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

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
Jan. 29, 2014 Velázquez on State of the Union
Dec. 17, 2013 Velázquez on LICH Redevelopment Plan
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department 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
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 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
July 8, 2009 Doctors Shortage Threatens To Undermine Health Care Reform
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
Sept. 12, 2007 Weiner and Velazquez Release Findings of First EPA Study of Nation's Largest Oil Spill
June 21, 2007 Velázquez Presses Federal Health Officials on AIDS Patients Treatment in Puerto Rico
June 8, 2007 Letter to Comptroller General David M. Walker
Jan. 24, 2007 State of the Union Falls Short on Answers for the Nation's Small Business Owners
Dec. 8, 2006 Veterans benefits, Health Care, And Information Technology Act of 2006
Dec. 8, 2006 Tax Relief And Health Care Act Of 2006
Sept. 6, 2006 Velázquez Statement on Health of 9/11 First Responders
May 1, 2006 Velazquez Statement on HIV/AIDS Services in New York City
April 13, 2006 President Bush Offers Words but No Action to Help this Nation's Enterpreneurs
Feb. 9, 2006 Clinton, King Spearhead Effort to Help State's Uninsured Working Families
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