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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.

September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and U.S. Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY-7) today condemned President Trump for his decision to seize $400 million in military construction funding from Puerto Rico to build a wall at the Southern Border.

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September 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding media reports that Federal Emergency Management Agency staff and the President of Cobra Energy have been arrested in relation to Hurricane Maria recovery funds:

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September 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement opposing the Trump Administration’s plan to take more than $402 million of Department of Defense money from Puerto Rico to help fund the building of a border wall with Mexico:

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