Above: Gottheimer hosts a Telephone Town Hall with Fifth District constituents.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined a Telephone Town Hall with thousands of Fifth District seniors this week to provide updates on the war in Israel and the Speaker of the House election, and to discuss Social Security, Medicare, prescription drug costs, senior scams, the State and Local Tax (SALT) Deduction, and veterans issues.
“AARP’s telephone town hall allowed me to connect with thousands of Fifth District seniors, even while I’m voting in Washington. What’s clear to me is that we need to look out for our seniors by protecting Social Security and Medicare, lowering prescription drug prices, strengthening protections and safeguards from financial crimes and scammers, restoring our State and Local Tax Deduction, and getting the backs of our veterans who have sacrificed so much for us,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “North Jersey seniors make invaluable contributions to our community and I’ll always work to make their lives more affordable by cutting taxes, lowering the cost of prescription drugs and healthcare, and helping them access the Social Security they’ve earned.”
Gottheimer was joined on the telephone town hall by Director of Advocacy for AARP New Jersey, Evelyn Liebman.
RELEASE: Gottheimer Calls On Rutgers University to Protect Students and Remove Antisemitic, Anti-Israel Speakers From December 7 Event
NORTH JERSEY — Today, December 4, 2023, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) wrote to Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway, calling on him to take action in response to the University’s inclusion of antisemitic, anti-Israel, and hate-filled upcoming guest speakers Marc Lamont Hill and Nick Estes at a Rutgers-sponsored event on December 7 entitled “Race, Liberation, and […]
RELEASE: Gottheimer, Lawler Stand with NYC Restaurant Owner Against NY’s $15/Day Congestion Tax
Above: Gottheimer with Rep. Lawler and Julio Pena, co-owner of NYC restaurant Il Posto Accanto. NEW YORK, NY — Today, December 4, 2023, U.S. Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Mike Lawler (NY-17) joined Julio Pena, owner of restaurant Il Posto Accanto, to highlight the terrible impact New York’s proposed $15-a-day Congestion Tax will have on small […]
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 […]