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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Congressman Nadler's Statement on the Metropolitian Opera House's performance of "The Death of Klinghoffer"

Oct 21, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) delivered the following statement on the Metropolitan Opera House's performance of "The Death of Klinghoffer": "Thank you to JCRC and all of you for all the hard work you do. It is great to see so many friends here, including Hindy Poupko, a dear friend and invaluable resource, not just for me and my office, but for the entire community, and Michael Miller, our strong and passionate leader and friend. JCRC of New York has been fighting the good fight...

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Oct 20, 2014 Press Release

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York is receiving more than $4.3 million for programs that serve domestic violence victims across the state. The funding is provided through the Federal Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, which supports the establishment, maintenance, and expansion of programs to prevent domestic violence. It also provides immediate shelter and support services for all victims of domestic violence and their children, as well as specialized services for...

Cancer Victims Face October 14 Deadline to Register for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Oct 7, 2014 Press Release

NEW YORK— September 11th responders and survivors who were diagnosed with certain cancers prior to October 12, 2012 must register for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund by October 14, 2014 or become ineligible for the program’s benefits. To raise awareness of the crucial deadline, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) who led the fight with Representative Peter King (NY-2) in the House of Representatives to reopen the program, held a press...

Rep. Nadler’s Statement on the Supreme Court’s Actions on Marriage Equality

Oct 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), a veteran member of the House Judiciary Committee and author of the “Respect for Marriage Act,” the bill to repeal the “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA), released the following statement in response to today’s decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court: “I applaud today’s action by the Supreme Court to decline review of the pending marriage equality cases in Indiana, Oklahoma...

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, COUNSELOR TO THE PRESIDENT JOHN PODESTA, NYC DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONER, CONGRESS MEMBER NADLER, MEEKS, CROWLEY AND MENG ANNOUNCE FUNDING FOR SANDY RESILIENCE

Sep 22, 2014 Press Release

United States Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Counselor to the President John Podesta, New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, Congress Member Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn), Congress Member Gregory W. Meeks (D-Queens), Congress Member Joseph Crowley (D-Queens/Bronx)  and Congress Member Grace Meng (D-Queens) today announced that New York City was awarded $191 million in Federal Transit Administration funds as a result of its...