RELEASE: Bipartisan Legislation to Invoke Defense Production Act to Boost Baby Formula Production

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, May 18, 2022, U.S. Representative Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) led twenty total Members of Congress in new bipartisan legislation urging the President to invoke the Defense Production Act to increase the production of baby formula, and the legislation will also ensure distribution to all regions of the country through federally qualified health centers. Invoking the Defense Pro...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Helps Lead Push for State-level SALT Relief in Federal Package. Pushing for Appropriations Provision to Prohibit IRS from Blocking the Charitable Deduction.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Today, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer, the Co-Chair of the bipartisan SALT Caucus, is helping lead a request to the House Appropriations Committee to restore the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction and provide relief for hard-working, middle class families in New Jersey. Gottheimer and a group of Members of Congress are fighting for a provision that would prohibit the IRS fr...

RELEASE: Gottheimer, Bipartisan House Members Successfully Urged White House to Invoke Defense Production Act. Boost Baby Formula Production.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, May 18, 2022, following legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and a bipartisan group of 19 other Members of Congress, the President has invoked the Defense Production Act to increase the production of baby formula. This announcement comes on the heels of Gotttheimer introducing bipartisan legislation today urging the President to invoke the ...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Introduces Miranda’s Law, Honoring Paramus Bus Crash Anniversary With National Seat Belt & School Bus Safety Legislation. Lap-and-Shoulder Three Point Seat Belts on All School Buses.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, May 17, 2022, on the fourth anniversary of the tragic Paramus school bus crash, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced that he will be introducing Miranda’s Law — bus safety legislation named after Miranda Vargas, a 10-year-old Fifth Grader who lost her life in the crash — to protect children on America’s school buses. Miranda’s Law will: Require seat belts on ...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Joins North Jersey Community for Congregation Beth Abraham Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Above: Gottheimer speaking at Beth Abraham’s groundbreaking ceremony. BERGENFIELD, NJ — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined hundreds of North Jersey community members at the official groundbreaking ceremony for Congregation Beth Abraham’s new building and renovation. The expansion project will include a new beis medrash in loving memory of Donny Morris, a social hall, new youth rooms, ...

RELEASE: Gottheimer, Murphy Announces New Federal Investment for Jersey Fire Departments, EMTs, First Responders. Invests in Life-saving Equipment, Helps Lower Local Tax Burden on Families.

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Above: Gottheimer announcing the American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program in Hackensack today. HACKENSACK, NJ — Today, May 16, 2022, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), along with Governor Phil Murphy, state and local elected officials, firefighters, first responders, the International Association of Fire Fighters, the Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey, and the New Je...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Meets with Sussex County Veterans, Honors North Jersey Veterans at the Sussex County Veterans Appreciation Lunch

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Above: Gottheimer at the Sussex County Veterans Appreciation Lunch. LAFAYETTE, NJ — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined local veterans at the Sussex County Veterans Appreciation Lunch to discuss key issues including boosting access to health care, mental health services, and VA eligibility for benefits and resources. To help veterans in Northwestern New Jersey, Gottheimer successfully ...

RELEASE: House Unanimously Passes Gottheimer’s Bipartisan Amendment to Support Homeless Veterans. House Votes in Favor 418 to 0.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Friday, May 13, 2022, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a provision authored by U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer to allow state governments, including New Jersey, to deploy federal Community Services Block Grant Program investment to support our brave veterans, particularly homeless veterans. Gottheimer’s provision was included in the bipartisan Community Se...

JOINT RELEASE: Bipartisan House Members Push to Invest in Local Law Enforcement, Honoring Police Week. Urging Congressional Leadership to Bring Bipartisan Legislation for Vote. 63 Sponsors in House, 10 Senators. Joined and Endorsed by Local Law Enforcement.

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Above: Members of Congress push for investment in local law enforcement as the nation recognizes Police Week. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, May 12, 2022, a bipartisan group of Members of Congress joined together to push for investment in local law enforcement, as the nation recognizes Police Week and remembers the nearly 26,000 law enforcement officers who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. ...

RELEASE: House Passes Gottheimer’s Bipartisan Bill to Help States Protect Seniors from Financial Scams

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, May 11, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer’s (NJ-05) bipartisan, bicameral legislation, the Empowering States to Protect Seniors from Bad Actors Act, in a 371 to 48 vote. Gottheimer’s bipartisan bill will help stop financial scammers from targeting vulnerable seniors. Earlier today, Gottheimer spoke on the House floor to urge M...