NEW YORK – Yesterday, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) joined Members of Congress to pass H.R. 2669, the College Cost Reduction Act of 2007. The bill will provide the single largest investment in higher education since the GI bill, which was signed into law in 1944.
NEW YORK – Today Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, a senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee, gave the following testimony during a Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity field hearing in New York on affordable housing preservation:
Small Business Committee Bill Included to Support Innovations In the Energy Sector
NEW YORK – Today Congresswoman Nydia M.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Velázquez (D-NY) announced the following earmark requests for FY 2008:
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.