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Passing the Updated Heroes Act

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Dear Friends, Working in Washington to advance key Heroes Act priorities As our country continues to weather the COVID19 crisis, families across America are struggling to make ends meet—delivering federal support so that rent checks can be paid and food put on the table has never been more important. Unfortunately, while House Democrats first passed the Heroes Act on May 15th, the Republican-cont... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Delivers Statement for the Record on Updated Heroes Act

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Washington D.C. — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement for the record in support of the House amendment to the Senate amendments to H.R. 925, the updated Heroes Act: "I rise in strong support of the updated Heroes Act (H.R. 925), a stimulus package that rises to the seriousness of the crisis that our nation is facing. "I am pleased that this legislation once again pr... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.Res. 908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.Res. 908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19: "Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of H. Res. 908, a resolution condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. "Among other thi... Read more »

ICYMI: NADLER, SCHUMER & NYC HOUSE MEMBERS ANNOUNCE: WE WILL NOT SUPPORT ANY BILL THAT DOES NOT HAVE ADEQUATE STATE & LOCAL OR MASS TRANSIT AID; PROPOSED GOP BILL DOESN’T INCLUDE IT & IT WON’T PASS SENATE OR HOUSE

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New York, N.Y. —Standing with New York City House members Hakeem Jeffries, Adriano Espaillat, Gregory Meeks, Jerry Nadler, and Nydia Velázquez, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced he and others from the New York congressional delegation will not support any COVID relief bill that simply acts as a ‘box-check’ for Leader McConnell and President Trump’s handling of the pandemic and fails to includ... Read more »

Nadler, Neal, Lofgren Call for Changes to Ease the Admission of Temporary Health Workers During the COVID-19 Emergency

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Washington, D.C. – In response to President Trump’s decision to suspend the entry of certain temporary workers in a recently signed proclamation, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) expressed their concerns over the Proclamation’s impact on m... 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 »

Maintaining New York's Progress in the Fight Against COVID19

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Dear Friends, Over the past several weeks, we have seen the worst of America—the continued spread of COVID19, police brutality, and the pain and devastation created by generations of systemic racism, injustice and inequality. But we have also seen the best of our collective spirit, as Americans have come together in peaceful protest and continued, especially here in New York, to work together to c... Read more »

Nadler, Cicilline, Neguse and Members of the House Judiciary Committee Seek Answers from Trump Administration on its Apparent Exploitation of the COVID-19 Pandemic to Push a Reckless Deregulatory Agenda

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Vice Chairman Joe Neguse (D-CO), and ten additional Democratic members of the Judiciary Committee sent a letter seeking answers regarding the Trump Administra... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Introduces Legislation to Reduce AG Barr's Budget, Reign in Efforts to Politicize DOJ

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced legislation to cut $50 million from the Department of Justice (DOJ) General Administration account, which funds the Attorney General's personal office. The legislation is part of a series of actions Chairman Nadler announced earlier this week to counter Attorney General William Barr's continued defiance of... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Releasing Tear Gas on Peaceful DC Protesters for Photo Op & His Threat to Deploy the Military

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military in our communities as protesters stand against police brutality: “President Trump has always shown us exactly who he wants to be—a dictator. Today, Trump demonstrated once again that he is incapable of leadership and ... Read more »

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