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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
Aug. 23, 2016 Velázquez Praises Changes to Federal Diabetes Rules
Aug. 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office
Aug. 17, 2016 Mayor Bill De Blasio, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Congressman Jose E. Serrano, And State Senator Adriano Espaillat Update New Yorkers on Zika Efforts
Aug. 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul D. Ryan Puerto Rican, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Lawmakers Call for Swift Action on Zika
Aug. 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Congressman Serrano Opposes HUD Rule That Would Cut Section 8 Vouchers for Many Bronx Residents
Aug. 4, 2016 Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico Seeks Input on How to Strengthen Territory's Economy
Aug. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Waters, Conyers, Johnson Lead Over 60 House Democrats in Letter Supporting CFPB Arbitration Proposal
July 25, 2016 Letter to Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, Director for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Velázquez Calls for Federal Effort on K2 Drug
July 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Menendez, Booker, Sires, Watson Coleman Urge USDOT to Change Rule on Performance Measures for Congestion Relief
July 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children
July 15, 2016 Letter to Mary Jo White, Securities and Exchange Commission Chair and Richard Ketchum, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Chairman- Himes leads letter to SEC, FINRA regarding IPO Gross Spreads
July 15, 2016 Velázquez on Appointment to Puerto Rico Congressional Task Force
July 15, 2016 Rep. Smith Co-Authors Bi-Partisan Legislation to Help Sandy Victims Trapped in Govt Bureaucracy
July 14, 2016 Letter to the Honorable William J. Bratton, Commissoner of the New York Police Department - Elected Officials Want NYPD to Address "Blessing" Scam
July 13, 2016 Smith, Velazquez Unveil Equity for Disaster Victims Act
July 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns
July 11, 2016 House Advances Velázquez Bill Protecting Investors in Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories
July 11, 2016 House Passes Five Financial Services Bills
July 8, 2016 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Pallone, Waters and 21 Colleagues Demand FEMA Provide Oversight of National Flood Insurance Program
July 7, 2016 NYCHA Agrees with Velázquez Letter to Queens Landlord
July 6, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections
June 30, 2016 Velázquez on Senate Passage of PROMESA
June 24, 2016 Velázquez on Designation of Stonewall Inn as National Monument
June 24, 2016 Velázquez on Guns Sit-In
June 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World
June 23, 2016 Hispanic Caucus on U.S. v. Texas Decision
June 23, 2016 Velázquez on SCOTUS Immigration Ruling
June 21, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Urging Additional Federal Action to Address Air Pollution Near Ports
June 21, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of the Interior, Christy Goldfuss, Managing Director of the Council on Environmental Quality, and Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Coal Regulations
June 20, 2016 Letter to Robert M. Califf, Commisioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men
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 16, 2016 Committee Approves Economic Growth Bills
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 and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce
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
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 and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill
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 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 Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Protecting Arctic Ecosystem
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pushing for Investigation of Murder of Honduran Human Rights Defender Berta Cáceres
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