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  • PHOTO RELEASE: Gottheimer Meets with Constituents at Ramsey “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on February 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    “What I heard loud and clear today is that Jersey parents, like me, are worried about the safety of their children when they go to school. Our parents shouldn’t have to pray that their kids will make it through the day alive. Congress must confront this crisis." Read more

  • Lance, Gottheimer Meet with IRS on SALT Prepayments
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representatives Leonard Lance (NJ-7) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted a meeting on Capitol Hill Thursday with Acting IRS Commissioner David J. Kautter. The IRS previously issued a ruling stating it would allow the deductibility of 2018 property taxes paid in 2017 only if the property taxes had been assessed in 2017. Lance and Gottheimer urged that the deduction should be expanded to include all 2018 property taxes paid in 2017, regardless of the date of assessment. “Our meeting was product... Read more

  • PHOTO RELEASE: Gottheimer Kicks Off Second-Annual "Valentines For Veterans" Drive At The Clara E. Coleman Elementary School In Glen Rock
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Friday, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) kicked off his second annual “Valentines for Veterans” drive by joining first and third graders at the Clara E. Coleman Elementary School in Glen Rock as they designed homemade valentines to send to the Paramus Veterans Home and those served by the Sussex County Community College Veteran Services Office. The Valentines for Veterans program connects students across the Fifth District and Northern New Jersey to the community's brave military veterans. ... Read more

  • Bipartisan Gottheimer Rail Safety Bill Passes Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hailed the passage of the bipartisan FRA Safety Data Improvement Act out of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Both Gottheimer’s Act and the STB Information Security Improvement Act -- which Gotthiemer co-leads with Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) -- passed by a unanimous vote Wednesday morning. Ranking Member of T&I Congressman DeFazio, as well as Congressmen Faso, Titus, and Mitchell each spoke in favor of the FRA Safety Data Improvemen... Read more

  • PHOTO AND VIDEO RELEASE: Gottheimer Releases Clean Water for Kids Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    "I don’t want any parent, here in Bergen County, the Fifth District, our state, or across the country, to have to worry if the water their child drinks contains lead. As parents, we have a right to know what’s in our kids water. We have a right to know that our children will be safe at their schools." Read more

  • PHOTO AND VIDEO RELEASE: At Bus Station, Gottheimer Announces “Plan to Cut Our Commutes and Expand Our Economy”
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    “Today, I’m proud to stand with Coach USA to announce my Five-Point Plan to Cut Our Commutes and Expand Our Economy. We need to modernize the formulas for federal funding for infrastructure projects, so Moocher States don't rob our resources for the critical projects we have in New Jersey. Infrastructure investment is one of the greatest economic multipliers there is. We know that for every dollar we invest in infrastructure, we generate three dollars in output gains. “If we make these necessary improvements in New Jersey to our roads, bridges, and tunnels, and cut our taxes and unnecessary regulations, we will have the competitive advantage and entice more jobs and businesses to come, not just to our country, but to our state and do business with us.” Read more

  • Congressman Josh Gottheimer Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Keep Rails Safe
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    “In New Jersey, our rails and tunnels are literally crumbling. Bergen County is the worst in the northeast for railway crossing crashes. With fatal Amtrak and NJ Transit crashes in Hoboken, South Carolina, and West Virginia, we can’t afford to sit idly by. When it comes to rail safety, Congress has sat on the rails, watching the runaway trains approach at record speeds. It’s time we got moving.” Read more

  • Rep. Gottheimer Announces $240K ROI in Security Equipment for the Bogota Police Department
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    "I'm fighting to lower crime, stop lone wolf terrorists, and bring lower property taxes to Bogota. These resources put cops on the street and keep our families safe from crime and ISIS-inspired, lone wolf terrorism." Read more

  • Reps. Reed and Gottheimer Deliver First Bipartisan SOTU Response
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) delivered a bipartisan message to the American people in response to President Trump’s State of the Union speech. Echoing the President’s call for unity, the Caucus co-chairs shared their approach to finding common ground, across party lines, with the American people, and their efforts to increase unity and agreement in a culture of trust. The Problem Solvers Caucus is a bipartisan group in Congress com... Read more

  • Gottheimer Announces Darren Drake Combatting 21st Century Weapons of Terror Act, Jimmy Drake as State of the Union Guest
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Above: (left to right) Barbara and Jimmy Drake help Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) Announce the Darren Drake Combatting 21st Century Weapons of Terror Act Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer announced that he plans to introduce the Darren Drake Combatting 21st Century Weapons of Terror Act. The legislation, named in memory of New Milford resident Darren Drake, a victim of the October, 2017 New York City terrorist truck attack, will help law enforcement thwart deadly lone-wolf, ISIS inspired ... Read more