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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...

Nadler, Ocasio-Cortez, Schumer, and Gillibrand Lead Call for New York State to Disburse Rental Assistance Funds

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), along with Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) led a group of New York Congressional Delegation Members on a letter to the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) urging an immediate disbursement of federally-provided Emergency Rental Assistance P...

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...

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