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 2019-12-12 13:04 

The San Francisco Examiner

Lawmakers target Trump rule permitting religious, LGBTQ discrimination...

Rep. Nydia Velazquez and more than 100 other members of Congress are demanding that the Trump administration withdraw a proposed new rule that would let religious groups discriminate against LGBTQ families....

 2019-11-01 03:00 

Washington Examiner

The social media panic...

When Mark Zuckerberg appeared before the House Financial Services Committee last week, legislators treated the Facebook CEO like he was getting put in timeout. "Have you learned that you should not lie?" asked Democratic Rep. Nydia Velazquez in th...

 2019-10-25 04:56 

NY Post

New York lawmakers seek to ban all non-essential helicopters over NYC...

A trio of New York City lawmakers aim to ban all tourist and ride-sharing helicopters flying in Big Apple airspace in the aftermath of deadly crashes. Democratic Reps. Jerrold Nadler, Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez will unveil their legislation to re...

 2019-10-23 18:27 

CNS News

Rep. Velazquez Accuses HUD Secretary of Corruption for Withholding Disaster Funds from Puerto Rico...

Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday accused HUD Secretary Ben Carson of corruption for withholding disaster funding from Puerto Rico. Read Full Story...

 2019-10-23 14:16 

CNS News

Rep. Velazquez Accuses HUD Secretary of Corruption for Withholding Disaster Funds from Puerto Rico...

Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday accused HUD Secretary Ben Carson of corruption for withholding disaster funding from Puerto Rico....

 2019-10-22 17:17 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

HUD Secretary Carson clashes with Dem rep over withheld Puerto Rico funds: 'Nothing to hide'...

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson clashed Tuesday with Rep. Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., as a hearing on the Trump administration's housing plans turned to the subject of disaster relief funds for Puerto Rico....

 2019-10-02 08:09 

NY Daily News

Rep. Nydia Velazquez to roll out long-shot bill that would give $32 billion to city's struggling Housing Authority...
 2019-10-01 10:29 

Yahoo News

Facebook, Google, Amazon face another House inquiry: Bloomberg...

House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia Velazquez plans to invite the companies to face questions from the committee in late October or early November, Bloomberg said. "Chairwoman Velazquez believes that small businesses deserve to compete on ...

 2019-10-01 10:27 

Yahoo News

Facebook, Google, Amazon face another House inquiry - Bloomberg...

House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia Velazquez plans to invite the companies to face questions from the committee in late October or early November, Bloomberg said. "Chairwoman Velazquez believes that small businesses deserve to compete on ...

 2019-08-22 16:35 

NY Daily News

Queens man rejected for congressional internship threatened to shoot Rep. Nydia Velazquez, police say...
 2019-08-14 14:17 

NY Daily News

Rep. Nydia Velazquez calls for full investigation of Metropolitan Correctional Center apart from Epstein suicide investigation...
 2019-06-26 19:47 

Washington Post

U.S. Urged to Stop Predatory Lenders 'Crippling' Businesses...

Congress must act to protect small businesses from predatory lenders who seize their assets without warning using a legal instrument called a confession of judgment, U.S. Representative Nydia Velazquez said Wednesday....

 2019-06-26 18:46 

Washington Post

U.S. Must Stop Predatory Small-Business Loans, Velazquez Says...

Congress must act to protect small businesses from predatory lenders who seize their assets without warning using a legal instrument called a confession of judgment, U.S. Representative Nydia Velazquez said at a hearing in Washington Wednesday....

 2019-04-28 20:44 

WPIX

[ NY ]

Push to bring back two-way tolling on Verrazzano Bridge...

NEW YORK — Two-way tolling could be returning to the Verrazzano Bridge.U.S. Reps. Max Rose, Jerrold Nadler and Nydia Velazquez on Sunday announced plans to introduce federal legislation to restore two-way tolling on the bridge after it was done away...

 2019-04-28 20:17 

Washington Times

Push to bring back two-way tolling on Verrazzano Bridge...

NEW YORK (AP) - Two-way tolling could be returning to the Verrazzano Bridge. U.S. Reps. Max Rose, Jerrold Nadler and Nydia Velazquez on Sunday announced plans to introduce federal legislation to restore two-way tolling on the bridge after it was done away...

 2019-04-28 20:17 

New Haven Register

Push to bring back two-way tolling on Verrazzano Bridge...

NEW YORK (AP) - Two-way tolling could be returning to the Verrazzano Bridge. U.S. Reps. Max Rose, Jerrold Nadler and Nydia Velazquez on Sunday announced plans to introduce federal legislation to restore two-way tolling on the bridge after it was done away...

 2019-04-28 20:17 

San Francisco Chronicle

Push to bring back two-way tolling on Verrazzano Bridge...

NEW YORK (AP) - Two-way tolling could be returning to the Verrazzano Bridge. U.S. Reps. Max Rose, Jerrold Nadler and Nydia Velazquez on Sunday announced plans to introduce federal legislation to restore two-way tolling on the bridge after it was done away...

 2019-04-10 17:15 

The Street

Citigroup CEO to Staff: One Day Maybe You Too Can Make $24 Million a Year...

U.S. Representative Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat, asks Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat at a hearing in Washington what it was like to get paid more than 400 times his employees' median pay. Corbat's response was that he hoped employees might ...

 2019-04-04 02:26 

NY1

What Happens Now That Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Aid Has Stalled in Congress?...

Rep. Nydia Velazquez discusses her efforts to get more help to the struggling island....

 2019-02-22 23:54 

NY Post

Velazquez fundraising email boasts about wrestling power from 'old white men'...

Rep. Nydia Velazquez sent out a fundraising email boasting that she's fought to wrest power from "old white men." But there was a problem with the pitch: some of the people she's soliciting for donations to her re-election campaign are ......

 2019-02-10 15:10 

The Daily Caller

Teen Pundit Attacked By Democratic Congresswoman On Twitter: I'd Rather Discuss 'Issues I Care About' With You...

'Instead she threatened and belittled me'...

 2019-02-10 14:39 

Fox News Insider

Nydia Velazquez Responds to Tweet By Conservative Student, Says He Is Right to Be Afraid of Her...

Democratic Rep. Nydia Velzquez responded to a conservative student's tweet about last week's State of the Union address by saying "you're right to be afraid of us."...

 2019-02-08 18:21 

Washington Examiner

Democratic congresswoman threatens black Republican teenager: 'You're right to be afraid of us'...

Rep. Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., told a 16-year-old Republican that he should be afraid of her....

 2019-02-07 15:31 

The Blaze

Democratic congresswoman to teenage pro-Trump pundit: 'You're right to be afraid of us'...

What happened? During the State of the Union address Tuesday, 16-year-old CJ Pearson on Twitter referred to U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez of New York as "the woman next to" fellow Democratic U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying Velazquez "ke...

 2019-02-07 14:56 

The Political Insider

Democratic Rep Nydia Velazquez Threatens Conservative Teen 'You're Right to Be Afraid of Us'...

New York Democratic Rep. Nydia Velazquez threatened a pro-Trump teen pundit on social media, telling him he's...

 2019-02-07 11:00 

The Western Journal

[ Herman Cain ]

Democrat Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez to teenager CJ Pearson: 'Be afraid' of me...

Is this even remarkable anymore? Adults threatening teenagers for their politics made its way into the Overton Window weeks ago. Even elected officials got into the act. Then again, elected officials telling citizens they are "right to be afraid" ...

 2019-02-06 20:03 

The Daily Caller

Democratic Lawmaker Tells Teen Pundit 'You're Right To Be Afraid Of Us'...

'You're right to be afraid of us'...

 2019-02-02 19:25 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

'It's a violation of their human rights to be kept in the cold,' congresswoman says of inmates in Brooklyn prison without heat...

Federal inmates at the Metropolitcan Detention Center in Brooklyn have been without heat or electricity for a week, lawyers and U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez say....

 2019-02-02 17:11 

KVOA

Lawmaker: 'Surreal' to hear jail inmates banging on walls...

NEW YORK (AP) — A congresswoman who visited a federal detention center in New York City where inmates have been stuck in cold, dark cells for days says it was "surreal" to hear the inmates banging on the walls. Rep. Nydia Velazquez visited t...

 2019-02-02 16:51 

Washington Times

Lawmaker: 'Surreal' to hear jail inmates banging on walls...

NEW YORK (AP) - A congresswoman who visited a federal detention center in New York City where inmates have been stuck in cold, dark cells for days says it was "surreal" to hear the inmates banging on the walls. Rep. Nydia Velazquez visited the Met...

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