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Washington, DC –– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) alongside Reps. Peter Meijer (MI-03) and Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) introduced the Strengthening Unemployment Programs to Provide Opportunities for Recovery and Training (SUPPORT) for New Workers Act. This unemployment insurance adjustment legislation helps unemployed Americans return to work by ensuring that they don’t lose income when they take a new job, while also continuing to provide critical assistance to millions of people who can’t find work.
Washington, DC –– Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) testified in front of the House Committee on Appropriations to highlight the community projects she submitted on behalf of NJ-11 during the committee’s Member Day Hearing. Today’s testimony is a crucial step in Rep. Sherrill’s efforts to ensure these projects ultimately receive funding through legislation put forward by the Appropriations Committee later this year.
Washington, DC –– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on the Department of Transportation’s “Record of Decision” approval of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Hudson River Tunnel today:
Washington, DC –– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today for H.R. 1065, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which protects pregnant employees from discrimination in the workplace. She is a proud cosponsor of this bill.
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.
FISCAL YEAR 2022 COMMUNITY PROJECTS FUNDING REQUESTS
Washington, DC –– Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) reintroduced the Mitigate Methane Now Act of 2021, which directs the Department of Energy to establish a grant program to improve public safety and environmental performance.
Washington, DC -- Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), in response to the infrastructure counter proposal offered by Senate Republicans, released the following statement:
“I want to be clear to everyone involved in discussions about what the infrastructure package will ultimately look like -- what Senate Republicans proposed today is simply a non-starter.
“It pointedly excludes a change to the SALT deduction cap which leaves out crucial relief for middle class families in my district.
Bloomfield, NJ – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and U.S. Senator Bob Menendez this week joined Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia to launch a bold, proactive effort to protect local residents from lead-contaminated drinking water using federal funding from the American Rescue Plan.
Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) today voted for H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act of 2021, which strengthens and closes loopholes in the 1963 Equal Pay Act.