Gottheimer Announces 108% Increase in Federal Tax Dollars Clawed Back to NJ-5 Since 2016 to Help Lower Property Taxes & Claw Dollars Back from Moocher States

Average savings of $448 dollars per NJ-5 family for last year alone Above: Today, Gottheimer announced new Return on Investment reporting on the federal tax dollars clawed back to the Fifth District since 2016. GLEN ROCK, NJ - Today, August 12, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced that New Jersey’s Fifth District has clawed 108% more federal tax dollars back from Washington and the Moocher States since 2016.  For this past year alone, the federal tax dollars clawed back average out to a savings of $448 for each household in the Fifth District.

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NDAA Provides Critical Support for New Jersey Manufacturers, Domestic Production of PPE

Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined with John Kennedy, CEO, New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc., to outline critical wins for New Jersey manufacturers in the House-passed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021.

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Biden picks Harris for VP

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden named Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as his running mate on Tuesday, ending months of speculation over one of the most consequential decisions of his 2020 presidential bid.

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PPP Helping Sussex County Food Co-op in Newton Gottheimer Visits Sussex PPP Recipient Gottheimer Urging Congress to Approve Second Round of PPP

U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited Sussex County Food Co-op, a local non-profit which recently received assistance from Gottheimer in applying for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan to help the organization make it through the pandemic. Gottheimer was joined by the non-profit organization's president, Jim Fiola.

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Murphy Administration Announces $155 Million in Additional Funding to Ensure Health, Safety and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities

Governor Phil Murphy, Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, and Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the Administration’s proposal to provide long-term care facilities with $155 million in additional funding as they look to reopen to visitors and resume normal operations. The funding—which will be a mix of state and federal monies—will allow for the implementation of a new DOH directive for the safe reopening of long-term care facilities for indoor visitation by appointment and other activities if the facilities have no COVID-19 cases among residents or staff. Before reopening, facilities must meet certain public health benchmarks including adequate infection control, staff and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to ensure preparedness.

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Sherrill Secures Key NJ-11 Priorities in Water Resources Legislation

- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the inclusion of key priorities in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) for communities in the 11th District. The legislation included an authorization for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with the Peckman River Basin Flood Risk Management project. Flooding is an extremely important issue in the 11th District, and has plagued this area of New Jersey for decades.

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