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Dear Friends, Congressman Nadler speaking in support of the Violence Against Women Act I’ve written to you recently about the American Rescue Plan, and I’ve also sought to share more information about how to file your taxes and how small businesses can seek relief in this trying period. I hope these resources have been helpful. While I’ve been hard at work ensuring that the American Rescue Plan i... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Controlled Substances: Federal Policies and Enforcement"

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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 Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on "Controlled Substances: Federal Policies and Enforcement": "I would like to thank Chairwoman Jackson Lee for holding this important hearing today. Drug addiction is a serious problem in our communities... Read more »

NADLER, JACKSON LEE, AND FITZPATRICK INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security along with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), introduced the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021. The legislation authorizes funding for a variety of... Read more »

BIPARTISAN, BICAMERAL GROUP OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ANNOUNCE VOCA FIX TO SUSTAIN THE CRIME VICTIMS FUND ACT

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Washington, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan, bicameral group of Members of Congress announced the introduction of the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act. This critical piece of legislation will support vital victim service programs by preventing future cuts to already diminished federal victim service grants. Members of Congress in the Senate will introduce the bill today and the House will... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act: "Last summer, millions of Americans, all across the country, took to the streets to demand fundamental change in the culture of law enforcement, and to call for meaningful accountabil... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Rise of Domestic Terrorism in America"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on "The Rise of Domestic Terrorism in America": "I thank Chairwoman Sheila Jackson Lee for holding this important and timely hearing. Domestic terrorism continues to be a serious and lethal ... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Reintroduce the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) reintroduced the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021 as protests against police brutality and lack of accountability continued. The most recent protests occurred last night in Rochester, New York, after a grand jury failed to indict the police officers who handcuffed Daniel ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Seeks Answers on DOJ's Prosecution of January 6th Insurrectionists

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Washington, D.C. – Following reports that the U.S. Attorney’s Office is considering not charging a large portion of the insurrectionists who breached the United States Capitol on January 6th, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson demanding that the Department of Justice dedicate every available resource to its offices acro... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds Biden-Harris Day One Executive Action on Racial Equity

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris' executive action on racial equity: “I applaud President Biden and Vice President Harris for taking a bold step on their first day in office to address racial inequality in our country. This executive order lays the groundwork t... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds Introduction of Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) joined Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) in announcing the introduction of the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (DTPA) of 2021. In the House, the bill was introduced as H.R. 350. The legislation, which was passed by the House Judiciary Committee last Congress, strengthens the federal gover... Read more »

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