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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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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.

April 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding news that the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development plans to triple rent for low-income Americans and impose work requirements for those receiving housing subsidies:

April 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement after a federal district court judge ruled against President Trump’s decision to end DACA, requiring the program to resume and accept new applicants. 

April 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and José E. Serrano (D-NY) commented today on the Puerto Rico Oversight Board’s vote to approve its financial plan for the Island:

April 18, 2018 Press Release

Nearly 100 Members of Congress Seek Answers from U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Immigration Program

April 18, 2018 Press Release

Bill Would Authorize Federal Funding for Public Transit Authorities

April 17, 2018 Press Release

Panel’s Jurisdiction Includes Puerto Rico

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