Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) announced new legislation designed to curtail hazing in the military and protect servicemen and women from abuses. The legislation comes following the death of Private Danny Chen, an Army soldier from Velázquez's district who suffered mistreatment by members of his unit, while serving in Afghanistan.
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) made the following statement in opposition to H.R. 4628, Republican legislation that would prevent a rise in student loans by drastically cutting health services for women and children:
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding news that Bushwick Community High School and Grover Cleveland High School have been removed from the federal turnaround list:
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) spoke on the House floor in opposition to House Republicans’ budget proposal:
Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) delivered the following remarks today at a press conference regarding the 47th anniversary of the Selma-Montgomery marches and an upcoming march, this year, to commemorate that civil rights milestone: