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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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April 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding news that the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development plans to triple rent for low-income Americans and impose work requirements for those receiving housing subsidies:

April 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement after a federal district court judge ruled against President Trump’s decision to end DACA, requiring the program to resume and accept new applicants. 

April 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and José E. Serrano (D-NY) commented today on the Puerto Rico Oversight Board’s vote to approve its financial plan for the Island:

April 18, 2018 Press Release

Nearly 100 Members of Congress Seek Answers from U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Immigration Program

April 18, 2018 Press Release

Bill Would Authorize Federal Funding for Public Transit Authorities

April 17, 2018 Press Release

Panel’s Jurisdiction Includes Puerto Rico

April 17, 2018 Press Release

On Tax Day, Unveils Proposal to Establish Tax Credit for Flood Insurance Purchase

April 13, 2018 Press Release

Says Landlord’s Tossing of Tenant Belongings Could Violate Law

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) today wrote to Manhattan District Attorney Vance asking that he investigate a recent incident occurring at 85 Bowery in which workers had discarded tenants’ belongings into a dumpster.

April 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding House Republicans’ so-called “Balanced Budget Act”:

April 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement calling on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to resign.

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