Nydia Velazquez Warns ‘Super Committee’ Over Cuts

Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez became the first local rep to issue a blunt warning to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction–a.k.a “The Super Committee”–writing a letter to members that stated that any efforts to reduce the deficit must not include cuts to federal housing programs.

“From affordable housing, to job creation, New York’s entire economic well being could be fundamentally shaped for the next decade by the Super Committee’s decisions,” Velázquez.  “We need to make our City’s voice heard early and often throughout this process.” Read More

Nydia Velazquez Warns ‘Super Committee’ Over Cuts