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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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