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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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October 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding news that the New York City Board of Elections is admitting it broke state and federal law when removing voters from voter rolls in Brooklyn last year: 

October 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) sent a letter demanding that both the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico provide diligent oversight of federal contracts awarded to rebuild the Island after Hurricane Maria.

October 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the rap video “Happy Ending” by hip-hop performer “Hopsin”:
                

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the passing of Eddie Chiu, a tireless and beloved advocate for the residents of New York City’s Chinatown. 

October 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) spoke today on the House floor regarding the emergency supplemental appropriations bill for disaster relief. Below are her remarks, as prepared for delivery: 

October 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the tragic death of New York Fire Department EMT Kevin Liang, who was killed on September 30th, while riding his motorcycle on the Kosciuszko Bridge. 
 

October 12, 2017 Press Release
With Conflicting Reports, Lawmakers Ask for Thorough Investigation into Total Fatalities
 
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October 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the President’s Tweets this morning suggesting he may attempt to withdraw federal assistance from Puerto Rico: 
 

October 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the emergency supplemental appropriations bill for disaster relief:
 

October 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement today in response to the Trump Administration’s recently announced immigration priorities:  

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