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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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September 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –According to Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), a federal program to assist homeowners facing foreclosure is not being fully utilized. In a letter to the Treasury Department, Velázquez is urging Secretary Mnuchin to tap into the “Hardest Hit Fund,” and to allow Puerto Rico to apply.

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September 19, 2018 Press Release

In Bicameral Letter, Lawmakers Demand Apology, Call on President to Acknowledge Official Death Toll and Improve Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

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September 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Approaching the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s landfall, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) is fighting to extend the deadline for affected homeowners and small businesses to secure a disaster loan under the Small Business Administration (SBA).

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September 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement today recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month: 

September 13, 2018 Press Release

Says President is Gaslighting Nation After Administration’s Botched Maria Response

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following in response to President Trump’s latest Tweets on Puerto Rico.

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September 12, 2018 Press Release

New Official Fatality Count Almost 50 Times Higher than Previous Official Estimates

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September 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement after President Trump referred to his Administration’s response to Hurricane Maria as an “incredible unsung success.”

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September 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement marking the anniversary of the terror attacks of September 11th, 2001: 
 
            “On this day, 17 years ago, New York City and our nation suffered a horrific attack. The tragedy of September 11th, 2001 stole the lives of 3,000 innocent people and seared our City’s soul forever. 

September 10, 2018 Press Release

Points to Peter Wright’s Chemical Industry Ties

September 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement in honor of Rosh Hashanah:

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