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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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April 1, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) has called on the U.S. Department of Justice to restore trust and confidence in the federal legal system through the appointment of new U.S. Attorneys.  In a letter sent to Attorney General Eric Holder, the Congresswoman was joined by Rep. Luis V.

March 19, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has called on the U.S. Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect renters who, by no fault of their own, are at risk of being evicted.

March 12, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – President Barack Obama has signed the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations bill into law, providing vital resources for projects in New York’s 12th Congressional District.  The funding bill includes $3.5 million in new resources that will strengthen successful local programs and create new jobs in the community, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) today announced.    

March 6, 2009 Press Release

Velázquez says thousands of New York homes will be saved

March 5, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) joined colleagues in the U.S.

March 4, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –On Tuesday evening, Congresswoman Nydia M.

February 25, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Tuesday evening, President Barack Obama addressed a Joint Session of Congress to present his plan to tackle the nation’s economic crisis and prepare for future growth with key investments in health care, education and energy.  Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) voiced support for the President’s comprehensive approach to getting the nation back on track. 

February 25, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –The 2009 Omnibus Appropriations bill approved today in the U.S. House of Representatives includes $3.5 million to benefit community projects in New York’s 12th Congressional District, Congresswoman Nydia M.

February 18, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement today in response to the Administration’s “Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan”:

February 13, 2009 Press Release

“We need this economic recovery package to stop the cycle of job loss that has crippled New York City and the entire nation.  Only if we get people back to work and help them afford their basic needs, will spending start up again and our economy begin to recover,” said Velázquez.

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