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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
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
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
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 Velázquez Fights to Protect Housing, Economic Programs
Sept. 21, 2011 Don't Ask Don't Tell is Finally No More
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
April 5, 2011 Hearing of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Reform the Nation's Surface Transportation Programs
March 30, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - "Reducing Federal Agency Overreach: Modernizing the Regulatory Flexibility Act"
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
March 16, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - "Spurring Innovation and Job Creation: The SBIR Program"
March 15, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Small Business Administration FY 2012 Budget
March 2, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Small Business Administration FY 2012 Budget
Feb. 18, 2011 Velázquez on Fiscal Year Continuing Appropriations Act for FY2011
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011--Continuing
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
Feb. 10, 2011 Directing Committees to Review Regulations From Federal Agencies
Feb. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner on Creating Jobs
Jan. 25, 2011 Temporary Extension of Small Business Programs
Jan. 18, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Dec. 15, 2010 Velázquez on House Passage of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal"
Oct. 16, 2010 The Brooklyn Paper - Nydia Supports Newtown Creek Superfund
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President, The United States of America
Oct. 7, 2010 Letter to Judith Enck, Regional Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Sept. 30, 2010 YourNabe.com - Newtown Creek now Superfund site
Sept. 29, 2010 James Zadroga 9/11 Health And Compensation Act Of 2010
Sept. 29, 2010 Velázquez on H.R. 847, the "James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act"
Sept. 28, 2010 Temporary Extension Of Small Business Programs
Sept. 23, 2010 Small Business Jobs Act Of 2010
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
July 29, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
July 27, 2010 Temporary Extension of Small Business Programs
July 27, 2010 Temporary Extension of Small Business Programs
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