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Chairman Nadler Condemns AG Barr's Statement Comparing COVID-19 Restrictions to Slavery

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to Attorney General William Barr's comment comparing stay-at-home orders issued by governors to mitigate the spread of coronavirus to slavery: "In addition to his outrageously offensive comments, Attorney General Barr’s entire worldview is dangerous and wrong. Instead of pr... Read More »

House Chairs Demand Emergency Inspector General Investigation Into AG Barr's Efforts to Improperly Influence November Presidential Election

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), and House Administration Committee Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General to open an emergency investigation into whether A... Read More »

Rep. Nadler Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Washington, D.C. — Tonight, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement mourning the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "Ruth Bader Ginsburg has left an indelible mark on this country, and her loss will be deeply felt. She will be remembered for her brilliant mind, her razor sharp wit, and her tenacious and lifelong fight to protect the rights of women in this country... Read More »

Congressman Nadler Delivers Floor Statement In Support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the House floor in support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which would guarantee workplace protections to pregnant workers and provide relief to pregnant workers to whom said protections are not provided: "Pregnancy is not a disability, but sometimes pregnant workers need an easy fix such as a... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.Res. 908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19

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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 H.Res. 908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19: "Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of H. Res. 908, a resolution condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. "Among other thi... Read More »

Passing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Dear Friends, For as long as women have been in the workforce, they have been forced to decide between the health of their pregnancy and staying on the job. Pregnant workers are often asked to take on workplace responsibilities that place their safety and the safety of their pregnancy in danger—lifting heavy loads, working extended hours, being exposed to toxic chemicals and substances—and lack th... Read More »

Nadler, Maloney, King Lead NY Delegation in Urging Sec. Mnuchin to Immediately Make FDNY Health Program Whole

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WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter Kind (R-NY), lead sponsors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, its reauthorization, and the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, today led 23 members of the New York Delegation in... Read More »

House Judiciary Committee Advances 8 Bills to House Floor

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Committee voted to advance eight pieces of legislation to the full House of Representatives: “The Judiciary Committee passed several important pieces of legislation today that will reform our criminal justice system by expanding protections for pregnant and post-partum incarc... Read More »

173 Members of Congress Urge DHS Inspector General to Open Investigation Into Whistleblower Allegations Regarding High Rates of Hysterectomies Being Performed on Immigrant Women

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Zoe Lofgen (CA-19) led 173 members of Congress in urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an immediate investigation into new whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run I... Read More »

Demanding an Investigation Into Horrifying Reports of ICE's Inhumane Treatment of Immigrants

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Dear Friends, This week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General received a horrifying whistleblower complaint about cruel and inhumane treatment of immigrants detained at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia. The report outlined multiple abuses of immigration women, including mass hysterectomies seemingly performed without the ... Read More »

Nadler, Neguse, Cicilline and Sensenbrenner Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Protect Whistleblowers

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO), Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law and Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law introduced the Criminal... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 7718, the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 7718, the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act: "Women are the fastest growing segment of the incarcerated population in the United States. But, as originally developed, our carceral system was g... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 8161, the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 8161, the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2020: "H.R. 8161, the 'One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act,' would authorize grants to community organizations to create centralized reentry intake and coordination centers... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 8169, the Elder Abuse Protection Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 8169, the Elder Abuse Protection Act of 2020: "H.R. 8169, the 'Elder Abuse Protection Act of 2020,' would establish the Elder Justice Initiative as a permanent Department of Justice coordinating element; require the Elder Justice Initiat... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 7636, the Custodial Interrogation Recording Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 7636, the Custodial Interrogation Recording Act: "H.R. 7636, the 'Custodial Interrogation Recording Act,' would provide grants to state and local law enforcement agencies to implement audio and video recording of custodial interrogation... Read More »

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