SCDC Chairwoman Dawne Rowe Endorses Rep. Mikie Sherrill for Congress

During her first term in Congress, Mikie Sherrill has consistently fought hard for Sussex County. Mikie’s tenure in the House of Representatives has proven that her leadership is unparalleled – her advocacy on the House floor and her legislative initiatives have imposed direct benefits for Sussex County.

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House Climate Crisis Action Plan Highlights Rep. Sherrill’s Mitigate Methane Now Act

Sherrill Proposal Would Replace Distribution Pipelines, Which are Critical to Fighting Methane Emissions that Contribute to Climate Change

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SUSSEX COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CHAIR ENDORSES GOTTHEIMER FOR REELECTION

Today, United States Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) was endorsed for reelection by Sussex County Democratic Committee Chair Dawne Rowe.

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Sussex County Democratic Committee Honors Pride Month 2020

As we approach the end of Pride Month, the SCDC is pleased to see positive progress both nationally and locally. June 2020 has been historic for the LGBTQ+ community. This month, the Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination, also applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. This decision serves as a vital and unexpected victory in the fight for LGBTQ+ equality. In addition, we celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court decision, which established marriage equality as the law of the land. In the June primaries, we witnessed the major victories of Ritchie Torres and Mondaire Jones, who are poised to be the nation’s first Black gay Congressmen.

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Sherrill, Hern Introduce Legislation to Expand Telehealth Access for Medicare Recipients

Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) introduced the bipartisan Protect Telehealth Access Act today to build on telehealth’s proven success during the COVID-19 pandemic by codifying Medicare reimbursements for telehealth services. The Protect Telehealth Access Act removes the requirement that (1) an individual receiving telehealth services must be located in a rural area or health professional shortage area, and (2) an individual may only receive telehealth services at home in certain limited circumstances.

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Gottheimer Honors ‘Hometown Heroes’ in Warren and Sussex Counties

U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) this weekend honored local frontline health care workers and first responders, veterans, students, search and rescuers, life-saving bystanders, volunteers, teachers, community leaders, and residents who worked to help the community throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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