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Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on the failure to extend the federal eviction moratorium:
“Today, Congress failed to extend the federal eviction moratorium, meaning millions of American families remain in danger of being forcibly removed from their homes in the midst of an ongoing global pandemic.
Washington, DC–– Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted for Fiscal Year 2022’s State Department, Foreign Operations and related programs Appropriations Package. In addition to the inclusion of support for the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program and two Sherrill-backed amendments, this bill funds investments in crucial priorities such as addressing the climate crisis, tackling global health challenges, bolstering humanitarian assistance, and helping prevent future pandemics.
Parsippany, NJ — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) will hold a telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, July 7 at 5:00 PM, to discuss pandemic recovery efforts, including the American Rescue Plan, the upcoming infrastructure package, repealing the SALT cap, and other recovery-related topics. Rep. Sherrill will be joined by local economic, municipal and medical experts who will help answer questions from residents.
Washington, DC — Today, the House passed Representative Mikie Sherrill’s (NJ-11) bipartisan GI Bill NEED Act (H.R. 2167), which protects access to veterans’ GI Bill and Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) educational and vocational programs from expiring due to national emergencies.
Montclair, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined Michael Gray from Representative Donald Payne’s (NJ-10) office, Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill, and Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller at the announcement of the formation of a task force created by Mayor Spiller focused on full time, in-person instruction for the Montclair Public School system. The task force will be chaired by Debra Jennings, who is a parent, former school board member, and longtime education advocate.
Washington, DC - On Friday, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02) introduced the bipartisan VR&E NEED Act, which would ensure disabled veterans get the support they need to enter the civilian workforce through the VA’s Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) program.
Washington, DC -- Today at noon (12:00 PM EST), the Small Business Administration (SBA) is opening applications for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). This $28.6 billion fund is a program created by the recently passed American Rescue Plan, which Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) championed.
Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) completed a series of events across all four NJ-11 counties, making stops to talk to constituents and local officials about the impact the recently enacted American Rescue Plan will have on New Jersey families, small businesses, and communities in the coming weeks and months. This week’s events in Morris, Essex and Passaic Counties were part of a broader tour across North Jersey, which began last week with stops in Morris, Sussex and Essex Counties.
Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) traveled across the district this week, visiting vaccination sites, small businesses, and community events to talk to constituents, business owners, medical providers, and local officials about how the American Rescue Plan is bringing much needed relief to help New Jersey recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) will hold a telephone town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 16, to discuss the American Rescue Plan and its impact on New Jersey. Rep. Sherrill will be joined by local officials who will help answer questions from residents about the new programs and aid included in the relief package.