STATEMENT: Gottheimer Condemns SCOTUS Decision Overturning a Woman's Right to Choose

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, June 24, 2022, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), a member of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, released the following statement: “Today’s Supreme Court decision devastatingly overturns a woman's right to choose — in a horrific breach of personal privacy and freedom that puts a woman’s life and health at risk. We must always oppose any attempt by those in Washing...

RELEASE: Gottheimer, Porter, Phillips, Spanberger Lead 32 Democrats Urging House Leadership for Votes on Bipartisan Law Enforcement Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Katie Porter (CA-45), Dean Phillips (MN-3), and Abigail Spanberger (VA-7) led a group of 32 total Members of Congress urging House leadership to bring bipartisan, commonsense bills to the House floor for standalone votes — to invest in local police departments to boost the numbers, retention, training, mental health, and accountabilit...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Helps Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Invest in Recruitment & Retention Programs for New Jersey Law Enforcement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) helped lead the introduction of new bipartisan legislation, the Pathways to Policing Act, which will invest in recruitment and retention programs for local and state law enforcement — to help ensure that departments in North Jersey and nationwide have the resources they need to keep themselves and their communities safe. This bipartisan l...

RELEASE: Bipartisan Group Urges Federal Investigation into Use of Map Targeting Jewish Organizations by Domestic Terrorists & Violent Extremists

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Don Bacon (NE-02) led a bipartisan group of 37 total Members of Congress urging the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the FBI to investigate the use of the map by violent extremist organizations and terrorists, boost security for targets listed in the Project, and work with social media companies and...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Hosts Veterans Resources Fair to Connect Jersey Veterans with Critical Resources They Fought For & Earned

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Above: North Jersey veteran visiting Gottheimer’s Veterans Resources Fair. NEWTON, SUSSEX COUNTY — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) held a Veterans Resources Fair in Sussex County to connect North Jersey veterans with local, state, and federal agencies and community organizations, to help veterans and their families access critical resources including health care, employment opportunities,...

PHOTO RELEASE: Gottheimer Honors Juneteenth

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TEANECK, NJ — Today, June 18, 2022, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored Juneteenth by joining the community and taking part in Teaneck’s Juneteenth Silent Walk to the Historic Burial Grounds on Pomander Walk. African slaves that worked on New Jersey farms were laid to rest on these sacred grounds in Teaneck. Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, commemorates the emancipation of enslaved A...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Helps Break Ground on Fifty New EV Chargers & New Volvo EV Technical & Training Center

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Above: Gottheimer breaking ground for Volvo’s state-of-the-art technical training facility. MAHWAH, NJ — Today, June 17, 2022, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined local elected officials, Volvo employees, and CEO of Volvo Car USA Anders Gustafsson to celebrate the groundbreaking of Volvo’s new state-of-the-art electric vehicle technical and training facility in Mahwah and the installat...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Helps Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Lower Grocery Costs and Gas Prices for North Jersey Families.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation backed by U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, to help lower the cost of a family’s grocery bill, tackle rising food and gas prices, address the supply chain crisis, and take action against any meat or poultry companies that are colluding or price gouging to make profits on the back...

NJSpotlight News: Gottheimer pushes measures to keep a lid on prices

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NJSpotlight News: Gottheimer pushes measures to keep a lid on prices On Thursday's episode of Chat Box, Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-5th) spoke about the rising cost of everyday items and how he’s working on a number of measures to try to keep prices down. One of his main focuses is the meat industry; a bill he sponsored to increase scrutiny on potential price gouging by the industry was passed by the ...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Helps Pass Bipartisan Bill to Combat Supply Chain Issues, Crack Down on Shipping Companies Price Gouging

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation backed by U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, to combat supply chain issues and crack down on foreign-owned shipping companies that are gouging businesses and raising prices — to help directly cut costs that Jersey families see at the store or when they order products they need. This l...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Honors the Completion of Habitat For Humanity Home for Local Veteran

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Above: Gottheimer at the ribbon-cutting ceremony honoring the completion of the new home for local veteran Chris Illescas and his family. WESTWOOD, NJ — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined with Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County to celebrate the completion of a brand-new home for a deserving veteran and his family. Through their Affordable Homeownership Opportunity For Veterans prog...

Reps. Sherrill, Gottheimer, Watson Coleman, Sires, Pascrell, Malinowski Statement on Supreme Court Police Parity Act

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Washington, DC– Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), Albio Sires (NJ-8), Bill Pascrell (NJ-9), Tom Malinowski (NJ-7) released the following statement regarding today’s vote on the Supreme Court Police Parity Act: “We fully support expanding security for Supreme Court Justices and their families. We also firmly believe that those expanded pr...

NJ 101.5: Gottheimer announces new steps to lower grocery costs for New Jersey families

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NJ 101.5: Gottheimer announces new steps to lower grocery costs for New Jersey families By David Matthau A New Jersey congressman is pushing a plan to hold the line on supermarket price increases, especially for items like meat, poultry and produce. During a visit to a ShopRite supermarket in the borough of Emerson on Monday, U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J. 5th District, said Congress this week ...

RELEASE: At ShopRite, Gottheimer Announces New Steps to Lower Grocery Costs for Jersey Families, Part of Affordability Agenda for Jersey.

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Above: Gottheimer today at ShopRite in Emerson to discuss steps to lower food costs. EMERSON, NJ — Today, June 13, 2022, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited ShopRite in Emerson to announce new concrete steps in his Affordability Agenda for Jersey, to get grocery prices down for Jersey families, particularly for meat, poultry, and produce, and to lower gas and energy prices. This week,...

WRNJ: Gottheimer announces new steps to lower grocery costs for New Jersey families

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WRNJ: Gottheimer announces new steps to lower grocery costs for New Jersey families By Jay Edwards NEW JERSEY — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) Monday visited ShopRite in Emerson to announce new concrete steps in his Affordability Agenda for Jersey, to get grocery prices down for Jersey families, particularly for meat, poultry, and produce, and to lower gas and energy prices. This week, Go...