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Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for Markup of Build Back Better Act

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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 markup of the Committee's portion of the Build Back Better Act: "Shortly after taking office, President Biden released a plan to 'Build Back Better'—a transformative agenda that makes the investments we need to continue growing our economy and strength... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Joint Statement on Epic Games v. Apple Ruling

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement after a federal judge found that Apple had engaged in anticompetitive conduct but did not violate the federal antitrust laws: “Today’s decision is even further evidence that Congress ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Announces Committee Print for Full Committee Markup of Build Back Better Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced the committee print for the Committee markup on Monday, September 13th at 10:00 AM on legislative proposals under the budget reconciliation instructions. "Next week, the Judiciary Committee will take an important step towards delivering on House Democrats' historic agenda," said Chairman Nadler. "The Judic... Read more »

Nadler Applauds DOJ Action to Block Texas Law SB 8

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after Attorney General Garland announced that the Department of Justice will sue Texas to block enforcement of SB 8: “I applaud Attorney General Garland, Deputy Attorney General Monaco, and Associate Attorney General Gupta for taking forceful action to protect the constitutional right ... Read more »

House Judiciary Democrats Urge AG Garland to Use Full Force of DOJ to Combat Texas Abortion Ban

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Washington, D.C. - Following the enactment of Texas Law SB 8, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) led 23 Committee Democrats in a letter calling on Attorney General Merrick Garland to use the full force of the Department of Justice to defend a woman's constitutional right to choose an abortion. Members also urged the Attorney General to take legal action up to and including th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on SCOTUS Shadow Docket Ruling on Texas Law SB8

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled overnight to leave Texas Law SB8 in place: "Allowing a flagrantly unconstitutional law to take effect, functionally denying women in the state of Texas their constitutional right to abortion, is bad policy. Doing so in the middle of the night, without the ... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Statement on Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Settlement

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement after the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York announced that it would approve the plan of reorganization for Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021

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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. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021: "H.R. 4, the 'John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021,' would revitalize and strengthen the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to confront the onslaught of discriminato... Read more »