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Chairman Nadler Statement on George Floyd Trial Verdict

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement: “Today, justice was served in Minneapolis. George Floyd’s death at the hands of Derek Chauvin was a horrific act of violence and a shocking abuse of power. Chauvin’s conviction cannot bring Mr. Floyd back, but it can provide a small measure of closure and peace for his family, his community, and all those w... Read more »

Working in Washington for My Constituents

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Dear Friends, Congressman Nadler speaking in support of the Violence Against Women Act I’ve written to you recently about the American Rescue Plan, and I’ve also sought to share more information about how to file your taxes and how small businesses can seek relief in this trying period. I hope these resources have been helpful. While I’ve been hard at work ensuring that the American Rescue Plan i... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Joins Rep. Lieu and Sen. Booker to Introduce Bill to Curb Money Bail

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) to announce the reintroduction of the Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act. The Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act incentivizes states to move away from a money bail system. Instead, the bill encourages states to replace their existing ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler, Subcommittee Chairwoman Jackson Lee & Rep. Fitzpatrick Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. — Today, the House passed H.R. 1620, the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021 by a bipartisan vote of 244-172. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security along with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) int... Read more »

House Passes VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1652, the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021, bipartisan legislation introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) that supports vital victim service programs by preventing future cuts to already diminished federal victim service grants. The bill passed by a vote of 384-38. Chairman Nadl... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Controlled Substances: Federal Policies and Enforcement"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on "Controlled Substances: Federal Policies and Enforcement": "I would like to thank Chairwoman Jackson Lee for holding this important hearing today. Drug addiction is a serious problem in our communities... Read more »

NADLER, JACKSON LEE, AND FITZPATRICK INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security along with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), introduced the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021. The legislation authorizes funding for a variety of... Read more »

BIPARTISAN, BICAMERAL GROUP OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ANNOUNCE VOCA FIX TO SUSTAIN THE CRIME VICTIMS FUND ACT

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Washington, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan, bicameral group of Members of Congress announced the introduction of the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act. This critical piece of legislation will support vital victim service programs by preventing future cuts to already diminished federal victim service grants. Members of Congress in the Senate will introduce the bill today and the House will... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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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. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act: "Last summer, millions of Americans, all across the country, took to the streets to demand fundamental change in the culture of law enforcement, and to call for meaningful accountabil... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Reintroduce the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) reintroduced the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021 as protests against police brutality and lack of accountability continued. The most recent protests occurred last night in Rochester, New York, after a grand jury failed to indict the police officers who handcuffed Daniel ... Read more »

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