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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U.S. SENATE AND HOUSE LAWMAKERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY INTRODUCE CRITICAL REAUTHORIZATION OF JAMES ZADROGA 9/11 HEALTH AND COMPENSATION ACT

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Nearly a week after the 13th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, a bipartisan group of lawmakers from across the country has introduced the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act.. U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, Charles Schumer, Robert Menendez, Cory Booker, Richard Blumenthal, Chris Murphy, Elizabeth Warren, Jeanne Shaheen and Jeff Merkley introduced the legislation in the Senate. Representatives...

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, NADLER, JEFFRIES, SAVINO, BROOK-KRASNY, TREYGER ANNOUNCE $25 MILLION ARMY CORPS CONTRACT AWARDED FOR CONEY ISLAND T-GROIN PROJECT TO HELP PROTECT SHORELINE

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Brooklyn, NY – U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Representatives Jerrold Nadler and Hakeem Jeffries, NYS Senator Diane Savino, NYS Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny and NYC Councilmember Mark Treyger today announced that a $25,155,385 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract has been awarded for the Coney Island t-groins project. The project means critical repairs and emergency beach restoration for the Coney Island shoreline. In May, the lawmakers announced...

Rep. Nadler: Congressional Authorization Required on Expanded Use of Force Against ISIL

Sep 12, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), a veteran member of the House Judiciary Committee, former Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, and who represents the area of New York attacked on September 11, 2001, released the following statement on the necessity for President Obama to obtain Congressional authorization to expand military operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): “The President is right that we must work together to...

Pelosi, Nadler, Casey, and Shaheen Lead Over 120 Members of Congress in Filing Supreme Court Brief in Pregnant Worker Discrimination Case

Sep 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), announced they are leading 123 members of Congress in filing an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court on behalf of Peggy Young and to urge the Court to reverse a lower court decision, which the lawmakers believe misinterprets existing law – the...

CONYERS AND 10 OTHER HOUSE JUDICIARY DEMOCRATS SEEK ANSWERS FROM NFL IN RAY RICE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, several Members of the House Judiciary Committee issued a letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL), raising questions related to their handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.  The letter is signed by House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers Jr. (MI-13),  Reps. Jerrold Nadler (NY-10),  Luis Gutierrez (IL-04), Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Cedric L. Richmond (LA- 02), Henry C. “Hank”...