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: Alternatives to War Issue Position: Alternativas a la Guerra Issue Position: Economía Issue Position: Economy Issue Position: Small Business Issue Position: Housing 12/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds 12/15/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Protect LGBT Unaccompanied Minors 12/15/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men 12/10/14 Terrorism Risk Insurance PRogram Reauthorization Act of 2014 12/04/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 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 10/20/14 Governor Cuomo Announces Funding to Prevent Domestic Violence 10/15/14 Velázquez on Recent Brooklyn Hate Crimes 10/01/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Expressing Concern About Iran's Refusal to Cooperate with International Nuclear Inspectors 9/29/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Use Executive Action to Protect LGBT Immigrants 9/24/14 Letter to David Williams, Inspector General of the United States Postal Service - Red Hook Post Office 9/19/14 People's Climate March 8/22/14 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Navy and General Raymond Odierno, Army Chief of Staff - Letter in Support of Fort Drum 8/20/14 Governor Cuomo Announces $5.9 Million in Second Round of AmeriCorps Grants 8/14/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Death of Eric Garner 8/08/14 Letter to Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York - Unregulated Helicopters 8/01/14 Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens 7/29/14 Lets Not Waste Precious Time Suing the President 7/15/14 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding 7/15/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Financial Services Committee Democrats Call for Transparency in TRIA Debate 7/11/14 CHC on Unaccompanied Minors Situation 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/26/14 Women Leaders In Congress Condemn Year of Inaction 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/22/14 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015 5/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Samantha Power, US Ambassador to the United Nations - Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration 5/08/14 Velázquez on Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month 5/07/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Military to Entrepreneurship: Private Sector Initiatives to Help Veterans Pursue Business Opportunities 5/02/14 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Support for Vision Zero TIGER Application 4/30/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - SBA-Created Initiatives: Necessary or Redundant Spending? 4/25/14 Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Leads a New York Congressional Delegation Letter to HUD on Sandy Funding 4/25/14 Velázquez Announces Funding for BK Housing Advocacy Groups 4/22/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Department of Housing and Urban Development Rebuilding Budget 4/10/14 Velázquez: Republican "Ryan Budget" Would Harm Nation's and New York's Small Businesses 4/09/14 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015