Velazquez Selected as Small Business Committee Ranking Member
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) was today confirmed by the House Democratic Caucus as the Ranking Democrat for the House Small Business Committee for the 113th Congress. Velazquez issued the following statement:
"I am honored and thankful my colleagues have once again selected me to lead Democrats on the House Small Business Committee. Democrats are dedicated to supporting the American dream. A cornerstone of that vision is creating opportunity for entrepreneurs to thrive. In the coming Congress, we will remain focused on solutions that address the needs of our entrepreneurs: expanding access to capital, strengthening assistance programs at the Small Business Administration and reforming our tax code."
SOURCE House Committee on Small Business Democrats