Representative Nydia M. Velázquez's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
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Issue Position: Alternativas a la Guerra Issue Position: Alternatives to War Issue Position: Small Business Issue Position: Economía Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Pequeñas Empresas Issue Position: Economy 7/29/15 Letter to Barrack Obama, President of the United States - Calling on Administration to use Certification Process to Ensure TPP Partners Comply 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 Superstorm Sand Relief and Disaster Loan Program Improvement Act of 2015 7/13/15 Veterans Entrepeneurship Act of 2015 7/13/15 Microloan Modernization Act of 2015 7/13/15 Small Business Investment Company Capital Act of 2015 7/13/15 House Approves Velázquez Legislation to Assist Sandy Affected Businesses 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 on Affordable Care Act Ruling 6/24/15 Velázquez Comments on U.S. House Puerto Rico Hearing 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 Velázquez Opposes Fast Track Trade Legislation 6/12/15 Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act 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 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 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 3/20/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran Nuclear Negotiations 3/19/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain