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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Women's Equality for U.S. House - District 7
Date Title
June 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State - Calling on Secretary John Kerry to meet US Commitment to Syrian Refugees
June 15, 2016 Meng, Maloney, Nadler and Velázquez Stand with Macy's Workers
June 13, 2016 Hispanic Caucus on the Shooting in Orlando
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Seeking To Improve Efficiency & Lift Arbitrary Cap On Screeners
June 8, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce
May 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives -Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban
May 26, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Release of Oscar López Rivera
May 24, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel
May 19, 2016 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations
May 19, 2016 Serrano, Velázquez on Introduction of Puerto Rico Legislation
May 17, 2016 Hispanic Caucus on Republican Efforts to Block DREAMers from Serving our Nation in Uniform
May 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization
May 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus
May 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce-House Child Nutrition Bill
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors- Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank
May 5, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States- Expand Access to Retirement Savings through Executive Order
May 3, 2016 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan - Commemorative WWII Postage Stamp
May 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sall Jewell, Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior - Urging DOI to End Dangerous Oil & Gas Drilling in the Arctic
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pushing for Investigation of Murder of Honduran Human Rights Defender Berta Cáceres
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, John Kerry, Secretary of the U.S. Department of State- Congressional Call for Federal Government to Grant Temporary Protected Status to Ecuadorian Nationals Following Tragic Earthquake
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Protecting Arctic Ecosystem
April 27, 2016 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the US Census Bureau - Rep. Grijalva, Sen. Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Add LGBT Data to Census Survey
April 15, 2016 Velázquez on East New York Rezoning Plan
April 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Identify Additional Ways to Support Flint, Michigan
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap
April 8, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand, Velazquez, Serrano Announce Major, Positive Changes To Puerto Rico'S Medicare Advantage Program That Will Benefit Thousands Of Residents & Increase Annual Payments By More Than $40M
April 8, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand, Serrano, Velazquez, Announce Major, Positive Changes To Puerto Rico's Medicare Advantage Program
March 31, 2016 Letter to John G. Degnan, Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey- George Washington Bridge Repairs
March 31, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny Yang, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Fight The Wage Gap
March 29, 2016 Velázquez, Serrano on Natural Resources Puerto Rico Bill
March 24, 2016 Letter to Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro - Fully Fund Senior Community-Based Programs
March 24, 2016 Letter to- The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman and The Honorable Rosa Delauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations- Minority AIDS Initiative
March 23, 2016 Committee Approves Velázquez Small Business Bills
March 21, 2016 Velázquez on President's Cuba Visit
March 18, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education-Computer Science Funding
March 17, 2016 Letter to- The Honorable Mario Diaz-Balart, Chariman and The Honorable David Price, Ranking Member, House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee-TIGER Grants
March 17, 2016 Letter to Chairman Frelingghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky - Fund Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research
March 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mike Simpson, Chairman, and Honorable Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Memeber, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, House on Appropriations-Fund Israel Energy Cooperation
March 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mike Simpson, Chairman, and Honorable Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Memeber, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, House on Appropriations - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Budget
March 15, 2016 Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership - Support for Water Infrastructure Funding
March 11, 2016 Letter to the House Appropriations Committee - Adequate Funding for Wall Street Sheriff in Fiscal Year 2017
March 10, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need
March 9, 2016 Velázquez on Violence in Israel
March 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Save Senior Programs
March 1, 2016 Hispanic Caucus: Supreme Court Vacancy Must Be Filled Immediately
Feb. 25, 2016 Letter to House & Senate Leadership, Request to Fund Contraceptive Care to Combat Zika Virus Outbreak
Feb. 24, 2016 House Democrats Call on House Republicans to Begin Bipartisan Negotiations on Puerto Rico
Feb. 22, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand, Velazquez, De Blasio Announce more than $4.8 Million to Complete Sandy-Related Repairs at Brooklyn Naval Yard
Feb. 11, 2016 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Offer Support, Guidance to FCC on its Plan to Expand Broadband Access through Lifeline Program
Feb. 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On Zika Virus
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