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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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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 »

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