Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released a report titled, “A Discussion on the Future of Puerto Rico’s Economy.” The report compiles testimony from a range of experts who participated in a bipartisan roundtable discussion the Congresswoman hosted in July.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding news that the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico will examine the issuance of Puerto Rico’s debt obligations:
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) is partnering with local community leaders and representatives from the New York Police Department (NYPD) and the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office to host a workshop regarding “underground loan” scams that are prevalent in New York’s Chinese American community.
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement in response to the House’s passage of the misguided and harmful “Make America Secure Act”, which allocates $1.6 billion in taxpayer funds for the building of a wall along the U.S. and Mexico border.
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 multi-million dollar grants to boost their Head Start programs. The Head Start Program is a federal initiative of the U.S.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) urged the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) to consider adding additional entrance points to Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding Tweets issued by President Trump Wednesday morning calling for a ban on transgender individuals serving in the military:
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Washington, DC – On Tuesday, July 18, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) will host a panel of experts and other Members of Congress for a roundtable discussion on unlocking the keys to stimulating economic growth in Puerto Rico.
Link to livestream: https://www.youtube.com/user/nydiavelazquez/live