Velazquez Selected as Small Business Committee Ranking Member

Dec 05, 2012, 11:29 ET from House Committee on Small Business Democrats

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."

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SOURCE House Committee on Small Business Democrats