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Members of New York Congressional Delegation Make Renewed Call for Governor Cuomo's Resignation

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Washington, D.C. — Today, after the release of a state investigation report that found Governor Andrew Cuomo had fostered a culture of workplace misconduct and had sexually harassed numerous women, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Brian Higgins (D-NY), Nydia Velazquez (D-NY), Ritchie Torres (D-NY), Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Kathleen Rice (D-NY), Grace Meng (D-NY), A...

Nadler & Scott Reintroduce the Restoring Justice for Workers Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA) introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act, legislation to end forced arbitration clauses and protect workers’ ability to pursue work-related claims in court. The bill would overrule the 2018 Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems v. Lew...

Nadler & Johnson Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Hold Judiciary Accountable to Workers

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Chairman Hank Johnson (D-GA), along with Reps. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Norma Torres (D-CA) and Nancy Mace (R-SC), introduced the Judiciary Accountability Act of 2021, which would ensure the more than 30,000 employees of the federal judiciary have stron...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Oversight of the Bankruptcy Code, Part 1: Confronting Abuses of the Chapter 11 System"

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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 "Oversight of the Bankruptcy Code, Part 1: Confronting Abuses of the Chapter 11 System:" "Today’s hearing is the first in a series of hearings examining potential reforms to ensur...

Nadler, Maloney, Warren, Durbin, Blumenthal Announce Legislation to Eliminate Non-Debtor Releases, Prevent Corporations and Private Entities From Escaping Accountability In Bankruptcy Proceedings

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Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) and United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) announced legislation to prohibit the use of non-consensual, non-debtor releases that have helped entities and individuals, like members of the Sackler family, escape accountabil...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "A Fine Scheme: How Court-Imposed Fees and Fines Unjustly Burden Vulnerable Communities"

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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 "A Fine Scheme: How Court-Imposed Fees and Fines Unjustly Burden Vulnerable Communities:" "I thank the Chairwoman for convening this hearing on a topic that has not received the attenti...

Nadler & Blumenauer Introduce the Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), co-Chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, introduced the Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act. This legislation will help restore the original purpose of the National Wildlife Refuge System as a sanctuary for wildlife by prohibiting the use of cruel body-grippin...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Need to Enhance the Voting Rights Act: Practice-Based Coverage"

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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 "The Need to Enhance the Voting Rights Act: Practice-Based Coverage:" "Mr. Chairman, over the last few years the Subcommittee has focused much of its consideration of voting...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 3985, the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act of 2021

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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.R. 3985, the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act of 2021: "H.R. 3985, the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs Act of 2021—or the ALLIES Act—makes essential changes to the Afghan special imm...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1693, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) 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 the markup of H.R. 1693, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act: "H.R. 1693, the 'Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law Act' or the 'EQUAL Act,' would eliminate the unjust sentencing disparity between ...

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