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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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May 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on a new analysis by Harvard University that suggests the death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico could exceed 4,000 people:

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

Measures Incorporated into Larger Defense Package

May 23, 2018 Press Release

Strengthen their Call that Education Disaster Relief Process is Unfair to Island

Lawmakers Press Secretary DeVos to Explain Why Institutions Close Ties to the Trump Administration Have Received Federal Disaster Funding but Failed to Provide Data on the Number of Displaced Students

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May 23, 2018 Press Release

Requests Public Hearings, Extension of Public Comment Period

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has written to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Carson calling for greater public input and transparency in the allocation of Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBGR) funds.  

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May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on S.2155, a bill that would roll back many elements of the Dodd-Frank Act.  While Velázquez opposes S.2155 overall, she noted she was pleased the bill includes her legislation, the U.S. Territories Investor Protection Act. 

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May 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the “K2” overdoses that occurred this weekend in Brooklyn:                                                 

May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement today after the House voted down the GOP Farm Bill:                                                          

May 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement in honor of the start of Ramadan.                                                      

May 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding news that the Manhattan and Brooklyn District Attorneys will no longer prosecute marijuana offenses:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the United States will leave the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran:                                           

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