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  • Josh Gottheimer Commemorates Memorial Day
    Posted in Press Releases on May 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    "As we enjoy this long weekend with friends and family, please join me in pausing to pay our respects to our nation’s fallen heroes and rededicating ourselves to honoring and caring for the veterans who are still with us today," said Congressman Josh Gottheimer. "We can never adequately express our gratitude to those service members who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, but we can start by keeping our promises to today's veterans and service members who have committed themselves to keeping our families safe." Read more

  • Gottheimer, Mast, Royce, Engel Introduce Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Brian Mast (FL-18), Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (CA-39), and Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel (NY-16) introduced the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act. The bipartisan bill imposes sanctions on foreign persons, agencies and governments that assist Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad or their affiliates. The bill is co-sponsored by U.S. Congressmen Brad Sherman (CA-30), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Ready to Deliver Tax Reform This Year
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    “The Problem Solvers Caucus is eager and ready to engage with all stakeholders in the important work on comprehensive tax reform. We believe smart, targeted infrastructure investment tied to a tax reform package could garner significant bipartisan support. This would be a win for the American people by delivering a lower competitive tax rate regime producing growth, while at the same time fixing our crumbling infrastructure without burdening future generations.” Read more

  • Gottheimer Statement on Administration's Threat to Withhold Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    "I have long said the Affordable Care Act needs major fixes including repealing the Cadillac tax and medical device tax. However, threatening to withhold resources required by law is not a solution but an act of sabotage. These political games will dramatically increase health care costs for our families and businesses while creating massive market instability. I will work with anyone - Republicans, Democrats and Independents - to improve health care, but I cannot support such a reckless move." Read more

  • Gottheimer Commutes with Fifth District Residents
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    "It's simply outrageous given how much we pay in taxes that our rails and tunnels are literally crumbling," said Congressman Josh Gottheimer. "What I heard directly from commuters on the train this morning is that their commutes are getting worse by the day, not better -- and that they fear the summer months will be even worse. Delays mean that folks are starting their work days later, undermining productivity, and getting home to see their families even later. That's simply unacceptable, and I'm working overtime to solve this problem. For the sake of our families and businesses, we just can't afford to punt this crisis down the field any longer." Read more

  • Josh Gottheimer Urges Towns to Apply for Federal Grants to Support New Jersey Police
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    “I urge local law enforcement agencies to apply for these resources to fight crime and the opioid crisis, to stop lone wolf terror, to protect our streets, and to bring federal dollars home to our communities—where we need them most," said Congressman Josh Gottheimer. "My office will do everything we can to help communities through the application process to make sure our law enforcement officers have the resources they need to keep New Jersey families safe while improving the return on investment our District sees for the federal tax dollars we pay.” Read more

  • Gottheimer Introduces Bipartisan Bill to End Anti-LGBTQ Credit Discrimination
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity when applying for credit Read more

  • In Wake of Global Ransomware Attack, Gottheimer Talks Cybersecurity, Visits New York Stock Exchange Data Center in Mahwah
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    “As these recent attacks make clear, we must be vigilant in the face of cyberthreats and work to minimize our digital vulnerabilities—in both the public and private sectors,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer. “At the Stock Exchange today, we discussed their data protection and cybersecurity efforts. In Congress, I will continue to push for beefing up our nation’s cybersecurity practices and making sure that individual computer users and businesses of all sizes have the resources and knowledge to keep our country safe.” Read more

  • For Police Week, Gottheimer and Pascrell Talk Getting COPS Resources
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    “For National Police Week, we are standing up to thank and honor the first responders who put their lives on the line to keep our families safe. Not only do these brave officers protect us from criminals, but they serve on the front lines of the war against terrorism, especially as we've seen the rise of homegrown and lone wolf terror. While some have put the COPS Grant program on the chopping block, I will stand arm in arm with Congressman Pascrell to make sure that doesn’t happen and that our police have the resources they need to protect our families and communities,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). Read more

  • Gottheimer Announces Nick Metz of Hillsdale as 2017 Congressional Art Competition Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced that Pascack Valley High School senior Nick Metz of Hillsdale won the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. With more than 50 works of art submitted by local high school students and over 2500 votes cast online, Nick’s “At the Edge” photograph was the people’s choice. As the Fifth Congressional District's winner of this annual competition, Nick will have his work displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year and fly to Washington courtesy of Southwest... Read more