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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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May 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the “K2” overdoses that occurred this weekend in Brooklyn:                                                 

May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement today after the House voted down the GOP Farm Bill:                                                          

May 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in honor of the start of Ramadan.                                                      

May 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding news that the Manhattan and Brooklyn District Attorneys will no longer prosecute marijuana offenses:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the United States will leave the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran:                                           

May 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding news that the Department of Homeland Security will terminate Temporary Protected Status for Honduras:                                         

May 4, 2018 Press Release

Measure Would Fund Cleanup of Superfund Sites 

May 3, 2018 Press Release

Leads 47 Members of Congress, Says Lifeline Vital to Telecommunication for Puerto Ricans

Washington, DC—This week, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) led 47 Members of Congress in writing to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai urging the commission to preserve the Lifeline program.

May 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month:

May 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in honor of May as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month:

              “Every May, we come together to celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, and to recognize the vast contributions that the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities have made to our nation.

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