Jerrold Nadler
  • DISTRICT: 12
  • REGION: New York City
  • YEAR: 2022
  • CONTACT: Campaign Website

Jerrold Nadler

Jerrold Nadler is running for Congress, District 12

Jerrold Nadler is an incumbent seeking re-election to represent Congressional District 12. He has a track record of supporting environmentally conscious legislation. Among his accomplishments are establishing a program to make grants to states to assist local educational agencies in installation and maintenance of filtration stations at schools and child care facilities, authoring the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding for states to administer Green New Deal project, establishing a climate resilience workforce, to develop requirements and incentives to limit the discharge of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) into certain waters of the United States, etc. Moreover, Nadler has assumed a position as the House Co-Lead of Polluters Pay Act, which will require the largest U.S.-based fossil fuel extractors, oil-refiners, and foreign-owned companies to pay into the Polluters Pay Climate Fund based on a percentage of their global emissions. In the next session, he plans to continue his efforts by introducing bills restricting usage of harmful pesticides and chemicals. 

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