BROOKLYN, NY – Today, Representatives Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) and Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07) each introduced legislation to honor Kenneth P. Thompson, who served as the District Attorney of Kings County, New York, from 2014 until his passing four years ago on October 9, 2016.
Washington, D.C.— Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement of the appointment of Justin Peterson to serve on the Financial Management and Oversight Board of Puerto Rico:
Washington, D.C.— Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Chairwoman of the House Small Business Committee, released data showing that small businesses in NY-7 have received over $1.6 billion in federal aid since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. District businesses obtained funding through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.
Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), has introduced a bill to improve accessibility in public transportation. The bill, titled the Accessible Transit for All Act of 2020 (ATFA), creates a new grant program under the Department of Transportation.
Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has introduced legislation that would increase public awareness on the importance of reproductive cancer screening. The bill H.R.
Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), and three additional members of the New York City delegation are asking for a decision from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Federal Highways Administration regarding the delayed Value Pricing Pilot Program (VPPP) application in New York State.
Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement in honor of Yom Kippur:
New York, NY – Reps. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement regarding news that Industry City has withdrawn its rezoning application:
New York, NY – Today, ten Brooklyn lawmakers from the U.S. Congress, the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly wrote the New York City Council, opposing Industry City’s rezoning application in Sunset Park.