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Voting to Fund Key Priorities

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Dear Friends, I wanted to share with you my statement on the House's recent passage of a vital appropriations bill. This appropriations package is a sweeping investment in America's working families, infrastructure, education system, and much more, including important projects in our district. I was proud to support it. "Madame Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H.R. 4502, the Seven Bill ...

Passing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Through the House

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Dear Friends, These past several weeks have been busy. I have been active in Washington, working to pass legislation, advocating for my constituents, and helping our nation recover from the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. Read more below on what I have accomplished. Rep. Nadler delivering remarks on the House floor in support of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Passing the Pregnant Workers Fairne...

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...

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...

Nadler, Scott Introduce Legislation to Enforce Civil Rights in Education

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) led House Democrats in introducing the Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act (EIEA), legislation to restore the right of students and parents to hold schools accountable for discrimination. The legislation, which passed the House last year, a...

Judiciary and Oversight Chairs Issue Statement on IG Report on Trump’s Heinous Child Separation Policy

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, and Rep. Jamie Raskin issued the following statement in response to a new report from the Department of Justice Inspector General entitled, “Review of the Department of Justice’s Planning and Implementation of Its...

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 Republicans’ inaction and c...

House Democratic Leaders Condemn Prolonged Detention of Children by Trump Administration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, November 25, 2020, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro and Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Chad F. Wolf to express grave concerns for the neglect of children detained at the U.S. southern border. The Department of Homeland Security continues to disregard federal law, agency standards, and the...

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 immigrant comm...

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