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Continuing to Work for New Yorkers During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Dear Friends, Fighting for the Port Authority Without the Port Authority, New York and New Jersey would struggle to function. More than operating the world’s most active bus terminal, the Port Authority also manages the nation’s busiest airport system, our region’s vital commuter rail system, the East Coast’s biggest seaport, and every vehicle that crosses between New York and New Jersey, all the ... Read more »

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 »

Serving as Manager in the Impeachment Trial of President Trump

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Serving as Manager in the Impeachment Trial of President Trump Rep. Nadler delivering the articles of impeachment from the House to the Senate with other House managers Over the past several months, as impeachment has gripped the nation and the Congress, I’ve returned time and again to a quote from 1787. Someone approached Benjamin Franklin at the close of the Constitutional Convention and asked ... Read more »

Nadler, Rose, Velázquez Announce Split-Tolling Coming to Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge as Result of Bipartisan Budget Deal

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), along with Reps. Max Rose (NY-11) and Nydia Velázquez (NY-7), announced, following their push, the repeal of the split-tolling ban on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, which spans the New York Harbor from Brooklyn to Staten Island, in the House-passed, bipartisan spending package for Fiscal Year 2020, expected to pass the full Congress thi... Read more »

Reps. Nadler, Maloney, Velazquez Introduce Legislation to Address NYC's Helicopter Safety Needs

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New York, NY — Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), and Nydia M. Velazquez (NY-07) joined local elected officials and community groups to announce the introduction of their Improving Helicopter Safety Act of 2019. New York City is one of the most densely populated cities in the United States and has one of the highest rates of helicopter use in the world, whic... Read more »

Nadler, Velázquez, Maloney Lead Letter Urging NYC Mayor Take Action to End Non-Essential Helicopter Flights

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Nydia Velázquez (NY-07), and Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) sent a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio requesting a meeting to discuss the urgent issue of working to end non-essential helicopter flights over all of New York City as soon as possible. In their letter, the members write, “Since 1980, there have been at least 30 h... Read more »

Protecting Access to Reproductive Healthcare

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Protecting Access to Reproductive Healthcare WATCH: Click here to view a highlight of the Judiciary Committee hearing on threats to reproductive rights in America. In my view, our country has reached a crisis point for a woman’s constitutional right to control her own body and reproductive choices. In the month of May alone, Alabama outlawed abortion outright, with no exemptions even in cases of ... 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 »

Nadler, Maloney, Velázquez Lead Call for FAA to Stop Non-Essential Helicopter Flights over NYC

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), along with Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Nydia Velázquez (NY-07), sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell, urging the FAA to ban all non-essential helicopter flights over New York City. Joining the Members on the letter are Reps. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Kathleen M. Rice (NY... Read more »

Split Tolling on the Verrazzano One Step Closer to Reality with House Committee Passage

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Washington, D.C. — Following an agreement by U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler, Max Rose, and Nydia Velázquez, the House Committee on Appropriations today passed legislation that would bring two-way tolling back to the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge—splitting the toll in half to be paid in both directions which studies have shown would decrease congestion and increase revenue without raising costs on... Read more »

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