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  • Gottheimer Works with Towns to Lower Property Taxes
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, May 20, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced that, since 2016, New Jersey’s Fifth District has clawed back 57% more federal tax dollars from Washington. Through Gottheimer’s work with mayors, councils, first responders, and nonprofits, NJ-5 has realized a far better ROI on the tax dollars North Jersey residents sends to Washington every year. This year alone, that means $392 per household — a 35% increase from 2017 to 2018. Standing with local elected officials and law... Read more

  • Gottheimer Announces New Bus Safety Legislation to Help Protect America’s Children
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced a new campaign to pass bipartisan bus safety legislation to protect our children on America’s school buses: Miranda’s Law and the Secure Every Child Under the Right Equipment Standards (SECURES) Act. Gottheimer stood alongside Joevanny Vargas, the father of Miranda Vargas, who lost her life in the tragic Paramus bus crash one year ago this week.Vargas will be joining Gottheimer in Washington, D.C., this Spring to tel... Read more

  • Gottheimer Appointed to New FinTech Task Force
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Thursday, May 9, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) was appointed to the new Task Force on Financial Technology, also known as the FinTech Task Force, formally established today by the House Committee on Financial Services. “As blockchain, new lending options, and other financial technologies continue to emerge, it is clear that there must be a framework in place that not only provides a much clearer path forward for innovation, but also establishes the United States as a leadi... Read more

  • Gottheimer Announces New Five-Point Green Action Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on May 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced his Five-Point Green Action Plan to ensure concrete steps are being taken to protect our air, water, and all of our open spaces today and for generations to come. The five points of Gottheimer’s Green Action Plan include: Fighting for Clean, Lead-free Water in Our Schools and Communities Protecting our Cherished Parks, Natural Treasures, and Open Spaces Working Quickly and Globally to Tackle Climate Change Protecting ... Read more

  • Gottheimer, Smith Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Back Against New York Congestion Tax
    Posted in Press Releases on May 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Monday, May 6, 2019, Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Chris Smith (NJ-4) formally introduced the bipartisan Anti-Congestion Tax Act (HR 2523), which fights back against the proposed New York congestion taxes targeting hardworking New Jersey families for driving into Manhattan. While the full brunt of this tax burden will be placed on New Jersey drivers, the State of New Jersey and its transit and infrastructure systems will not benefit. Under New York’s new plan, drivers using the G... Read more

  • GOTTHEIMER TESTIFIES BEFORE TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE ON GATEWAY AND ANTI-CONGESTION TAX LEGISLATION
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, May 1, 2019, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to renew his call for full funding of the region’s most critical infrastructure project, the 110-year-old Gateway Tunnel, and to address his bipartisan Anti-Congestion Tax Act to fight back against New York’s congestion tax. Gottheimer has introduced bipartisan legislation with Congressman Peter King (NY-2) requiring the U.S. Department of Transportation to outline their... Read more

  • Gottheimer, Hollingsworth Bipartisan Bill to Target Financial Fraud & Scams Against Senior Citizens Passes the House
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Tuesday, April 30, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senior Security Act by a vote of 392 to 20. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-9), creates a Senior Investor Task Force at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to help stop financial predators from targeting seniors. The legislation will help strengthen protections and safeguards for seniors. "Millions of seniors across the country, including my own m... Read more

  • Statement from Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Gottheimer And Reed on Today's White House Infrastructure Meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    We are very pleased to see both sides coming together to invest in our nation’s infrastructure. This is the kind of bipartisan spirit Americans want to see to solve our toughest challenges. Our nation’s crumbling infrastructure is clearly at the top of this list. Today’s commitment is a great first step. Read more

  • Gottheimer Fights Back Against Scammers with Bipartisan Senior Security Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Congressman Josh Gottheimer delivers remarks with two Fifth District seniors scammed by financial predators. FAIR LAWN, NJ – Today, Monday, April 29, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) spoke alongside seniors targeted by financial scams announcing the bipartisan Senior Security Act, which will help stop financial predators from scamming seniors out of their savings by creating the Senior Investor Taskforce within the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The bipartisan Seni... Read more

  • Gottheimer’s Legislation Renames the Oakland Post Office in Veteran’s Honor
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Above: Congressman Josh Gottheimer and Frank Leone’s widow Ellen stand in front of the plaque dedicating the Oakland USPS facility as the Frank Leone Post Office. OAKLAND, NJ – Today, Thursday, April 25, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) delivered remarks alongside local officials and the family of veteran and former Postmaster Frank Leone at the newly renamed Oakland post office, the Frank Leone Post Office. Congressman Gottheimer led the bipartisan legislation – the Frank Leone Pos... Read more