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November 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M.

November 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has introduced a bill, entitled The National Sea Level Risk Analysis Act (H.R. 8750) to help coastal communities address present and future flooding risks and develop innovative and science-based solutions to combat the climate crisis. 

November 12, 2020 Press Release

NY State’s nation-leading Green New Deal clean energy goal can be produced on the Brooklyn Waterfront

November 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –As New Yorkers prepare to spend more time indoors this winter, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have sent a letter to the head of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) on the authority’s plans to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in public housing.

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October 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement on the passing of Judge Juan R. Torruella of the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals:

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October 9, 2020 Press Release

BROOKLYN, NY – Today, Representatives Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) and Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07) each introduced legislation to honor Kenneth P. Thompson, who served as the District Attorney of Kings County, New York, from 2014 until his passing four years ago on October 9, 2016.

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.

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