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

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
Issue Position: Economía
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 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty
Jan. 14, 2014 Unemployment Insurance Extension
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 Velazquez Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Safety Net for Unemployed Workers
Sept. 18, 2008 Senator Clinton and Congresswoman Velázquez 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
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