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ICYMI: NYC Congressmembers Issue Joint Statement Regarding Eulen Employees at JFK

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New York, N.Y. — Yesterday Congressman Jerrold Nadler, along with Representatives Grace Meng, Adriano Espaillat, Greg Meeks, Nydia Velázquez, Max Rose, José E. Serrano, Carolyn Maloney, Yvette Clarke, Hakeem Jeffries, and Eliot Engel, issued the following joint statement regarding Eulen America’s treatment of its workers at John F. Kennedy Airport. Eulen is a private contractor at the airport whos... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Applauds Passage of Raise the Wage Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday by a vote of 231 to 199. The Raise the Wage Act, which Congressman Nadler proudly cosponsored, will gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. Below is Rep. Nadler's full statement: “Yest... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3304, the National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Extension Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 3304, the National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Extension Act: "According to a 2018 lifestyle survey of servicemembers and veterans, financial issues were the top lifestyle stressor and, unfortunately, bankruptcy is sometimes the best answer for those in fi... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2938, the HAVEN Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 2938, the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need (HAVEN) Act: "H.R. 2938, the "Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019" or the "HAVEN Act," addresses a fundamental unfairness in current bankruptcy law that affects veterans receiving disability... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2336, the Family Farmer Relief Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 2336, the Family Farmer Relief Act: "H.R. 2336, the “Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019,” would increase the current debt limit used to determine whether a family farmer is eligible for relief under chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code, a specialized form of bankrupt... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Statement on Passage of H.R. 3055, FY 20 Appropriations Minibus

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on H.R. 3055, a five bill appropriations package which passed the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday by a vote of 227 to 194. Voting in support of the package, Congressman Nadler applauded the inclusion of language to restore two-way tolling on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and language to block the a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on “Justice Denied: Forced Arbitration and the Erosion of Our Legal System”

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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 Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on forced arbitration: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s important hearing on forced arbitration. Nearly a century ago, Congress enacted the Federal Arbitration Act to allow merchants to... Read more »

Nadler, Murray, Scott Introduce Bill to End Forced Arbitration in the Workplace, To Allow Workers to Band Together to Enforce Their Legal Rights

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and U.S. Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA), Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act, legisla... Read more »

Reps. Nadler, Johnson, Cicilline, Scott & Sen. Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Keep Courthouse Doors Open for Consumers, Workers

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), House Judiciary Subcommittee Chairs Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) and David N. Cicilline (D-RI), and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) held a press conference to announce the introduction of a package of bills to end the use of forced arbitration in consumer, antitrust, employment, and civil rights disputes. The legisl... Read more »

ICYMI: Nadler Statement in Support of Legislation to Re-Open Critical Government Agencies

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Yesterday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), who represents the West Side of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, delivered the following statement, as prepared, in support of H.R. 267, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, to help end the government shutdown: "Thank you, Mr. Speaker. "I rise today in support of this legislation because it is past time to move beyond ... Read more »

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