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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
Primary June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
Aug. 22, 2014 Letter in Support of Fort Drum
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 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
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
Oct. 28, 2013 Reps. Maloney, Velazquez Sound Alarm About Drastically Increasing Flood Insurance Premiums Facing New Yorkers, Many of Whom are Superstorm Sandy Victims
July 2, 2013 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Reform Sandy Aid Regulations
May 20, 2013 SBA Approving Less than 1 in 4 New York Business Applications for Sandy Assistance
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Fugate - FEMA Disaster Recovery Aid for Housing Co-Ops and Condos
Jan. 15, 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 4, 2013 Temporary Increase in Borrowing Authority for National Flood Insurance Program
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg - D-SNAP
Sept. 19, 2012 Disaster Loan Fairness Act of 2012
April 23, 2012 Velázquez Unveils Housing Legislation
April 9, 2012 Governor Cuomo, Congressman Nadler, Port Authority Announce 5 Year Deal to Keep Customs Inspection at Red Hook Container Terminal
Nov. 30, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - "Disaster Assistance: Is SBA Meeting the Recovery Needs of Disaster Victims?"
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
April 9, 2010 Manhattan And Brooklyn Elected Officials Call On City To Address Increased Helicopter Traffic Over Downtown Manhattan And Brooklyn Heights
Jan. 28, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Eric Holder, US Attorney General
Nov. 6, 2009 Small Business Disaster Readiness And Reform Act Of 2009
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 20, 2008 Additional Temporary Extension of Small Business Programs
April 18, 2008 Congresswoman Velázquez Reacts to Selection of New U.S. Housing and Urban Development Chief
Nov. 5, 2007 Letter to President Bush, Re: Providing Assistance to Storm-Ravaged Haiti and the Dominican Republic
Aug. 4, 2007 New Direction for Energy Independence, National Security, and Consumer Protection Act
Sept. 11, 2006 Five Years Later, and the Federal Government is No Better Prepared to Assist Small Businesses Following Terrorist Attacks
July 31, 2006 Federal Government to Provide Small Businesses in Queens and Surrounding Areas with Disaster Assistance
July 21, 2006 Letter to Governor George E. Pataki
June 7, 2006 Letter to Mayor Ray C. Nagin
March 30, 2006 Hearing: SBA's Procurement Programs
March 28, 2006 Statement of The Honorable Nydia M. Velázquez at the Briefing on FBI Activity in Puerto Rico
March 2, 2006 Statement For Press Conference On Release Of FY 2007 Small Business Budget Report
March 2, 2006 Hearing: Oversight Of SBA Entrepreneurial Programs And Recommendations For Change
Oct. 28, 2005 Velázquez Calls on Bush Administration to Review Post-Hurricane Housing Policies Cost-Effective,Longer Term Alternatives Needed to Assist Displaced...
July 29, 2005 In Recognition of H.R. 3199, USA Patriot Act and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2005
July 15, 2004 Letter to Secretary Ridge
June 18, 2004 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2005
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