Antitrust

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on Diagnosing the Problem: Exploring the Effects of Consolidation and Anticompetitive Conduct in Health Care Markets

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on “Diagnosing the Problem: Exploring the Effects of Consolidation and Anticompetitive Conduct in Health Care Markets”: “The Judiciary Committee has a strong tradition of bipartisan efforts to promote competition in h... Read more »

This Week in the House Judiciary Committee: March 6-7, 2019

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The House Judiciary Committee has announced its schedule for the week of March 4, 2019. March 6, 2019 HEARING: PROTECTING DREAMERS AND TPS RECIPIENTS Full Committee Hearing 10:00 a.m. 2141 Rayburn House Office Building Witnesses: Jin Park DACA Recipient Harvard University Undergraduate Student Rhodes Scholar Yatta Kiazolu DED Recipient UCLA PhD Candidate Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz DACA Recipient Univers... Read more »

Tomorrow: Reps. Nadler, Johnson, Cicilline, Scott & Sen. Blumenthal to Introduce Legislation to Keep Courthouse Doors Open to Consumers, Workers

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On Thursday, February 28 at 11:30 am, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), House Judiciary Subcommittee Chairs Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) and David N. Cicilline (D-RI), and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) will announce the introduction of a package of bills to end the use of forced arbitration in consumer, antitrust, employment, and civil rights disputes. The legislation wou... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for the Markup of H.R. 948, the “No Oil Producing and Cartels Act of 2019”

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 948, the “No Oil Producing and Cartels Act of 2019”: “The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, is an international cartel whose members deliberately collude to limit crude oil production as a means of fixing prices, unfairly driving up the price of cru... Read more »

House Judiciary Announces Subcommittee Hearing on the Sprint & T-Mobile Merger

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Today, the House Judiciary Committee announced that the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law will hold a hearing on competition in the wireless market on February 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in 2141 Rayburn House Office Building. This hearing will provide an opportunity for the Antitrust Subcommittee to examine the potential impact of the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile o... Read more »

Cicilline, Sensenbrenner, Nadler & Collins Announce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

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Hours before President Trump delivers his second State of the Union Address, House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Ranking Member Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-05) introduced legislation to prohibit pharmaceutical and biologic companies from engaging in anti-competitive conduct that blocks lower-cost generic drugs from entering the market. The Creating and Restoring Equal Ac... Read more »

Nadler Statement on Notice of Markup Ahead of Whitaker Hearing

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on scheduling a markup of a resolution to authorize a subpoena for Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on February 7, 2019: “For the first two years of the Trump Administration, Congress allowed government witnesses to dodge uncomfortable questions. That era is over. In an abundance of caution—to ensure ... Read more »

Energy & Commerce and Judiciary Committee Leaders Announce Joint Hearing on T-Mobile & Sprint Merger

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Today, Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) and Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) announced a joint hearing on the T-Mobile and Sprint merger on Wednesday, February 13. The j... Read more »

Chairman Nadler & Ranking Member Collins Hold First Judiciary Committee Meeting of the 116th Congress, Announce Committee Roster

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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee held its first full Committee meeting to introduce new Members, adopt Committee Rules of Procedure, appoint Subcommittee Chairs and Ranking Members, and approve the assignment of Members to Subcommittees. Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) released the following statements after the Committee’s first meeting of the 116th C... Read more »

Ranking Member Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Hearing on “Oversight of the Antitrust Agencies”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law hearing on “Oversight of the Antitrust Agencies”: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for convening today’s oversight hearing of the antitrust agencies and our competition system. This hearing occurs at a c... Read more »