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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 »

Chairman Nadler Praises Unanimous House Passage of 5 Judiciary Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives unanimously passed 5 bills favorably reported by the Judiciary Committee: "The bipartisan legislation passed today brings us one step closer to creating a more just criminal justice system, combatting notario fraud committed against our immigrant comm... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of 10 Judiciary Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed 10 bills advanced out of the Judiciary Committee: "I am extremely proud of the bipartisan legislation shepherded by the Judiciary Committee and passed by the House of Representatives," said Chairman Nadler. "The legislation passed would ens... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Delivers Floor Statement In Support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the House floor in support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which would guarantee workplace protections to pregnant workers and provide relief to pregnant workers to whom said protections are not provided: "Pregnancy is not a disability, but sometimes pregnant workers need an easy fix such as a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 6813, the Promoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 6813, the Promoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act: "H.R. 6813, the 'Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act,' would require the Justice Department to ensure that its training materials under the Elde... Read more »

House Passes Bill Championed by Chairman Nadler, Reps. Rose & Pascrell to Compensate Public Safety Officers Who Are Disabled or Die from COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act of 2020, legislation to expand an existing federal program to ensure that public safety officers who contract COVID-19 in the line of duty are eligible for benefits should they become disabled or die from the virus. The legislation was shepherded in the House by Judiciary ... Read more »

Nadler & Cohen Statement on SCOTUS Decision Weakening Birth Control Protections

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) released the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision upholding a Trump Administration rule that undermines access to birth control for women across the country: “Today’s decision potentially leaves hundreds o... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Statement on This Week’s House Passage of Key Legislative Priorities

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House's passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act, H.J. Res 90, the Protecting Your Credit Score Act, the Moving Forward Act, and the Paycheck Protection Program application extension: "This week, the House acted decisively to pr... Read more »

Nadler & Cohen Denounce Trump Administration Rollback of Civil Rights Protections in Healthcare

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) denounced the Trump Administration's decision to eliminate health care protections for vulnerable communities, including LGBTQ individuals. The new rule from the Trump Administration also rolls back nondiscrimination pro... Read more »

The Heroes Act: Charting a Path Towards Recovery

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Dear friends, The COVID-19 crisis is unlike any that we've ever faced as a nation before. It has roiled our economy, killed tens of thousands, and changed the daily lives of every American. If we hope to adequately respond to a crisis as vast and sweeping as this, we must put forth proposals that are as comprehensive as the pandemic they seek to counter. The Heroes Act, which I proudly sponsored, ... Read more »

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