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  • Congressman Josh Gottheimer Sworn Into 116th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) was sworn into his second term as the representative from New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District. Gottheimer was joined by his family, including his wife Marla Tusk, daughter Ellie, and son Ben, as he took the oath-of-office and reiterated his commitment to work across party lines to represent the best interests of the District by cutting taxes, investing in infrastructure, fighting crime and terror, and having the backs of first responders, veterans,... Read more

  • Gottheimer Swears In Councilman Hinrichs in Hackettstown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) swore in Bob Hinrichs to the Hackettstown Town Council at the Hackettstown Municipal Building. “I was honored to swear in Councilman Hinrichs in Hackettstown this morning. I’m looking forward to working closely with the Councilman in the coming weeks and months, as we fight for lower taxes, less red tape, our first responders and veterans, and clean drinking water for our kids. The Councilman will be an excellent leader in Hackettstown and in our co... Read more

  • Gottheimer Swears In Council Members in Washington Borough
    Posted in Press Releases on January 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) swore in three members of the Washington Borough Council at the Washington Borough Municipal Office. Gottheimer swore in Ethel Conroy, and Chelsea DuChemin, and Josephine Noone. “I was honored to swear in the three councilmembers today. They will all be important leaders in their community and in North Jersey,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “Councilwoman Noone has been an excellent leader on the Washington Borough Council, helping lead th... Read more

  • Gottheimer Claws Back More Than $6.5 Million for Hackettstown Train Project
    Posted in Press Releases on December 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Friday, December 27, 2018, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced a federal grant from the Department of Transportation for $6,542,353 for positive train control on a NJ Transit line that travels from New York Penn Station and Trenton to Hackettstown. The grant comes as part of the FY18 Positive Train Control Grants under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Grant Program. “This grant will go a long way to improving commuter and rail safety in Warren County and... Read more

  • Gottheimer Cuts Through Red Tape for Bergen County Family
    Posted in Press Releases on December 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer poses for a picture with Ben Saturday, December 22, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) met with a Bergen County family that he helped fight bureaucratic roadblocks after adopting a baby boy. Earlier this year, Karen, Keith, and their son, Will, welcomed Ben into their family. In the summer, the family still had not received Ben’s birth certificate and needed that to obtain Ben’s U.S. Passport. After the family contacted Gottheimer’s office, they received Ben’s birth certi... Read more

  • Gottheimer Wraps Holiday Gifts at Bookends in Ridgewood
    Posted in Press Releases on December 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer wraps gifts for New Jersey families for the holidays On Saturday, December 22, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) wrapped holiday gifts for North Jersey families at Bookends bookstore in Ridgewood. “The holidays are such an important time for small businesses across the country and here in New Jersey, ” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “I am so proud that there are so many great businesses in my district, like Bookends here in Ridgewood. I want to thank Walter Boy... Read more

  • Useful Information for Fifth District Residents During a Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on December 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Useful Information for Fifth District Residents During a Government Shutdown My office is here to help the Fifth District residents with casework and federal matters. I oppose this shutdown and refuse to let gridlock in Washington, DC impact the services available to help my constituents North Jersey cut through the red tape. You can reach my offices at the phone numbers below: Glen Rock Office: (201) 389-1100 Washington, DC Office: (202) 225-4465 Frequently Asked Questions Will I continue to re... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF BIPARTISAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus applauded the passage of the FIRST Step Act, which now heads to the President Trump’s desk to be signed into law. The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation, which passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support, will strengthen our communities, improve the lives of thousands and save taxpayers money. Earlier this year, the Problem Solvers Caucus met with Administration officials, Congressional leaders and advocacy organizations, and decided to sup... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs stand against Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressmen Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, released to the following statement: “With just days before the government shuts down, we urge leaders on both sides of the aisle to work together, in good faith, and find a solution to keep the government open. Americans expect and deserve much more than more gridlock and more shutdowns.” Read more

  • Gottheimer Statement on Net Neutrality
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    In December 2017, I joined more than 100 of my colleagues in writing to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai urging him to remove consideration of his plan overturning the 2015 Open Internet Order from the Commission’s agenda. I have fought — and will continue to fight — efforts to allow providers to block or throttle content, or give preference to some internet users at the expense of others. We must protect a free and open internet. However, I also believe that we cannot keep putting band-aids on this issue.... Read more