Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding today’s consent decree signed between the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan and the Mayor:
Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Study How Fatalities are Determined after Natural Disaster
Washington, DC –Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) and 12 other Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), sent a letter to U.S.
Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month 2018:
Washington, DC- Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on a new analysis by Harvard University that suggests the death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico could exceed 4,000 people:
Measures Incorporated into Larger Defense Package
Strengthen their Call that Education Disaster Relief Process is Unfair to Island
Lawmakers Press Secretary DeVos to Explain Why Institutions Close Ties to the Trump Administration Have Received Federal Disaster Funding but Failed to Provide Data on the Number of Displaced Students
Requests Public Hearings, Extension of Public Comment Period
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has written to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Carson calling for greater public input and transparency in the allocation of Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBGR) funds.
Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on S.2155, a bill that would roll back many elements of the Dodd-Frank Act. While Velázquez opposes S.2155 overall, she noted she was pleased the bill includes her legislation, the U.S. Territories Investor Protection Act.