Nadler, Espaillat, Jeffries, Meng Lead Members of the New York Congressional Delegation to Urge Biden Administration to Lead Full and Robust Federal Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic to Meet the Needs of New Yorkers
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), and Grace Meng (NY-06) released the following joint statement on their letter to the Biden-Harris Administration urging a swift federal response to address the needs of New Yorkers as communities continue to combat the COVID-19 pandemic:
In their letter, the Members stated, “As New York faces an alarming second wave of infections, it is approaching a parallel crisis as our state elected leaders and health professionals’ express concerns that we may exhaust our supply of vaccine doses. We, therefore, ask you and your administration to use every means available to increase vaccine production and assistance strengthening New York’s vaccination infrastructure and capacity to meet our state’s needs.”
Representatives Espaillat, Nadler, Jeffries and Meng are joined in this effort by: Representatives Jamaal Bowman, Ed.D. (NY-16), Thomas R. Suozzi (NY-03), Ritchie Torres (NY-15), Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), Carolyn B, Maloney (NY-12), Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Mondaire Jones (NY-17), Kathleen M. Rice (NY-04), Brian Higgins (NY-26), Paul Tonko (NY-20), Nydia M. Velazquez (NY-07), Antonio Delgado (NY-19), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), and Joseph D. Morelle (NY-25).
Click here to read the letter to the Biden administration in its entirety.
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