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  • Gottheimer Urges Immediate Action on New SALT Tax Cut Opportunities
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON -- Today, New Jersey released rules that will allow local governments to fight back against the federal Tax Hike Bill and accept property tax bills in the form of charitable contributions. Similar to thirty-three other states, mostly Red States, the New Jersey charitable deduction plan helps offset the gutting of the SALT tax deduction. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) urged local governments across the state to engage in the program, create charitable funds, and deliver tax cuts to... Read more

  • Gottheimer Secures More Than $500,000 To Fight Opioid Crisis in North Jersey
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    “No community is immune to the opioid crisis ravaging America's families. New Jersey—and particularly Sussex County—are no exception,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). Read more

  • Gottheimer Visits BMW North American HQ on Made In The Fifth Tour
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    “BMW is a world-class company and their Woodcliff Lake site is home to many North Jersey jobs, making this a key stop on my Made In The Fifth Tour. What I loved to see during my tour was the top-notch job training happening right here in North Jersey because with the right skills we can harness the workforce here to take these jobs and stay here with their families,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “Businesses like BMW are creating jobs and boosting our local economy, which is why I will keep fighting to lower taxes, invest in our infrastructure and vocational education to help you grow and invest in New Jersey.” Read more

  • Gottheimer Response to WNYC Story on the Bergen County Sheriff
    Posted in Press Releases on September 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement following WNYC's story on Bergen County Sheriff Saudino: "Like many others, I was surprised and saddened by Sheriff Saudino's unacceptable comments. I know that the Sheriff would never want to do anything to distract from the excellent work of the men and women in law enforcement. I believe it's best that the Sheriff resign. Bergen County needs to have full confidence that its Sheriff represents and protects all of the people, e... Read more

  • Building on Federal School Bus Safety Legislation, Gottheimer, LD38, Vargas, Announce State Version of Miranda’s Law
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    “No parent should be worried about their child’s safety on his or her way to school,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “Let’s continue to honor Miranda’s life and recommit ourselves to doing everything we can to make sure our kids, our teachers, and our families are as safe as they can be. We cannot afford to let the safety of our children become a partisan issue. It is a mom and dad issue.” Read more

  • Gottheimer Captures More Than $1.8 Million in Non-Profit Security
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    “Safety and security in our places of worship is at the bedrock of the American idea. Part of what makes America the greatest country in the world is our ability to practice our faiths in the manner in which we choose, free from violence,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer. Read more

  • Gottheimer, Pascrell Claw Back Federal Investment for Jersey Clean Drinking Water Projects
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    "I don't want any parent, here in Bergen County, the 5th District, our state, or across the country, to have to worry if the water their child drinks contains lead," said Congressman Gottheimer. “We simply can't afford to be short-sighted when it comes to securing the health of our children. These are our tax dollars being clawed back into our District to keep our families healthy and safe. There’s nothing partisan about that.” Read more

  • Joint Statement: Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Submit “Break the Gridlock” Proposal to House Rules Hearing on Rules Changes for 116th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    This morning, the Problem Solvers Caucus submitted its proposal to “Break the Gridlock” to the House Rules Subcommittee on Rules and the Organization of the House as it examines possible rules changes for the 116th Congress. Congressmen Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), co-chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, released the following joint statement: “We applaud the House Rules Committee for holding a hearing today to examine ways to change the Rules of the House of Represen... Read more

  • Gottheimer Remembers 9/11
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    When I think about 9/11, I think about those, of course, that we lost that day- families that were torn apart, 147 in Bergen County. And I think about you, and those who came before you. Those who answered the call and said ‘Send me’. Read more

  • Coach USA Launches Trial Direct Service From Vernon Township to Midtown Manhattan
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    “I’ve been focused on getting bus service to the broader Vernon area since my first day in office. Working with Coach USA, Mayor Shortway and I understand the incredible impact better transportation can have on the local economy, property values, commuting, and job creation. I commend Coach USA for taking this critical step and putting a bus on the road. The key now is to make sure folks know about the bus service and to get them on board. The more people riding it, the more likely this will be a long term option for Sussex residents" said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). Read more