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In Face of Increased Violence Against Worshipers, Congressmembers Nadler, Rose, Clarke, Engel, Jeffries, Lowey, Maloney, Meeks, Meng, Velázquez Announce 50% Increase in Security Funding to Help Protect, Improve Security for High-Risk Nonprofits

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New York, N.Y. — Following a rise in anti-Semitism and attacks on worshippers, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler, Max Rose, Yvette Clarke, Eliot Engel, Hakeem Jeffries, Carolyn Maloney, Nita Lowey, Gregory Meeks, Grace Meng, and Nydia Velázquez announced today that as part of the federal Appropriations legislation passed last month, Congress increased funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Pro... Read more »

Nadler, Rose, Velázquez Announce Split-Tolling Coming to Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge as Result of Bipartisan Budget Deal

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), along with Reps. Max Rose (NY-11) and Nydia Velázquez (NY-7), announced, following their push, the repeal of the split-tolling ban on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, which spans the New York Harbor from Brooklyn to Staten Island, in the House-passed, bipartisan spending package for Fiscal Year 2020, expected to pass the full Congress thi... Read more »

Nadler, Rouzer, Cunningham, Zeldin, Engel, and King Introduce Disaster Assistance Equity Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) introduced H.R. 5337, the Disaster Assistance Equity Act, along with Representatives David Rouzer (NC-7), Joe Cunningham (SC-1), Lee Zeldin (NY-1), Eliot Engel (NY-16), and Peter King (NY-2). This bipartisan legislation will ensure that common interest communities, including co-ops and condominiums, are eligible for the same FEMA assista... Read more »

Rep. Nadler and Local Leaders Commemorate Superstorm Sandy Anniversary, Announce Legislation to Expand Access to FEMA Disaster Assistance

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined local elected officials and community groups to commemorate the 7th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy's landfall, the impact of which many communities in New York are still recovering from. At the press conference, Congressman Nadler also announced that he will be introducing legislation, the Disaster Equity Assistance Act, which would... Read more »

Reps. Nadler, Maloney, Velazquez Introduce Legislation to Address NYC's Helicopter Safety Needs

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New York, NY — Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), and Nydia M. Velazquez (NY-07) joined local elected officials and community groups to announce the introduction of their Improving Helicopter Safety Act of 2019. New York City is one of the most densely populated cities in the United States and has one of the highest rates of helicopter use in the world, whic... Read more »

Enough Is Enough: We Must End the Gun Violence Epidemic

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Enough Is Enough: We Must End the Gun Violence Epidemic Rep. Nadler speaks with students following the House passage of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, in February. This summer, the communities of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio were devastated by senseless mass shootings. They marked the 249th and 250th mass shooting in 2019 alone, putting our nation on a pace of more than one mass... Read more »

Elected Officials Announce Formation of Working Group to Address Full Capital Needs for NYCHA's Chelsea Developments

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NEW YORK— Congressman Nadler, Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Johnson, Public Advocate Williams, Comptroller Stringer, Manhattan Borough President Brewer, Senator Hoylman, Senator Jackson and Assembly Member Gottfried today announced the creation of a working group to address the future of the Fulton Houses, Elliot-Chelsea, and Chelsea Addition NYCHA developments. These developments face a capital defici... Read more »

Nadler, Velázquez Seek Funding for Public Housing

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New York, N.Y. — Yesterday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) to introduce the Public Housing Emergency Response Act, legislation to allocate $70 billion for public housing capital repairs and upgrades nationally. Under the proposal, $32 billion would flow to the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). In New York City, and across the nation, federal disinves... Read more »

Nadler, Velázquez Statement on DOJ IG Report on MDC Brooklyn

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Inspector General (IG) of the Justice Department issued a “Review and Inspection of Metropolitan Detention Center Brooklyn Facilities Issues and Related Impact on Inmates” in response to a request from House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), who were joined by colleagues from the House and Senate, to the IG on February... Read more »

New York Must Seize Campaign Reform Opportunity

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New York Must Seize Campaign Reform Opportunity Rep. Nadler speaking in support of H.R. 1, the For The People Act, which ends the dominance of big money in our politics. This week, I wrote an op-ed in the New York Daily News calling on New York State to take strong steps to address the role of big money in our politics by enacting a publicly-financed, small-donor matching campaign finance system.... Read more »

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