty: Continue Reading →

Congressman Espaillat Recognizes Designation Of the Honorable Rolando T. Acosta

Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of the Honorable Rolando T. Acosta, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, First Judicial Department of the Supreme Court of the State of New York on becoming the first Dominican-American judge to sit by designation in the highest court of New York State. Continue Reading →

Congressman Adriano Espaillat Slams Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky For Harlem

Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement and letter to Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky following the company’s announcement of local-led tours through the Harlem neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat Testifies Before The House Committee

“Chairman Hal Rogers, Ranking Member Nita Lowey:

“Thank you for allowing me to testify during today’s subcommittee hearing to lay out my priorities as they relate to State and Foreign Operations. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat Slams GOP’s ‘Pay More For Less’ Trumpcare

Congressman Adriano Espaillat slammed Republicans ‘Pay More For Less’ repeal bill after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report detailing the consequences of the GOP plan. Continue Reading →