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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York


Velázquez on Squadron Resignation

Velázquez on Squadron Resignation
August 9, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the resignation of New York State Senator Daniel Squadron:

            “Since his election in 2008, Daniel Squadron has been a stalwart champion of residents of Brooklyn and the Lower East Side, working tirelessly to improve New Yorkers’ lives. 

            “I’ve been honored to partner with him on countless efforts benefitting our shared constituents, including, among many others, bringing shore power to the Red Hook Cruise Terminal, delivering badly needed repairs and upgrades to our transit infrastructure, enhancing Brooklyn Bridge Park, helping the city recover after Sandy, advocating for quality affordable housing and generating greater economic opportunity.  Throughout it all, Daniel has been a trusted partner and good friend.  

            “While he will be missed in the New York State Senate, I know he’ll continue the fight elsewhere as a strong progressive voice.  I thank him for his service and wish him all the best as he embarks on new challenges.”