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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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December 7, 2009 Press Release

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Nydia M.

November 18, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) today released a statement condemning the brutal murder of Jorge Steven López Mercado, a Puerto Rican teenager who was the victim of a hate crime.  The following is Velázquez’s statement:

November 7, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, by a vote of 220-215.  U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) applauded the legislation.  The following is Velázquez’s statement:

November 7, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) today delivered the following statement on the floor of the House of Representatives during debate of H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act:

October 30, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) issued the following statement regarding the unveiling of H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act. 

October 29, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –The development of a “Sponge Park” along Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal took another step forward this afternoon when the FY 2010 Interior and Environment Appropriations conference report was approved in the U.S.

October 20, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – During today’s early morning commute, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) joined NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Council Member Diana Reyna in an effort to alert the Bushwick community to an alleged hate crime committed on September 23, 2009.

October 16, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) issued the following statement today urging the Environmental Protection Agency to complete its review and designate the Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek as federal Superfund sites:

October 5, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved $134,000 in federal resources for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study currently underway at the Gowanus Canal and Bay.  The funding was included in the Fiscal Year 2010 Energy and Water Development Appropriations conference report.  Congresswoman Nydia M.

October 2, 2009 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Today, Congresswoman Nydia M.

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