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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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January 30, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s State of the Union address: 
 
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January 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) to help small businesses recover from natural disasters. Following the costliest year on record for damage inflicted by natural disaster, Velázquez’s bill, H.R.

January 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the court ruling today that released Ravi Ragbir:

January 27, 2018 Press Release
(New York, New York) —Flanked by community leaders and immigration rights activists, Reps. Nydia M.
January 23, 2018 Newsletter

December Update 2017

A Note from Rep. Velázquez

Dear Friends,

As we approach the holiday season and end of the year, I wanted to reach out and give you an update on some of my activities this fall.

January 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to news that Lukasz Niec, a doctor from Michigan is being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).                                             

January 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the Continuing Resolution that the Senate approved today and was being considered in the House:

            “This is the fourth time that Congressional Republicans have temporarily extended the budget in this Fiscal Year. Lurching chaotically from crisis to crisis is no way to govern.  

January 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the Republican Continuing Resolution considered this evening on the House floor: 
                                        

January 18, 2018 Press Release

Bill to Help Small Firms Recover Passes Committee

January 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement to honor the life of Adela Ferguson, the beloved owner of Casa Adela on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.  
                                                                  

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