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June 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) wrote a letter to New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson urging him to continue funding the New York City Community Land Trust Initiative (CLT).

June 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) introduced H.R.

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June 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has written Governor Cuomo urging him to officially designate damage from recent looting of small businesses a disaster. Doing so would allow impacted New York City small businesses to apply for federal disaster loans through the Small Business Administration.  

 

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June 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has written to Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to restore full funding to the Basement Apartment Conversion Pilot Program (BACPP). The BACPP, launched in 2019, aims to assist forty East New York homeowners in the conversion of their basements into rental units.

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June 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY-07) today led 15 of her Congressional colleagues in filing an amicus brief in support of New York-based Amazon workers suing the company over dangerous conditions that have resulted in them exposing their community and family members to COVID-19.

June 10, 2020 Press Release

Measure Would End Military Surplus Program

 

June 8, 2020 Press Release

Say Most Recent Allocation Shortchanged New York State

June 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the passing of Marta Garcia:

 

May 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCRep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding events in Minneapolis:

 

May 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Rep. Eliot L.

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