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  • Commemorating Women’s History Month, Gottheimer Highlights Women-Owned Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    GLEN ROCK, NJ - Tuesday, March 29, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited Merve’s Kitchen and Bakery in Glen Rock to talk about women in business and grab a cup of coffee. “We should always be encouraging women to become entrepreneurs and supporting women-owned businesses. Especially during Women’s History Month, I am glad I get to highlight one of our many great businesses in the Fifth District,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “Merve does a great job creating an inviti... Read more

  • House Passes Gottheimer-Lucas Bill for Transparency, Accountability at Federal Reserve
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 974, the Federal Reserve Supervision Testimony Clarification Act, sponsored by Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and Frank Lucas (OK-03), members of the House Committee on Financial Services. The bill mandates that in the absence of a Vice Chair of Supervision on the Federal Reserve Board, someone from the Federal Reserve Board of Governors must appear before Congress to testify on supervisory issues. It also mandates that the Vice Chairman for Supervision must... Read more

  • Gottheimer, King Introduce Bipartisan Bill Demanding “Doomsday Plan” For Tunnel Failure
    Posted in Press Releases on March 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: King, Gottheimer, Kevin Corbett -- the Executive Director of NJ Transit -- Jerry Zaro -- the New Jersey Representative to the Gateway Development Corporation -- and Steve Cohen -- the New York Representative to the Gateway Development Corporation -- demand a “Doomsday Plan” (left to right) NEW YORK - Today, U.S. Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and Peter King (NY-02) introduced a new bipartisan bill demanding a contingency plan for the “Doomsday” scenario if one, or both, of the two N... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Amend H.R. 1 Utilizing “Break the Gridlock” Rules Change for The First Time
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, members of the Problem Solvers Caucus amended HR 1 by utilizing a new rule included in the “Break the Gridlock” rules package negotiated with House leadership and implemented this Congress. The House Committee on Rules gave preference to this amendment because at least 20 Democrats and 20 Republicans cosponsored it, per Problem Solvers Caucus implemented rules change. “In the first adherence by the Rules Committee to the 20/20 rule, my colleagues on the Problem Solvers Caucus have shown t... Read more

  • Gottheimer Stands with First Responders, Victims, Calls for the Restoration of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund
    Posted in Press Releases on March 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer demands Congress fully fund the VCF alongside first responders, Jaime Hazan, 9/11 first responder and VCF beneficiary, and Jaime’s service dog Bernie TEANECK -- Today, joined by fire fighters and law enforcement, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) demanded that the full benefits of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund be restored and extended alongside fund beneficiary Jaime Hazan and North Jersey first responders. On February 15, 2019, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fun... Read more

  • Gottheimer Joins North Jersey Jewish Community for Super Sunday
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer thanks phonebankers for their work at Super Sunday PARAMUS, NJ - On Sunday, March 3, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) spent the afternoon with the North Jersey Jewish community at the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s annual “Super Sunday.” The event kicks off the Federation’s “March Mitzvah Madness,” a month of service activities benefiting the community. “It’s always inspiring to see people so committed to serving our community,” said Congressman Josh G... Read more

  • Gottheimer, King Announce Bill Demanding “Doomsday Plan” For Tunnel Failure
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer and King announce their bill demanding a “Doomsday Plan” for tunnel failure WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and Peter King (NY-02) announced their new bill to demand an economic estimate and contingency plan for the “Doomsday” scenario where one of the two North River Tunnels must be shut down beneath the Hudson River. The North River Tunnels carry 200,000 travelers daily and are crumbling after damage from over 100 years of use and flooding during Sup... Read more

  • Gottheimer Hosts Mayor’s Round Table
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: (left to right) Oakland Mayor Linda Schwager, Gottheimer, and Hackensack Mayor John Labrosse discuss local issues at mayor's roundtable PARAMUS, NJ - On Monday, February 25, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) convened a mayor’s roundtable to discuss local issues and hear from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the LESO program at Bergen County Community College. Participants discussed solutions to strengthen local communities including reinstating the State and... Read more

  • Gottheimer Stands Against Anti-Semitism at Temple Emanuel
    Posted in Press Releases on February 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer speaking from the Temple bimah WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. -- Today, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) addressed rising anti-Semitism in America at Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley. “There can only be one opinion when it comes to anti-Semitism. Zero tolerance. We must not and we cannot allow bias, hatred, and intolerance, including anti-Semitism, to become acceptable in this country, no matter where it comes from," said Congressman Josh Gottheimer. "I will continue to be a ... Read more

  • Gottheimer Holds Discussion on Voting Rights
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: (left to right) Jackson, Gottheimer, and Carter discuss voting rights in North Jersey HACKENSACK, NJ - On Saturday, February 23, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) brought together community leaders from North Jersey to talk about H.R. 1, the House bill that would increase voting access and strengthen our democratic processes. Bergen County NAACP President Jeff Carter, Reverend Gregory Jackson of Mount Olive Baptist Church, and others assembled at Mount Olive Baptist Church fo... Read more