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  1. Rep. Nydia Velazquez: Freedom for Oscar Lopez Rivera Unites ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Democracy Now

    Nydia VelA zquez , Democratic congressmember for New York, has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1993. She is the first Puerto Rican woman to be elected to Congress and is the former chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

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  2. Governor Cuomo Announces $75 Million For Accelerated Paving ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | LongIsland.com

    June 22, 2015 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced resurfacing projects totaling $75 million will be completed this year on approximately 428 lane miles of state highways across New York. Funding for these projects was accelerated into this construction season in order to repair widespread damage from deep frost over the winter .

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  3. House panel votes to block funding for DC reproductive health lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Hill

    ... in vitro fertilization. "This amendment offered today would strip those protections from D.C. workers," Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.) said in opposition. "If this amendment were to pass, could a male worker in Washington, D.C. be fired for having a ...

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  4. GOP Tries Again to Block D.C. Anti-Discrimination LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Roll Call

    The House Appropriations Committee voted Wednesday to block a District of Columbia law, attempting to finish what House Republicans started a few months ago. In April, the House voted along mostly party lines to formally block D.C.'s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act, which aims to combat workplace discrimination based on reproductive health decisions.

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  5. Spending Bills Headed for Partisan GridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Roll Call

    Work on 2016 spending bills will reach fractious, partisan levels within the next few weeks as Rogers begins to mark up the most contentious nondefense spending bills for the EPA, border control and the HHS office that implements the 2010 health care law. Confrontations between the parties and factions within the GOP conference over government spending levels will probably leave Congress in gridlock in the weeks ahead, dragging to a halt the unusually rapid pace House and Senate appropriators have managed to set with their fiscal 2016 bills.

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  6. Spending Bills Headed for Partisan GridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Roll Call

    Work on 2016 spending bills will reach fractuous, partisan levels within the next few weeks as Rogers begins to mark up the most contentious nondefense spending bills for the EPA, border control and the HHS office that implements the 2010 health care law. Confrontations between the parties, and factions within the GOP conference over government spending levels will probably leave Congress in gridlock in the weeks ahead, dragging to a halt the unusually rapid pace House and Senate appropriators have managed to set with their fiscal 2016 bills.

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  7. Amendment to cut funding for Radio and TV Marti defeatedRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Babalu Blog

    An amendment this morning in the House Appropriations Committee, which sought to cut $5 million in funding for Radio and TV Marti failed by a bipartisan vote of 18-33. The amendment was offered by U.S. Rep. Jose Serrano during the markup of the FY 2016 State Foreign Operations Appropriations bill.

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  8. House panel votes to delay net neutrality rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | ComputerWorld

    ... constituents." The bill's rider is an attempt to "protect the interests of a few large corporations," U.S. Rep. Jose Serrano, a New York Democrat, said during Thursday's hearing. The requirement for the FCC to stop enforcing the rules until court ...

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  9. Impending Fight Over D.C. Funds Takes First StepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Roll Call

    With the appropriations process in full swing, the District of Columbia faces impending congressional attempts to wield power over the District's federal and local funds. On Thursday, the House Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over D.C., approved the draft of its bill that contained a familiar host of policy riders dictating how the District can spend its federal and local funds.

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  10. a Draconiana cut to IRS budget advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Washington Post

    ... and requires a report on use of on-the-clock time by agency employees on union duties. Ranking Democrat Rep. Jose Serrano of New York called the funding level an attempt by Republicans to punish the agency for its handling of applications for ...

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  11. With Iraq troop boost, Dems see parallels to Vietnam in Obama's Iraq plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | KSFO-AM San Francisco

    ... to send more U.S. forces to join the 3,050 already in Iraq without Congress declaring war. Democratic Rep. Jose Serrano of New York also compared Obama's latest plan to Vietnam, saying that he remembers "advisers" being sent there, too. "I remember ...

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  12. How the High Bridge Rose from RuinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The New York Observer

    ... $4 million in Federal and City funds to restore ramps and paths to the edges of the bridge, and Congressman Jose Serrano allocated $5 million to help restore the bridge. Then in 2007, the most significant breakthrough occurred: Mayor Bloomberg ...

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  13. Funding for US Embassy in Cuba blocked by House panelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... wanting to expand trade, she said, "We should be moving to increase exchanges with our neighbors." Rep. Jose Serrano, D-N.Y., who is Puerto Rican, and also attended the vote on the funding bill, said in an interview, "I think we should have an ...

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  14. House panel says no to funds for U.S. embassy in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    ... wanting to expand trade, she said, "We should be moving to increase exchanges with our neighbors." Rep. Jose Serrano, D-N.Y., who is Puerto Rican, and also attended the vote on the funding bill, said in an interview, "I think we should have an ...

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  15. Members of Congress Urge Albany to Renew Bill de Blasio's Control of SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The New York Observer

    ... Yvette Clarke, Eliot Engel, Carolyn Maloney, Steve Israel, Gregory Meeks, Charles Rangel, Jerrold Nadler, Jose Serrano and Nydia Velazquez. Missing from the letter are Queens Democrats Grace Meng and Joseph Crowley. Brooklyn Congressman Hakeem ...

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

    May 21, 2015 | NorthcentralPa.com

    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 .

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

    May 15, 2015 | 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, ...

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

    May 1, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Apr 14, 2015 | SILive.com

    ... 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 ...

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  20. 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 ...

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