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October 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has introduced the Public Housing Emergency Response Act, legislation to allocate $70 billion for public housing capital repairs and upgrades nationally. Under the proposal, $32 billion would flow to the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).

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October 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the passing of Enrique Fernández Toledo:

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September 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement in advance of Rosh Hashanah, which begins Sunday at sundown:

September 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has introduced legislation, the Mobile Health Clinics Act of 2019, to allocate $15 million per year to health care services for underserved areas and populations.

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September 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) today led seven Members of the New York City Congressional delegation to the Chief Executive of National Grid, demanding that the company provide a plan as to how it will restore service for 2,600 customers who are being denied gas.

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September 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on the newly released Department of Justice Office of Inspector General report on Metropolitan Detention Center, which is in the Congresswoman’s district.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement today:

September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has written the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture calling for a comprehensive study on the state of food insecurity in Puerto Rico.

September 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House Financial Services Committee has passed legislation authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) aimed at addressing growing income discrepancy between company CEOs, other senior staff and median-pay employees.  Velázquez’s bill, the Greater Accountability in Pay, H.R.

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September 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has introduced H.R. 4299, the Data Preservation Act of 2019, which would promote the discovery and use of the Nation’s geoscience collections by reauthorizing the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program within the United States Geological Survey through 2024.

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