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Washington, DC – Today, Representative Sherrill voted to raise the wages for up to 33 million Americans and builds upon the $15 minimum wage bill New Jersey signed into law earlier this year. Representative Sherrill is a co-sponsor of the Raise the Wage Act, which gradually increases the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 and ensures New Jersey’s businesses are on an equal playing field with businesses across the country.
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. Representative Sherrill is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and her district includes Picatinny Arsenal, the U.S. Army’s Joint Center of Excellence for Guns and Ammunition.
Washington, DC – On May 10th, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced the bipartisan SALT Relief and Marriage Penalty Elimination Act (H.R. 2624) to provide tax relief to New Jersey residents, and today she announced endorsements from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Association of Realtors.
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) thanked the members of the House Appropriations Committee and her colleague in the New Jersey Congressional Delegation, Representative Bonnie Watson Colman (NJ-12), for their vote to include several of Representative Sherrill’s requests to help veterans and the military installation in the 11th district in the Fiscal Year 2020 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies bill.
Parsippany, NJ -- As Americans file their taxes before today’s deadline, New Jersey families are feeling the full weight of the 2017 tax bill. The $10,000 cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction disproportionately hurts residents in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District, where the average state and local tax deduction is $19,000 – nearly twice the cap.
Parsippany, NJ -- Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill spent the morning today with students, faculty, and County College of Morris (CCM) President, Dr. Anthony J. Iacono, to learn more about the collaborative efforts taking place between local institutions and businesses. While at CCM, Congresswoman Sherrill learned about how the school’s curriculum provides its students with the education and preparation required in today’s rapidly changing workplace.