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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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February 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in the wake of the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

February 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement as the United States Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments on February 26th in the case Janus v. AFSCME Council 31.

February 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement after Special Counsel Robert Mueller released indictments against 13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian entities for violating U.S. law, including intentionally interfering with American elections.

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.

February 14, 2018 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Nydia M. Velázquez (D-Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan) yesterday sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) urging an inspection of the highway-rail crossings in Maspeth after crossing signals failed to activate at the intersection of 56th Street and Flushing Avenue.

February 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget proposal:  

February 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding government funding legislation to be considered in the U.S. House of Representatives today:

February 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) announced that multiple local early education centers within New York’s 7th Congressional district have received federal grants to bolster their Head Start programs.

February 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform passed a bill authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) that would honor the groundbreaking life of Mabel Lee by naming a Chinatown post office in Lee’s memory. Velázquez’s bill, H.R. 4463 would rename a Post Office at 6 Doyers Street in Manhattan’s Chinatown, the “Mabel Lee Memorial Post Office.”

February 6, 2018 Press Release

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