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August 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) wrote a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), requesting an investigation into the continued use of racist, xenophobic, and homophobic remarks on a regularly aired Puerto Rican television show.

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August 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House has approved two amendments authored by Representative Velázquez aimed at preventing interference in scientific research conducted by federal agencies.

 

July 30, 2020 Press Release

Measure Would Extend Disclosure, Transparency Requirements to Many Commercial Loans

 

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July 29, 2020 Press Release

As Schools Explore Reopening Options, Bill Would Ensure Student Meal Access

 

July 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –If Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has her way, schools may become fertile ground for learning about the environment and sustainability. The New York Representative has authored a bill allocating federal resources for the adoption of green roofs at public elementary and secondary schools, known as the Public School Green Rooftop Program.

July 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) announced the allocation of additional grant funding for early childhood education in New York’s seventh district. The grant was awarded to the Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services Head Start program from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

July 2, 2020 Press Release

Legislation Includes Historic Investment in Public Housing

 

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July 1, 2020 Press Release

Following Primary Problems, Seeks Greater Transparency

 

June 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has authored legislation, the “Law Enforcement Oversight and Reform Act,” which would implement tough new standards for law enforcement officers. In addition to banning chokeholds, the measure would institute new penalties when police officers act recklessly and use disproportionate force.

 

June 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) wrote a letter to New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson urging him to continue funding the New York City Community Land Trust Initiative (CLT).

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