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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements

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
May 2, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Support for Vision Zero TIGER Application
Jan. 29, 2014 Velázquez on SNAP Cuts
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
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
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
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg - D-SNAP
June 28, 2012 Velázquez on Supreme Court Health Care Ruling
March 28, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
Aug. 12, 2011 U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Statement on the House Democratic "Super Commission' Assignments
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President of The United States - Social Security
May 12, 2009 Rep. Velázquez Highlights Benefits of Economic Recovery Bill for New York City Public Housing Residents
May 1, 2009 Velázquez Announces Economic Recovery Payments
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
Aug. 4, 2007 Velázquez Introduces Legislation to Repeal CMS Proposed Competitive Bidding Project
June 15, 2007 Velázquez Calls for Federal Funding to Combat Rising AIDS/HIV Rates in Puerto Rico
March 2, 2006 Statement For Press Conference On Release Of FY 2007 Small Business Budget Report
Feb. 8, 2005 Velázquez Welcomes the Chinese New Year
April 28, 2004 In Recognition of the Volunteers at the Sunnyside Community Service Center
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Working Americans
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