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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Nydia M. Velázquez
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families for U.S. House - District 7
Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Paul Bader
Birth Date: 03/22/1953
Birth Place: Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 29, 2014 Velázquez on State of the Union
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Oct. 2, 2013 Republican Majority Has Abdicated Their Responsibility
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 7, 2013 Governor Cuomo Announces Support for Women's Equality Act from Congressional Leaders
Nov. 30, 2012 STEM Jobs Act of 2012
Feb. 17, 2012 Conference Report on H.R. 3630, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012
Jan. 27, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Bloomberg, Velazquez, Towns, Markowitz Announce Final Transfer of Brooklyn Navy Yard's Admirals Row Site from Feds to New York City, Clearing Way for Construction of Area's First Major Supermarket and the Creation of Hundreds of Jobs
Oct. 5, 2011 Hearing of the Small Business Committee - "Adding to Uncertainty: The Impact of DOL/NLRB Decisions and Proposed Rules on Small Businesses"
March 22, 2010 Velázquez Applauds Signing Of HIRE Act
July 20, 2009 U.S. House Committee Explores Employment Ideas For NYCHA Residents
March 31, 2009 Providing For Expenses Of Certain Committees Of House Of Representatives In 111th Congress
May 20, 2005 Velázquez Reintroduces Deferred Annuity Bill
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