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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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July 21, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC President Barack Obama today signed into law sweeping new rules that will bring greater transparency and accountability to U.S. financial institutions. Among other changes, the new law will establish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a consumer watchdog devoted to protecting Americans from unfair and abusive financial practices. Rep. Nydia M.

July 2, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement on the violence at Puerto Rico’s capitol:

“The violent images that are being circulated through the Internet cannot bring anything but sorrow for the people injured and concern for the democratic values that the Puerto Rican society has historically cherished.

July 1, 2010 Press Release

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May 19, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) today submitted testimony to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing being held on H.R. 2499, legislation related to Puerto Rico’s political status.  Following is Velázquez’s testimony:

April 29, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today during debate on H.R. 2499, legislation related to Puerto Rico’s political status.  Following are her remarks as prepared for delivery:

April 26, 2010 Press Release

New York, NY –Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) presented Comunilife, Inc.

April 16, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC –The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is receiving a short term emergency funding infusion of $23.5 million from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Rep. Nydia M.

April 16, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC –A Puerto Rican television station that repeatedly aired anti-gay language while discussing the coming out of singer Ricky Martin has apologized after Rep. Nydia M.

April 14, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today in support of a Resolution offering sympathy to the people of Poland.  Following are her remarks as prepared for delivery:

April 13, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented on the fire at Grand Street: 

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