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Chairwoman Velázquez on October Jobs Report

Washington, D.C.— Today, House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Labor Department released its October jobs statement, in which 128,000 jobs were added to the economy: “To...

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Statement of the Hon. Nydia M. Velázquez on Force of Nature: The Power of Small Businesses in America’s Recreational Infrastructure

With more than 146 million Americans across the nation—nearly half of the U.S. population—participating each year in activities such as hiking, fishing, skiing, rafting, and biking, outdoor recreation is among the largest and fastest growin...

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Velázquez Seeks to Address Concerns of Small Businesses in Outdoor Recreation Industry

Washington, D.C.— Today, the House Small Business Committee under Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) met for a hearing centered on the issues facing small businesses in the outdoor recreation industry (ORI). ORI has become an integral part o...

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Statement of the Hon. Jason Crow on Creating the Clean Energy Workforce

As the Congressman from Colorado’s 6th district, I understand the importance of clean and renewable energy for our environment and our economy. We know that climate change is impacting towns and communities across the country---from more in...

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