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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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January 27, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the President’s State of the Union speech this evening:

January 27, 2010 Press Release

U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has sent the following letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder calling on him to reconsider holding the trials for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other terrorist defendants in Lower Manhattan’s federal courthouse.   

Below is the text of the letter:

  January 27, 2010

January 27, 2010 Press Release

U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has sent the following letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder calling on him to reconsider holding the trials for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other terrorist defendants in Lower Manhattan’s federal courthouse.   

Below is the text of the letter:

  January 27, 2010

January 25, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – The New York City Congressional delegation, led by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) and U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), have called on local and State leaders to address the City’s Section 8 funding shortage. Last December the program was overextended causing nearly 2,600 families to have their vouchers revoked.

December 11, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) secured $2.65 million in federal dollars to help rejuvenate the local economy and enhance the quality of life for New Yorkers.

December 7, 2009 Press Release

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Nydia M.

November 18, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) today released a statement condemning the brutal murder of Jorge Steven López Mercado, a Puerto Rican teenager who was the victim of a hate crime.  The following is Velázquez’s statement:

November 7, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, by a vote of 220-215.  U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) applauded the legislation.  The following is Velázquez’s statement:

November 7, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) today delivered the following statement on the floor of the House of Representatives during debate of H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act:

October 30, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) issued the following statement regarding the unveiling of H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act. 

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