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Voting to Fund Key Priorities

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Dear Friends, I wanted to share with you my statement on the House's recent passage of a vital appropriations bill. This appropriations package is a sweeping investment in America's working families, infrastructure, education system, and much more, including important projects in our district. I was proud to support it. "Madame Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H.R. 4502, the Seven Bill ...

Nadler & Blumenauer Introduce the Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), co-Chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, introduced the Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act. This legislation will help restore the original purpose of the National Wildlife Refuge System as a sanctuary for wildlife by prohibiting the use of cruel body-grippin...


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BROOKLYN, N.Y. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Jerrold Nadler were joined by Representatives Nydia Velazquez and Yvette D. Clarke at the Sims Recycling Plant in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, to announce the introduction of their new legislation, the Promoting Energy Alternatives is Key to Emission Reductions Act of 2021, also known as the PEAKER Act of 2021. The bill would provide fi...

Chairman Nadler Applauds Biden-Harris Actions to Modernize Federal Rulemaking and Repeal Harmful Deregulatory Executive Orders

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on federal regulation and memorandum on modernizing regulatory review: “Yesterday’s action by the Biden Administration to modernize our rulemaking system and repeal harmful Executive Orders is welcome relief for American families across the co...

Chairman Nadler Lauds Biden-Harris Day One Memorandum Ordering Regulatory Freeze

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the memorandum of Ronald A. Klain, Assistant to President Joe Biden and Chief of Staff, ordering a freeze on non-essential regulatory activity pending review: “As promised, President Biden and Vice President Harris are putting our health, safety, and environment first. Today’s act...

Repairing America’s Broken Cannabis Laws with the MORE Act

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Dear Friends, The House passed the MORE Act by a vote of 228 to 164. Repairing America’s Broken Cannabis Laws with the MORE Act For the minority communities that have borne the heaviest cost of the war on Cannabis, our justice system has been anything but just. Not only have Black and Brown Americans been arrested at higher rates and sentenced to longer sentences than their White counterparts, th...

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...

Remembering Congressman John Lewis

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Dear Friends, These have been a busy few weeks in Washington, filled with legislative action, appropriations, and the loss of a legendary leader in Congressman John Lewis. I am proud of the bills that the House passed, many of which deliver needed funds and programs to New York City, and wanted to share with you my thoughts on some of these priority issues. Remembering John Lewis Standing alongsi...

Rep. Nadler Statement on the Trump Administration’s Decision to Defund New York Storm Protection Study

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Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement responding to the Trump Administration announcement that the Army Corps of Engineers is cancelling a vital study examining potential solutions to New York City and regional storm risks, such as another Sandy-level storm: “The Army Corps’ dangerous and inexplicable decision to cancel an in-progress study to improve New York’s storm pr...

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...

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