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Chairman Nadler Condemns Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

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Washington, D.C. - House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today issued the following statement after the Supreme Court issued a decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “This radical rightwing Supreme Court has just ripped away a fundamental right that millions of Americans have relied on for nearly 50 years. This dangerous decision is a severe attack on women’s rights ...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement for the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

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Washington, D.C. - House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (S. 2938): “I would be remiss, Madam Speaker, if I did not comment on the decision of the Supreme Court, just minutes ago, to revoke the constitutional right to abortion—a right that millions of Americans have...

House Passes Chairman Nadler’s NDO Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 7072, the NDO Fairness Act, which will protect the due process rights of all Americans in the face of excessive government surveillance and data collection. This bipartisan legislation, which passed by voice vote, was introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congressman Scott Fitzgerald (R-WI). H.R. 7...

Rep. Nadler Secures Key Wins for New York City in the 2022 Water Resources Development Act

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Washington, D.C. - Representative Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) applauds Wednesday’s House passage of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2022. The largest and most progressive WRDA to date, the legislation will enhance the health and vibrancy of water infrastructure and water resources development projects throughout the United States. “The Water Resources Development Act of 2022 co...

Chairman Nadler and Mayor Adams Issue Joint Statement

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Jerrold Nadler, dean of the New York congressional delegation, and New York City Mayor Eric Adams issued the following statement after today’s congressional delegation meeting: “So far this year, our nation has witnessed nearly 250 mass shootings, including recent ones in Buffalo, Uvalde, and Philadelphia. This epidemic affects everyday people, in every corner of...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement for Protecting Our Kids Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor, as prepared, during debate of the Protecting Our Kids Act: “Our nation has been through trying times these last few weeks as we have tried to process the mass shootings in Buffalo, Uvalde, Tulsa, and all too many other cities. Just this past weekend, we learned of ...

House Judiciary Committee Passes Robust Gun Omnibus Legislation

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Just days after 19 children were murdered, every Republican voted against the lifesaving proposals Washington, D.C. - Following recent mass shootings in Buffalo, NY, Uvalde, TX and Tulsa, OK, the House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance the “Protecting Our Kids Act” to the House floor. HR 7910 is a comprehensive package of gun violence prevention proposals to stop the spread of gun -rel...

Chairman Nadler and Congresswoman Jackson Lee Issue Statements Ahead of Ceremony at White House Celebrating New Policing Executive Order

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee -- Chair of the Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Subcommittee – issued statements in advance of a ceremony at the White House to celebrate the signing of a new and long-overdue policing Executive Order. The Executive Order comes on the second anniversary of the murder of George Floy...

Chairman Nadler Statement for "Oversight Hearing on Clemency and the Office of the Pardon Attorney"

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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 clemency and the Office of the Pardon Attorney”: "I thank Chairwoman Jackson Lee for holding this important oversight hearing on executive clemency and the Office of the Pa...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Revoking Your Rights: The Ongoing Crisis in Abortion Care Access"

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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 "Revoking Your Rights: The Ongoing Crisis in Abortion Care Access": “Two weeks ago, in an unprecedented leak of a draft opinion from the Supreme Court, we learned that—for the first time in its history—the Court may be on the ...

Rep. Nadler Announces National Endowment for the Arts Grants to 69 Organizations and Institutions in New York’s 10th Congressional District

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New York City, NY - Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) announced that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will award nearly $2 million in federal grants to 69 artistic organizations and institutions in New York’s 10th Congressional District. These grants will help finance a wide variety of activities that are essential to maintaining New York City’s thriving artistic community. “New Y...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement for Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor, as prepared, during debate of the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act: “Madam Speaker, in 2018, a gunman shot and killed 11 worshippers attending Shabbat services at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. In 2019, another gunman shot and killed 22 shoppers at an E...

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 Hearing on "Reviving Competition, Part 6: Rebuilding America’s Economic Leadership and Combating Corporate Profiteering"

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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 Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on "Reviving Competition, Part 6: Rebuilding America’s Economic Leadership and Combating Corporate Profiteering": “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s important hearing on p...

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...

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