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Passing the Updated Heroes Act

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Dear Friends, Working in Washington to advance key Heroes Act priorities As our country continues to weather the COVID19 crisis, families across America are struggling to make ends meet—delivering federal support so that rent checks can be paid and food put on the table has never been more important. Unfortunately, while House Democrats first passed the Heroes Act on May 15th, the Republican-cont... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Delivers Statement for the Record on Updated Heroes Act

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Washington D.C. — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement for the record in support of the House amendment to the Senate amendments to H.R. 925, the updated Heroes Act: "I rise in strong support of the updated Heroes Act (H.R. 925), a stimulus package that rises to the seriousness of the crisis that our nation is facing. "I am pleased that this legislation once again pr... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Sends 4 Bills to House Floor

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Committee voted to advance four pieces of legislation to the full House of Representatives: "The vital legislation passed by the Judiciary Committee today will expand protections for servicemembers, veterans, and their families, as well as reform our nation’s bankruptcy laws ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds Committee Passage of Bankruptcy Protection Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee successfully passed H.R. 7370, the “Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2020” and H.R. 2648, the “Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019,” legislation introduced by Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) that would expand bankruptcy protections for workers, retirees, and students. The bills now head to the House ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 7370, the Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 7370, the Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2020: "H.R. 7370, the 'Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act' would protect the interests of workers and retirees in the Chapter 11 bank... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2648, the Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2648, the Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019: "H.R. 2648, the 'Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019,' addresses head-on the manifest unfairness that student loans—unlike every other unsecured debt, such as credit ca... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 8366, the Protecting Homeowners in Bankruptcy Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 8366, the Protecting Homeowners in Bankruptcy Act of 2020: "H.R. 8366, the 'Protecting Homeowners in Bankruptcy Act of 2020,' would increase the amount of home equity that homeowners and their families can protect from creditors when the... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Delivers Floor Statement In Support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the House floor in support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which would guarantee workplace protections to pregnant workers and provide relief to pregnant workers to whom said protections are not provided: "Pregnancy is not a disability, but sometimes pregnant workers need an easy fix such as a... Read more »

Passing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Dear Friends, For as long as women have been in the workforce, they have been forced to decide between the health of their pregnancy and staying on the job. Pregnant workers are often asked to take on workplace responsibilities that place their safety and the safety of their pregnancy in danger—lifting heavy loads, working extended hours, being exposed to toxic chemicals and substances—and lack th... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Statement on This Week’s House Passage of Key Legislative Priorities

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House's passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act, H.J. Res 90, the Protecting Your Credit Score Act, the Moving Forward Act, and the Paycheck Protection Program application extension: "This week, the House acted decisively to pr... Read more »

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