Representative Nydia M. Velázquez's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
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Issue Position: Pequeñas Empresas Issue Position: Economy Issue Position: Small Business Issue Position: Economía Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Alternatives to War Issue Position: Alternativas a la Guerra 5/07/15 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States: Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members 4/06/15 Letter to Administrator Craig Fugate, FEMA: Flood Insurance and Sandy 4/01/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Continued Support for the Two-State Solution 3/26/15 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Minority Aids Initiative 3/23/15 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding 3/23/15 Letter to Chairman John Carer and Ranking Member Lucille Roybal-Allard, Subcomittee on Homeland Security: Bipartisan Effort to Secure Funding for New York's Homeland Security Needs 3/23/15 Velázquez Releases Report on GOP Budget and NYC 3/20/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran Nuclear Negotiations 3/19/15 Letter to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter: Protect Fort Drum from Cuts 3/19/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain 3/17/15 Pre-K for All: 22,000 Families Apply for Pre-K in First Day 3/16/15 Governor Cuomo Announces $7.7 Million to Support Home Visiting Programs for New and Expecting Families 3/12/15 Members of New York Congressional Delegation Join Governor Cuomo's Enough is Enough Campaign 3/09/15 Letter to Bill de Blasio - Lunar New Year 3/06/15 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners 2/26/15 Velázquez on Funding for Department of Homeland Security 2/20/15 Velázquez Joins Congressional Delegation to Cuba 2/19/15 Velázquez on Lunar New Year 2/12/15 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Contracting and the Industrial Base 2/10/15 Schumer, Gillibrand, Velazquez Announce Over $1.6 Million In Federal Sandy Funding For Permanent Repairs To Red Hook Container Terminal 2/10/15 Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Coney Island School Gets More Than $16M for Sandy-Related Repairs 2/02/15 Velázquez on President's Budget 1/22/15 Velázquez Bill Would Help Address Housing Costs 1/20/15 Velázquez on State of the Union 1/15/15 Velázquez Announces Affordable Housing Units Retained Sunset Park 1/09/15 Velázquez Kicks Off New Congress with Small Business Bills 1/07/15 Velázquez Joins Effort to Repeal Discriminatory "Defense of Marriage Act" 1/02/15 Velázquez Passing of Former Governor Mario Cuomo 12/21/14 Velázquez on Police Officer Deaths in Brooklyn 12/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds 12/17/14 Velázquez on President's Cuba Announcement 12/15/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men 12/15/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Protect LGBT Unaccompanied Minors 12/10/14 Terrorism Risk Insurance PRogram Reauthorization Act of 2014 12/04/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 12/04/14 House Passes Velázquez Women Business Bill 12/03/14 Velázquez on Garner Case 11/21/14 Velázquez on President's Immigration Executive Order 11/20/14 Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference Today 11/20/14 Velázquez Renamed Top Democrat on Small Business Panel 11/13/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Immigration 11/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pressing for Democratic Reforms in Burma 10/23/14 GAO Finds Hurricane Sandy Caught SBA Off-Guard; Businesses Wait Nearly 4 Months to Receive Assistance