Above: Congressman Gottheimer sworn into 118th Congress.
On January 7, 2023, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Co-Chair of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, was sworn into his fourth term to represent New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District. Gottheimer took his oath-of-office today on the House floor.
“As part of my oath I took, I swore to support and defend the Constitution — a responsibility I endeavor to uphold every hour of every day. At its core, it’s about protecting our fundamental freedoms: from speech to religion, to safeguarding our democracy and the values we all hold dear,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “I also swore to defend us against all enemies, foreign and domestic, to protect our state and community, and to fight for the people I represent. In the 118th Congress, and as Co-Chair of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, I will continue to fight for North Jersey families, veterans, seniors, first responders, small businesses, and all our communities. I will continue to fight to lower taxes and health care costs, keep our air and water clean, fix our roads and bridges, solve problems, and get things done.”
RELEASE: Gottheimer Statement on New York’s Congestion Tax
NORTH JERSEY — Today, November 29, 2023, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement: “As advertised, New York is officially sticking it to Jersey families with their commuter-crushing Congestion Tax. On top of the existing tolls, it’ll be 15 bucks every day to go into the city with no discounts at the GW Bridge […]
RELEASE: After Gottheimer Questioning, Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Director Chopra Agrees to “Look Into” NY’s Congestion Tax
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, November 29, 2023, during a U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee hearing, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer questioned Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra, a New Jersey native, about New York’s $23-a-day Congestion Tax “making money off of gouging middle class Americans with exorbitant tolls.” Director Rohit Chopra agreed to “look into” the […]
RELEASE: Gottheimer Helps Pass Bipartisan Legislation Condemning Hamas, Calling for the Release of All Hostages, and Reaffirming Israel’s Right to Exist
WASHINGTON D.C. — Tonight, November 28, 2023, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) helped pass two pieces of bipartisan legislation to condemn the Hamas terrorist attack on Israel, reaffirm Israel’s right to exist, and call for Hamas to immediately surrender and safely release all hostages. On October 7, Hamas terrorists brutally murdered, raped, burned alive, decapitated, and […]