Nydia M. Velázquez

Nydia Margarita Velázquez is an American politician who has served in the United States House of Representatives since 1993. Velázquez, a Democrat from New York, is the first Puerto Rican woman to be elected to Congress, and she was the chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus until January 3, 2011. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Nydia M. Velázquez has 592 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Congressional News Conference as a Democratic Representative for New York's 12th district. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 45 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 4,939 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (15), Charles B. Rangel (7), Luis Gutiérrez (7). Most common tags: Immigration, Hispanics, Federal Budget.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2013 - Present U.S. Representative, D-NY 7th View Map Videos: 197 c. January 6, 2009 - Present Chair, Board of Directors, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Videos: 7

Previously

U.S. Representative, D-NY 12th January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 388

Recent Appearances

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    Following one-minute speeches, the House debated a combined rule for two upcoming bills. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a bill that would increase the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2025.

  • Trophy Hunting

    Trophy Hunting

    The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife held a hearing on the Conserving Ecosystems by…

  • Facebook Digital Currency

    Facebook Digital Currency

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on Facebook’s plans for a new digital currency called “Libra.” David Marcus,…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed a five-bill spending package, H.R. 3055, the Commerce, Justice, Science (1); Agriculture, Rural…

  • Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness

    Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness

    The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on the Environment held a hearing to assess climate change impacts and natural…

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Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov

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