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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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March 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House Financial Services Committee has approved two amendments authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) today by voice vote. The provisions were adopted as part of the Committee’s Views and Estimates on the Budget for fiscal year 2019. 

March 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement after the tragic death of two small children, 4-year old Abigail Blumenstein and 18-month old Joshua Lew, who were killed by a driver while crossing 9th Street at 5th Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

March 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement six months after President Trump made the cruel decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and after Republicans’ failure to pass a bipartisan solution.

February 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the Trump Administration’s appeal on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):

February 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in the wake of the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

February 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement as the United States Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments on February 26th in the case Janus v. AFSCME Council 31.

February 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement after Special Counsel Robert Mueller released indictments against 13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian entities for violating U.S. law, including intentionally interfering with American elections.

February 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement recognizing the start of the Lunar New Year.

February 14, 2018 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Nydia M. Velázquez (D-Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan) yesterday sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) urging an inspection of the highway-rail crossings in Maspeth after crossing signals failed to activate at the intersection of 56th Street and Flushing Avenue.

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