Remembering Those That Lost Their Lives During the Struggle for Civil Rights

Congressman Nadler holds a Yartzheit candle honoring the 50th anniversary of the murders of Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner, three civil rights workers killed while registering African Americans to vote in of 1964.
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Rep. Nadler's Statement on Congressman André Carson's Appointment to Intel Committee

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler released the following statement in support of Congressman André Carson (IN-07) being named to the House Select Committee on Intelligence. “Congressman Carson is a talented, hard-working member who has dedicated his life’s work to public service—including his work on the Indianapolis City County Council, his time as a law enforcement officer, his work in intelligence and counter terrorism at the Indiana...

Rep. Nadler: Islamist Zealotry is a Threat to Individual Liberty

Jan 12, 2015 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY -- Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) delivered the following statement at the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) memorial at the Lincoln Square Synagogue about the recent terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine and the Kosher supermarket in Paris, France: "Let me begin by thanking Michael Miller and the JCRC for gathering us all here, and by expressing our solidarity with the people of France in this trying hour. "What are we to make of the attacks on...

Nadler, Feinstein Introduce Bill to Ensure Rights of All Married Couples

Jan 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Jerrold Nadler and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen today introduced the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill to repeal the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act and ensure that all legally-married, same-sex couples are treated equally under federal law. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) introduced the companion bill in the Senate today. Joining them on the bill are 77 additional House cosponsors and 41 other senators...

Congressman Nadler’s Statement on Tragic Deaths of Officer Rafael Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu

Dec 22, 2014 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY -- Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) issued the following statement on the tragic deaths of Officer Rafael Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu: “This weekend, we witnessed a tragic and horrifying event: the cold blooded assassination of two police officers.   We mourn the loss of Officer Rafael Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu, who were upstanding members of their communities and part of the cadre of NYPD men and women who put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe. ...

Rep. Nadler's Statement on FY15 Omnibus Appropriations Act

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) delivered the following statement on the floor of the House of Representatives: "Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong opposition to FY15 Omnibus spending bill. This bill undercuts spending levels for critical federal programs and includes egregious, non-germane policy provisions we simply cannot support. "This legislation is packed with anti-choice provisions that...