Representative Nydia M. Velázquez's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Nydia M. Velázquez
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/10/14 Velázquez: Republican "Ryan Budget" Would Harm Nation's and New York's Small Businesses 4/09/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Biggest Tax Problems for Small Businesses 4/09/14 Statement of Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez on the Release of the Committeee's Report on the Impact of the Ryan Budget on Small Businesses 4/09/14 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 4/02/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Bitcoin and Small Business 3/31/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota 3/21/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit 3/19/14 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination 3/06/14 House Committee Clears Velázquez Small Business Bills 3/05/14 House Panel Approves Small Business Contracting Bills 3/04/14 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 2/11/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Building on the Wireless Revolution: Opportunities and Barriers for Small Firms 2/05/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - FAA Regulation of the General Aviation Industry 1/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act 1/29/14 Velázquez on SNAP Cuts 1/29/14 Velázquez on State of the Union 1/28/14 Small Business Ranking Member Velázquez on State of the Union 1/16/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation 1/15/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Power of Connection: Peer-to-Peer Businesses 1/14/14 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty 1/14/14 Unemployment Insurance Extension 12/20/13 Letter to FAA Eastern Regional Administrator Gallo - Gillibrand, Schumer, Nadler, Velazquez, Grimm Urge FAA to Develop Plan to Reduce Excessive Helicopter Noise for Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island Residents 12/17/13 Velázquez on LICH Redevelopment Plan 12/11/13 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Small Business Health Options Program: Is It Working for Small Businesses? 12/11/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance 12/09/13 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, - Confirmation of Mel Watt 12/04/13 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage 12/04/13 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Health Care Law: The Effect of the Business Aggregation Rules on Small Employers 11/15/13 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013 11/15/13 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps 11/13/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership 10/31/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown 10/30/13 Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act 10/30/13 House Panel Approves Velázquez LES Tenement Museum Bill 10/28/13 Reps. Maloney, Velazquez Sound Alarm About Drastically Increasing Flood Insurance Premiums Facing New Yorkers, Many of Whom are Superstorm Sandy Victims 10/23/13 Remembering Former Congressman Major Owens 10/23/13 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 10/16/13 Day 16 of the Republican Government Shutdown 10/10/13 Let's Vote and Keep the Government Open 10/05/13 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government 10/02/13 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Retirement Savings for Small Employers 10/02/13 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors 10/02/13 Republican Majority Has Abdicated Their Responsibility 9/25/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling 9/19/13 Bloomberg: Small Business Panel Approves Bill Aimed at Reducing Regulatory Burdens 9/18/13 Statement of Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez before Committee Markup on HR 2542, the Regulatory Improvements Act of 2013 9/04/13 Velázquez on Rosh Hashanah 9/04/13 Letter to Commissioner Mathew Wambua, NY Department of Housing Preservation and Development - Section 8 Housing 8/30/13 Velázquez on Syria