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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... Read more »

Maintaining New York's Progress in the Fight Against COVID19

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Dear Friends, Over the past several weeks, we have seen the worst of America—the continued spread of COVID19, police brutality, and the pain and devastation created by generations of systemic racism, injustice and inequality. But we have also seen the best of our collective spirit, as Americans have come together in peaceful protest and continued, especially here in New York, to work together to c... Read more »

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... Read more »

Reps. Nadler and Jeffries Lead Letter to Gov. Cuomo Urging Him To Take Further Steps To Limit the Spread of COVID-19 in New York Correctional Facilities

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) led a group of New York Members on a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo urging him to further limit the spread of COVID-19 in New York correctional facilities by releasing more inmates, making available widespread, accessible testing, providing PPE and health supplies, and rigorously enforcing social distancing for t... Read more »

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, ... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Floor Remarks Supporting the Heroes Act, H.R. 6800

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act, which provides meaningful economic relief to millions of Americans, funds efforts to safeguard our elections and reduce stress on our criminal justice system, and delivers needed support to workers battling the virus on the front lines: "I rise today in s... Read more »

Reps. Nadler, Maloney, King and Sen. Duckworth Unveil Legislation to Create Compensation Fund for Essential Workers

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Congressman Peter King (R-NY), and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced the introduction of the bipartisan Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act. Modeled after the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), this new fund would provide compensation for injuries to any individual, or their families,... Read more »

Nadler Leads New York Delegation Members in Bipartisan Call for Support of Cultural Sites in Future COVID-19 Legislation

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New York, NY — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) led a bipartisan letter from Members of the New York Congressional delegation to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) requesting that any future COVID-19 response legislation address the needs and priorities of America's cultural sites, many of which call New York home. "Museums, zoos, theaters, and other cultural in... Read more »

Nadler, Maloney Lead Request to Support Arts and Cultural Sector in Next Coronavirus Response Package

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NEW YORK, NY — Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today led 17 of their colleagues in a request to House leadership to provide additional assistance to the country’s museums, libraries, and cultural institutions in the next coronavirus recovery package. The nation’s arts and cultural sector accounts for approximately 4.5% of U.S. gross domestic product (G... Read more »

Protecting the Health of New Yorkers Through COVID-19

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Dear Friends, Last month, the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law – the largest aid package in American history, providing substantial relief funding for hospitals and providers responding to COVID-19, as well as support and resources for patients and consumers that have been impacted by the pandemic. In order to further explain the support a... Read more »

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