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  • Gottheimer Statement on President’s Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tonight, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement on President Trump’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress: “I am pleased the President addressed two key priorities critical to economic growth in my District—comprehensive tax reform and infrastructure investment. I’m also glad he applauded the work and profound sacrifices of our brave military, veterans, and first responders like Officer Padilla, a true American hero who joined me as my guest tonight.” “Of course,... Read more

  • Gottheimer Announces Officer Angel Padilla, Hero Who Caught Lone Wolf Terrorist, as Guest to Joint Session of Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Standing in front of the Bergen County Law Enforcement Memorial today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced that he will be bringing Officer Angel Padilla to Tuesday’s Joint Session of Congress. Following the Chelsea Bombings in September, Officer Padilla was the first law enforcement officer to discover terrorist Ahmad Khan Rahami in Linden, NJ. During the ensuing firefight, Rahami shot Officer Padilla in the abdomen. Congressman Gottheimer said, “Officer Padilla reminds us that our law... Read more

  • Josh Gottheimer Meets with 100 Constituents at Newton “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) met with around 100 residents of New Jersey's Fifth District at “Cup of Joe with Josh” in Newton. He spoke individually with constituents gathered at the Hampton Diner before addressing the group and taking questions in a town-hall format. "I consider listening to constituents to be at the core of my job representing North Jersey; I work for the people of the Fifth District. I look forward to taking what I heard today back to Washington with me as I cont... Read more

  • Photo Release: Gottheimer Talks Tax Cuts, Regulatory Reform, Infrastructure Investment at Business Roundtable in Mahwah
    Posted in Press Releases on February 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) sat down with local business leaders at the Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) to discuss tax cuts, regulatory reform, and infrastructure spending. The roundtable, hosted by MRCC, included Mahwah Mayor William Laforet, Freeholder Mary Amoroso, as well as representatives from TD Bank, Jaguar Land Rover North America, and the Mahwah Sheraton. Business leaders shared their ideas about how to create more good-paying jobs in northern Jersey in a open ... Read more

  • Reps. Gottheimer, Pascrell Urge EPA Action on Elevated Pollution Levels in Hackensack River
    Posted in Press Releases on February 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Following reports of elevated pollution levels in the Hackensack River from recent sediment samples, Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-9) sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging swift action in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to finalize the Agency’s review of the site and determine if it should be added to the Superfund National Priorities List. Such a determination is critical for developing a clea... Read more

  • Rep. Gottheimer Leads Fight to Prevent 9/11-Style Terror Attack
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) announced that he introduced bipartisan legislation to protect Americans from 9/11-style terror attacks by requiring the installation of secondary cockpit barriers on most commercial aircraft. “Keeping our nation safe must be our top priority, especially as we face threats from terrorists at home and abroad,” said Gottheimer. “This common sense bill will better protect our flight crews and passengers from terrorist threats." The Saracini Aviation Safety... Read more

  • Josh Gottheimer and Tom Reed Lead 35 Problem Solvers Caucus Members in Bipartisan Letter to President Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Tom Reed (NY-23) announced that they led 35 Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus in sending a bipartisan letter to President Trump to request a meeting to discuss the group’s priority issues: tax reform and infrastructure investment. 35 Members from the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus signed on to the letter. The Problem Solvers Caucus, co-chaired by Gottheimer and Reed, is committed to bringing Members together across party lin... Read more

  • Josh Gottheimer Talks Dangers of Medicare Privatization and Impact of ACA Repeal without Replacement on Retirement Security with Oakland Seniors
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Oakland, N.J. – Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Oakland, N.J. seniors discussed the dangers of Medicare privatization and the impact a repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a replacement would have on retirement security. Gottheimer addressed the crowd of over 50 people at the Oakland Senior Center before mingling with the seniors and taking their questions. “As you all know, more than half a century ago, our nation made an intergenerational promise to our seniors--a promise t... Read more

  • Josh Gottheimer Officially Opens Washington Borough Office and Constituent Service Center
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington Borough, N.J. -- Yesterday, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined local community leaders and Fifth District residents to cut the ribbon and officially open his District Office and Constituent Service Center in Washington Borough. Gottheimer shared his vision for the community with attendees, discussing cutting taxes, investing in infrastructure projects, standing by first responders, and getting residents a better return on their federal tax dollar investment. Attendees included ... Read more

  • Josh Gottheimer Unveils Bill to Cut Out of Date, Burdensome Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Hackettstown, N.J. – Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) unveiled a bill he recently introduced to cut out of date and burdensome regulations to help businesses of all sizes succeed and create jobs. The bipartisan Regulatory Improvement Act of 2017 will create an independent, bipartisan commission called the Regulatory Improvement Commission (RIC) to review rules that are outdated, duplicative, or in conflict with one another and present recommendations to Congress for an up-or-down vote. ... Read more

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