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  • Gottheimer Meets with Constituents in Dumont at 24th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) met individually with tables of constituents at his 24th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall in Dumont. Gottheimer has held these “Cup of Joe with Josh” events regularly across North Jersey to hear directly from the people he serves. At the Tri-Valley Family Restaurant, Gottheimer and constituents discussed the work he is doing to safeguard our children, cut taxes, and improve New Jersey's crumbling infrastructure. “For me to effectively represent the peopl... Read more

  • 48-Member Problem Solvers Caucus Announces Support for FIRST STEP Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the 48 Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus announced their support for H.R. 5682, The Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed, Safely Transitioning Every Person Act (FIRST STEP). The bipartisan legislation, introduced by Reps. Doug Collins (GA-09) and Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), aims to improve public safety while lowering recidivism and prison populations through rehabilitative programing, enabling newly-released individuals to more successfully re-enter society. The legislation... Read more

  • Gottheimer Praying for Paramus Community
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement: “My heart is breaking for the children and families from the Paramus community involved in today’s horrific bus crash. On a day when students from East Brook Middle School should have been enjoying their class trip, instead, they experienced every parent’s worst nightmare. As a father, I am praying for every parent, child, teacher, friend, and administrator, and I know that we will all be hugging our kids extra tight ton... Read more

  • Gottheimer Kicks Off National Police Week with Sussex County Chiefs of Police
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, May 15, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), a member of the bipartisan Firefighters Caucus and the bipartisan Law Enforcement Caucus, kicked off National Police Week at the Hampton Diner in Newton. There Gottheimer joined chiefs of police from across Sussex County to thank them for putting their lives on the line every day to protect New Jersey communities. According to the 2017 Legislative Scorecard of the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO), which represents mo... Read more

  • Gottheimer Unveils Three-Part Senior Security Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) unveiled his Three-Part Senior Security Strategy, which will help cut taxes for seniors, protect Medicare and Social Security from federal garnishing, and stop financial predators from scamming seniors out of their hard-earned dollars. At Brighton Gardens senior living, Gottheimer brought up speakers who discussed active scams that target New Jersey seniors. Bergenfield’s Linda Williams discussed her experience as a victim of identity theft and shared th... Read more

  • Gottheimer Meets with New Jersey Mary Kay Leaders to Celebrate Mary Kay Day and Discuss Advancing Opportunities for Female Entrepreneurs
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Friday, May 11, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited Belvidere’s Crossroads Diner to celebrate Mary Kay Day and discuss the importance of advancing businesses like Mary Kay, which provide the flexibility critical to many women business leaders and entrepreneurs. This past Saturday, May 12, 2018, would have been founder Mary Kay Ash’s 100th Birthday, giving the 8,000 Mary Kay Beauty Consultants in New Jersey and the 3.5 million independent Mary Kay Beauty Consultants globally a cha... Read more

  • Gottheimer Hosts Bipartisan Sussex and Warren County Leaders for Grants Roundtable
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Above (left to right): Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Allamuchy Mayor Keith De Tombeur, and Belvidere Mayor Joe Kennedy tour some of the more than $1 million of equipment the town of Belvidere has clawed back through federal excess equipment grants. BELVIDERE, N.J. -- On Friday, May 11, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) gathered Sussex and Warren County mayors, chiefs of police, and directors of public work departments (DPWs) for a bipartisan roundtable on applying for and winning f... Read more

  • Gottheimer Supports Court's Sports Betting Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court decision to allow sports gambling in New Jersey. “The Supreme Court stood with New Jersey, today. There is no reason that New Jersey should not get the same opportunity to pursue legal regulated sports betting that is already legal in four other states and use the revenues to help cut our taxes. In a fight, I'll always bet on New Jersey and this is a clear win for us. This is not a partisa... Read more

  • Gottheimer Speaks Out On Opioid Crisis at BCPO Clergy Breakfast
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Friday, May 11th, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office’s Clergy Breakfast to discuss the opioid crisis ravaging North Jersey. Attendees included more than 100 members of Bergen County clergy, law enforcement, County Executive Jim Tedesco and Sheriff Michael Saudino. The group discussed efforts to combat the opioid crisis, fight bias and discrimination, and ensure towns and non-profits have the resources they need to protect our schools, community center... Read more

  • Gottheimer Delivers 2018 Ramapo Commencement Speech
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) delivered the keynote address at Ramapo College’s 2018 Commencement. More than 1,400 students had their undergraduate degrees conferred at the ceremony in Newark’s Prudential Center. Video of the speech can be found HERE. Above photo courtesy of Ramapo College. Congressman Gottheimer’s remarks as prepared for delivery are below: To the 1,434 graduating Roadrunners – you made it! You have officiallywalked through the Ramapo Arch, survived the late nights... Read more