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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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August 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement in response to the Governor of Puerto Rico’s Executive Order raising the minimum wage for public construction workers to $15 per hour:

July 31, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), has sent a letter to the Interim Chair of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) demanding answers after recent news reports shed light on the agency’s failure to adhere to federal regulations.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

Measures Included in Larger Defense Package

July 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY)’s bill, H.R.

July 24, 2018 Press Release

Praises Stay of Deportation of Ecuadorian Immigrant Detained Delivering Pizza

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding news that a federal judge ordered the release of the man who was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) when delivering pizza to Fort Hamilton Army Base in New York:

July 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Rep. José E.

July 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement today regarding changes announced at the New York Daily News:

July 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement today regarding President Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin:

July 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on the release of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) 2017 Hurricane Season After-Action Report:

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