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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.”
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.
On Friday, December 1st from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., House Judiciary Committee Democrats and the Congressional Progressive Caucus will host a briefing on the impact of the largest internet companies on competition, innovation, and democracy.
There is increasing concern that the size and power of some of the largest technology companies may harm competition, threaten the future of innovation, and undermine the free and diverse press by restricting Americans’ access to trustworthy news sources online.
U.S. House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) and U.S. House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Ranking Member David N. Cicilline (RI-01) pressed for a hearing on growing evidence of the Trump administration allowing politics to impact their review of mergers in the telecommunications and media industries.
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Judiciary Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) will hold a joint forum to review recent studies highlighting the advances in sports research on traumatic brain injuries due to contact sports and pathways to address these injuries.
In the wake of disturbing reports of the neglect of nursing home residents in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, 46 members of Congress called on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to maintain current protections for elder Americans against abuse in nursing homes.
This week, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), Regulatory Reform and Antitrust Law Subcommittee Chairman Tom Marino (R-Pa.), and Regulatory Reform and Antitrust Law Subcommittee Ranking Member David Cicilline (D-R.I.) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking it to investigate price gouging in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.