NEW YORK – Today, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) joined area first and third graders, and their teachers at P.S. 94, the Long Fellow School in Brooklyn, as she introduced The Language Education for Success Act of 2007, a bill aimed at helping English Language Learners (ELL) and students throughout New York City.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) issued the following statement today following a Thursday meeting with Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Administrator, Elizabeth Duke:
WASHINGTON – Following her request last week to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for an investigation into the state of treatment for HIV/AIDS patients in Puerto Rico, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) today introduced H.R. 2736, the HIV Emergency Local Partnership Act of 2007.
WASHINGTON – Today, in light of the recent accounts regarding the HIV/AIDS crisis in Puerto Rico, Congresswomen Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) and Hilda L. Solis (D-CA), submitted the following letter to Comptroller General David M.
WASHINGTON – Late yesterday, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) introduced HR 2468, the Ovarian and Cervical Cancer Awareness Act of 2007, to educate women in New York City, and across the nation, on the risks of these deadly diseases and the life-saving screening methods available to them.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Chair of the House Small Business Committee, hosted the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce for their annual trip to Washington, DC to discuss the current legislative agenda, and how it impacts small businesses throughout Brooklyn.
WASHINGTON – In recognition of Earth Day, Congresswoman Nydia M.
WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.), Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) and Congressman Jim Ramstad (R-MN), introduced the Housing America’s Workforce Act, to increase access to affordable housing for America’s working families.
WASHINGTON –Today, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) and Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) were joined by Puerto Rico’s Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá, and introduced the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2007, providing the people of Puerto Rico a fair process to help them reach a democratic consensus on the future of the island.
NEW YORK – Today, Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation to help resolve the ongoing housing crisis in New York City by increasing funding for public housing.