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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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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: 

March 22, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – President Barack Obama last week signed into law the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, H.R. 2847.   Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY-12), who chairs the U.S. House Committee on Small Business, hailed the new law for investing in small business and helping them fuel economic growth. The HIRE Act was approved in the U.S.

March 22, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented on passage of “the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act”:

March 15, 2010 Press Release

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY-12) commented today on the federalization of 21 City and State owned public housing buildings, including the Bushwick and Rutgers facilities located in New York’s 12th Congressional District:

March 2, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to list the Gowanus Canal on its Superfund National Priorities List:

February 26, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, H.R. 4626; legislation that will lower health care costs by promoting competition among providers.  In 2009, the average monthly premium for family coverage was 13 percent higher than the year before.

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