Representative Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Women's Equality for U.S. House - District 7
Jeff Kurzon

(Running)

Democratic

Yungman Lee

(Running)

Democratic

Allan Romaguera

(Running)

Conservative, Republican

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6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State - Calling on Secretary John Kerry to meet US Commitment to Syrian Refugees 6/15/16 Meng, Maloney, Nadler and Velázquez Stand with Macy's Workers 6/13/16 Hispanic Caucus on the Shooting in Orlando 6/08/16 Letter to The Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Seeking To Improve Efficiency & Lift Arbitrary Cap On Screeners 6/08/16 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce 5/31/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives -Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban 5/26/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Release of Oscar López Rivera 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/19/16 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations 5/19/16 Serrano, Velázquez on Introduction of Puerto Rico Legislation 5/17/16 Hispanic Caucus on Republican Efforts to Block DREAMers from Serving our Nation in Uniform 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization 5/16/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce-House Child Nutrition Bill 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors- Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/05/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States- Expand Access to Retirement Savings through Executive Order 5/03/16 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan - Commemorative WWII Postage Stamp 5/02/16 Letter to The Honorable Sall Jewell, Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior - Urging DOI to End Dangerous Oil & Gas Drilling in the Arctic 5/02/16 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pushing for Investigation of Murder of Honduran Human Rights Defender Berta Cáceres 5/02/16 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, John Kerry, Secretary of the U.S. Department of State- Congressional Call for Federal Government to Grant Temporary Protected Status to Ecuadorian Nationals Following Tragic Earthquake 5/02/16 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Protecting Arctic Ecosystem 4/27/16 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the US Census Bureau - Rep. Grijalva, Sen. Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Add LGBT Data to Census Survey 4/15/16 Velázquez on East New York Rezoning Plan 4/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Identify Additional Ways to Support Flint, Michigan 4/12/16 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap 4/08/16 Schumer, Gillibrand, Velazquez, Serrano Announce Major, Positive Changes To Puerto Rico'S Medicare Advantage Program That Will Benefit Thousands Of Residents & Increase Annual Payments By More Than $40M 4/08/16 Schumer, Gillibrand, Serrano, Velazquez, Announce Major, Positive Changes To Puerto Rico's Medicare Advantage Program 3/31/16 Letter to John G. Degnan, Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey- George Washington Bridge Repairs 3/31/16 Letter to the Hon. Jenny Yang, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Fight The Wage Gap 3/29/16 Velázquez, Serrano on Natural Resources Puerto Rico Bill 3/24/16 Letter to Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro - Fully Fund Senior Community-Based Programs 3/24/16 Letter to- The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman and The Honorable Rosa Delauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations- Minority AIDS Initiative 3/23/16 Committee Approves Velázquez Small Business Bills 3/21/16 Velázquez on President's Cuba Visit 3/18/16 Letter to The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education-Computer Science Funding 3/17/16 Letter to- The Honorable Mario Diaz-Balart, Chariman and The Honorable David Price, Ranking Member, House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee-TIGER Grants 3/17/16 Letter to Chairman Frelingghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky - Fund Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research 3/15/16 Letter to The Honorable Mike Simpson, Chairman, and Honorable Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Memeber, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, House on Appropriations-Fund Israel Energy Cooperation 3/15/16 Letter to The Honorable Mike Simpson, Chairman, and Honorable Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Memeber, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, House on Appropriations - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Budget 3/15/16 Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership - Support for Water Infrastructure Funding 3/11/16 Letter to the House Appropriations Committee - Adequate Funding for Wall Street Sheriff in Fiscal Year 2017 3/10/16 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 3/09/16 Velázquez on Violence in Israel 3/03/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Save Senior Programs 3/01/16 Hispanic Caucus: Supreme Court Vacancy Must Be Filled Immediately 2/25/16 Letter to House & Senate Leadership, Request to Fund Contraceptive Care to Combat Zika Virus Outbreak 2/24/16 House Democrats Call on House Republicans to Begin Bipartisan Negotiations on Puerto Rico 2/22/16 Schumer, Gillibrand, Velazquez, De Blasio Announce more than $4.8 Million to Complete Sandy-Related Repairs at Brooklyn Naval Yard 2/11/16 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Offer Support, Guidance to FCC on its Plan to Expand Broadband Access through Lifeline Program 2/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On Zika Virus

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