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  • Gottheimer, Murphy Offer Tax Cut Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, fighting back against the recently passed Tax Hike Bill, Congressman Josh Gottheimer and Governor-elect Phil Murphy joined together to offer a new Tax Cut Plan for New Jersey. They were joined by Congressman Bill Pascrell and the mayors of Fair Lawn, Paramus and Park Ridge who all expressed support for the plan and their eagerness to implement it, with state support, in their communities. The Tax Hike Bill took a two-by-four to the State of New Jersey, gutting the State and Local Deductio... Read more

  • Gottheimer on Death of Former New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Following the news of the death of Former New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement: "I have been lucky to have called Governor Byrne and his family good friends. The Governor was a true leader who made tough and smart decisions for our state and he will always be remembered fondly by me and the people of New Jersey." Read more

  • Gottheimer Swears In Officials in Fair Lawn and Emerson
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    Tuesday, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined Reorganizations in the Boroughs of Fair Lawn and Emerson, where he administered the oath of office to newly-elected Fair Lawn Councilman Josh Reinitz and Emerson Councilman Chris Knoller. In Fair Lawn, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) said, "I'm confident that Josh Reinitz will make sure that Fair Lawn's roads are maintained, first responders are taken equipped, and Fair Lawn’s taxpayers are getting a solid return on their investment. I'm happ... Read more

  • Gottheimer Swears In Officials in Vernon, Ringwood, and Wyckoff
    Posted in Press Releases on January 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Monday, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined Reorganizations in Vernon Township and the Borough of Ringwood as well as a ceremonial swearing-in in Wyckoff Township, where he administered the oath of office to mayors, council members, committee members and Fire Department Chiefs. In Vernon, Gottheimer administered the oath of office to Jean Murphy, John Auberger, and Mark Van Tassel. Gottheimer also administered the oath of office to Fire Department Chiefs Ron Krystofik and Jason Alba fro... Read more

  • Gottheimer Works to Save NJ Taxpayers, Shares IRS Guidance on Property Tax Prepayment with Mayors, Council
    Posted in Press Releases on December 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Earlier this week, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) urged New Jersey mayors to take swift action to help residents save on assessed taxes in the face of the oncoming Tax Hike Bill. Gottheimer will continue looking for any path to save taxpayers money and continues to look for ways to cut taxes. On Wednesday, he shared the following letter with Fifth District mayors and council members regarding prepayment of property taxes assessed for 2018: Dear Mayor -- I am proud to stand with you to save t... Read more

  • Bipartisan Group of Problem Solvers Caucus Members Introduce Comprehensive Health Care Bill to Stabilize the Individual Marketplace
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), along Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23) and Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), led a bipartisan group of twenty-six Problem Solvers Caucus Members to introduce the Bipartisan Market Stabilization and Innovation Act (HR 4695), a bill to stabilize the individual marketplace and bring down health care costs for millions. The Bipartisan Market Stabilization and Innovation Act will: Fund Cost Sharing Reduction payments, which help low- and middle-income families afford... Read more

  • Gottheimer Statement on Final House Passage of Tax Hike Bill Conference Report
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Following his 'NAY' vote on the Tax Hike Bill conference report, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement: "From day one, I made it clear that I wanted to work across the aisle to cut taxes for New Jersey families and businesses. This Tax Hike Bill went the other way and actually raised taxes on us in New Jersey— gutting our State and Local Tax deduction and our property tax deductions. Property values will go down and businesses and people are already being lured away... Read more

  • Rep. Gottheimer, Mayor Kennedy Announce Big Win for Belvidere Taxpayers
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Belvidere Mayor John Kennedy announced that the town has received more than $1 million in federal excess equipment grants -- more than $857 per family. This is a huge return on investment for New Jersey and marks a big win for the Town of Belvidere. This will save Belvidere on their property tax line and allow the town to avoid bonding for new equipment; instead they are clawing back their federal tax dollars, so they don’t go to other states. The fe... Read more

  • Congressman Gottheimer Hosts Inaugural Hometown Heroes Awards Ceremony at Holy Name Medical Center
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer hosted the inaugural Hometown Heroes Awards Ceremony at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, New Jersey. During this event, Gottheimer presented awards to 19 of New Jersey’s Fifth District’s standout neighbors, friends, coworkers, and individuals who have volunteered, served, or worked to help others in North Jersey. Each of these awardees were nominated by fellow neighbors, coworkers, friends, families, and others in their community. According to Congressman J... Read more

  • Gottheimer Convenes Mayors Summit to Help Towns and Families Claw Back Federal Tax Dollars
    Posted in Press Releases on December 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    "North Jersey mayors are working hard to save their residents property tax dollars to help their school and first responders get what they need” Read more