Antitrust

RANKING MEMBER NADLER FLOOR STATEMENT IN OPPOSITION TO H.R. 5645, THE “STANDARD MERGER AND ACQUISITION REVIEWS THROUGH EQUAL RULES (SMARTER) ACT OF 2018”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following remarks on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 5645, the “Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules (SMARTER) Act of 2018.” “I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 5645, the ‘Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act.’ “This bill would significan... Read more »

Republicans Use Judiciary Hearing to Promote Pro-Trump Social Media Personalities, Refuse to Focus on Serious Oversight

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Watch Here Today, the Republican Majority of the House Judiciary Committee held an official hearing with pro-Trump social media personalities “Diamond and Silk,” who gave testimony to the Committee on their belief that social media companies are engaged in a plot to silence conservative voices on the Internet. Ranking Member Nadler addressed these claims in his opening statement: “The witnesses wi... Read more »

NADLER’S STATEMENT ON MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.R. 5447, the Music Modernization Act: “Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I rise in support of the Music Modernization Act. I am proud to partner with Chairman Goodlatte on this comprehensive bill intended to resolve some longstanding inequities and inefficiencies in the music marketp... Read more »

Groups Oppodsing the So-Called "Balanced Budget Amendment"

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AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO LEADERSHIP COUNCIL OF AGING ORGANIZATIONS NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS OPPOSING THE BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT ALLIANCE FOR RETIRED AMERICANS KEY POINTS TO HJRES 2 (STANDARD BBA) NAACP NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION WAYS AND MEANS Read more »

Nadler's Statement for Markup of Classification Bills Making Technical Amendments to Update Statutory References to Certain Provisions Classified to the United States Code

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Today we are considering four classification bills. These are noncontroversial and bipartisan bills and I hope that we can move through them quickly. To that end, I am incorporating my comments on all four bills into this single statement. H.R. 5283, H.R. 5293, H.R. 5335, and H.R. 5344 -- make a series of long-overdue technical amendments to the United States Code. They are the product of a metic... Read more »

Goodlatte, Nadler, Collins, Jeffries, Issa, Johnson, Smith, Deutch, Introduce Music Licensing Package

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Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Subcommittee Vice Chairman Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Subcommittee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Subcommitt... Read more »

STATEMENT OF RANKING MEMBER JERROLD NADLER FOR THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY MARKUP OF H.R. 5447 “THE MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT”

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 5447, “The Music Modernization Act.” “Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am very pleased to partner with you on the Music Modernization Act. This comprehensive bill is comprised of several measures intended to resolve some longstanding inequities and inefficiencies in the ... Read more »

NADLER’S STATEMENT ON THE “CITIZENS’ RIGHT TO KNOW ACT OF 2017”

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Mr. Chairman, I believe the consideration of the issues underlying this bill is timely, but unfortunately misguided. This Committee should examine pretrial services and bail issues with the goal of reforming our Nation’s bail system, not for the purpose of protecting the use of money bail, which is unfair to the indigent, unproductive, and expensive for American taxpayers. H.R. 2152, the “Citizen... Read more »

NADLER’S STATEMENT ON “COMPETITION IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY CHAIN: THE PROPOSED MERGER OF CVS HEALTH AND AETNA”

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Mr. Chairman, while I do not prejudge the merits of the proposed merger of CVS Health and Aetna, health care is an incredibly complex industry and we must consider carefully the potential impact of this transaction on competition and, ultimately, on consumers. CVS Health is one of the Nation’s two largest retail pharmacy chains, with more than 9,700 retail pharmacy locations and 1,100 walk-in heal... Read more »

Nadler: Trump Budget does Not Reflect Our Values

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Democratic staff released an analysis of President’s Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget. House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement concerning the proposed budget: “President Trump’s budget is weak on crime, is anti-immigrant, and undermines civil rights, legal services and critical regulatory protections. Th... Read more »