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Congressman Nadler Statement on Passage of President Biden’s Build Back Better Act

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Washington, DC - Today House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to the House passage of President Biden’s Build Back Better Act. This legislation fulfills President Biden’s promise to deliver a once-in-a-generation investment to lower the everyday costs that burden working families – health care, housing, childcare, education, and more. Fo...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment 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. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act: "Yesterday, this Committee heard powerful testimony from four survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment about their harrowing experiences and the ...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Silenced: How Forced Arbitration Keeps Victims of Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment in the Shadows"

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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 hearing entitled, "Silenced: How Forced Arbitration Keeps Victims of Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment in the Shadows:" "Arbitration was originally developed as an alternative to the court system for parties of relatively equal bargaining power to ...

Congressman Nadler Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

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Washington, DC -- Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) submitted the following statement for the record, as prepared, following House passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework. Not only has Congress enshrined into law a historic investment in the nation’s physical infrastructure but agreed to pass the even more transformative Build Back Better Act by Nov. 15. Thus, with the assurance ...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "The Texas Abortion Ban and its Devastating Impact on Communities and Families"

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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 hearing on "The Texas Abortion Ban and its Devastating Impact on Communities and Families:" "Sixty-five days. That is how long women in Texas have been effectively stripped of their constitutional right to abortion. "Earlier this year, Texas enacted Se...

Nadler Applauds Administration Action Following His Call to Provide Paid Time Off for Workers Getting Vaccinated

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a new rule that will expand vaccination and testing requirements, as well as provide support to employees receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. The Administration issued the rule after Nadler’s ongoing efforts to ensu...

Reps. Frankel, Katko, Underwood, Fitzpatrick, Blunt-Rochester, Nadler, Sen. Hirono Introduce Comprehensive Workplace Harassment Legislation

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Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), John Katko (R-NY-24), Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), Lisa Blunt-Rochester (D-Del), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), along with 60 additional cosponsors, re-introduced the Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace Harassment Through Education and Reporting (EMPOWER) Act. This bipartisan bill will lift the veil of s...

Reps. Nadler, Meeks and Jeffries Urge State Department to Share Information on the Failed Deportation of Convicted Nazis

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) alongside House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY) sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, seeking information on the failed deportation of Nazi war criminals. In particular, the members seek information about nine cases where Nazis who we...

Chairman Nadler Statement on Immigration Provisions in the Build Back Better Framework

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on the immigration provisions in President Biden’s Build Back Better framework: “After decades of inaction, the immigration provisions included in President Biden’s Build Back Better framework will provide a vital investment in human infrastructure that reflects our commitment to a str...

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 ...

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