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Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Examining Potential Reforms of Emergency Powers"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on " Examining Potential Reforms of Emergency Powers ": “Since 1976, when Congress passed the National Emergencies Act, U.S. Presidents have declared the existence of 75 nation...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of the “Public Safety Officer Support Act”

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a full committee markup of H.R. 6943, the “Public Safety Officer Support Act”: “H.R. 6943, the “Public Safety Officer Support Act of 2022” is bipartisan legislation that would expand eligibility for the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits program to include...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of the “TBI and PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act”

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a full committee markup of H.R. 2992, the “TBI and PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act”: “H.R. 2992, the “TBI and PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act,” is bipartisan legislation that would require the Department of Justice to develop crisis intervention trai...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of the “Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal, and Transparency Act”

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a full committee markup of H.R. 7647, the “Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal, and Transparency Act of 2022”: “H.R. 7647, the “Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal, and Transparency Act of 2022,” would address the growing and persistent ethics crisis at our nation’s...

House Judiciary Committee Passes Supreme Court Ethics Legislation

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Washington, D.C. - The House Judiciary Committee today passed legislation to address the growing ethics crisis at the Supreme Court. The “Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal, and Transparency Act of 2022” (H.R. 7647) would require the Supreme Court to create a code of conduct that would apply to both the justices and their employees, ensuring that justices cannot pick and choose their ethical obligation...

Jewish Members Issue Statement Responding to Recent Antisemitic Remarks by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Jewish Democratic Members of Congress issued the following statement in response to antisemitic remarks by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The statement was issued jointly by Reps. Auchincloss, Bonamici, Cicilline, Deutch, Frankel, Gottheimer, Jacobs, Levin (CA), Levin (MI), Lowenthal, Manning, Nadler, Raskin, Schakowsky, Schiff, Schneider, Schrier, M.D., Sherman,...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a full committee hearing on "Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security": “The Department of Homeland Security was founded after the September 11th attacks, and as the years passed, the Department has taken on new threats and challenges unimagined ...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of Federal Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on "Oversight of Federal Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking:" “Thank you, Madam Chair, for holding this important hearing on human trafficking. Too often, we think of human trafficking as...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Building Confidence in the Supreme Court Through Ethics and Recusal Reform"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on "Building Confidence in the Supreme Court Through Ethics and Recusal Reform": “The Supreme Court is one of the nation’s most vital institutions. Its duties are sacred—to adminis...

Nadler Comments on President Biden’s Plan to Increase Opportunity for Formerly Incarcerated Persons

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Washington, D.C. - House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today issued the following statement after President Biden unveiled a comprehensive plan to expand opportunities for formerly incarcerated persons: “The United States has always believed in the dignity and fairness of second chances. President Biden’s bold plan to expand our investment in formerly incarcerated persons will provid...

Rep. Nadler Announces National Science Foundation Grants Awarded to New York University

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New York City - Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded New York University (NYU) four grants totaling nearly $1.1 million. NSF grants support research, innovation, and discovery that drive economic growth throughout the United States. This round of funding will support studies in deep learning, algebraic geometry, nonlinear dispersive equatio...

House Judiciary Committee Republicans Vote Against Important Domestic Terrorism Legislation

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With a chance to confront rise in domestic terrorism, Republicans talk tough, act soft Washington, D.C. - Despite the danger posed by the recent rise in domestic terrorism--including the January 6, 2021 attack on the United States Capitol—every Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee present today voted against the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (HR 350), which would greatly enhance ...

House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Approves NDO Fairness Act

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Bipartisan bill will restore protections to gag order process Washington, D.C. - The House Judiciary Committee today unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would establish important guardrails for when the federal government seeks to access someone’s electronic communications without that person’s knowledge. Under current law, prosecutors can request a person’s electronic communications da...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Enhancing the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Enhancing the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938:" “Today’s hearing on the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938—often referred to by its acronym, “FARA”—is an impor...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 3617, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of his legislation the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act: “The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, or the “MORE Act,” is long overdue legislation that would reverse decades of failed federal ...

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