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  • Gottheimer, Pascrell Call on TSA to Prevent Human Trafficking
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05) called on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to update its Security Guidelines for General Aviation Airport Operators and Users to block human trafficking at general aviation airports. In a letter to TSA Administrator David Pekoske raising alarms on gaps in TSA’s guidelines, Pascrell and Gottheimer cite Jeffrey Epstein’s use of Teterboro’s general aviation airport to transport human trafficking victims ove... Read more

  • House Passes Gottheimer Bipartisan Language Blocking Those Seeking to Put New Conditions on Security Aid to Israel
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Friday, December 6, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan language introduced by U.S. Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Tom Reed (NY-23) and Ted Deutch (FL-22), and cosponsored by more than 30 Republican and Democratic Members of Congress, to reaffirm the United States’ ironclad commitment to providing security assistance to our historic ally Israel, without new conditions or exceptions. This language is absolutely necessary because of the extreme and misguided view... Read more

  • Gottheimer Helps Pass Bipartisan Anti-Robocall Bill to Protect North Jersey from Predatory Calls
    Posted in Press Releases on December 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) voted to pass the bipartisan Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act (TRACED Act) to attack the issue from every angle and finally put a stop to predatory robocalls nationwide. The legislation, which passed the House on a vote of 417 to 3, and which passed the Senate earlier this year, will now head to the President’s desk to be signed into law. "All over North Jersey, residents and especially senior... Read more

  • Gottheimer Introduces Bipartisan Bill Supporting Families in Critical First Year Following Births, Adoptions
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer helps announce plans to provide resources to new families to pay for leave and child care. Today, Wednesday, December 4, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined a bipartisan bicameral group of original cosponsors to introduce new legislation that provides resources to help new parents pay for leave and cover the cost of child care, infant care supplies and other expenses associated with a new child. The Advancing Support for Working Families Act will allow familie... Read more

  • Gottheimer, Pascrell Urge Port Authority to Reverse Course and Keep Carpool Toll Discount on George Washington Bridge
    Posted in Press Releases on December 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Near George Washington Bridge (GWB) today, Gottheimer announces plans to protect GWB carpool toll discounts to encourage fewer cars on the road and to help the environment. Today, Monday, December 2, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced plans, along with fellow New Jersey Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-9), to urge the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to reverse course on its proposal to eliminate the carpool toll discount on the George Washington ... Read more

  • Gottheimer Welcomes New Jersey National Guard Home Following Deployment Fighting Terror in East Africa
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer addresses New Jersey Army National Guard members as they return home from deployment. Today, Saturday, November 30, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) delivered an address to the 2nd Battalion of the 113th Infantry Regiment of the New Jersey National Guard, following their nine-month deployment in East Africa fighting terror. The Battalion returned from Africa last night. “I know that the 2nd Battalion of the 113th Infantry represents the best of our citizen-force. ... Read more

  • Gottheimer Celebrates Small Business Saturday, Encourages North Jersey to Shop Local
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer joins Small Business Saturday in Glen Rock and visits with Curious Reader owner Jim Morgan and his daughter Sally Morgan. Today, Saturday, November 30, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) took part in Small Business Saturday and visited local Glen Rock small businesses alongside members of the Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce. “Small businesses are the bedrock of our North Jersey community. They’re our job creators, the backbone of our economy, and I urge all of our res... Read more

  • Gottheimer Joins North Jersey Runners for 21st Annual Upper Saddle River Thanksgiving 5k
    Posted in Press Releases on November 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer takes part in the 21st Annual Upper Saddle River 5k. Today, Thursday, November 28, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined more than 2,200 runners for the 21st Annual Upper Saddle River 5k Run. The race benefits the Upper Saddle River Ambulance Corps and the Upper Saddle River Fire Department, as well as local charities like the Boys and Girls Clubs, the Center for Hope and Safety, the Upper Saddle River Education Fund, and the “Extra Mile” Scholarship Foundation,... Read more

  • Gottheimer Joins North Jersey Volunteers to Serve Thanksgiving Meals at Bergen County Housing Center
    Posted in Press Releases on November 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer, volunteers serve Thanksgiving lunch today in Hackensack. Today, Thursday, November 28, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined volunteers in serving Thanksgiving lunch at the Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center. “Everyone should have some turkey on Thanksgiving,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “This season is a time to be thankful for all that we have and to find ways to give back to our community and help those who may not be as for... Read more

  • RELEASE: Gottheimer Hosts 44th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall, Answers Questions and Discusses Issues with Constituents in Hackensack
    Posted in Press Releases on November 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Gottheimer answers questions from Fifth District constituents at his 44th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall. HACKENSACK, NJ - On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) held his 44th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall at the Coach House Diner in Hackensack. Dozens of Fifth District residents joined the discussion with Gottheimer about everything from fighting for transparency for parents of lead water test results from their children’s schools, reinstating the SA... Read more