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  • Gottheimer Calls for End to FDA Shutdown to Safeguard Food, Reinstate Inspections for North Jersey Families
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer discusses the damage of the shutdown on public health. (left to right) State Senator Loretta Weinberg, Holy Name Chief of Infectious Disease Dr. Suraj Saggar, Congressman Josh Gottheimer, and Teaneck Council Member Jim Dunleavy Today, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), concerned doctors, and parents discussed their concern over the shutdown’s impact on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and their inspections, many of which have been canceled. On Wednesday, NBC News r... Read more

  • Gottheimer Swears in Bergen County Freeholder Vice-Chair Mary Amoroso
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer administers oath of office to Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders Vice-Chair Amoroso HACKENSACK, NJ - Monday, January 7, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) administered the oath of office to Bergen County Freeholder Vice-Chair Mary Amoroso. Amoroso will serve as Vice-Chair for the first Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders ever to have women serving in all leadership positions. “No one knows Bergen County quite like Mary,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer... Read more

  • Gottheimer Swears in New Milford Councilwoman Thea Sirocchi-Hurley
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer introduces Sirocchi-Hurley, joined on the dais by Councilwoman Randi Duffy (left) and Mayor Michael Petrino (second from left) NEW MILFORD, NJ - Monday, January 7, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) swore in New Milford Councilwoman Thea Sirocchi-Hurley at New Milford’s Town Hall. “Councilwoman Sirocchi-Hurley has lived in New Milford her entire life, where she has been an active member of this vibrant community as a volunteer and as a public servant,” said Congress... Read more

  • Gottheimer Administers Oath of Office to Norwood Councilman Tom Brizzolara
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer swears in Brizzolara at Norwood Borough Hall NORWOOD, NJ - Monday, January 7, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) swore in Norwood Councilman Tom Brizzolara to his sixth term on the Norwood Council at Norwood Borough Hall. “I was honored to administer the oath of office to Councilman Brizzolara,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “Tom has long been an advocate for our first responders and lower taxes in Norwood and he has an impressive record of success with t... Read more

  • Shutdown Hurting New Jersey Small Businesses & Economy
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Congressman Josh Gottheimer and Alementary co-owners Mike Roosevelt (left) and Blake Crawford (center) discuss the brewing company’s expansion that has been put on hold since the government shutdown HACKENSACK, NJ - Today, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited the Alementary Brewing Company in Hackensack, where plans for expansion have been put on hold, because of the partial federal government shutdown. After purchasing nearly $1 million in equipment and renting a newly vacant... Read more

  • Gottheimer Swears in Three Members of the Haworth Town Council
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Councilman Glenn Pooskinian, Congressman Gottheimer, Mayor Tom Ference, Councilwoman Heather Wasser, and Councilwoman Dina Siciliano celebrate the Haworth Council swearing in ceremony HAWORTH, NJ - Sunday, January 7, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) swore in three members of the Haworth Borough Council at Haworth Borough Hall. Heather Wasser and Dina Siciliano will serve their first terms on the Haworth Town Council, while, councilman Glenn Pooskinian was sworn in to serve h... Read more

  • Gottheimer Swears in Dumont Councilman Jimmy Chae, Dumont Fire Chiefs
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer speaks about Chae before swearing him in as Dumont’s first Korean-American Councilman DUMONT, NJ - Saturday, January 5, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) swore in Dumont councilman Keunsoo “Jimmy” Chae at St. Mary's in Dumont. Chae becomes the first Korean-American to serve on the Dumont Council. Councilman Damon Englese and Councilwoman Lisa Rossillo were both sworn in as well. Congressman Gottheimer also administered the oath of office to Dumont Fire Department’s... Read more

  • Gottheimer Swears in Oradell Councilman
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Congressman Gottheimer swears in Councilman Roger Tashjian at Oradell Borough Hall ORADELL, NJ - Sunday, January 6, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) swore in Oradell Borough Councilman Roger Tashjian at Oradell Borough Hall. Tashjian served on the Council from 2016-2018 and was re-elected to the position in November. “Roger has called Oradell home his entire life and has been committed to making sure it’s a place his children are proud to call home, and their children after ... Read more

  • Gottheimer Holds 33rd “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer meets with landscapers looking to discuss issues facing small business in North Jersey NORTHVALE, NJ - On Saturday, January 5, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) held his 33rd “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall at the Northvale Classic Diner in Northvale, New Jersey. Constituents filled the diner to talk with Gottheimer about cutting taxes, protecting our air and water, and his work with the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus at his first “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall sin... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Break the Gridlock Rules Reforms Pass House
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday, a bipartisan group of Members in the Problem Solvers Caucus voted to support the Rules package to organize the House of Representatives, which included commonsense rules changes proposed by the Problem Solvers Caucus. These rules changes will help “Break the Gridlock” in Congress and enable progress on much-needed legislation to move the country forward. Republican Members Tom Reed (NY-23), John Katko (NY-24), and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8) voted for the Rules package. Sinc... Read more