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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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December 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement after reports of heating and hot water outages at the Lower East Side Housing Development, LaGuardia Houses.

December 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement today regarding the recently released disaster supplemental bill: 

December 19, 2017 Press Release

Underscores Devastation Bill will inflict on Hardworking Americans, Puerto Rico

Washington, DC –This morning, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) spoke on the House floor in opposition to HR 1, the GOP Tax Scam. Following are her remarks as prepared for delivery.  

December 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) commented today on news that the government of Puerto Rico will review and recount the number of people who died as a result of Hurricane Maria.

December 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement today regarding the Republican Continuing Resolution bill to fund the government:

December 13, 2017 Press Release
Lawmakers Seek Audit of Maria-Linked Fatalities
 
December 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the beginning of Hanukkah:

            “This evening, neighbors, families and loved ones will gather in New York and throughout all corners of the world as Hanukkah begins. During this festival of lights, I wish nothing but smiles, joy and peace.”

 

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December 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) spoke at a press conference alongside Puerto Rican teachers and health care professionals to call on Congress to pass additional federal recovery assistance for the Island. She was also joined by representatives from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and SEIU 32BJ.

December 6, 2017 Press Release

17 CHC Members Argue Republican Tax Bill Will Further Devastate Puerto Rico’s Economy
 

December 4, 2017 Press Release

42 Members of Congress Say Altering Oversight Law Would Create Confusion, Slow Hurricane Recovery
 

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