Nydia M. Velázquez

Nydia Margarita Velázquez is an Puerto Rican 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. Her district, located in New York City, was numbered the from 1993 to 2013 and has been numbered the since 2013. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Nydia M. Velázquez has 517 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 44 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 4,861 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (13), Charles B. Rangel (7), Luis Gutiérrez (7). Most common tags: Immigration, Hispanics, Health Care.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2013 - Present U.S. Representative, D-NY 7th View Map Videos: 123 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: 387

Recent Appearances

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved extension of a veterans' medical care access program and an Intelligence Authorization bill before…

  • International Financial System

    International Financial System

    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin appeared before a hearing of the House Financial Services Committee to give a report on the…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a number of bills, including one imposing additional sanctions against Russia, North Korea, and Iran. The…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House reauthorized funding for the Department of Homeland Security, which includes U.S. immigration services and…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017. The bill restricts lawsuits and damages against health insurance…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a replacement bill for the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulation law.

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