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Rep. Nadler Applauds Ed & Labor Committee Passage of Bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. —Today, the Committee on Education and Labor advanced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694), a bipartisan proposal introduced by Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) to secure clear and strong protections for pregnant workers. The legislation guarantees pregnant workers’ right to reasonable accommodations–such as extra bathroom breaks, relief from heavy lifting, and other min... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Votes to Pass Lower Drug Costs Now Act, Opposes Funding for Endless Wars

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Dear Friends, This week, while the House Judiciary Committee continued its work on impeachment, I voted on two major pieces of legislation on the House floor. On Thursday, I voted in support of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Prices Now Act. This landmark legislation will, for the first time, allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices directly with drug companies to bring down the cost of ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3991, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the markup of H.R. 3991, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act of 2019: "H.R. 3991, the 'Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act of 2019,' is the second bipartisan measure we a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5133, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the markup of H.R. 5133, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019: "H.R. 5133, the 'Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019,' is one of two bipartisan measures that we are considering tod... Read more »

Cicilline, Nadler Introduce Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) introduced The Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019 (H.R. 5133) to prohibit pharmaceutical companies from engaging in anticompetitive “product hopping.” The bill is scheduled to be marked up in the Judiciary Comm... Read more »

Nadler Testimony in Support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) testified before the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services in support of his legislation, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which ensures that pregnant women are not forced out of jobs unnecessarily or denied reasonable job accommodations that would allow them to continue working. The bill guarantees t... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3942, the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 3942, the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act: “H.R. 3942, the ‘Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act,’ seeks to address a growing threat to the health of our young people—the use of e-cigarettes, which can be purch... Read more »

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising Rep. Nadler sponsored legislation to establish Stonewall National Monument, the first national monument dedicated to LGBT history. In celebration of Pride Month, I proudly joined Representative Deb Haaland (D-NM) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) in introducing a resolution to recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, which... Read more »

Protecting Access to Reproductive Healthcare

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Protecting Access to Reproductive Healthcare WATCH: Click here to view a highlight of the Judiciary Committee hearing on threats to reproductive rights in America. In my view, our country has reached a crisis point for a woman’s constitutional right to control her own body and reproductive choices. In the month of May alone, Alabama outlawed abortion outright, with no exemptions even in cases of ... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Statement on H.R. 2740, FY20 Appropriations Minibus

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on H.R. 2740, a four-bill appropriations package which passed the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday by a vote of 226 to 203. Voting in support of the package, Congressman Nadler applauded the funding to improve access to health care and higher education, renew research into the epidemic of gun violen... Read more »

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