Washington, DC – More than one hundred members of the U.S. House of Representatives have written the Trump Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), opposing a rule change that would reverse previous nondiscrimination protections based on sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, or religion. Led by Reps. Nydia M.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the passing of Danny Kronenfeld:
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) announced that a local Sunset Park health center within New York’s 7th Congressional District has received nearly $6.5 million in federal resources to boost their public health program.
Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) announced legislation that would provide free transit benefits to some of New York’s most vulnerable demographics, including seniors, people with disabilities and those whose income is 300% or less of the poverty line.
Washington, DC –The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) that would help companies operating in Puerto Rico and the other U.S. territories to export their products abroad. Velázquez’s legislation, the Office of Territorial Exporting Act, passed as part of H.R.
Washington, DC –The House Financial Services Committee has approved legislation authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) that would end a predatory commercial lending practice. The bill, H.R.
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Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding legislation being considered in Puerto Rico that would alter the Island’s Civil Code and modify its electoral processes:
“These are bad pieces of legislation and the legislature should reject them. If they pass, the Governor should veto them.