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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements

Full Name: Nydia M. Velázquez
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Running, Working Families for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Paul Bader
Birth Date: 03/22/1953
Birth Place: Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Pequeñas Empresas
Issue Position: Economía
Issue Position: Small Business
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Alternativas a la Guerra
Issue Position: Alternatives to War
Issue Position: Housing
July 29, 2014 Lets Not Waste Precious Time Suing the President
July 15, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding
July 15, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Financial Services Committee Democrats Call for Transparency in TRIA Debate
July 11, 2014 CHC on Unaccompanied Minors Situation
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Women Leaders In Congress Condemn Year of Inaction
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 22, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 8, 2014 Velázquez on Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Military to Entrepreneurship: Private Sector Initiatives to Help Veterans Pursue Business Opportunities
May 2, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Support for Vision Zero TIGER Application
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - SBA-Created Initiatives: Necessary or Redundant Spending?
April 25, 2014 Velázquez Announces Funding for BK Housing Advocacy Groups
April 25, 2014 Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Leads a New York Congressional Delegation Letter to HUD on Sandy Funding
April 22, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Department of Housing and Urban Development Rebuilding Budget
April 10, 2014 Velázquez: Republican "Ryan Budget" Would Harm Nation's and New York's Small Businesses
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Biggest Tax Problems for Small Businesses
April 9, 2014 Statement of Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez on the Release of the Committeee's Report on the Impact of the Ryan Budget on Small Businesses
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Bitcoin and Small Business
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 6, 2014 House Committee Clears Velázquez Small Business Bills
March 5, 2014 House Panel Approves Small Business Contracting Bills
March 4, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014
Feb. 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Building on the Wireless Revolution: Opportunities and Barriers for Small Firms
Feb. 5, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - FAA Regulation of the General Aviation Industry
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 29, 2014 Velázquez on State of the Union
Jan. 29, 2014 Velázquez on SNAP Cuts
Jan. 28, 2014 Small Business Ranking Member Velázquez on State of the Union
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Power of Connection: Peer-to-Peer Businesses
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty
Jan. 14, 2014 Unemployment Insurance Extension
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to FAA Eastern Regional Administrator Gallo - Gillibrand, Schumer, Nadler, Velazquez, Grimm Urge FAA to Develop Plan to Reduce Excessive Helicopter Noise for Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island Residents
Dec. 17, 2013 Velázquez on LICH Redevelopment Plan
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