Nydia M. Velázquez

Nydia Margarita Velázquez is a 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. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Nydia M. Velázquez has 559 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 4,913 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: 165 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, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    Lawmakers worked on several suspension bills, including one that extends authorization of the President’s Emergency Plan for…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated and passed a non-binding resolution saying that the House of Representatives does not approve of illegal…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House considered 38 bills under suspension of the rules, including reauthorizing programs that deal with flu outbreaks;…

  • Weekly Democratic Address

    Weekly Democratic Address

    In the weekly Democratic address Representative Nydia Velázquez (NY) talked about federal response to Hurricane Florence.

  • House Democrats on Hurricane Preparations

    House Democrats on Hurricane Preparations

    House Democrats held a news conference to talk about preparations for Hurricane Florence and the recovery efforts on Puerto Rico…

  • Puerto Rico Electric Power

    Puerto Rico Electric Power

    The House Natural Resources Committee examined Puerto Rico’s electrical system and the reported management failures of the commonwealth’s sole…

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