Nydia Velázquez

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Democratic, Working Families New York

U.S. House (New York 12)


Family: Husband: Paul Bader

Born: 03/22/1953 Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

Home: Brooklyn, New York

Religion: Roman Catholic

Education: MA, Political Science, New York University, 1976 BA, Political Science, University of Puerto Rico, 1974

Profession: Puerto Rico Department of Labor, National Director, Migration Division Office, 1989-1992 Director, Department of Puerto Rico Community Affairs, 1986-1989 Special Assistant, Congressman Ed Towns, 1983 Professor, Hunter College, 1981-1983 Professor, University of Puerto Rico, 1976-1981

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1992-present Council Member, New York City Council, 1984-1986

Congressional Membership: Chair, Business and Economic Development Task Force Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Congressional Census Caucus Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues Congressional Children's Caucus Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman, House Small Business Committee Congressional Human Rights Caucus Congressional Jobs and Fair Trade Caucus Congressional Progressive Caucus Congressional Urban Caucus Democratic Regional Whip Education, Immigration and Livable Communities Task Force Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Caucus House Democratic Caucus Older Americans Caucus Out of Iraq Caucus


Financial Services

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity


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