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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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December 1, 2017 Press Release

57 Members of Congress Write Republican Leadership to Secure Medicaid Funds
 

December 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) applauded the New York City Council for passing “Certification of No Harassment” (CONH) legislation, which will require building owners with plans to demolish or make significant alterations to their building to prove they have not engaged in harassment of current tenants before their permits are approved.
 

November 29, 2017 Press Release

Introduces Legislation to Name Local Post Office after Mabel Lee

November 28, 2017 Press Release

Three Puerto Rican Members Have Served Together in the House for Decades

Washington, D.C – Today, Puerto Rican Representatives José E. Serrano and Nydia M. Velazquez released the following statement in response to Representative Gutierrez’s announcement that he will retire next years after 25 years in Congress.

November 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on news that FEMA awarded and later rescinded a $30 million contract for delivery of tarps in Puerto Rico to a company with no meaningful federal contracting experience:

November 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the Trump Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 50,000 Haitians residing in the United States: 

November 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, and Congressman Luis V.

November 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) spoke today on the House floor in opposition to HR 2874, the 21st Century Flood Insurance Reform, a bill that would cheat working families out of quality flood insurance. Below are her remarks, as prepared for delivery: 

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