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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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

Rep. Nadler and Local Leaders Commemorate Superstorm Sandy Anniversary, Announce Legislation to Expand Access to FEMA Disaster Assistance

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined local elected officials and community groups to commemorate the 7th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy's landfall, the impact of which many communities in New York are still recovering from. At the press conference, Congressman Nadler also announced that he will be introducing legislation, the Disaster Equity Assistance Act, which would... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Applauds Passage of Legislative Package to Protect Our National Parks and Public Lands

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Washington, D.C. — This week, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined House Democrats in passing H.R. 1373, the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act, H.R. 2181, the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act, and H.R. 823, the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy (CORE) Act. These bills are essential to protecting our nation's public lands from mining, safeguarding access to clean air and water... Read more »

Enough Is Enough: We Must End the Gun Violence Epidemic

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Enough Is Enough: We Must End the Gun Violence Epidemic Rep. Nadler speaks with students following the House passage of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, in February. This summer, the communities of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio were devastated by senseless mass shootings. They marked the 249th and 250th mass shooting in 2019 alone, putting our nation on a pace of more than one mass... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Statement on Passage of H.R. 3055, FY 20 Appropriations Minibus

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on H.R. 3055, a five bill appropriations package which passed the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday by a vote of 227 to 194. Voting in support of the package, Congressman Nadler applauded the inclusion of language to restore two-way tolling on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and language to block the a... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Statement on H.R. 2740, FY20 Appropriations Minibus

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on H.R. 2740, a four-bill appropriations package which passed the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday by a vote of 226 to 203. Voting in support of the package, Congressman Nadler applauded the funding to improve access to health care and higher education, renew research into the epidemic of gun violen... Read more »

Ensuring a Pathway to Citizenship for DREAMers & TPS Recipients

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Ensuring a Pathway to Citizenship for DREAMers & TPS Recipients Rep. Nadler joined House Democrats to introduce legislation banning the practice of indefinitely separating migrant families at the border. Last week, the House Judiciary Committee passed the Dream Act and the Promise Act,which provide a permanent solution to Dreamers, recipients of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and recipients of... Read more »

Nadler Leads NYC Members in Opposing Northeast Supply Enhancement Project

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) led Members of the New York City Congressional delegation in a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo expressing their concern over the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project. The project, also known as the Williams Pipeline, would transport fracked gas from Pennsylvania through New Jersey, traveling underwater in the Raritan Bay ... Read more »

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