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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Working Families for U.S. House (NY) - District 7

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05/28/2020 Letter to Joseph V. Cuffari, Inspector of Department of Homeland Security - California Congressional Members Lead Request for Investigation of Death at Detention Facility and ICE Measures During COVID Crisis
05/28/2020 Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020
05/28/2020 Small Business Transparency and Reporting for the Underbanked and Taxpayers At Home Act
05/26/2020 Letter to the Hon. Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Dept. of the Treasury, and the Hon. Jovita Carranza, Admin. of the Small Business Administration - Schumer, Velázquez, Meng, Engel, other lawmakers seek PPP eligibility for housing co-ops
05/20/2020 Rep. Grijalva and Sens. Menendez, Baldwin Lead Bicameral Push for the Trump Admin to Start Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity during the COVID-19 Pandemic
05/20/2020 Letter to the Hon. Jerome Powell, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Hon. Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Dept. of the Treasury - Reps. Peter Defazio, Lloyd Doggett, Senator Elizabeth Warren Urge the Federal Reserve & Treasury to Put Workers First, Ensure Accountability in Corporate Bailouts
05/14/2020 Letter to Alex Azar, US Secretary of Health and Human Services - Butterfield and Olson Lead Letter Calling for Additional Funding for Medicaid Providers
05/13/2020 Sanders, Velázquez Introduce Nutrition Equity Bill for Puerto Rico, Samoa and Northern Mariana Islands
05/13/2020 Letter to Hon. Erica Dreiband, Department of Justice Civil Rights Division - Rep. Pressley, Senator Booker Lead Congressional Call for Federal Civil Rights Investigation into Ahmaud Arbery Murder
05/13/2020 Letter to the Hon. Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Fed Bailout of Oil and Gas Industry
05/12/2020 Letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer - Reps. Sewell and Trone Lead 83 Members in Urging Congressional Leadership to Allocate Over $86 Billion for Broadband Expansion in a Future COVID-19 Relief Package
05/11/2020 Letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer - 83 Members of Congress Call for Recurring Direct Payments During COVID-19 Pandemic
05/11/2020 Letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer - Fitzpatrick Joins Over 100 Legislators in Bipartisan Call for Economic Relief for Outdoor Recreation Industry
05/11/2020 Letter to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Wolf - 45+ Democrats Urge ICE to Preserve Evidence of Potential Abuse, Safely Release People Detained
05/08/2020 Letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy - Reps. Pressley, Adams, Omar Lead Call to Cancel Student Loan Debt
05/08/2020 Letter to Speaker Pelosi, Leader McCarthy, Leader McConnell, and Leader Schumer - Funding to Aid the Homeless in Next COVID-19 Relief Package
05/07/2020 Letter to José Serrano, Chairman House Appropriations Committee, and Robert Aderholt, Ranking Member House Appropriations Committee - Rep. Mike Levin Leads Letter to House Appropriations Leaders Calling for Increased Funding to Support Domestic Violence Survivors
05/07/2020 Letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Pressley, Escobar, Lee, & Schakowsky lead More Than 150 Colleagues in Rejecting Attacks on Essential Reproductive Healthcare During COVID-19 Pandemic
05/07/2020 Letter to Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, and Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader , Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - Warren, Pressley, Sanders, & Over 135 Colleagues Seek Additional Funding for Community Health Centers in Upcoming COVID-19 Stimulus Packages
05/06/2020 Congressman Gonzalez Joins Hispanic Caucus Letter to Protect Minority-Owned Small Businesses
05/06/2020 Letter to to Hon. Joseph Cuffari, Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security and Cameron Quinn, Officer of the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties - Moulton, Warren, Markey, Keating, Kennedy, Colleagues Seek Federal Investigation of Violent Incident at Bristol County Jail
05/06/2020 Letter to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper - Leahy & McGovern Lead More Than 100 Members Of Congress In Letter Opposing Trump Policy Reversal On Antipersonnel Landmines
05/05/2020 Letter to Governor Larry Hogan; Governor Andrew Cuomo; Governor Phil Murphy; Governor JB Pritzker; Governor Gavin Newsom - Rep. Pressley, Colleagues Call on Baker, Cuomo and Other Governors to Decarcerate Amid Rising COVID-19 Infections and Deaths in State Correctional Facilities
05/04/2020 Letter to the Hon. Mike Pompeo, United States Secretary of State - Fitzpatrick Joins Overwhelming Bipartisan Majority of House Members Calls On Administration To Extend Iran Arms Embargo
05/04/2020 Schneider, Velázquez, Quigley lead oversight letter to SBA on EIDL program

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