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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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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:

January 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement after a federal judge temporarily halted President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. 
                                                                  

January 9, 2018 Press Release
Join Senate Small Business Committee Leaders to Promote Access to Capital
 
January 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding news that the Department of Homeland Security will terminate Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador: 
                                                                  

December 21, 2017 Press Release

Calls for Congressional Hearing into Alleged Malpractice of UBS in Puerto Rico
 

December 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Rep. José E. Serrano (D-NY) released the following statement announcing that they would vote no on the latest round of additional funding for hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Florida and Texas:

December 20, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement after photos surfaced of a politically motivated sticker in a security booth at the Lower East Side’s Park Row. 
 

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