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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.