Representative Nydia M. Velázquez's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
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11/19/15 Small Business Committee Introduces Bipartisan Resolution to Mark Small Business Saturday 11/19/15 Letter to Congressional Leadership - Bring a Clean Spending Bill to the Floor 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 11/17/15 Celebrating America's Entrepreneurs 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 10/28/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/20/15 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Heating Assistance 10/13/15 Letter to Lieutenant General Stanley E. Clarke III, Director Air National Guard and Admiral Michael S. Rogers, Commander US Cyber Command - Cyber Security Squadron at 106th Air Rescue Wing 10/01/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation 9/25/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Land and Water Conservation Fund 9/25/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Trans-Pacific Partnership 9/14/15 Letter to the Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury, Concerning Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis 9/11/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Resettle More Syrian Refugees 9/02/15 Letter to Rep. Robert Goodlatte, Chairman, House Committee on the Judiciary, Rep. John Conyers, Ranking Member, House Committee on the Judiciary, Sen. Chuck Grassley, Chairman, Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Sen. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Pass Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Legislation 8/26/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Small Business Lending Data 8/17/15 Issue Position: Small Business 8/17/15 Issue Position: Housing 7/31/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy 7/30/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule 7/29/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Calling on Administration to use Certification Process to Ensure TPP Partners Comply 7/28/15 Shaheen's Veterans Entrepreneurship Act Heads to President's Desk 7/27/15 House, Senate Small Business Leaders Applaud Passage of Veterans Entrepreneurship Act 7/27/15 Veterans Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 7/27/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - LGBT Foreign Service Officers 7/22/15 Velázquez Introduces Emergency Bill to Extend Small Business Lending Program 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/14/15 Letter to The Food and Drug Administration - Science-Based Blood Donation Policy 7/13/15 Small Business Investment Company Capital Act of 2015 7/13/15 Superstorm Sand Relief and Disaster Loan Program Improvement Act of 2015 7/13/15 Veterans Entrepeneurship Act of 2015 7/13/15 House Approves Velázquez Legislation to Assist Sandy Affected Businesses 7/13/15 Microloan Modernization Act of 2015 7/08/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Dodd-Frank Anti-Discrimination Provision 7/08/15 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Calm Before the Storm: Oversight of SBA's Disaster Loan Program 7/06/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Puerto Rico Fiscal Crisis 6/29/15 Velázquez on Puerto Rico Fiscal Crisis 6/26/15 Velázquez on Marriage Equality Ruling 6/24/15 Velázquez Comments on U.S. House Puerto Rico Hearing 6/24/15 Velázquez on Affordable Care Act Ruling 6/24/15 Letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson, Department of Homeland Security - Family Detention Facilities 6/18/15 Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act 6/17/15 Velázquez Condemns Daily News Coverage of Puerto Rican Day Parade 6/17/15 Over $1.3 Million in AmeriCorps Funding Awarded to The Service Collaborative of WNY 6/12/15 Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act 6/12/15 Velázquez Opposes Fast Track Trade Legislation 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 6/09/15 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Pirate Radio Broadcasting 6/08/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination