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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 »

Ensuring a Pathway to Citizenship for DREAMers & TPS Recipients

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Ensuring a Pathway to Citizenship for DREAMers & TPS Recipients Rep. Nadler joined House Democrats to introduce legislation banning the practice of indefinitely separating migrant families at the border. Last week, the House Judiciary Committee passed the Dream Act and the Promise Act,which provide a permanent solution to Dreamers, recipients of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and recipients of... Read more »

ICYMI: Nadler, Rose, Velázquez Announced Plan to Reinstate Two-Way Tolling on Verrazzano, Decreasing Traffic Congestion and Supporting Transit Funding for Staten Island and South Brooklyn

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New York, N.Y. — Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler, Max Rose, and Nydia Velázquez announced their support for a federal effort to bring two-way tolling back to the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, which studies have shown would decrease congestion in Staten Island, Brooklyn, and Manhattan, and increase revenue by tolling out-of-state drivers at no additional cost to Staten Islanders. The Me... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Statement on Gateway Tunnel Project Funding in FY19 Appropriations Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), released the following statement on the inclusion in the FY19 Appropriations bill of $650 million in Amtrak Northeast Corridor, a significant portion of which will fund the Gateway Tunnel Project. The bill passed Congress last night and was signed into law by the President today. "In addition to averting another unnecessary shutdown, the... Read more »

ICYMI: Nadler Statement in Support of Legislation to Re-Open Critical Government Agencies

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Yesterday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), who represents the West Side of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, delivered the following statement, as prepared, in support of H.R. 267, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, to help end the government shutdown: "Thank you, Mr. Speaker. "I rise today in support of this legislation because it is past time to move beyond ... Read more »

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