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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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January 23, 2018 Newsletter

December Update 2017

A Note from Rep. Velázquez

Dear Friends,

As we approach the holiday season and end of the year, I wanted to reach out and give you an update on some of my activities this fall.

January 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to news that Lukasz Niec, a doctor from Michigan is being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).                                             

January 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the Continuing Resolution that the Senate approved today and was being considered in the House:

            “This is the fourth time that Congressional Republicans have temporarily extended the budget in this Fiscal Year. Lurching chaotically from crisis to crisis is no way to govern.  

January 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the Republican Continuing Resolution considered this evening on the House floor: 
                                        

January 18, 2018 Press Release

Bill to Help Small Firms Recover Passes Committee

January 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement to honor the life of Adela Ferguson, the beloved owner of Casa Adela on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.  
                                                                  

January 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released “2018: Restarting Puerto Rico,” an outline of principles designed to spur economic growth and recovery in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. 
 
In the document, Velázquez articulates five key principles to a long-term recovery plan for the Island: 
 
January 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in remembrance of Maria Thomson, a longtime community leader in Woodhaven, Queens. 
                                                                  

January 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding news that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has detained Ravi Ragbir: 
                                                  

January 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding ongoing negotiations in the Senate related to the disaster supplemental bill and funding for Puerto Rico’s Medicaid shortfall:

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