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  • Gottheimer Hosts Teletown Hall with District Residents to Discuss Need for Tax Cuts
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer takes live questions from Fifth District constituents on this week’s teletown hall. On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted a telephone town hall with thousands of Fifth District constituents to discuss the most pressing taxation issues facing members of the North Jersey community. Gottheimer spoke about his fight to reinstate SALT -- the state and local tax deduction -- and to claw back more federal tax dollars to New Jersey. Teletown h... Read more

  • Gottheimer, Gonzalez Introduce Bipartisan U.S.-Israel Anti-Killer Drone Act to Combat Growing Drone Threats in Middle East, on the Heels of Terrorist Attacks on Israel this Week
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Wednesday, November 13, 2019, Representatives Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) introduced bipartisan legislation -- the U.S.-Israel Anti-Killer Drone Act -- to boost cooperation between the United States and our ally Israel in developing technology to counter 'killer drones' amid the ongoing drone war in the Middle East. The bipartisan legislation helps fill gaps identified by the U.S. Department of Defense by authorizing cooperative projects intended to thwart small un... Read more

  • RELEASE: Gottheimer Honors Veterans at Ridgewood Veterans Day Service, Advocates for Veteran Care
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer speaks during today's Veterans Day Service in Ridgewood. RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Today, Monday, November 11, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored Veterans Day and all those who have served, delivered remarks at Ridgewood’s Veterans Day Services with American Legion Post 53, and advocated for better veteran care. Gottheimer spoke alongside Ridgewood Mayor Ramon Hache, Post Commander Bob Paoli, Legionnaire Ed Houlihan, and Fifth District students. The service included s... Read more

  • RELEASE: Gottheimer Presents Army Bicentennial Bronze Medal to WWII Air Corps Bomber Ahead of 102nd Birthday
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer presents Paramus resident and World War II U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Michael Diederich with the U.S. Army Bicentennial Bronze Medal today. PARAMUS, NJ - Today, Monday, November 11, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored Veterans Day and presented U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, Sergeant Michael Diederich (Ret.), who completed thirty-five missions over Germany during World War II as a nose gunner and bombardier in a B24 bomber, with the U.S. Army Bicentennial Bron... Read more

  • RELEASE: NJ-5 Claws Back Federal Investment to Boost Sussex County Election Security
    Posted in Press Releases on November 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    NEWTON, NJ - New Jersey's Fifth Congressional District is continuing to claw more federal dollars back to our communities away from the Moocher States, to help improve North Jersey's return on investment. Sussex County has clawed back more than $30,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to boost security for the County's Board of Elections. “Voting is at the core of our democracy. We must do everything we can do protect it. I’m proud that we're continuing to claw more of our fed... Read more

  • PHOTO RELEASE: Gottheimer Brings Together Fifth District Faith Leaders to Discuss Making North Jersey Community Stronger, Safer
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    MAHWAH, NJ - U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted Faith Leaders from across the Fifth Congressional District at Ramapo College to discuss rising forms of hatred in our communities, what peaceful resolutions can be accomplished, how best to provide for North Jersey children and seniors, and how to bring communities together. “North Jersey is an incredible area because it represents such a diverse group of individuals with unique backgrounds, faiths, and ideologies. As religious leaders,... Read more

  • JOINT RELEASE: Hamas and Hezbollah Twitter Accounts Taken Down, Following Bipartisan Push Against Terror
    Posted in Press Releases on November 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: The official English-language Twitter account of the Hamas movement (@HamasInfoEn) has been suspended. Today, Monday, November 4, 2019, U.S. Representatives Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Tom Reed (NY-23), Max Rose (NY-11), and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) announced that Twitter suspended content affiliated with Foreign Terrorist Organizations, including Hamas and Hezbollah, from its platform. Twitter’s action follows the bipartisan group’s October 22, 2019, letter demanding the company stop blatan... Read more

  • Gottheimer Helps Break Ground on New Valley Hospital
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, November 1, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer helped break ground on Valley Hospital’s new, modern facility, alongside local, state, and federal New Jersey leaders, Valley Health leaders, and the hardworking women and men of labor. “I am excited about the potential for Valley’s new, modern hospital to transform care for our residents and bolster our economy by supporting local businesses and bringing good jobs to northern New Jersey,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “Today’s... Read more

  • STATEMENT: Gottheimer Statement on Inquiry Process
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    “Earlier today, I supported a process that will bring all the facts to light for the public and for all of Congress to review. This is consistent with my position from day one: this process must be evidence-based and fact-driven, and afford all sides the ability to present evidence. We must not prejudge the outcome; doing so would be irresponsible. I will also continue to fight for other pressing priorities for my District — cutting taxes, fixing our infrastructure, lowering health care costs, a... Read more

  • Gottheimer Announces $5+ Million in Storm Damage Reimbursement for North Jersey Schools and Families from March 2018 Winter Storms
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Tuesday, October 29, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced, through his work improving North Jersey’s return on investment (ROI) on the federal tax dollars New Jersey sends to Washington, more than $5 million dollars in winter storm damage reimbursement will be heading to Fifth District schools and families. This investment from FEMA will help reimburse repairs to infrastructure and time spent by emergency management officials combating severe winter storms that plagued ... Read more