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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Providing Unemployment Assistance To Those Impacted By The COVID-19 Crisis

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Dear friends, The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has decimated our nation's economy and led to a historic surge in unemployment claims. Independent contractors, gig workers, and self-employed individuals have been hit particularly hard because their income is generally not eligible for unemployment benefits. Understanding the economic reality of the crisis, and hearing from so many of my constitu...

Reps. Nadler and Sires Lead Letter Urging Financial Assistance for Port Authority

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New York, NY — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) led a bipartisan group of New York and New Jersey Members in a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) expressing strong support for the Port Authority of ...

The Heroes Act: Charting a Path Towards Recovery

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Dear friends, The COVID-19 crisis is unlike any that we've ever faced as a nation before. It has roiled our economy, killed tens of thousands, and changed the daily lives of every American. If we hope to adequately respond to a crisis as vast and sweeping as this, we must put forth proposals that are as comprehensive as the pandemic they seek to counter. The Heroes Act, which I proudly sponsored, ...

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