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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 10, 2012 Velázquez on President's Announcement Regarding Same Sex Marriage
May 9, 2012 Velázquez Introduces Anti-Hazing Legislation
May 3, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Freshconnect Grants to Help Provide Low-Income & Underserved Communities with NY Farm Products
May 1, 2012 Velázquez Announces Funding for NYC Clinics
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
April 23, 2012 Velázquez Unveils Housing Legislation
April 19, 2012 Small Business Tax Cut Act
April 9, 2012 Governor Cuomo, Congressman Nadler, Port Authority Announce 5 Year Deal to Keep Customs Inspection at Red Hook Container Terminal
March 28, 2012 Letters to President Obama and Douglas Shulman, Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service
March 28, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
Feb. 17, 2012 Conference Report on H.R. 3630, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012
Feb. 8, 2012 Right of Conscience
Jan. 27, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Bloomberg, Velazquez, Towns, Markowitz Announce Final Transfer of Brooklyn Navy Yard's Admirals Row Site from Feds to New York City, Clearing Way for Construction of Area's First Major Supermarket and the Creation of Hundreds of Jobs
Jan. 23, 2012 Letter to Secretary McHugh
Jan. 19, 2012 Congresswoman Chu Calls for Congressional Hearings on Hazing in the Military
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 13, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Hosts Veterans' Small Business Forum
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, House Speaker, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House
Dec. 1, 2011 Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011
Nov. 30, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - "Disaster Assistance: Is SBA Meeting the Recovery Needs of Disaster Victims?"
Nov. 23, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 22, 2011 Members of Congress Sign Amicus Brief in Support of DOJ Lawsuit Against HB 5639
Nov. 18, 2011 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution
Nov. 6, 2011 Velázquez Introduces "Civic Corps Jobs Act of 2011"
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 3, 2011 Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 26, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - "Oversight of the Small Business Administration's Financing Programs"
Oct. 13, 2011 Protect Life Act
Oct. 6, 2011 Velázquez Introduces "Civic Corps Jobs Act of 2011"
Oct. 5, 2011 Hearing of the Small Business Committee - "Adding to Uncertainty: The Impact of DOL/NLRB Decisions and Proposed Rules on Small Businesses"
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Sept. 21, 2011 Don't Ask Don't Tell is Finally No More
Sept. 21, 2011 Velázquez Fights to Protect Housing, Economic Programs
Sept. 8, 2011 Letter to John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Aug. 30, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Miller
Aug. 29, 2011 Fighting to Fulfill the Dream
Aug. 24, 2011 The Hill - Continuing to Build the Dream: Anticipating the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Aug. 19, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Applauds the Case-by-Case Review of Deportation Proceedings
Aug. 14, 2011 NY Daily News - Nydia Velazquez is Most Inactive New Yorker in Congress; Carolyn Maloney is Most Active
Aug. 12, 2011 U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Statement on the House Democratic "Super Commission' Assignments
July 19, 2011 Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011
June 25, 2011 Velázquez on Same Sex Marriage
June 1, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Michael R. Bloomberg
May 31, 2011 Small Business Additional Temporary Extension Act of 2011
May 24, 2011 Small Business Additional Temporary Extension Act of 2011
April 18, 2011 Letter to Democratic Leader Pelosi, Democratic Whip Hoyer, Assistant Democratic Leader Clyburn and Democratic Caucus Chair Larson
April 14, 2011 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2012
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