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  • Josh Gottheimer effort to help younger veterans adopted
    Posted in In the News on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    For the first time since Rep. Josh Gottheimer took office in January, the House agreed on Friday to add language he wrote to a bill, which later passed unanimously. Read more

  • Grand opening of Newton VA clinic
    Posted in In the News on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    NJ Herald: Grand opening of Newton VA clinic NEWTON -- It was a long-awaited milestone, with many hiccups along the way, but the ribbon was officially cut on Monday morning for the Veterans Affairs New Jersey Healthcare System Sussex Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Newton. It was a "day of celebration," said U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), who attended among scores of people that included Congressmen Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (R-11th), Leonard Lance (R-7th) and Josh Gottheimer (D-5th). The 3... Read more

  • Take Five: Josh Gottheimer
    Posted in In the News on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Roll Call: Take Five: Josh Gottheimer Freshman Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, 41, talks about working as a White House speechwriter, connecting with his children long-distance, and being a Bruce Springsteen fan. Q: What was it like being a speechwriter for Bill Clinton? A: It was an enormous honor. It was a great front seat on the political and legislative process at a young age. I was really lucky. It’s an intense job. Everyone’s got lots of opinions, the policy people have thei... Read more

  • Gottheimer to bring wounded Linden officer to Trump address
    Posted in In the News on February 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Record: Gottheimer to bring wounded Linden officer to Trump address MAHWAH — Linden police officer turned hero Angel Padilla is headed to Washington as Rep. Josh Gottheimer’s guest for Tuesday's joint session of Congress. Gottheimer, who represents New Jersey's 5th District, announced his selection Monday while standing in front of the Bergen County Law Enforcement Memorial. Traditionally, each member of Congress has the opportunity to bring one guest as the President outlines his plans and ... Read more

  • Gottheimer opens Vernon office, meets residents at Hampton Diner
    Posted in In the News on February 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    NJ Herald: Gottheimer opens Vernon office, meets residents at Hampton Diner U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer works for the residents of the 5th Congressional District and he wants you to know it. The newly elected Democratic member of the House of Representatives spent Saturday morning in Sussex County, first holding a "Cup of Joe with Josh" breakfast event at Hampton Diner and then officially opening a satellite office in Vernon. Though the crowds changed at each location, Gottheimer's message didn't:... Read more

  • Toxic Hackensack River Requires Swift Action, Congressmen Say
    Posted in In the News on February 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Hackensack Daily News: Toxic Hackensack River Requires Swift Action, Congressmen Say Two North Jersey congressmen are hoping the federal government will take quick action in determining if the Hackensack River should be declared a Superfund site. 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. The move wou... Read more

  • The Record: Editorial: Cleaning up the Hackensack
    Posted in In the News on February 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Record: Editorial: Cleaning up the Hackensack If ever there were a time and place for a robust federal response to pollution in New Jersey, it is just now along the Hackensack River, where recently taken samples reveal a riverbed rife with toxins. Instead of scaling back, as some fear, the Environmental Protection Agency must be more vigilant than ever, particularly as it concerns a potential cleanup and recovery. Two New Jersey Democratic congressmen, Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. and Rep. Josh Go... Read more

  • Congressmen urge swift decision on Hackensack River
    Posted in In the News on February 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Record: Congressmen urge swift decision on Hackensack River Two North Jersey congressmen sent a letter to the head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday, urging that the agency move swiftly to determine if the contaminated Hackensack River should be added to the Superfund program. The Record reported recently that hundreds of sediment samples taken from the Hackensack indicate that the riverbed is laced for 22 miles with a toxic cocktail made up of dozens of contaminants, from its... Read more

  • Even a Democratic congressman has to answer for Trump
    Posted in In the News on February 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington Post: Even a Democratic congressman has to answer for Trump Republican House members aren’t the only ones who arrived home this weekend to critics of President Trump jamming town hall meetings and holding signs demanding that they “resist.” Freshman Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) held an impromptu question-and-answer session at the Land & Sea diner here Sunday morning, scrapping his plan to have only one-on-one chats with constituents. He answered queries from a crowd of more than 100 ... Read more

  • New Jersey congressmen say working across the aisle what’s best for country
    Posted in In the News on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    News12: New Jersey congressmen say working across the aisle what’s best for country Two New Jersey congressmen from opposite parties say that a historic division on Capitol Hill is hurting the country, and they say they are trying to fight it by working together. Freshman Democrat New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer unseated a long-term New Jersey Republican in the recent election. “Sometimes I know people in my own party don't like that I’m sitting and talking to Republicans,” he says. “But we're n... Read more