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Responding to the Impact of COVID-19 on New York City

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Dear Friends, I know many of you are anxious and concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. I wanted to take a moment to respond to many of the concerns I have heard from constituents who have reached out to my office and to share some additional guidance. I shared each of these concerns with Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader McConnell in a letter on March 18, which you can read here, t... Read more »

Fighting for Equal Rights for All Americans

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Fighting for Equal Rights for All Americans Adding the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the Constitution is long overdue. The ERA, which guarantees equality under the law regardless of sex, first passed the House in 1972 and included an arbitrary deadline for ratification, which Congress extended once before it expired. In 1982, when the deadline had expired, 35 states had voted in support of ratif... 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 »

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 »

Elected Officials Announce Formation of Working Group to Address Full Capital Needs for NYCHA's Chelsea Developments

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NEW YORK— Congressman Nadler, Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Johnson, Public Advocate Williams, Comptroller Stringer, Manhattan Borough President Brewer, Senator Hoylman, Senator Jackson and Assembly Member Gottfried today announced the creation of a working group to address the future of the Fulton Houses, Elliot-Chelsea, and Chelsea Addition NYCHA developments. These developments face a capital defici... Read more »

Nadler, Velázquez Seek Funding for Public Housing

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New York, N.Y. — Yesterday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) to introduce the Public Housing Emergency Response Act, legislation to allocate $70 billion for public housing capital repairs and upgrades nationally. Under the proposal, $32 billion would flow to the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). In New York City, and across the nation, federal disinves... 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 »

Demanding the Full, Unredacted Special Counsel Report

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Demanding the Full, Unredacted Special Counsel Report WATCH: Click here to watch Rep. Nadler discuss the House Judiciary Committee's demands for the full, unredacted Special Counsel report. Even in its redacted form, the final report issued by Special Counsel Robert Mueller outlines what I see as disturbing evidence that the President and his associates engaged in obstruction of justice and other... Read more »

Tenants of Standard Companies & Winn Residential Deserve Better

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerry Nadler (NY-10), Assembly Member Richard Gottfried and tenants of Polyclinic Apartments rallied to demand Standard Companies & Winn Residential speed up the restoring of cooking gas after cutting service nearly nine months ago, and with no date set for restoration. Polyclinic Apartments is a 151-unit at Project-Based Section 8 development, located at 345-34... Read more »

Joint Congressional Statement on HUD, NYCHA Agreement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Reps. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Gregory W. Meeks, (D-NY), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Grace Meng (D-NY), and Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), released the following joint statement regarding an agreement reached between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the New York City Housing Author... Read more »

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