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.
Washington, DC – The House has approved two amendments authored by Representative Velázquez aimed at preventing interference in scientific research conducted by federal agencies.
Measure Would Extend Disclosure, Transparency Requirements to Many Commercial Loans
As Schools Explore Reopening Options, Bill Would Ensure Student Meal Access
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.
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).
Legislation Includes Historic Investment in Public Housing
Following Primary Problems, Seeks Greater Transparency
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.
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).