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Nadler, Wilson Introduce Bill Providing a Tax Credit to Living Organ Donors

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Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Joe Wilson (R-SC) introduced the Living Organ Donor Tax Credit Act, H.R. 6171. The bill will provide up to a $5,000 one-time refundable tax credit to living organ donors who were not reimbursed for the costs related to organ donation by the National Living Organ Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC) or any…

Nadler, Frankel, Williams, and Chu Lead Letter to the EEOC on Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Rulemaking

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Last week, Representatives Jerrold Nadler, Lois Frankel, Nikema Williams, and Judy Chu led 82 House Democrats in a letter to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chair Charlotte A. Burrows to provide congressional intent of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) for the Commission’s consideration during the rulemaking process. The PWFA was signed into law in December 2022…

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is Now the Law of the Land

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 Dear Friends,          After a decade long battle to get the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) to the President's desk, I am proud to share that the PWFA went into effect on June 27th. This historic legislation allows pregnant and postpartum workers to get the accommodations they need to have a safe and healthy…

Nadler Announces Over $24 Million in Funding for Hospitals on Manhattan’s East Side

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler announced over $24 million in combined grant funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to hospitals in New York’s 12th Congressional District. “The East Side is home to a number of the finest hospitals and medical universities in the world,” said Congressman Nadler. “I’m proud to announce this funding which will help these…

Nadler, Maloney, Garbarino, and Gillibrand Introduce the Bipartisan 9/11 Responder and Survivor Health Funding Correction Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the lead sponsors of the bipartisan James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which created the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) and reopened the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), announced the introduction of the 9/11 Responder and Survivor Health Funding Correction Act. This legislation - introduced…

Congressman Nadler Floor Statement for H.R. 1065, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the House floor in support of a bill he authored, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 1065), which would guarantee workplace protections to pregnant workers and provide relief to pregnant workers to whom said protections are not provided: "For as long as women have been in the…

Congressman Nadler Celebrates Bipartisan House Passage of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act by a bipartisan vote of 315 to 101. The bill, which was reintroduced by Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), John Katko (R-NY), Lucy McBath (D-GA), Jaime Herrera-Beutler (R-WA), and Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) in February,…

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Treating the Problem: Addressing Anticompetitive Conduct and Consolidation in Health Care Markets"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on "Treating the Problem: Addressing Anticompetitive Conduct and Consolidation in Health Care Markets:"  "The Judiciary Committee has a strong, bipartisan tradition of promoting…

Bipartisan Legislative Package Introduced to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

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Washington, D.C. - During a hearing of the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee today, lawmakers announced the introduction of a new bipartisan legislative package that will enhance efforts to lower prescription drug costs by taking on anticompetitive practices employed by large pharmaceutical companies. In a joint statement, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler…

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