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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 »

Nadler & Cohen Statement on SCOTUS Decision Weakening Birth Control Protections

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) released the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision upholding a Trump Administration rule that undermines access to birth control for women across the country: “Today’s decision potentially leaves hundreds o... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Statement on This Week’s House Passage of Key Legislative Priorities

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House's passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act, H.J. Res 90, the Protecting Your Credit Score Act, the Moving Forward Act, and the Paycheck Protection Program application extension: "This week, the House acted decisively to pr... Read more »

Nadler & Cohen Denounce Trump Administration Rollback of Civil Rights Protections in Healthcare

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) denounced the Trump Administration's decision to eliminate health care protections for vulnerable communities, including LGBTQ individuals. The new rule from the Trump Administration also rolls back nondiscrimination pro... Read more »

The Heroes Act: Charting a Path Towards Recovery

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Dear friends, The COVID-19 crisis is unlike any that we've ever faced as a nation before. It has roiled our economy, killed tens of thousands, and changed the daily lives of every American. If we hope to adequately respond to a crisis as vast and sweeping as this, we must put forth proposals that are as comprehensive as the pandemic they seek to counter. The Heroes Act, which I proudly sponsored, ... Read more »

Passing Legislation to Help America Recover

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Dear Friends, As you know, this week, Congress passed H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, a bill to provide additional funding for small business programs created by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, increase funding for hospitals treating COVID-19 patients, and dramatically increase funding for testing. In the last few weeks, my... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Statement Supporting the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

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Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, which expands federal funding for the PPP small business program and provides new funding for hospitals and to expand testing across the country. A copy of Rep. Nadler’s full remarks are below: "In the ... Read more »

Protecting the Health of New Yorkers Through COVID-19

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Dear Friends, Last month, the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law – the largest aid package in American history, providing substantial relief funding for hospitals and providers responding to COVID-19, as well as support and resources for patients and consumers that have been impacted by the pandemic. In order to further explain the support a... Read more »

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