Measure Introduced Following Irma
Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an amendment authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) to increase funding for investment in public housing infrastructure. Her amendment, which was added to the “omnibus spending bill”, would add $2 million to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Public Housing Capital Fund.
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the anniversary of 9/11:
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) will host a “DACA Know Your Rights Town Hall” in Brooklyn on Sunday. The purpose of this gathering is to connect the community with policy and legal experts to discuss the changes to the program, and the DACA RENEWAL process.
Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement opposing the Trump Administration’s decision to roll back Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):
Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding racist graffiti that was found at Beth Hachasidim DePolen Synagogue and on an Upper West Side Methodist church:
Washington, DC – Through the annual appropriations process, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has secured language directing the Department of Education, to work closely with Puerto Rico to identify and address technical assistance needs. This crucial step will enhance the federal government’s role in assisting the people of Puerto Rico.
Bill Dedicates Additional $50 Million to Tackle Bias-Based Attacks