RELEASE: Gottheimer Announces New, Boosted Child Tax Credit Claws Federal Tax Dollars Back to NJ to Help Thousands of Families

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Above: Gottheimer at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lower Bergen County this week. NORTH JERSEY — This week, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced how the newly boosted Child Tax Credit will help thousands of North Jersey families as they recover from the pandemic and help parents cover the costs of food, diapers, healthcare, and clothing for their children. Beginning July 15th, qualifying...

RELEASE: Gottheimer, Mast Introduce Bipartisan Hamas International Financing Prevention Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Brian Mast (FL-18) formally introduced bipartisan legislation, H.R.3685, the Hamas International Financing Prevention Act, to impose financial sanctions on foreign persons, agencies, and governments that assist Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, or their affiliates. This new bipartisan bill now has more than 50 bipartisan cosponsors...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Wins U.S. Chamber of Commerce Jefferson-Hamilton Bipartisanship Award

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Above: Gottheimer earns a 100% score with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Jefferson-Hamilton Bipartisanship Award. WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce honored Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) with the Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship for the second year in a row. The award recognizes Members of Congress who have demonstrated bipartisan leadership and a willingness to work ...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Marks Twentieth Anniversary of Firefighters Grant — Clawing Back Federal Dollars to Help North Jersey

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Above: Gottheimer marks the twentieth anniversary of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant. NORTH JERSEY — Today, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) marked the twentieth anniversary of the creation of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG), which has clawed $5.3 million dollars back to the Fifth District since 2016 when Gottheimer first took office. Gottheimer joined Congressman Bill Pasc...

PHOTO RELEASE: Gottheimer Honors Juneteenth in Hackensack

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HACKENSACK, NJ — Today, June 19, 2021, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer honored Juneteenth in Hackensack, after voting to pass the bipartisan Juneteenth National Independence Day Act in the House earlier this week. Following the President signing bipartisan legislation into law, Juneteenth is the first new federal holiday in thirty-eight years — to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African ...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Pushes for $500 Back-to-Work Bonus to Help Businesses Fill Jobs & Help NJ Residents Transition Back into the Workforce

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Above: Gottheimer at the Empress Diner in Fair Lawn today. FAIR LAWN, NJ — Today, June 14, 2021, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced support for a new $500 back-to-work bonus, utilizing a portion of the federal COVID-19 relief dollars heading to the State of New Jersey from the American Rescue Plan. Gottheimer proposed a one-time incentive for residents who are currently unemployed,...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Announces Federal Action to Combat the Uptick in Ticks & Lyme Disease in New Jersey

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Above: Gottheimer in West Milford today. WEST MILFORD, NJ — Today, June 10, 2021, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), a member of the Congressional Lyme Disease Caucus, announced bipartisan federal action to help protect families from Lyme disease and to find new treatments for tick-borne illnesses. Gottheimer was joined by environmental and health experts to highlight how North Jersey famil...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Announces New Federal COVID-19 Relief Dollars for School Districts in Sussex County & Warren County

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Above: Gottheimer at Vernon Township High School today. VERNON TOWNSHIP, NJ — Today, June 3, 2021, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced that new federal dollars are being clawed back from Washington for school districts in Sussex County and Warren County, as part of the American Rescue Plan — the COVID-19 relief package signed into law in March 2021. Sussex County school districts wi...

RELEASE: Bipartisan Group of 56 House Members Back Urgent Funding for Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, June 2, 2021, a bipartisan group of 56 Members of Congress, led by U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), wrote to U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to express support for replenishing Israel’s stock of interceptors for the Iron Dome missile defense system, which intercepted approximately 90 percent of the incoming rockets during recent attacks, saving countless civil...

RELEASE: Gottheimer Introduces the ALYSSA Act — Bipartisan School Safety Legislation In Memory of Parkland Shooting Victim from North Jersey

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) formally introduced bipartisan legislation, the Alyssa’s Legacy Youth in School Safety Alert Act (ALYSSA Act), named after Alyssa Alhadeff — a North Jersey native who lost her life in the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, in 2018. Gottheimer is introducing the bipartisan bill with an additional five D...