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  • Gottheimer Announces Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Rename Oakland Post Office in Vet’s Honor
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Friday, July 20, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced the introduction of his bipartisan bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 332 Ramapo Valley Road in Oakland, New Jersey, as the “Frank Leone Post Office.” At the Oakland Senior Citizen Center, Gottheimer was joined by Frank's widow Ellen, their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, veterans from the American Legion Post 369 and across Bergen County, Oakland Mayor Linda Schwag... Read more

  • Gottheimer, Hollingsworth Legislation to Protect Seniors from Financial Crimes and Scammers Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the Senior Security Act – introduced by Representatives Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Trey Hollingsworth (IN-9), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-9) – passed the House of Representatives as part of the “JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018,” package. The Senior Security Act is a bipartisan bill that creates an interdivisional task force at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to strengthen protections and safeguards for senior citizens from financial crimes and scammers. The House Financial S... Read more

  • Gottheimer Honors Sussex and Warren Hometown Heroes, Meets with Residents at 26th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Sunday, July 15, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored some of his Sussex and Warren County Hometown Heroes and met individually with tables of constituents at his 26th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall in Hackettstown. At the River Star Diner, Gottheimer honored Lou Caruso of Green Township and Captain Peggy Hissim of Oxford Township, two of his 2018 Fifth District Hometown Heroes who weren’t able to attend his ceremony in Hackensack earlier this month. After thanking each Home... Read more

  • Josh on the Job: Gottheimer Serves Local Customers at Wyckoff Dunkin’
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) worked the register, spoke with employees, and served local customers at the Dunkin’ Donuts in Wyckoff. There Gottheimer was joined by Gary Haar, owner of the Wyckoff restaurant as well as five other Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the Fifth District, to discuss ways to help New Jersey businesses like Dunkin’ Donuts thrive and create jobs. “Dunkin’ Donuts is a key job creator in our community. Across New Jersey, there are 874 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants, employing... Read more

  • Problem Solver Co-Chairs Reps. Gottheimer and Reed Join Local Business Leaders to Discuss Working Across the Aisle
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23), Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, spoke at the Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce’s “Eggs and Issues” speakers series. The Co-Chairs were joined by Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jim Kirkos and local business leaders, including leaders from the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ), UPS, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Ramapo College, and Mor... Read more

  • Problem Solver Co-Chairs Reps. Gottheimer, Reed Meet NJ5 Mayors
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Above (left to right): Park Ridge Council President Matt Capilli, Hackensack Mayor John LaBrosse, Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali, Closter Mayor John Glidden, Norwood Mayor James Barsa, Oradell Council President Tracy Schoenberg, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23), Hope Mayor Tim McDonough, Rochelle Park Mayor William “BJ” Hauser, Hillsdale John Ruocco, Westwood Mayor John Birkner, New Milford Mayor Ann Subrizi, Bergenfield Mayor Norman Schmelz, Franklin Lakes Mayor F... Read more

  • Gottheimer Swears in Ridgewood's First Latino Mayor, New Teaneck Councilman
    Posted in Press Releases on July 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    This week, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined members of the community at swearing in ceremonies in Ridgewood and Teaneck, where he administered the Oath of Office to new local elected officials. On Sunday, July 1, 2018, Gottheimer joined Ridgewood families and local elected officials including Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and Freeholder Tracy Zur at the Ridgewood Village Council’s Reorganization Ceremony. There, Gottheimer administered the Oath of Office to new Ridgewood Mayor Ram... Read more

  • Gottheimer Celebrates Independence Day with Fifth District Families, Veterans, and First Responders
    Posted in Press Releases on July 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Above: Congressman Gottheimer rides in the Ridgewood 4th of July Celebration Parade NEW JERSEY -- Yesterday, July 4, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined Fifth District families, veterans, first responders, and local elected officials to commemorate America’s 242nd birthday at celebrations in Ridgewood, Teaneck, and Hackensack. Gottheimer started the day in Ridgewood’s Wilsey Square, where he raised the American flag alongside new Ridgewood Mayor Ramon Hache, Ridgewood Parade Grand M... Read more

  • Gottheimer Hosts Second Hometown Heroes Awards Ceremony at HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness
    Posted in Press Releases on July 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, July 2, 2018, ahead of Independence Day on Wednesday, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted his second Hometown Heroes Awards Ceremony in Maywood. At HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness, Gottheimer presented awards to 24 of New Jersey’s Fifth District’s standout neighbors, friends, coworkers, and individuals who have volunteered, served, or worked to help others in North Jersey. Each of these awardees were nominated by Fifth District mayors, community leaders, police chiefs, neighbor... Read more

  • Gottheimer Helps Sussex County Senior Apply for and Win $7,500 USDA Grant
    Posted in Press Releases on July 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    VERNON TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Today, July 3, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined Vernon Mayor Harry Shortway and 85-year-old Sussex County resident Ann McGivney to tour improvements made to her home through a $7,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development. The grant was used to repair Ann’s front steps and walkway, put in new overhead lights in her kitchen, replace outdated plumbing in her bathroom, and clean off moss and repair her roof. Back in 2... Read more