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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Working Families, Women's Equality for U.S. House - District 7
Date Title
March 10, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need
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
Oct. 20, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Heating Assistance
Jan. 15, 2015 Velázquez Announces Affordable Housing Units Retained Sunset Park
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
April 25, 2014 Velázquez Announces Funding for BK Housing Advocacy Groups
Jan. 29, 2014 Velázquez on SNAP Cuts
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 Unemployment Insurance Extension
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Sept. 4, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Mathew Wambua, NY Department of Housing Preservation and Development - Section 8 Housing
July 18, 2013 Student Success Act
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Sept. 21, 2011 Velázquez Fights to Protect Housing, Economic Programs
Aug. 12, 2011 U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Statement on the House Democratic "Super Commission' Assignments
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011--Continuing
March 22, 2010 Velázquez Applauds Signing Of HIRE Act
Dec. 7, 2009 Putting New Yorkers Back To Work
May 12, 2009 Rep. Velázquez Highlights Benefits of Economic Recovery Bill for New York City Public Housing Residents
Dec. 5, 2008 Reps. Velázquez and Towns Urge Greater Participation in Broadway Triangle Project
Sept. 18, 2008 Senator Clinton and Congresswoman Velázquez Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Safety Net for Unemployed Workers
Sept. 18, 2008 Senator Clinton and Congresswoman Velazquez Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Safety Net for Unemployed Workers
July 29, 2008 Congresswoman Velázquez Provides Needed Support for New York City Job Seekers with New Food Stamp Initiative
June 15, 2007 Velázquez Calls for Federal Funding to Combat Rising AIDS/HIV Rates in Puerto Rico
Feb. 23, 2006 Velázquez Legislation Helps Low-Income Residents Secure Job Training and Employment
Oct. 12, 2005 Velázquez Reintroduces Welfare Reform Bill
Feb. 8, 2005 Velázquez Welcomes the Chinese New Year
Issue Position: Economía
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