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May 9, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Chair of the House Small Business Committee, hosted the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce for their annual trip to Washington, DC to discuss the current legislative agenda, and how it impacts small businesses throughout Brooklyn.

April 20, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In recognition of Earth Day, Congresswoman Nydia M.

April 10, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.), Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) and Congressman Jim Ramstad (R-MN), introduced the Housing America’s Workforce Act, to increase access to affordable housing for America’s working families.

February 27, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Today, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) and Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) were joined by Puerto Rico’s Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá, and introduced the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2007, providing the people of Puerto Rico a fair process to help them reach a democratic consensus on the future of the island.

February 20, 2007 Press Release

NEW YORK – Today, Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation to help resolve the ongoing housing crisis in New York City by increasing funding for public housing. 

January 25, 2007 Press Release

NEW YORK - Late yesterday, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) introduced the first in a series of legislation aimed at increasing the availability of affordable housing in New York City. H.R.

January 4, 2007 Press Release

NEW YORK - As Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) was officially sworn in to the 110th Congress today, she introduced a legislative package to address a number of the ongoing concerns that New York City families and small businesses have been faced with over the past several years.

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