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Ensuring the CARES Act Helps New Yorkers

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Dear Friends, Many of you have already seen my statement on the CARES Act, which the House passed last week to provide a third round of economic stimulus and emergency response to the coronavirus, but I wanted to provide you with a version that includes helpful links to information and resources concerning federal aid that you may be eligible for through this important legislation. As I said in my... Read more »

Continuing to Work for New Yorkers During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Dear Friends, Fighting for the Port Authority Without the Port Authority, New York and New Jersey would struggle to function. More than operating the world’s most active bus terminal, the Port Authority also manages the nation’s busiest airport system, our region’s vital commuter rail system, the East Coast’s biggest seaport, and every vehicle that crosses between New York and New Jersey, all the ... Read more »

Responding to the Impact of COVID-19 on New York City

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Dear Friends, I know many of you are anxious and concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. I wanted to take a moment to respond to many of the concerns I have heard from constituents who have reached out to my office and to share some additional guidance. I shared each of these concerns with Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader McConnell in a letter on March 18, which you can read here, t... Read more »

Serving as Manager in the Impeachment Trial of President Trump

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Serving as Manager in the Impeachment Trial of President Trump Rep. Nadler delivering the articles of impeachment from the House to the Senate with other House managers Over the past several months, as impeachment has gripped the nation and the Congress, I’ve returned time and again to a quote from 1787. Someone approached Benjamin Franklin at the close of the Constitutional Convention and asked ... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Applauds Ed & Labor Committee Passage of Bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. —Today, the Committee on Education and Labor advanced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694), a bipartisan proposal introduced by Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) to secure clear and strong protections for pregnant workers. The legislation guarantees pregnant workers’ right to reasonable accommodations–such as extra bathroom breaks, relief from heavy lifting, and other min... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Applaud Passage of H.R. 5038, the "Farm Workforce Modernization Act"

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) applauded House passage of H.R. 5038, theFarm Workforce Modernization Act. This legislation offers stability for American farms by providing a temporary status to current farmworkers with an optional path to a green card. The bill also add... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019: "Mr. Speaker, H.R. 5038, the 'Farm Workforce Modernization Act' is vital legislation that will address an issue of critical national importance: the growing labor challenges damaging the America... Read more »

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 »

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