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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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September 21, 2011 Press Release

 

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) delivered the following remarks today on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding the official end of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy:

July 19, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) delivered the following statement today during House floor debate on H.R. 2560 :

June 25, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the enactment of legislation in New York to recognize same sex marriage:

March 17, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding a privileged resolution to end the war in Afghanistan. Below are her remarks.

"I rise in support of this important resolution.

March 16, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding legislation that would terminate the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. Below are her remarks.

December 15, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented on passage of legislation in the U.S. House to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy:


“Today’s passage of H.R. 2965, Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act, was a huge step forward in the civil rights fight for the GLBT community.  I applaud its passage and was proud to support the legislation.”

September 29, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today during debate on H.R. 847, the “James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.” Following are her remarks:

September 27, 2010 Press Release

New York - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commended the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for designating Newtown Creek for the National Priorities List, or “Superfund” status:

August 4, 2010 Press Release

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