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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 22, 2016 Velázquez on Hate Vandalism in Williamsburg
Nov. 17, 2016 Velázquez Bill Would Establish National Hate Crimes Hotline
Oct. 19, 2016 Letter to Michael Carvajal, Regional Director, Federal Bureau of Prisons and Herman Quay, Warden, Metropolitan Detention Center, Brooklyn - Prison Conditions
Oct. 11, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, Small Business Administration, the Hon. Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Hon. Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency - Requesting an Investigation Into Wells Fargo Business Practices
July 14, 2016 Letter to the Honorable William J. Bratton, Commissoner of the New York Police Department - Elected Officials Want NYPD to Address "Blessing" Scam
July 11, 2016 House Passes Five Financial Services Bills
June 24, 2016 Velázquez on Guns Sit-In
June 13, 2016 Hispanic Caucus on the Shooting in Orlando
May 26, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Release of Oscar López Rivera
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pushing for Investigation of Murder of Honduran Human Rights Defender Berta Cáceres
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
June 4, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Hearing on Bank Qualified Progressional Asset Manager Waviers
May 29, 2015 Velázquez Calls for Release of Oscar Lopez Rivera
May 19, 2015 Members of New York Congressional Delegation Join Governor Cuomo's Raise the Age Campaign
March 12, 2015 Members of New York Congressional Delegation Join Governor Cuomo's Enough is Enough Campaign
Feb. 10, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Coney Island School Gets More Than $16M for Sandy-Related Repairs
Dec. 21, 2014 Velázquez on Police Officer Deaths in Brooklyn
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Protect LGBT Unaccompanied Minors
Dec. 3, 2014 Velázquez on Garner Case
Oct. 20, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces Funding to Prevent Domestic Violence
Oct. 15, 2014 Velázquez on Recent Brooklyn Hate Crimes
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Death of Eric Garner
May 22, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 9, 2014 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
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
July 16, 2013 Rangel and Members of NYC Congressional Delegation Seek Thorough DOJ Investigation & Potential Prosecution of George Zimmerman for Civil Rights Violations
June 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1256, Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act
June 12, 2013 Velázquez on Defense Authorization Act
June 6, 2012 Velazquez Statement on Jacob Ostreicher
May 30, 2012 Letter to General Barsatti
Nov. 6, 2011 Velázquez Introduces "Civic Corps Jobs Act of 2011"
Jan. 28, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Eric Holder, US Attorney General
Oct. 20, 2009 Velázquez Speaks Out Against Bushwick Hate Crime
June 4, 2009 Reps. Velázquez, Israel & Serrano Introduce National Hate Crimes Hotline Legislation
Jan. 15, 2009 Reps. Israel, Serrano, and Velazquez Announce National Hate Crimes Hotline Proposal
July 18, 2008 Rep. Velázquez Seeks Answers for Parents Concerned About Impact of New Federal Probabtion Office Location in Brooklyn Heights
April 24, 2008 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2008
Oct. 30, 2007 Letter to New York County District Attorney Robert Morgenthau Re: Shooting Death of Jayson Tirado by an Off-Duty Police Officer
July 13, 2007 House Passes Velázquez Measure to Increase Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence
July 12, 2007 Section 8 Voucher Reform Act Of 2007
June 28, 2007 Letter to Speaker Sheldon Silver
Dec. 7, 2006 H.R. 1176, The "Nonprofit Athletic Organization Protection Act of 2006"
Feb. 14, 2006 Serrano, Gutierrez, Velazquez Ask for Independent Investigation of FBI Actions
Feb. 3, 2006 Rep. Tierney Spearheads Effort For C.O.P.S. Funding in FY 2007 Budget
May 11, 2005 Gang Deterrence and Community Protection Act of 2005
Oct. 29, 2004 Velazquez Urges Queens District Attorney to Investigate Murder
Oct. 22, 2004 Park Row Press Conference in Chinatown
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