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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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,… Read more »
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… Read more »
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.
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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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »