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Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Reviving Competition, Part 4: 21st Century Antitrust Reforms and the American Worker"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on "Reviving Competition, Part 4: 21st Century Antitrust Reforms and the American Worker:" "Mr. Chairman, as well all know, America’s economy has become highly concentrated in recent... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1693, the EQUAL Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 1693, the EQUAL Act: "H.R. 1693, the 'Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law Act of 2021' or the 'EQUAL Act' would eliminate the unjust sentencing disparity between crack cocaine and powder cocaine offenses. This ... Read more »

Nadler, Jeffries & Jackson Lee Applaud House Passage of the EQUAL Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1693, the EQUAL Act, bipartisan legislation that eliminates the unjust sentencing disparity between crack cocaine and powder cocaine offenses, by a vote of 361-66. The legislation was favorably reported out of the House Judiciary Committee on July 21st and sent to the full House for consideration. "I am grateful that the House... Read more »

Nadler Urges Treasury Department to Prevent Use of ARP Funds to Build New Prisons

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Treasury Department Secretary Janet Yellen urging her to take all appropriate steps to prevent state's from misusing American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to construct new prisons. The letter comes as the state of Alabama begins a special session to consider a proposal that allocates $400 million from ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Announces Legislation for Full Committee Markup

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that Judiciary Committee will hold a full Committee markup on Wednesday, September 29th at 10:00 A.M. "Next week, the Judiciary Committee will hold a markup on a wide array of legislation that will combat the sale of counterfeit products online and limit race-based hair discrimination,” said Chairman Nadle... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Failure of Police Reform Negotiations

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the end of bipartisan police reform negotiations: "I am deeply disappointed that GOP Members of the Senate have failed to take action on the urgent need for police reform. Despite months of good-faith negotiations, they have instead chosen to ignore the voices of thousands of... Read more »

House Democrats Introduce the Protecting Our Democracy Act to Restore, Strengthen, and Protect Our Democracy

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Democrats introduced the Protecting Our Democracy Act — a sweeping package of reforms that will strengthen America’s democratic institutions against future presidents, regardless of political party, who seek to abuse the power of their office for corrupt purposes. The comprehensive proposals — many of which have been supported by both Democrats and Republicans in th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Remarks at Press Conference on the Protecting Our Democracy Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks at a press conference announcing the introduction of the Protecting Our Democracy Act, a sweeping set of democratic reforms to protect against presidential corruption and abuses of power: "I want to thank Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schiff, and the other distinguished Chairs for their le... Read more »