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  • Pascrell, Gottheimer Announce $12.6M HUD Community Grants to Bergen County
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    “These grants are a return on our federal tax dollars that to strengthen our communities and make living and raising a family here more affordable" Read more

  • Fighting Terror: Bipartisan Saracini Aviation Safety Act Passes House, Heads to Senate
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined the U.S. House Wednesday in advancing legislation requiring the installation of secondary barriers on new passenger aircraft. House and Senate leaders reached a bipartisan final agreement on legislation providing long-term stability and critical reforms to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The agreement, which passed the House today, includes Sec. 336- “Saracini Aviation Safety Act of 2018,” which requires the insta... Read more

  • Gottheimer Bill to Rename Oakland Post Office in New Jersey Vet’s Honor Advances
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    “I am proud of this important step toward honoring a brave veteran and a loyal public servant” Read more

  • The Fight for Speaker: 20 Members of Congress to Withhold Vote Unless Rule Changes Agreed To
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    "The Problem Solvers Caucus has had enough of the gridlock and we're prepared to buck the status quo and pass common sense legislation on everything from infrastructure to immigration" Read more

  • Gottheimer Votes for Tax Cuts for New Jersey
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    "I came to Washington to lower taxes for New Jersey and I'm proud that today Congress passed common sense tax cuts that take care of New Jersey businesses, families, and individuals. Thanks to today's tax cuts, it's easier to retire in New Jersey, it's easier to hire in New Jersey, and it's easier for families to save for college." Read more

  • Gottheimer Discusses Protecting Social Security and Medicare at Senior Center in Hackensack
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    “Earlier this year, a national survey found that it costs over $5,700 a month to live in Bergen County in an assisted living facility, and the average monthly Social Security payment in New Jersey is $1,553. Those numbers don’t add up.” Read more

  • 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 Hosts Fifth District Mayors in D.C. For Mayor's Day
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted mayors from across the Fifth Congressional District for meetings with federal experts on grants available to local communities to fix crumbling infrastructure, protect students in their schools, respond quickly to storms, and provide essential equipment to first responders. 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. Before Gott... 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