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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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: Alternatives to War
Issue Position: Alternativas a la Guerra
May 22, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
Aug. 30, 2013 Velázquez on Syria
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
July 25, 2012 Letter to Mr. Speaker and Chairs of the Committees
Jan. 27, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Bloomberg, Velazquez, Towns, Markowitz Announce Final Transfer of Brooklyn Navy Yard's Admirals Row Site from Feds to New York City, Clearing Way for Construction of Area's First Major Supermarket and the Creation of Hundreds of Jobs
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
July 20, 2007 Velázquez Introduces Bill to Cut off Funding for the Iraq War
July 20, 2007 Velázquez Introduces Bill to Cut off Funding for the Iraq War Taxpayers Given Power to Stop Paying For War
July 12, 2007 Responsible Redeployment From Iraq Act
May 10, 2007 Velázquez Statement on House Iraq Resolution: "Bring Our Troops Home"
Feb. 16, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
June 16, 2006 Declaring that the United States Will Prevail in the Global War on Terror
June 20, 2005 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2006
March 16, 2005 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005
June 22, 2004 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2005
May 14, 2004 Unresolved Problem, Vatican Speaks on Prison Abuse Scandal
May 14, 2004 The O'Reilly Factor (20:10)
Jan. 23, 2004 Rally in Defense of Williamsburg 7 and Engine Company
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Alternatives to War
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Troops
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