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Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Oversight of the Voting Rights Act: The Evolving Landscape of Voting Discrimination"

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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 the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Oversight of the Voting Rights Act: The Evolving Landscape of Voting Discrimination": "The Voting Rights Act is rightly regarded by many as our nation’s most important civil rights law. "M... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of H.R. 1, the For the People Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman joined House Democrats in passing H.R. 1, the For the People Act. The bill, a sweeping anti-corruption package to protect and expand voting rights, restore integrity to government and put the needs and priorities of the American people ahead of special interests, passed by a vote of 220-210. Chairman Nadler issued the following statement... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Phone Call Pressuring GA Secretary of State to Change Election Results

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's phone call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger urging him to “find” votes to overturn his defeat: “President Trump lost the 2020 presidential election. Either he is unwell, and really believes he won in Georgia despite all evidence ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of 10 Judiciary Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed 10 bills advanced out of the Judiciary Committee: "I am extremely proud of the bipartisan legislation shepherded by the Judiciary Committee and passed by the House of Representatives," said Chairman Nadler. "The legislation passed would ens... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Statement for the Record on H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement for the record in support of H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act: "I rise in strong support of the Delivering for America Act (H.R. 8015), which would restore normal U.S. Postal Service (USPS) operations and prohibit the Trump Administration from implementing or approving any changes that would impede service ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Work of the Judiciary Committee on The Heroes Act

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act, a comprehensive bill that responds to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic: "As our nation continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has a duty to meet this unprecedented crisis with a comprehensive response. I... Read more »

Keeping New Yorkers Safe from COVID-19

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Dear friends, The rapidly spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) has forced all of us to make significant changes to our lives as we adjust to social distancing and other preventative measures designed to inhibit the spread of the virus. I have been working hard—both in Washington and at home in New York—to protect Americans’ health and economic wellbeing. Please know that my office is available via pho... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Sends Letter to Gov. Cuomo Requesting Coronavirus-Related Primary Petitioning Changes

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Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), sent a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo requesting changes to the petitioning process for the June 23, 2020 New York State primary. In the letter, Rep. Nadler urged Governor Cuomo to exercise his emergency authority to facilitate submission of petitions by mail and to lower the number of signatures needed to designate petitions, protecting the health and ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement 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. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019: "Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019.H.R. 4 is comprehensive and much-needed legislation to restore the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to its full vita... Read more »

House Passes H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA) of 2019, by a vote of 228-187. The Voting Rights Advancement Act responds to the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision inShelby County v. Holderthat effectively gutted the 1965 Voting Rights Act’s most important enforcement mechanism—its preclearance requirement contained in Section 5—which requi... Read more »

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