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Bipartisan Group Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen Protections for Pregnant Workers

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Washington, D.C. — Today, a bipartisan group of representatives announced the reintroduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act – which establishes a pregnant worker’s clear-cut right to reasonable workplace accommodations, provided they do not impose an undue burden on their employer. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was reintroduced by Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), John Katko (R-NY),... Read more »

Congressional Democrats File Amicus Brief in ACOG v. FDA

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Washington, D.C. –– Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Diana DeGette (CO-10), Jan Schakowsky. (IL-9), and Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), as well as Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and Ron Wyden (D-OR), led 148 Members of Congress in filing an amicus brief in the case of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ... Read more »

Nadler, Espaillat, Jeffries, Meng Lead Members of the New York Congressional Delegation to Urge Biden Administration to Lead Full and Robust Federal Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic to Meet the Needs of New Yorkers

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), and Grace Meng (NY-06) released the following joint statement on their letter to the Biden-Harris Administration urging a swift federal response to address the needs of New Yorkers as communities continue to combat the COVID-19 pandemic: In their letter, the Members stated, “As New Y... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Statement on Congressional COVID-19 Relief Package

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement: “Today, I will vote in support of the Congressional coronavirus relief package. While I will vote for the bill to deliver American families the desperately needed relief that Senate Republicans have been holding up for months, I remain deeply concerned by its shortcomings. Senate Republicans’ inaction and c... Read more »

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 »

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