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  • Gottheimer Calls for Solutions to Solve the Student Loan Debt Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Tuesday, September 10th, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), during a Financial Services Committee hearing with student loan experts, called for solutions to greater protect student borrowers, to hold student loan servicers accountable, and to tackle the $1.5 trillion student debt crisis plaguing our nation. Today’s hearing comes as more and more Americans are defaulting on their loans, creating long-term financial consequences for both recent graduates and our national economy... Read more

  • Gottheimer, Pascrell Take Action to Fight Domestic, Homegrown Terrorist Threats
    Posted in Press Releases on September 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: New Jersey Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-9) stood together in Ridgewood today to take action against threats of homegrown, domestic terror in our communities. Today, Monday, September 9, 2019, both U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-9) stood together, on the heels of the eighteenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks this week, to announce steps being taken to thwart threats of domestic ISIS and other ... Read more

  • Gottheimer Demands Action to Keep Kids Safe in Schools from Gun Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer stands with Moms Demand Action and local North Jersey leaders to demand action to keep our children safe from gun violence in schools. Today, Friday, September 5, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) called for action to protect North Jersey children from gun violence as students head back to a new school year. Gottheimer stood with Bergen County’s Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, as well as local Fair Lawn and Bergen County leaders, to call on Congress to... Read more

  • Gottheimer, Local Sussex and Warren County Elected Officials, Business Leaders Host Roundtable with USDA to Help Boost Economic Development, Jobs in Northwestern Jersey ?
    Posted in Press Releases on September 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer joins both local officials from throughout Warren and Sussex Counties, as well as local business leaders, at a roundtable with the USDA. On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), along with local elected officials and business leaders from throughout Warren and Sussex Counties, hosted a roundtable with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Rural Development to discuss how to best capitalize on federal USDA grant programs. These i... Read more

  • Gottheimer Visits Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area to Discuss Rockwall Along I-80
    Posted in Press Releases on September 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer visits Delaware Water Gap to discuss tourism expansion and Rockwall. Today, Wednesday, September 4, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) toured the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area with Delaware Water Gap Superintendent Sula Jacobs, Knowlton Mayor Adele Starrs, Hardwick Mayor Kevin Duffy, Hardwick Deputy Mayor Alfred Carrazzone, Knowlton Councilman Bob McNinch, and Knowlton Councilman Frank Van Horn, to discuss how the Delaware Water Gap can become a more attractive... Read more

  • Gottheimer Meets with Constituents at Prudential HQ and Discusses Jobs, Strengthening Retirement Savings for NJ Families
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Congressman Gottheimer speaks with employees in the Prudential Financial headquarters in North Jersey about his work in Congress. During August, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited with constituents and other employees at the headquarters of Prudential Financial, a global Fortune 500 company founded in North Jersey that provides insurance and retirement investment services throughout the United States. Gottheimer noted that Prudential employs more than 500 residents from the ... Read more

  • RELEASE: Gottheimer Announces Over $1 Million For Lake Rutherford Water Improvements Project
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    GLEN ROCK, NJ - Today, August 21, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced more than $1 million dollars clawed back to remediate contamination at Lake Rutherford in Sussex County through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Lake Rutherford Water Improvements Project will install water line from Lake Rutherford to the existing Borough raw water line, thereby decreasing the amount of contamination experienced in the water treatment plant. Sussex Borough has contributed $200,000 o... Read more

  • Gottheimer Honored with North Jersey Jewish Business Alliance’s “Excellence in Leadership Award”
    Posted in Press Releases on August 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer receives the “Excellence in Leadership Award” from the North Jersey Jewish Business Alliance. NEWARK, NJ - U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) has been honored by the North Jersey Jewish Business Alliance with the “Excellence in Leadership Award,” awarded to public servants for their commitment to both economic development and to the Jewish community. “As a member of the Jewish community and someone who spent much of my career in the private sector, I am always proud to st... Read more

  • STATEMENT: Gottheimer Statement on Israel’s Announced Ban on Members of Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    Those who truly believe in the historic, bipartisan U.S.-Israel relationship, as I do, want others to visit Israel and learn about our historic, strategic alliance and to experience the realities of daily life in the region. By visiting Israel, members of Congress can see for themselves the robust economic and national security cooperation between our two countries, tour the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, meet with members of Israel's government and civil society devoted to peacebuilding and coex... Read more

  • Gottheimer Renews Calls for Testing Dangerous Lead Water in New Jersey Schools
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, August 15, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) is calling for the State to enforce laws on the books requiring annual lead water testing in schools and public release of that data. Gottheimer has written to the State of New Jersey multiple times, in October 2018, February 2019, and again in June 2019, about the presence of lead water in New Jersey schools, and the health and safety impacts of lead exposure to New Jersey children. The State has still not released the list of scho... Read more