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Chairman Nadler Statement on DOJ Policy Restricting Use of Compulsory Process to Obtain Journalists' Records

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice announced new guidance restricting the federal government's ability to secretly obtain journalists' communications: "Given recent reports about the Department’s surveillance of journalists and Members of Congress, these are not the only policy changes I ...

Bipartisan Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Restore DOJ's Office for Access to Justice

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representatives Fred Upton (R-MI), Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Don Bacon (R-NE) introduced the Office for Access to Justice Establishment Act of 2021 to establish the Office for Access to Justice within the Department of Justice (DOJ). U.S. Senators Chris Mur...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Implications of Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee and Potential Legislative Responses"

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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 Implications of Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee and Potential Legislative Responses:" "Mr. Chairman, I appreciate your holding today’s hearing to consider wha...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Importance of a Diverse Federal Judiciary, Part 2: The Selection and Confirmation Process"

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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 Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on "The Importance of a Diverse Federal Judiciary, Part 2: The Selection and Confirmation Process:" "Mr. Chairman, thank you for holding this series of hearings on the importance o...

Congressman Nadler Leads Local Leaders at Rally Celebrating Battery Park City Authority's Decision to Pause Memorial Development

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New York, NY - Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, State Senator Brian Kavanagh, Assembly Member Yuh-Line Niou, Community Board 1 Chair Tammy Meltzer, Eric Gyasi from the Battery Park City Neighborhood Association, and Robin Forst from the Gateway Plaza Tenant's Association joined at the Irish Hunger Memorial to celebrate the Battery Park City Auth...

Nadler & Cicilline Applaud President Biden's Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following statement on President Joe Biden's Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy: "This is a watershed moment for American workers, small businesses, jobs, families, and our ec...

NADLER, ESPAILLAT SECURE HOUSE TRANSPORTATION BILL AMENDMENTS TO EXPEDITE TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS IN NYC AND DRIVE FUNDS DIRECTLY TO CITY

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statements on the occasion of House passage of two key amendments, co-authored by Nadler and Espaillat, to the House surface transportation reauthorization bill, the INVEST in America Act. The amendments make New York City a direct recipient for $1 billion in federal transportation f...

Nadler & Cohen Statement on SCOTUS Ruling in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee

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Washington, D.C. - Today, a divided Supreme Court issued an opinion in the consolidated case of Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee, upholding two Arizona voting restrictions that had been challenged as racially discriminatory and, therefore, violations of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution...

Congressman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act: “I rise today in support of the INVEST in America Act, a transformational bill that will deliver nearly $550 billion for urgently needed investments in our nation’s transit, rail, bridges, roads, and water infrastructure....

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Secrecy Orders and Prosecuting Leaks: Potential Legislative Responses to Deter Prosecutorial Abuse of Power"

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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 "Secrecy Orders and Prosecuting Leaks: Potential Legislative Responses to Deter Prosecutorial Abuse of Power": "On May 7, 2021, the Washington Post reported that the Trump Administration secretly obtained phone records and had sought email r...

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