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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York


Velázquez on Lunar New Year

Velázquez on Lunar New Year
February 16, 2018
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement recognizing the start of the Lunar New Year.

                “As families gather in the coming weeks, let me wish a joyous celebration to all those observing the Lunar New Year.  A time to honor ancestors, bring life to cherished traditions and celebrate a year full of hard work, may this Year of the Dog create many new memories.

                “For generations, New York’s Asian communities have been central to our vibrant cultural tapestry. I wish all my friends and neighbors good luck and prosperity in the New Year.”