Jerry (Jerry) L. Nadler (D-USH10)
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Representative
Room 2109 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-3210

Residence: Manhattan, NY
Elected: 1992    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Joyce L. Miller   DOB: 6/13/1947
Committee Assignments
ChairmanPatriot Act Reform Caucus
RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
Co-ChairCongressional Freight Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Apparel Manufacturing and Fashion Business Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
MemberHouse Committee on the Judiciary
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
FC MemberOlder Americans Caucus
Co-ChairTax Equity Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice
MemberHouse Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
FC MemberFuture of American Media Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bangladesh Caucus
FC MemberHurricane Irene Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Tourette Syndrome
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on the Judicial Branch
FC MemberNew York Bipartisan Congressional Delegation
FC MemberDemocratic Israel Working Group
Co-Vice ChairCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Equality Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Long Island Caucus
FC MemberInternational Workers Rights Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Organic Caucus
FC MemberHouse Trade Working Group [HTWG]
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Biomedical Research Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Social Work Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ports Opportunity, Renewal, Trade, and Security [P.O.R.T.S.] Caucus
FC MemberCongressional JOBS NOW! Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Brain Injury Task Force
FC MemberBipartisan Disabilities Caucus (BDC)
FC MemberCongressional Internet Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCongressional Heart and Stroke Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Labor and Working Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
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Bio

Congressman Jerrold "Jerry" Nadler represents New York's 10th District. Rep. Nadler began his career in public service in 1976 in the New York State Assembly. He served as a Assemblyman for 16 years. In 1992, Rep. Nadler was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in a special election and has served in Congress ever since. The second-most senior member on the House Judiciary Committee, Congressman Nadler served as Chairman or Ranking Member of its Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties for 13 years and now serves as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet. He is also the highest-ranking Northeastern member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and serves as an Assistant Democratic Whip.

Rep. Nadler is a graduate of Crown Heights Yeshiva, Stuyvesant High School, Columbia University and Fordham Law School. He lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife, Joyce Miller. They have one son, Michael.

Congressman Nadler has proudly been on the front lines in the fight for civil rights.

Congressman Nadler has also taken an active role in working against discriminatory racial profiling by law enforcement. In his district, Rep. Nadler successfully worked to create the African Burial Ground National Historic Site in Lower Manhattan.

A Vice-Chair and founding member of the House Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality Caucus, and the first from New York's to openly support marriage equality, Rep. Nadler has been an original co-sponsor of every major piece of LGBT civil rights legislation for the last twenty-plus years. Congressman Nadler has played a significant role in the fight for women's rights.

Representative Nadler is a defender of women's health, including a woman's constitutional right to access an abortion. As a senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee and a leader in the House Pro-Choice Caucus. Rep. Nadler has also been a life-long advocate for the differently-abled.

As a nationally recognized leader on civil liberties, Congressman Nadler has fought for protections against unwarranted government interference in our personal affairs In 2015, he was one of four Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to author the bipartisan USA Freedom Act.

Congressman Nadler serves as a champion in the House for free speech and free expression. Throughout his career, Congressman Nadler has adamantly supported the right to free speech and assembly for protestors.

His current position as the most senior Northeastern member on the House Transportation Committee, Congressman Nadler has long been considered a key expert and leading voice on transportation issues. For over three decades, Congressman Nadler has been at the forefront of efforts to more efficiently move goods in New York by reconnecting the City to the nation's freight rail system via the construction of a tunnel under New York Harbor. Rep. Nadler has also been a dedicated supporter of the New York/New Jersey Port District. After 9/11, Rep. Nadler led the fight to secure $20 billion for recovery work, and consistently spoke up for New York when the rebuilding effort required help from the federal government. As a leading proponent for its reauthorization, Rep. Nadler continued to advocate for the health and well-being of those directly affected by the attacks on 9/11, ensuring the full reauthorization of Zadroga as part of the FY2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill. Congressman Nadler has also fought for homeland security improvements to prevent future attacks. He has consistently supported Middle East peace efforts. He has continually insisted that the U.S. affirm Israel's right to self-defense, and has been a strong supporter of legislation that puts pressure on Iran. As representative of the largest and most diverse Jewish community in any congressional district in the United States, Congressman Nadler has also been an outspoken leader against anti-Semitism and continues to lead a variety of efforts to stymie the growing anti-Zionist, anti-Jewish rhetoric and campaigns which seek to delegitimize Israel on the world stage. He has worked very closely with the Jewish Federations of North America's (JFNA) Israel Action Network and the New York Jewish Community Relations Council to develop new strategies to confront and defeat BDS efforts.

In 2015, Rep. Nadler was named in 'Forward 50' awards.

Congressman Nadler is viewed as a fierce promoter for the technology industry. In early 2015, Rep. Nadler reintroduced the Innovation Act, which would address the problem of shell companies.

He introduced the Electronic Communications Privacy Act Modernization Act in 2012, and in 2014 helped lead House Judiciary Committee efforts to reform NSA spying programs and protect Americans' privacy. Congressman Nadler has taken a particular interest in the protection of artists' rights. Representative Nadler is a longtime, leading member of the Congressional Arts Caucus and created "Americans for the NEA". He has also consistently fought for funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. He has helped secure hundreds of millions of dollars for New York's arts and cultural institutions.

As a veteran member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus,Rep. Nadler has garnered hundreds of millions of dollars for the Section 8 program. He has also fought vigorously against cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and SNAP benefits, and has been an aggressive supporter of health care expansion in order to maintain the nation's social safety net. Rep. Nadler has a long and distinguished record working to reduce gun violence. He also has been a strong voice on climate change and environmental justice.

Congressman Nadler's record has earned him scores of awards and praise from various progressive groups.








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