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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 »

Demanding Justice at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center

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Demanding Justice at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center Rep. Nadler, along with Reps. Velazquez and Maloney, calling on the Bureau of Prisons to protect inmates at the Brooklyn MDC. Last week, I was mortified to read the New York Times story about the inhumane conditions inmates faced at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Inmates at the facility reported no ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for the Markup of H.R. 948, the “No Oil Producing and Cartels Act of 2019”

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 948, the “No Oil Producing and Cartels Act of 2019”: “The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, is an international cartel whose members deliberately collude to limit crude oil production as a means of fixing prices, unfairly driving ... Read more »

E-Newsletter: Catastrophic Climate Report Demands Congressional Response

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Catastrophic Climate Report Demands Congressional Response The National Climate Assessment (NCA) released last month reaffirms what 97% of climate scientists have made abundantly clear: climate change poses a real danger to American’s health and economic well-being. The report also explains that the catastrophic damage done by climate change will continue to intensify, and that inaction will be fa... Read more »

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