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  • Gottheimer Leads Bipartisan Sussex County Leaders on Effort to Accelerate Andover Rail Station Project
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced that he led a bipartisan group of Sussex County Mayors, Senator Steve Oroho, Assemblywoman Gail Phoebus and Assemblyman Parker Space in a push to accelerate the completion of the Andover Rail Station. Gottheimer, Oroho, Phoebus, Space, and 11 Sussex County Mayors wrote to the Executive Director of NJ Transit and the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, requesting an update on the project and an accounting for i... Read more

  • Gottheimer’s First Fifth District Mayors Day Connects Local Leaders With Federal Grant Experts
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted Mayors from across the Fifth Congressional District for meetings with federal experts on grants available to local communities, road and rail projects impacting the region, the heroin and opioid crisis, and clean drinking water. The Mayors discussed strategies to better leverage grants to serve their constituents while improving the return on investment the region sees for its federal tax dollars. The Fifth Congressional District ... Read more

  • Gottheimer Discusses Health Care With Hundreds at Protect Medicare Event in Fair Lawn
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    FAIR LAWN, N.J. - Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer joined AARP NJ and nearly 200 members of the public for a Protect Medicare Forum and discussion of health care reform and retirement security in New Jersey. At the forum, Gottheimer and representatives of the AARP spoke about bipartisan initiatives to strengthen Medicare and how to save seniors money on healthcare costs before taking questions from the audience on a variety of topics. The AARP Forum was hosted and moderated by Dave Mollen, Pre... Read more

  • Gottheimer Statement on Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) issued the following statement in response to the shooting at practice for the Congressional Baseball Game: “My thoughts and prayers are with my colleagues, especially Rep. Steve Scalise, their staffs, and law enforcement following this morning’s horrific shooting. I’m particularly grateful to the Capitol Police for their heroic work and bravery. “The annual baseball and softball games are examples of the best of Congress -- Members coming together acros... Read more

  • Bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus Chairs Continue Call for Unity
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tonight, Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Tom Reed (NY-23), Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, released the following statement: Like all Americans, we were horrified and saddened by the attack on practice for the Congressional Baseball Game—a proud bipartisan tradition that brings together Members across the political spectrum for philanthropy and friendly competition. In these increasingly polarized and toxic political times, it’s more important than ever that Members co... Read more

  • Gottheimer Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Combat Anti-Israel Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Movement
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    “If you seek to harm Israel, a beacon of democracy and vital partner for the United States, then we will do everything in our power to stop you.” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer. “I am proud to introduce this legislation to help state and local governments financially combat this hateful movement. We must defend our ally Israel against biased attacks, and our bill does just that.” Read more

  • Gottheimer Celebrates New Partnership Between United State Army Reserve and Hackensack University Medical Center
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) was honored to join with the U.S. Army Reserve and Hackensack UMC as they joined forces to form the first-of-its kind partnership Operation Hackensack SMART, which will provide high-quality, individualized specialty medical training for service members to improve their knowledge, skillsets and increase soldier readiness. "In Bergen County, we strive not only to serve our military and our 30,000 veteran residents, but to be a leader in getting the backs o... Read more

  • Gottheimer and Menendez Honor NJ Congressional Award Medalists
    Posted in Press Releases on June 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    "I'm incredibly proud of the students receiving Congressional Awards. They embody New Jersey values; they are smart, strong, and dedicated in their service to their communities and families,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer. Read more

  • Gottheimer Sounds Alarm on Budget Cuts to Counter-Terrorism Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on June 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Here we are, in the shadow of Ground Zero, in an area that lost scores of men and women to the hands of terrorists, facing a budget that would gut a key weapon against terror. I won’t stand for it,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “Our war on terror must be fought on multiple fronts, and in Congress, I am committed to doing whatever I can to stop terror in its tracks. I won’t stand idly by when cuts are made on the backs of Jersey first responders and families facing threats on our homefront." Read more

  • Gottheimer Discusses Retirement Security with Hackettstown Seniors
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    "Our nation made an intergenerational promise to our seniors. I take that promise and that obligation very seriously," said Congressman Josh Gottheimer. "We need to make smart decisions now to make the country a better place for future generations, but the answer isn’t to leave seniors in the street. We need to sound the alarm on those who are trying to guy the retirement security that seniors and their families depend on." Read more