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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 »

Statement of Ranking Member Nadler for the Markup of H.R. 5468, the Permitting Litigation Efficiency Act of 2018

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during a Judiciary Committee markup of H.R. 5468, the Permitting Litigation Efficiency Act of 2018: “Mr. Chairman, today we are considering yet another de-regulatory bill destined to go nowhere. We should at least consider the implications of the so-called ‘Community S... Read more »

Statement of Ranking Member Nadler for the Markup of H.R. 4423, the “North Texas Water Supply Security Act of 2017”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during the Committee markup of H.R. 4423, the “North Texas Water Supply Security Act of 2017.” “Mr. Chairman, I strongly oppose H.R. 4423, which takes aim at legal challenges to a single construction project—namely, the Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir Project, built ... Read more »

Statement of Ranking Member Nadler for the Markup of H.R. 5904, the “No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) Act”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during the Committee markup of H.R. 5904, the “No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) Act.” “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 f... Read more »

Reps. Nadler, Napolitano, Lowenthal & Barragán Stand with Truckers to Introduce the Clean Ports Act of 2017 and the Port Drivers’ Bill of Rights Act

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), and Nanette Díaz Barragán (D-CA) held a press conference with port truck drivers and representatives from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to announce the introduction of the Port Drivers’ Bill of Rights Act (H.R. 4144) and the Clean Ports Act of 2017 (H.R. 4147). “An active por... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Introduces Amendment to Protect Nuclear Safety Regulations from Republican Interference

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced an amendment to stop Republicans from severely hampering important nuclear safety regulations as part of The REINS Act (H.R.26). The Nadler Amendment would exempt regulations related to nuclear reactor safety from being curtailed by the Republican legislation. Below is the full statement, as prepa... Read more »

Rep. Nadler, Sen. Schumer, Rep. Jeffries and Army Corps Announce the Completion of Sea Gate Reach of the Coney Island Shore Protection Project

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NEW YORK – Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Sen. Charles Schumer, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, and Col. David Caldwell, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District announced the completion of the Sea Gate Reach of the Coney Island Shore Protection Project. New York State DEC and the City of New York joined in the announcement. The $28 million project will increase resiliency and reduce... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Supports Legislation Providing FEMA Assistance to Public Broadcasters for Disaster Relief

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), senior member of the House Judiciary Committee and House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, issued the following statement in support of the Emergency Information Improvement Act, providing FEMA assistance to public broadcasters. After working on legislation in the House to help public broadcasters access disaster relief in the aftermath of Super... Read more »

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