Nydia Velazquez

Members Of Congress Seek Federal Probe Into Eric Garner's DeathSix members of New York's congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month's police custody death of Eric Garner.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Leads His 1st Puerto Rican Day ParadeHundreds of thousands of marchers and onlookers packed the avenue on a warm sunny day. The theme of this year's parade was "One Nation, Many Voices."
Brooklyn Tenants Face Landlord In Court, Say He Trashed Apartments To Push Them OutA group of tenants in Brooklyn say their landlord is trashing the property to push out long-time residents and then raise the rents.
Obama Set To Take The High Road Under DNC SpotlightDemocrats are getting ready for the main event. President Barack Obama will take center stage on Thursday night to lay out his vision of the future