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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 by Reps. Jerrold Nadler, Carolyn B. Maloney, ...

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 workforce, they have ...

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, would guarantee workplace protections for pregnant workers and deliver meani...

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 competition in health...

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 (D-NY), Antitrust Su...

Signing the American Rescue Plan Into Law

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Dear Friends, Rep. Nadler speaking at a press conference on Capitol Hill On March 12th, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. As I wrote to yourecently, the American Rescue Plan is precisely the kind of sweeping, bold response we need to recover from the comprehensive economic and public health crises facing our nation today. The $1.9 trillion COVID relief package includes mon...

Representatives Nadler and Herrera Beutler, Senators Gillibrand and Cotton Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Protect Organ Donors

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — At the start of National Kidney Month, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) and U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) introduced legislation to protect the rights of living organ donors. The Living Donor Protection Act would protect living donors from high insurance premiums, codify Department of Labor (DOL) guidance...

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),...

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 ...

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...

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