Representative Nydia M. Velázquez's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
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Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Pequeñas Empresas Issue Position: Alternativas a la Guerra Issue Position: Alternatives to War Issue Position: Economía Issue Position: Small Business Issue Position: Economy 6/11/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - World Trade Center Health Program 6/10/15 House Panel Approves Velazquez Legislation to Assist Sandy Affected Businesses 6/08/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination 6/04/15 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Hearing on Bank Qualified Progressional Asset Manager Waviers 5/29/15 Velázquez Calls for Release of Oscar Lopez Rivera 5/27/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention 5/26/15 Letter to David Weil, Administrator of the Department of Labor - Wage Abuse in the Nail Salon Industry 5/19/15 Members of New York Congressional Delegation Join Governor Cuomo's Raise the Age Campaign 5/13/15 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act 5/12/15 Governor Cuomo Announces $141.3 Million to Build and Preserve Affordable Housing Across the State 5/07/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members 5/05/15 Velázquez on Asian-Pacific Heritage Month 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 Velázquez Releases Report on GOP Budget and NYC 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 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 3/20/15 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 Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Coney Island School Gets More Than $16M for Sandy-Related Repairs 2/10/15 Schumer, Gillibrand, Velazquez Announce Over $1.6 Million In Federal Sandy Funding For Permanent Repairs To Red Hook Container Terminal 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