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  • PHOTO RELEASE: Gottheimer Hands Out First Thanksgiving Turkey at Hackensack Mt. Olive Baptist Church Annual Giveaway
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    HACKENSACK, NJ - Today, November 21, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) handed out the first turkey at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in Hackensack, joined by Hackensack Deputy Mayor David Sims, members of Mt. Olive’s congregation, the Hackensack Junior Basketball League, and members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. “Everyone should have a turkey on Thanksgiving,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “While our community is facing this economic cris... Read more

  • PHOTO RELEASE: Gottheimer Joins Hillsdale United Methodist Church Thanksgiving Turkey Drive
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    HACKENSACK, NJ — On November 21, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) took part in the Helping Hand Food Pantry Thanksgiving Turkey Drive at Hillsdale United Methodist Church, joined by Lois and Roy Cohan, founders of the Pantry; Mark Loblanco, a member of the Pantry’s Board of Trustees; and Hillsdale Borough Council President Zoltan Horvath. “Everyone should have a turkey on Thanksgiving,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “While our community is facing this economic crisis and ... Read more

  • RELEASE: Gottheimer Sounds Alarm on Heightened Food Insecurity During Pandemic, Announces Action to Address School Meals Access Issues in Montague Township
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2020 | Preview rr

    Will Assess Food Insecurity Town-by-Town NEWTON, NJ — On November 19, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer sounded the alarm on heightened food insecurity in North Jersey resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as ongoing issues regarding the school meal program in Montague Township School District for families and students in need. The School District delayed enrolling in a COVID-funded federally-reimbursable meals program; hard-pressed families have been facing difficulties in picking ... Read more

  • RELEASE: After Mondelez Announces Likely Closure of Fair Lawn Bakery, Gottheimer Strongly Urges Company to Reconsider
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2020 | Preview rr

    FAIR LAWN, NJ — Today, November 16, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) outlined steps he’s taking in reaction to the announcement that Mondelez, an American multinational food and beverage company with an annual revenue of more than $25 billion, is likely closing its Fair Lawn bakery manufacturing plant, which could impact approximately 600 employees. The Mondelez plant has been in Fair Lawn for more than sixty years and is one of the largest producers of Oreo cookies in the world. Th... Read more

  • RELEASE: Gottheimer Honors Veterans at Bergenfield Veterans Day Ceremony, Advocates for Veteran Care During Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer speaks during today's Veterans Day Service in Bergenfield BERGENFIELD, NJ — Today, Wednesday, November 11, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored Veterans Day and all those who have served, delivered remarks at Bergenfield’s Veterans Day Ceremony with Bergenfield’s leadership, the Veterans Committee, Bergenfield Disabled Veterans, and Bergenfield Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6467, and advocated for better care for North Jersey’s veterans. Gottheimer spoke along... Read more

  • RELEASE: Gottheimer Honors Veterans at Lodi Veterans Day Ceremony, Advocates for Veteran Care During Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer speaks during today's Veterans Day Service in Lodi. LODI, NJ - Today, Wednesday, November 11, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored Veterans Day and all those who have served, delivered remarks at a ceremony in Lodi to unveil a new Military Memorial and to honor the 100th birthday of local World War II Army veteran Marian “Ted” Perz, and advocated for better care for North Jersey’s veterans. Gottheimer spoke alongside Lodi Mayor Scott Luna, Council Member Joe L... Read more

  • RELEASE: Gottheimer Honors Darren Drake — Three Years Since NYC Terrorist Truck Attack
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2020 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer speaking at the Darren Drake Memorial in New Milford today. NEW MILFORD - Today, Saturday, October 31, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) took part in a memorial ceremony for Darren Drake at New Milford Borough Hall, on the three year anniversary of the 2017 ISIS-inspired lone-wolf terrorist truck attack in New York City that took his life. Gottheimer has worked with Darren’s parents, Barbara and Jimmy Drake, on bipartisan legislation — the Darren Drake Act — which ... Read more

  • RELEASE: Gottheimer Hosts 55th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall Virtually with Holy Name Medical Center’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Adam Jarrett
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2020 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer with CMO of Holy Name Medical Center Dr. Adam Jarrett 55th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall. GLEN ROCK, NJ - On Thursday, October 29, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted his 55th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall virtually on Facebook Live, with special guest Dr. Adam Jarrett, the Chief Medical Officer of Holy Name Medical Center, to answer questions about COVID-19, economic relief, and steps to protect the community during a second wave of the virus. “I’d like... Read more

  • STATEMENT: Gottheimer Reacts to New Federal Investigation into State-Run Paramus Veterans Memorial Home
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Wednesday, October 28, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement reacting to a new federal investigation into the state-run Paramus Veterans Memorial Home, where, earlier this year, 89 residents and 1 staff member died from COVID-19. “Given the massive loss of life of so many of our veterans, and the federal report outlining failures at the facility, I was glad to see that the federal government has now announced an investigation into the state-run vet... Read more

  • RELEASE: Gottheimer, Phillips Sound Alarm to Renew Paycheck Protection Program, Urge Bipartisan COVID-19 Relief Deal Negotiations Continue
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    GLEN ROCK, NJ — On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined U.S. Congressman Dean Phillips (MN-3), both members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, discussed the continuously growing need to renew the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for a second round and urged both Congress and the Administration to continue bipartisan negotiations for a new COVID-19 relief deal. PPP expired 80 days ago this week. “Here in my Distri... Read more