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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York


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March 23, 2018 Press Release
With Vote Next Week, Leads 34 Members of Congress in Condemning Privatization Proposal
March 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on “omnibus” spending legislation passed in the U.S. House of Representatives:

March 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved legislation authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) that would rename a Chinatown post office in memory of a local trailblazer, Mabel Lee. Velázquez’s bill, H.R. 4463 would designate a Post Office at 6 Doyers Street in Manhattan’s Chinatown, as the “Mabel Lee Memorial Post Office.”

March 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— As the Trump Administration puts environmental funding on the chopping block, today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) led 73 bipartisan Members of Congress in urging the federal government to provide the necessary funding to continue the cleanup of federally designated Superfund sites.

March 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Nydia M.

March 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on the passing of New York City architect Ricky Leung:

March 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the passing of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY):

March 13, 2018 Press Release

New York, NY – Reps. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) commented on the East River helicopter crash: 

March 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement after the tragic death of a pedestrian who was fatally hit by a vehicle in front of 1150 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.