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December 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented on provisions in the appropriations package for Fiscal Year 2020 that are expected to provide matching funds for Puerto Rico’s Medicaid program:

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December 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez commented on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Board’s vote on proposed regulatory reforms to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA):

December 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – More than one hundred members of the U.S. House of Representatives have written the Trump Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), opposing a rule change that would reverse previous nondiscrimination protections based on sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, or religion. Led by Reps. Nydia M.

December 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.­­ – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the passing of Danny Kronenfeld:

November 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) announced that a local Sunset Park health center within New York’s 7th Congressional District has received nearly $6.5 million in federal resources to boost their public health program.  

November 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M.

November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) announced legislation that would provide free transit benefits to some of New York’s most vulnerable demographics, including seniors, people with disabilities and those whose income is 300% or less of the poverty line.

November 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) that would help companies operating in Puerto Rico and the other U.S. territories to export their products abroad.  Velázquez’s legislation, the Office of Territorial Exporting Act, passed as part of H.R.

November 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –The House Financial Services Committee has approved legislation authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) that would end a predatory commercial lending practice. The bill, H.R.

November 14, 2019 Press Release

Small Business Lending Fairness Act Would End “Confessions of Judgment” in Commercial Lending

Unfair Loan Terms Have Been Linked to Taxi Medallion Crisis

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