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Nadler Urges Secretary Vilsack to Act on COVID-19 Spread from Mink Farms

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) led 21 of his colleagues in calling on USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to take action to curb the growing threat of COVID-19 transmission on fur farms. While all fur farms create dangerous environments for pathogens to circulate across species, minks in particular are very susceptible to the virus, with 17 documented outbreaks on farms in ...

Chairman Nadler Statement on District Court Ruling Blocking Enforcement of Texas Law SB 8

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas granted the Department of Justice’s request for a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of Texas’ law SB 8: "This injunction is an important first step in protecting the constitutional right to access an abortion. As...

Nadler, Padilla Urge Labor Department, Biden Administration to Improve Access to Paid Time Off for Vaccinations

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) led their colleagues in a letter to Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Martin Walsh and White House COVID-⁠19 Response Coordinator Jeffrey Zients, urging them to work with Congress, companies, and governments to ensure that employees are offered pay for any time off needed to get vaccinated and recover ...

Nadler Comments on Passage of Iron Dome Supplemental Appropriations Act

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Washington, D.C. — Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) today issued the following statement after passage of the Iron Dome Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 5323): “Peace happens when civilians are safe, and the Iron Dome is a critical tool in protecting the Israeli civilian population—Jews and Arabs alike—from Hamas attacks. All Israelis and Palestinians deserve peace, security and the right...

September 11th: 20 Years Later

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Congressman Nadler honors the 73 Windows on the World employees who lost their lives on 9/11 by working to raise the federal subminimum wage. Dear Friends, Twenty years. Twenty years of missed birthdays, anniversaries, and memories for those of us who lost loved ones in the September 11th terrorist attacks. I’ve often said that September 11th seems both long ago and immediate, and it still rings ...

Nadler, Rouzer, Garamendi, Zeldin, Wasserman Schultz, Mace, Ruiz, and Garbarino Introduce Disaster Assistance Equity Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) introduced the Disaster Assistance Equity Act of 2021, along with Representatives David Rouzer (NC-7), John Garamendi (CA-3), Lee Zeldin (NY-1), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Nancy Mace (SC-1), Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), and Andrew R. Garbarino (NY-2). Under current law, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) inconsistently inte...

Reps. Nadler, Maloney & Garbarino Introduce Resolution Commemorating 20th Anniversary of 9/11

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Washington, D.C. — Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Andrew Garbarino (R-NY) today introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The resolution: Recognizes September 11 as a day of solemn remembrance Expresses sympathy to the families and loved ones of those we lost and honors ...

Nadler, Members of New York Delegation Make Successful Bipartisan, Bicameral Request to Biden to Commit Federal Resources to Ida Recovery

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New York, N.Y. — On Thursday, Representative Jerry Nadler and Members of the New York delegation sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter urging President Joe Biden to immediately grant Governor Kathy Hochul’s request for federal resources to support the response to Hurricane Ida’s impacts on the state. Hours after the request was made, the president subsequently issued an emergency declaration for the...

Nadler Comments on Passage of House Budget Resolution

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Washington, D.C. — Following the passage of the historic Build Back Better budget resolution in the House of Representatives, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement: “Today, the House took an important step towards delivering on House Democrats’ historic agenda. This budget is a major investment in our families, seniors, workers, and children. Expan...

NEW YORK STATE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR KATHY HOCHUL, SENATE MAJORITY LEADER CHARLES SCHUMER AND CONGRESSMAN JERRY NADLER ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT

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Albany, NY – New York State Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and Congressman Jerry Nadler issued the following statement after today’s bipartisan congressional delegation meeting: “We had a collaborative and productive conversation with members of the New York Congressional Delegation today to discuss our shared priorities of working collaboratively to combat the C...

Rep. Sewell Introduces H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, to Restore Protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) introduced H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. This critical legislation would restore key protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) which were gutted by the Supreme Court in the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder decision and more recently in the 2021 Brnovich v. DNC decision. The bill aims to protect voters from dis...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on “Oversight of the Voting Rights Act: Potential Legislative Reforms”

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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 "Oversight of the Voting Rights Act: Potential Legislative Reforms:" “Mr. Chairman, I thank you for convening this important hearing at a critical moment in the life of our ...

House Judiciary Committee Announces Oversight of Voting Rights Act Hearing with Department of Justice

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chairman Steve Cohen (D-TN) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Monday, August 16th at 10 A.M. EDT with Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Kristen M. Clarke to discuss potential legislative responses to o...

Nadler, Maloney, Garbarino, and Gillibrand Introduce the Bipartisan 9/11 Responder and Survivor Health Funding Correction Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the lead sponsors of the bipartisan James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which created the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) and reopened the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), announced the introduction of the 9/11 Responder and Survivor Health Funding Correction Act. This legislation - introduced by Reps. Jerrold Nadler, Carolyn B. Maloney, ...

Reps. Nadler, Espaillat, Pressley Urge Department of Justice to Stop Seeking Death Penalty 

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), and Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), along with Representative Cori Bush (MO-01) sent a letter to Department of Justice Attorney General Judge Merrick B. Garland urging him to halt all federal participation in the capital punishment system and prohibit Department attorneys from seeking the death penalty. “The rush...

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