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HOUSE APPROVES JUDICIARY COMMITTEE’S BIPARTISAN MUSIC LICENSING LEGISLATION

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The House of Representatives today approved by a vote of 415-0 the Music Modernization Act (H.R. 5447), bipartisan legislation that updates several key provisions of U.S. copyright law regarding music licensing. This consensus legislation is a product of the House Judiciary Committee’s comprehensive copyright review and was introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), R... 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 »

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: 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 »

AHEAD OF CENSURE RESOLUTION INTRODUCTION, RANKING MEMBER NADLER RAISES TRUMP’S “SHITHOLE” COMMENTS DURING COMMITTEE MARKUP, CALLING THEM “HATEFUL, DISCRIMINATORY, AND RACIST”

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Watch Here Today, during his opening statement in the House Judiciary Committee markup of H.R. 4170, the Disclosing Foreign Influence Act, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) raised the censure resolution being led by the Congressional Black Caucus and House Judiciary Committee Democrats concerning President Trump’s racist “shithole” remarks last week, and called on his colleagues to formally rep... Read more »

NADLER STATEMENT ON “DISCLOSING FOREIGN INFLUENCE ACT”

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks during the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of “H.R. 4170, the “ Disclosing Foreign Influence Act.” H.R. 4170, the “Disclosing Foreign Influence Act,” appears to be a good faith attempt to strengthen the Department of Justice’s ability to enforce the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, or ... Read more »

Nadler Welcomes New Judiciary Democrat & Announces Subcommittee Assignments for Second Session of 115th Congress

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) welcomed Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10) to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and announced the new subcommittee structure for the second session of the 115th Congress. “I am pleased to welcome Congresswoman Val Demings to the House Judiciary Committee. Congresswoman Demings will bring invaluable real world experience to our commi... Read more »