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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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February 6, 2018 Press Release

Introduces Private Bill Protecting NYC Community Advocate from Deportation

February 2, 2018 Press Release

Call for Inclusion in Other U.S. Statistical Programs

February 2, 2018 Press Release

Salute Trailblazing Career of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

February 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump approved the release of a memo written by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes:

February 1, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC –Following the Governor’s announcement to privatize the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. José E. Serrano (D-NY) wrote today to Governor Ricardo Rosselló requesting additional details on the plan, including assurances on affordable rates and reliable service.  
 
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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.

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