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Rep. Nydia Velazquez
Represents New York's 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Chairwoman of House Small Business Committee. Follow us
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez 19h
Replying to @NydiaVelazquez
For early voting information and hours:
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez 19h
My office has gotten word that an ADA compliant ramp is being installed at Red Hook Senior Center for accessible voting. No eligible voter should be turned away.
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 24
This government belongs to the people. That is the promise of American democracy, and when we vote, we have the power to elect leaders who will advocate for the needs of our communities and the will of the people. New Yorkers, early voting starts today:
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Nancy Pelosi Oct 23
Until the GOP can agree that science and governance are the key to crushing the virus, the pandemic will continue to destroy the lives and livelihoods of the American people.
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 23
This is absolutely unacceptable. My office is looking into how this was possibly missed and have been in touch with and . We need answers and solutions this is a public health emergency.
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 23
Any serious effort to reopen schools safely must commit the resources necessary to do so. The Act would provide schools with the funds they need to protect our students and teachers.
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez retweeted
THE CITY Jun 18
1/ As of writing this tweet, the coronavirus has killed 22,171 New Yorkers. Few names—and even fewer faces and stories—have been shared publicly. MISSING THEM, our collaborative journalism project, hopes to change that. Here’s what we’re doing:
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 23
Today’s census ruling is a monumental step in upholding our Constitution and the rights of undocumented immigrants. All who call the States home deserve representation. We stand proudly against these attacks on our immigrant communities, and ensure everyone will
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 23
No matter who has your vote, I want to ensure you know where you can exercise that right. Find your polling site at the link below:
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 23
American voters – not foreign governments – should decide the outcome of our elections. Today marks one year since passed the to stop foreign meddling in our elections, and one year that has failed to protect our democracy.
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 23
Replying to @NydiaVelazquez
This was a sham appointment made weeks before an election that will carry consequences for decades for the people of Puerto Rico.
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 23
A very Trumpian tweet from a Trump hack. I want to know, who are you making deals for? The people of Puerto Rico or your buddies from your time as a lobbyist for the bondholders?
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 22
Attention NYers and tourists alike: the has a new live map of all trains in the city to help you navigate delays and routes. Learn more below:
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez retweeted
Andrew Cuomo Oct 22
Today's update on the numbers: Of the 135,341 tests reported yesterday, 1,628 were positive (1.2% of total). Total hospitalizations are at 986. Sadly, there were 15 COVID fatalities yesterday.
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NYC Mayor's Office Oct 22
A COVID-19 test is a way to keep healthy. Visit a mobile testing site this week or find other locations at:
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 22
News like this raises serious red flags and threatens the values we need to uphold as Americans. We cannot allow hard-won protections to be taken away: we must defend the LGBTQ+ community and stand strong for equal protections under the law.
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 22
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This Administration must denounce this interference, and take immediate action to address this sinister involvement. Our nation depends on it.(3/3)
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 22
Replying to @HouseDemocrats
have already passed several bills to combat foreign interference, including H.R. 1, the SAFE Act, and the SHIELD Act. The Senate GOP has refused to vote on any of them. (2/3)
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 22
Russia and Iran have sent email campaigns to American voters in Florida in an attempt to influence their vote, and were able to obtain voter registration information. Both Russian and Iranian officials have denied this behavior. (1/3)
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Oct 22
Far too much is at stake for our nation's politics to ignore the needs of women. We need a President that prioritizes , , and to help working moms during this unprecedented crisis
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