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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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June 11, 2018 Press Release

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:

June 11, 2018 Press Release

Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Study How Fatalities are Determined after Natural Disaster 

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June 4, 2018 Press Release

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.

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June 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month 2018:

May 30, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has written to the head of the Federal Trade Commission calling on the agency to address a pervasive and ongoing identity scam that is targeting residents of New York City’s Chinatowns in Brooklyn and New York. 
 
May 29, 2018 Press Release

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:

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

Measures Incorporated into Larger Defense Package

May 23, 2018 Press Release

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

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May 23, 2018 Press Release

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.  

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May 22, 2018 Press Release

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. 

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