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Nov 21, 2014, 11:00 ET

Velazquez on President's Immigration Executive Order

 Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) made the following comments regarding President Obama's immigration Executive Order announcement: "The...

Jan 28, 2014, 22:57 ET

Velazquez on State of the Union

 Congresswoman Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the President's State of the Union Address: "Tonight,...

Dec 17, 2013, 11:42 ET

Velázquez on Jacob Ostreicher's Return to United States

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding media reports that Brooklyn native Jacob Ostreicher has returned to...

Dec 17, 2013, 11:28 ET

Velazquez on LICH Redevelopment Plan

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding media reports that SUNY is considering a redevelopment proposal for Long...

Nov 15, 2013, 13:40 ET

Velazquez on GOP Bill to Roll Back Affordable Care Act

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in opposition to H.R. 3350, the latest Republican attempt...

Oct 30, 2013, 14:11 ET

House Panel Approves Velazquez LES Tenement Museum Bill

The House Committee on Natural Resources today approved legislation to allow an expansion of the Lower East Side (LES) Tenement...

Oct 16, 2013, 18:42 ET

SATURDAY: Velazquez to Host Community Health Fair

New Yorkers to Learn How to Sign Up for Affordable Care Act On Saturday, October 19th, Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) will join local medical...

Oct 16, 2013, 18:36 ET

Velazquez on Agreement to End Government Shutdown

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding an agreement to end the Republicans' shutdown of the federal government...

Jul 26, 2013, 15:14 ET

Velazquez to Announce Major Waterfront Initiative

In Sandy's Wake, Bill Will Strengthen Waterfronts  On TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013, at 11 A.M. Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez will join with local...

Apr 22, 2013, 17:45 ET

Tuesday: Velazquez to Unveil New Housing Legislation

On Tuesday, April 23 at 11 a.m. Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) will unveil a spate of new bills aimed at helping New York residents and public...

Mar 04, 2013, 12:40 ET

Velazquez: NYC Small Businesses to Take $56 Million Hit from Sequester

Local Firms Will Lose Access to Loans, Contracts, and Training According to a report released today by Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY), the...

Mar 21, 2012, 17:24 ET

Velazquez on "How Entrepreneurs Can Lead Our Recovery"

 Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY), the Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Small Business, delivered the following statement today at a...

Feb 15, 2012, 16:19 ET

Velazquez Works to Boost Small Business Exports

Small businesses in New York and around the country may soon have additional tools to market their products abroad if Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez...

Feb 14, 2012, 18:35 ET

Velazquez on SBA Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Small Business commented on the President's Fiscal Year 2013 Budget...

Feb 08, 2012, 14:12 ET

Velazquez on "Small Business Administration Information Technology"

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY), the Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Small Business, delivered the following statement today at hearing...

Feb 03, 2012, 12:42 ET

Velazquez on Susan G. Komen and Planned Parenthood

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) commented today on the news that the Susan G. Komen Foundation had reversed its decision regarding funding for...

Feb 01, 2012, 15:42 ET

Velazquez on the State of American Small Business

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY), the Ranking Democrat on the House Small Business Committee, delivered the following statement today at a hearing...

Jan 25, 2012, 09:18 ET

Velazquez on State of the Union Address

 Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Small Business commented on the President's State of the Union...

Sep 16, 2011, 12:35 ET

Velazquez Report: President's Plan Would Create 70,000 Jobs in New York City

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) today unveiled a new report detailing how the President's recently proposed "American Jobs Act" would boost job...

Jul 27, 2011, 14:59 ET

Velazquez on the National Export Strategy

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Small Business, spoke today during a Committee hearing entitled,...