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ESPAILLAT, Adriano J., a Representative from New York; born in Santiago, Dominican Republic, September 27, 1954; graduated from Bishop Dubois High School, New York City, N.Y., 1974; B.S., Queens College, New York City, N.Y., 1979; attended New York University, New York City, N.Y; attended Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.; coordinator, New York City Criminal Justice Agency, 1980-1988; director, Washington Heights, N.Y., victim services community office, 1992-1994; director, Project Right Start, 1994-1996; member of the New York state assembly, 1996-2010; member of the New York state senate, 2010-2016; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress in 2014; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifteenth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2017-present).

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Appropriations
  • House Committee - Education and Labor
  • House Committee - Education and the Workforce
  • House Committee - Foreign Affairs
  • House Committee - Small Business
  • House Committee - Transportation and Infrastructure
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