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October 7, 2020 Press Release

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:

 

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October 7, 2020 Press Release

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.

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October 1, 2020 Press Release

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.

October 1, 2020 Press Release

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.

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September 28, 2020 Press Release

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.

September 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement in honor of Yom Kippur:

September 23, 2020 Press Release

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M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement regarding news that Industry City has withdrawn its rezoning application:

 

September 22, 2020 Press Release

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.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement in honor of Rosh Hashanah:

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez released the following statement regarding news that the Trump Administration is releasing funding for Puerto Rico’s electrical grid:

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