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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 »

NYC Lawmakers Request FAA Institute Restrictions on Helicopter Flights Over Shakespeare in the Park Festival

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Today, New York City Members of Congress, led by Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), who represents the Upper West Side of Manhattan - including Central Park - and parts of Brooklyn, sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acting Administrator Daniel K. Elwell demanding the FAA institute Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR) during outdoor performances of The Public Theater's Shakespea... Read more »

Nadler, Maloney, NY & NJ Members Voice Opposition to Helicopter Tourism

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Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) led a group of their New York and New Jersey colleagues in voicing their continued opposition to helicopter tourism in light of the March 11 helicopter crash in New York City’s East River that killed five passengers. They are also asking for more information about the crash from the FAA and the NTSB who are conducting th... Read more »

Nadler, Velázquez, Maloney on East River Helicopter Crash

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Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), released the following joint statement on the East River helicopter crash: “This crash is another tragic reminder that these helicopter tourist flights pose significant public safety risks to our community. At minimum, these flights should be suspended until there can be an exhaustive review of ... Read more »

ICYMI: Reps. Nadler and Payne, Jr. Co-Lead Letter Calling for Trump Administration to Commit to Funding the Gateway Project

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On December 29, Deputy Federal Transit Administrator Jane Williams, wrongly stated that there is no agreement between the federal government and state governments to fund the Gateway Project, a multi-year project to modernize transportation infrastructure along the Northeast Corridor. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) co-led a bipartisan, bistate letter to Se... 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 Questions GSA Head on Constitutionality of Trump Hotel Lease

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Today, during a House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee hearing with the Acting Administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA), Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) questioned the GSA head on the constitutionality of payments by foreign governments to the Trump Organization through its Trump Hotel at the Old Post Office Building in Washington, D.C. – a property being leased f... Read more »

Congressmen Nadler and Carson's Amendment Adding Secondary Cockpit Security Barriers on New Aircraft Passes House Transportation Committee

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), senior Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the highest ranking Democratic member from the northeast, and Congressman André Carson (D-IN) offered an amendment to HR 2997, the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act. The amendment, which passed unanimously by voice vote, increases security on ... Read more »

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