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Nadler, Velázquez Write Governor Cuomo in Support of Empire Wind Proposal to Reactivate South Brooklyn Marine Terminal for Clean Energy

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New York, NY – Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) have sent a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in support of Empire Wind’s Port Infrastructure Improvement Plan to build what would become the nation’s first offshore wind production hub at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. “A project at SBMT will be part of the ecosystem of working... Read more »

Passing the Updated Heroes Act

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Dear Friends, Working in Washington to advance key Heroes Act priorities As our country continues to weather the COVID19 crisis, families across America are struggling to make ends meet—delivering federal support so that rent checks can be paid and food put on the table has never been more important. Unfortunately, while House Democrats first passed the Heroes Act on May 15th, the Republican-cont... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Delivers Statement for the Record on Updated Heroes Act

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Washington D.C. — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement for the record in support of the House amendment to the Senate amendments to H.R. 925, the updated Heroes Act: "I rise in strong support of the updated Heroes Act (H.R. 925), a stimulus package that rises to the seriousness of the crisis that our nation is facing. "I am pleased that this legislation once again pr... Read more »

Brooklyn Members of Congress Issue Statement on Withdrawal of Industry City Zoning Application

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Washington, DC – Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding news that Industry City has withdrawn its rezoning application: “This victory for Sunset Park was achieved because the community raised its collective voice to demand the right to shape the neighborhood’s growth. We thank all those who spoke out and stepped forward. Now that In... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Leads New York Congressional Delegation in Rejecting DOJ's Designation of NYC as 'Anarchist Jurisdiction'

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to reports that the Department of Justice had classified New York City, Portland, and Seattle as 'anarchist jurisdictions,' Representatives Nadler, Maloney, Meng, Velázquez, Ocasio-Cortez, Jeffries, Clarke, Engel, Meeks, Serrano, Rose, Lowey, and Espaillat issued the following statement: "Yesterday, New Yorkers awoke to discover that our city – the greatest ci... Read more »

Federal, State Brooklyn Lawmakers Coalesce Against Industry City Rezoning Application

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New York, NY – Today, ten Brooklyn lawmakers from the U.S. Congress, the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly wrote the New York City Council, opposing Industry City’s rezoning application in Sunset Park. “We are committed to ensuring that the local community can drive the process of what is in their best interest,” the letter states. “We urge you to support this community by respecti... Read more »

Nadler, Maloney, King Lead NY Delegation in Urging Sec. Mnuchin to Immediately Make FDNY Health Program Whole

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WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter Kind (R-NY), lead sponsors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, its reauthorization, and the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, today led 23 members of the New York Delegation in... Read more »

ICYMI: NADLER, SCHUMER & NYC HOUSE MEMBERS ANNOUNCE: WE WILL NOT SUPPORT ANY BILL THAT DOES NOT HAVE ADEQUATE STATE & LOCAL OR MASS TRANSIT AID; PROPOSED GOP BILL DOESN’T INCLUDE IT & IT WON’T PASS SENATE OR HOUSE

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New York, N.Y. —Standing with New York City House members Hakeem Jeffries, Adriano Espaillat, Gregory Meeks, Jerry Nadler, and Nydia Velázquez, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced he and others from the New York congressional delegation will not support any COVID relief bill that simply acts as a ‘box-check’ for Leader McConnell and President Trump’s handling of the pandemic and fails to includ... 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 »

Bringing Attorney General Barr Before the House Judiciary Committee

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Dear Friends, This past week—which included two significant House Judiciary hearings and House Democrats efforts to advance a new federal relief package to help those impacted by COVID-19—was an especially active one. Read more about what happened this week and what I hope to accomplish in weeks to come. Congressman Nadler questioning Attorney General William Barr Bringing Attorney General Barr B... Read more »

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