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
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8/23/16 Velázquez Praises Changes to Federal Diabetes Rules 8/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office 8/17/16 Mayor Bill De Blasio, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Congressman Jose E. Serrano, And State Senator Adriano Espaillat Update New Yorkers on Zika Efforts 8/17/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul D. Ryan Puerto Rican, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Lawmakers Call for Swift Action on Zika 8/15/16 Letter to the Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Congressman Serrano Opposes HUD Rule That Would Cut Section 8 Vouchers for Many Bronx Residents 8/04/16 Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico Seeks Input on How to Strengthen Territory's Economy 8/03/16 Letter to the Honorable Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Waters, Conyers, Johnson Lead Over 60 House Democrats in Letter Supporting CFPB Arbitration Proposal 7/25/16 Letter to Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, Director for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Velázquez Calls for Federal Effort on K2 Drug 7/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Menendez, Booker, Sires, Watson Coleman Urge USDOT to Change Rule on Performance Measures for Congestion Relief 7/18/16 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children 7/15/16 Letter to Mary Jo White, Securities and Exchange Commission Chair and Richard Ketchum, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Chairman- Himes leads letter to SEC, FINRA regarding IPO Gross Spreads 7/15/16 Velázquez on Appointment to Puerto Rico Congressional Task Force 7/15/16 Rep. Smith Co-Authors Bi-Partisan Legislation to Help Sandy Victims Trapped in Govt Bureaucracy 7/14/16 Letter to the Honorable William J. Bratton, Commissoner of the New York Police Department - Elected Officials Want NYPD to Address "Blessing" Scam 7/13/16 Smith, Velazquez Unveil Equity for Disaster Victims Act 7/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns 7/11/16 House Advances Velázquez Bill Protecting Investors in Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories 7/11/16 House Passes Five Financial Services Bills 7/08/16 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Pallone, Waters and 21 Colleagues Demand FEMA Provide Oversight of National Flood Insurance Program 7/07/16 NYCHA Agrees with Velázquez Letter to Queens Landlord 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 6/30/16 Velázquez on Senate Passage of PROMESA 6/24/16 Velázquez on Designation of Stonewall Inn as National Monument 6/24/16 Velázquez on Guns Sit-In 6/24/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World 6/23/16 Hispanic Caucus on U.S. v. Texas Decision 6/23/16 Velázquez on SCOTUS Immigration Ruling 6/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Urging Additional Federal Action to Address Air Pollution Near Ports 6/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of the Interior, Christy Goldfuss, Managing Director of the Council on Environmental Quality, and Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Coal Regulations 6/20/16 Letter to Robert M. Califf, Commisioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men 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 6/16/16 Committee Approves Economic Growth Bills 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 and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce 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 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 and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill 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 5/12/16 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 Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Rep. Huffman Leads Bipartisan Letter 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

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