H.Res.1042 - Recognizing the Dominican community's presence and contributions to Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, and Inwood.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] (Introduced 08/10/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/10/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.1042 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/10/2018)
Expresses support for:
- the renaming of Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, and Inwood, New York, as "Quisqueya Heights";
- the engagement with Google, Wikipedia, Global Positioning System (GPS) applications, post offices, Metropolitan Transportation Authority maps, and tourist maps to recognize Quisqueya Heights; and
- the fight against the gentrification of this neighborhood.
Recognizes the Dominican community's contribution to this neighborhood.Honors the long-standing history and rich contributions of Dominican-American elected officials, artists, small-business and bodega owners, writers, and trailblazers.