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January 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the passing of Andres Rodriguez II:

“I am deeply saddened by the recent passing of Andres Rodriguez II (Andy). He was a dear friend, entrepreneur, veteran, community leader, and loving dad.

January 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the passing of Lower East Side community leader Michael Steel:

January 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – After a significant portion of Chinatown’s business district was arbitrarily excluded from critical assistance due to their zip code, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has addressed a letter to Commissioner Jonnel Doris of the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) asking the Department to qualifying the area’s businesses for loans.

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January 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC –Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement following the attacks and riots at the U.S. Capitol today:

January 6, 2021 Press Release

Amid Pandemic, Proposes Bold Federal Investment to Repair Damaged Housing

January 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – To open the first legislative week of the 117th Congress, Rep. Nydia M.

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December 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement on the House passage of the Omnibus and Coronavirus Relief bill.

December 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement following the passing of Roberto Napoleon, who served as the Lower East Side’s Baruch Houses Resident Association president of over 50 years:

December 9, 2020 Press Release

Velázquez Announces over $16 Million in Grants for Local Health and Education Programs 

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House today passed legislation she authored, HR. 683, The Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act of 2019:

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