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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits
July 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule
June 11, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - World Trade Center Health Program
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Minority Aids Initiative
March 16, 2015 Governor Cuomo Announces $7.7 Million to Support Home Visiting Programs for New and Expecting Families
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men
Jan. 29, 2014 Velázquez on State of the Union
Dec. 17, 2013 Velázquez on LICH Redevelopment Plan
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
April 26, 2013 Velázquez on LICH Remaining Open
July 11, 2012 Velázquez on Republican Attempts to Repeal Health Care Reform
May 1, 2012 Velázquez Announces Funding for NYC Clinics
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
Feb. 8, 2012 Right of Conscience
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Working Americans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Helping Working Families
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, House Speaker, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 8, 2011 Letter to John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
Jan. 18, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Sept. 29, 2010 James Zadroga 9/11 Health And Compensation Act Of 2010
Sept. 29, 2010 Velázquez on H.R. 847, the "James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act"
July 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS
April 26, 2010 Velázquez Helps Prevent Latina Teen Suicides
March 22, 2010 Velázquez Applauds Health Care Passage
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010--Continued
March 18, 2010 Congressional Hispanic Caucus Calls For Passage Of Health Care Reform
Jan. 27, 2010 Velázquez Statement On State Of The Union Address
Dec. 7, 2009 Putting New Yorkers Back To Work
Nov. 7, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
Oct. 30, 2009 Velázquez Applauds Health Care Reform Bill
Sept. 9, 2009 Velázquez On President's Health Care Remarks
Aug. 26, 2009 Real Health Care Reform Requires Public Option
July 27, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker, U.S. House Of Representatives
July 20, 2009 The Epoch Times: Bill Proposes Health Care For Elderly While Creating Jobs
July 20, 2009 U.S. House Committee Explores Employment Ideas For NYCHA Residents
July 8, 2009 Doctors Shortage Threatens To Undermine Health Care Reform
July 8, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on Small Business - The Looming Challenge for Small Medical Practices: The Projected Physician Shortage and How Health Care Reforms Can Address the Problem
June 9, 2009 Press Conference with Congressional TriCaucus Members (Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus; Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus): Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA); Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY); Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA); Rep. Lucille R
June 4, 2009 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity of the House Committee on Financial Services - The Section 8 Voucher Reform
June 3, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On Small Business - Common Ground: Finding Consensus On Health Reform, The Small Business Perspective
Feb. 4, 2009 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Health Care Reform in a Struggling Economy
Feb. 4, 2009 Reauthorization of SCHIP Program Expands Reach to Include Nearly 1 Million New York Children
Sept. 18, 2008 Universal Coverage: Making Health Insurance Reform Work for Small Businesses
July 23, 2008 Small Business CHOICE Act Would Bring Healthcare Coverage to Millions of Americans
Feb. 26, 2008 State Health Care Reform Efforts Examined
Jan. 23, 2008 Variety of Challenges Make Affordable Health Care Options Elusive for Small Businesses
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