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March 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Looking to address housing loan discrimination against racial minorities, women, and certain rural residents, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has reintroduced a bill that would increase transparency and accountability in the lending process.

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March 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Looking to ensure entrepreneurs within the cannabis sector can readily access the insurance they need for their businesses to thrive in states where it is legalized,  Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) have reintroduced the bipartisan bill H.R.

March 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), concerned with the continued proliferation of gun violence nationwide, has reintroduced a bill that would address the “iron pipeline” of guns smuggled across state lines to locations with more lenient gun laws.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, U.S. Representatives Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), and U.S.

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March 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – As spring draws near, more public schools could soon become hands-on, green workshops on the environment and sustainability through Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez’s (D-NY) bill. The legislation, titled the Public School Green Rooftop Program would allocate federal resources towards implementing green roofs at public elementary and secondary schools.

March 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C—Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has reintroduced the “Puerto Rico Health Care Fairness, Accountability, and Beneficiary Access Act,” legislation that would put Puerto Rico’s Medicaid program on a path to parity with Medicaid programs in U.S. states.
 

March 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC—Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) has introduced the Paris Climate Agreement Disclosures Act, a bill that would require the U.S.

March 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Seeking to restore our nation’s immigration system following the rollbacks it suffered under the previous Administration and provide a clear path to citizenship for millions, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has joined Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) and Congresswoman Yvette D.

February 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) issued the following statement in recognition of the beginning of Purim:
 

February 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – As the nation’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic enters a new stage with the rollout of vaccines, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has introduced new legislation to combat vaccine hesitancy and misinformation around the vaccine, especially in communities of color.

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