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  • Gottheimer Announces Student Athlete-Stop Addiction Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced his Student Athlete-Stop Addiction Strategy to help protect student athletes from the opioid crisis. Gottheimer was joined by Bergen County Sheriff Saudino, FDU’s Dean of the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences Dr. Michael Avaltroni, Hackensack UMC’s Dr. Michael Kelly, and Gail Cole, the founder of Hope and Healing After an Addiction Death and mother of student athlete Brendan Cole, who was lost to opioid addiction in 2014. The Centers for Dis... Read more

  • Gottheimer Holds Women’s Roundtable On Expanding Opportunities For Business Leaders And Entrepreneurs During Women’s History Month
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted a Women’s Roundtable focused on expanding opportunities for business leaders and entrepreneurs at ECG in Ridgewood, a woman-owned full-service firm managing meetings and events, executive education programs, and trade associations. Gottheimer also announced his plan to expand economic opportunities for women in business based on three core pillars: 1) ensuring equal pay for equal work, 2) encouraging access to entrepreneurial tools: lowering taxes... Read more

  • Gottheimer Delivers Medals to Teaneck Family of World War II Veteran
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) delivered long overdue service medals to the family of a Teaneck World War II veteran, Master Sergeant William Witherspoon. After learning that Mr. Witherspoon never received his medals, his son Roger reached out to Congressman Gottheimer's office and requested assistance. Rep. Gottheimer’s office swiftly cut through the red tape to secure the medals from the U.S. Army for Master Sergeant Witherspoon’s brave service to this nation. Roger organized the ce... Read more

  • Gottheimer Joins Members Of The Greatest Generation To Stand Together Against Gun Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Friday, March 23, 2018, as students from across the country prepared to march on Saturday, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined the Rockleigh Jewish Home and the Association of Jewish Aging Services to stand in solidarity and stand against gun violence with members of the greatest generation. Residents of the Rockleigh Jewish Home organized a silent one-minute vigil during which they lit a single candle and recited Kaddish in remembrance of those who lost their lives to senseless gun vio... Read more

  • Gottheimer Delivers Food to North Jersey Seniors with Meals on Wheels
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) delivered Meals on Wheels to North Jersey seniors with the Community Meals program in Westwood, stopping by the CareOne Management facility in Westwood and Fifth District homes in Hillsdale and Woodcliff Lake. Meals on Wheels leverages public and private funds to support 2.4 million seniors across the United States with nutritious meals and wellness checks. The program reduces hospitalizations and helps seniors stay in their homes, saving the government ... Read more

  • Gottheimer Joins Sussex and Warren County Law Enforcement Roundtable On Fighting Terror, Crime, and Opiates
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted a roundtable for Sussex, Warren, and Passaic enforcement in Newton. At the American Legion Post 86, Gottheimer met with members of the NJ State Troopers, Sussex County Sheriff’s Department, Sussex County Department of Corrections, Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Vernon, Newton, Hardyston, Hackettstown, Mansfield, West Milford, and Ringwood police departments. The group discussed combating the opioid crisis, protecting students with Scho... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Applauds Passage of School Safety Measures and Mental Health Resources
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    As students from across the country prepare to march on Saturday, the Problem Solvers Caucus today announced that they are continuing to work together to find bipartisan consensus on meaningful legislation to reduce gun violence in our communities. The caucus reached agreement on commonsense measures to improve school safety and fund mental illness research, which successfully passed the House of Representatives and Senate in the omnibus funding agreement. The forty-eight member bipartisan Probl... Read more

  • Gottheimer Votes for Gateway in Bipartisan Omnibus Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement on his bipartisan vote for funding America's Gateway Project, national security, and fight against the opioid crisis. "Today, I voted to secure critical bipartisan funding for America’s Gateway Project, national security, and war on the opioid crisis. “I am encouraged to see funding for the critical Gateway tunnel project included in the funding bill. Although we still face headwinds, this federal support is a constructiv... Read more

  • Gottheimer Brings Together Local Faith Leaders To Discuss Making Communities Stronger, Safer, and More United
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Monday, March 19th, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted Faith Leaders from across the Fifth Congressional District for a breakfast at Ramapo College to discuss issues facing their communities and how to come together to address them and improve overall communication between faiths. The group discussed efforts to combat the opioid crisis, fight bias and discrimination, and ensure towns and non-profits have the resources they need to protect our schools, community centers, and places of wors... Read more

  • U.S. Chamber Recognizes Gottheimer with Spirit of Enterprise Award
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today honored Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of his support for pro-growth policies in the first session of the 115th Congress. “It’s a good time to be doing business in America, thanks to a slate of legislative accomplishments that laid the groundwork for more economic growth and job creation,” said Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “These efforts to advance comm... Read more