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Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1693, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 1693, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act: "H.R. 1693, the 'Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law Act' or the 'EQUAL Act,' would eliminate the unjust sentencing disparity between ...

Nadler & Jackson Lee Commend Senate Passage of VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the Senate passed H.R. 1652, the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021, bipartisan and bicameral legislation introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) that supports vital victim service programs by preventing future cuts to already diminished federal victim service grants. The bill passed the House on March 17, 2021 by a vote ...

Nadler, Blumenauer, Lee, Jackson Lee, Jeffries, and Velázquez Reintroduce Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Legislation

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) reintroduced the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, one of the most comprehensive marijuana reform bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congres...

Nadler Joins CAPAC Members, Speaker Pelosi at Press Conference Ahead of House Vote on S. 937, the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks, as prepared, at a press conference ahead of the House vote on S. 937, the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act: "I want to begin by thanking Speaker Pelosi for bringing this legislation to the floor, Grace Meng and Don Beyer for introducing the bills that make up today’s legislation, and Judy Ch...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2694, the Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2694, the Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2021: "H.R. 2694, the 'Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2021,' is bipartisan legislation that makes two modest, but important amendments to current law, promoting the efficient, ef...

Chairman Nadler Statement on George Floyd Trial Verdict

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement: “Today, justice was served in Minneapolis. George Floyd’s death at the hands of Derek Chauvin was a horrific act of violence and a shocking abuse of power. Chauvin’s conviction cannot bring Mr. Floyd back, but it can provide a small measure of closure and peace for his family, his community, and all those w...

Working in Washington for My Constituents

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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