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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
Oct. 24, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Department of Education, and the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, White House Office of Management & Budget - Provide Relief to Schools in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Oct. 16, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Serrano, Velázquez, Plaskett, González-Colón Send Letter Urging DeVos to Provide More Assistance for Student Loan Borrowers in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands Affected by Hurricanes
Oct. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, the Hon. Nita Lowrey, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, the Hon. Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Murphy Leads Bipartisan Effort in Congress to Help Florida and Other States Educate Students Displaced by Recent Hurricanes
Sept. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Reserve Rollback of Student Loan Borrower Protections
Aug. 1, 2017 Lawson Introduces Bill to Reduce Student Loan Debt
July 19, 2017 Letter to Chairman Frelinghuysen, Ranking Member Lowey, Chairman Cole, and Ranking Member DeLauro - Supporting Instruction State Grant Program in FY 2018
July 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Congressmembers Call on Education Department to Help Struggling Student Loan Borrowers
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Concerns About Student Civil Rights
June 10, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of US Department of Education - Student Loan Servicing Contract and Protections of Student Loan Borrowers
June 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Tom Cole and the Hon. Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Norcross, Ed & Workforce Dems Lead Fight to Preserve Subsidized Stafford Loans
May 18, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Carmen Fariña, Tweed Courthouse - Lawmakers Press Chancellor Fariña on High Lead Levels in Schools
March 14, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Calls on Trump Administration to Increase Support for Pell Grants to Make Post-Secondary Education More Affordable
Feb. 23, 2017 Velázquez on Trump Administration Attack on Transgender Student Protections
Jan. 17, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate HELP Committee and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate HELP Committee - Urge to Vote No in DeVos for Secretary of Education
Jan. 10, 2017 Velazquez Bill Would Help Young Entrepreneurs Pay Off College Debt
Dec. 5, 2016 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
Nov. 2, 2016 Letter to House Committee Leaders - Protect Pell Grant Funding
Sept. 29, 2016 Velázquez Proposes Student Loan Relief for Entrepreneurs
Sept. 26, 2016 Scott, Nadler and 68 Members of Congress Applaud NLRB's Columbia University Decision
July 6, 2016 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
March 18, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Computer Science Funding
Feb. 4, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, the Hon. Dr. John King, Acting Secretary of Education - On the Lack of Teacher Diversity in America
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation
March 17, 2015 Pre-K for All: 22,000 Families Apply for Pre-K in First Day
March 12, 2015 Members of New York Congressional Delegation Join Governor Cuomo's Enough is Enough Campaign
March 9, 2015 Letter to Bill de Blasio - Lunar New Year
Feb. 10, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Coney Island School Gets More Than $16M for Sandy-Related Repairs
Feb. 2, 2015 Velázquez on President's Budget
July 18, 2013 Student Success Act
April 22, 2013 Letter to Rep. Hal Rogers, Rep. Nita Lowey, Rep. Jack Kingston, and Rep. Rosa DeLauro - Student Loans for Students Without HS Diploma or GED
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Helping Working Families
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Supporting Economic Growth
Oct. 6, 2011 Velázquez Introduces "Civic Corps Jobs Act of 2011"
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011--Continuing
Oct. 7, 2010 Letter to Judith Enck, Regional Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010--Continued
July 28, 2009 Educating Entrepreneurs Through Today's Technology Act
June 4, 2009 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity of the House Committee on Financial Services - The Section 8 Voucher Reform
Feb. 25, 2009 President Determined To Lay Foundation For Future Growth
Aug. 14, 2008 Congresswoman Velázquez Supports Programs to Educate New York City Youth About Brooklyn Waterfront
July 12, 2007 Velázquez Votes to Increase Access to Affordable College Education for Minorities
June 23, 2007 Velázquez Calls for Improved Language Education
May 24, 2007 Velázquez Calls for Life-Saving Education
June 28, 2006 Senior Independence Act of 2006
Feb. 2, 2006 Velázquez Reacts to State of the Union Address
Oct. 27, 2005 In Recognition of Hispanic Leaders and in Commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Feb. 8, 2005 Velázquez Welcomes the Chinese New Year
Issue Position: Small Business
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