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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
July 29, 2014 Lets Not Waste Precious Time Suing the President
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Military to Entrepreneurship: Private Sector Initiatives to Help Veterans Pursue Business Opportunities
July 17, 2012 Velázquez Announces Funding for New York City Veterans
May 9, 2012 Velázquez Introduces Anti-Hazing Legislation
Dec. 13, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Hosts Veterans' Small Business Forum
Sept. 15, 2010 Recommendation Of Changes In Law That Help Achieve Deficit Reduction By Reducing Waste, Fraud, Abuse, And Mismanagement, Promoting Efficiency And Reform Of Government; And Controlling Spending Within Government Programs, Pursuant To H. Res. 1493
Nov. 19, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On Small Business "Oversight Of The Small Business Administration And Its Programs"
July 28, 2009 Veterans Business Center Act Of 2009
Jan. 16, 2008 House Approves Legislation to Help Veterans and Reservists Succeed as Small Business Owners
Dec. 5, 2007 Military Reservist And Veteran Small Business Reauthorization and Opportunity Act of 2007
Nov. 16, 2007 Providing for Concurrence by House with Amendment in Senate Amendment to H.R. 4253, Military Reservist and Veteran Small Business Reauthorization and Opportunity Act of 2008
Oct. 30, 2007 Small Business Contracting Program Improvements Act
Oct. 30, 2007 House Approves Bill to Improve Contracting Opportunities for Small Firms
Aug. 2, 2007 Nearly Two Years Later, Gulf Coast Small Businesses Continue to Lose Out on Recovery Contracts
June 20, 2007 House Passes Significant Reforms for Entrepreneurial Development Initiatives
June 18, 2007 SBA Veterans' Programs Act Of 2007
June 18, 2007 SBA Veterans' Programs Act Of 2007
May 2, 2007 Veteran Entrepreneurs Need Better Support
Dec. 8, 2006 Veterans benefits, Health Care, And Information Technology Act of 2006
Dec. 6, 2006 Veterans Programs Extension Act of 2006
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