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August 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC–– Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Joaquin Castro (TX-20) led a letter today to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urging the inclusion of funding for proven college completion initiatives in the upcoming “Recovery Package.”

August 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC–– The Expanding Pathways to Employment Act, introduced by Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Republican Representative David McKinley (WV-01) last month, was endorsed by a coalition of over 70 workforce, education, and community advocacy organizations led by America Forward.

July 21, 2021 Event

Parsippany, NJ –– Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 5:00 PM, Representative Mikie Sherrill’s (NJ-11) office is hosting a webinar on the federal financial aid process for parents and their students applying to higher education institutions. Speakers from the US Department of Education and NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority will give presentations and answer questions from participants.

Please register with the link below to participate.

June 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on the passage of two bipartisan bills that will be instrumental in ensuring the United States remains competitive with the rest of the world in the fields of science and technology. Rep. Sherrill is a cosponsor of both bills, which passed out of the Science Space and Technology Committee earlier this month.

June 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC –– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) appeared today in front of the Department of Education to testify in support of the swift implementation of Pell Grant eligibility for students in prison education programs, which passed last Congress.

June 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC–– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that 23 students from New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District were appointed and accepted offers to the U.S. service academies.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) today announced the winners of her third annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the 11th District. The competition took place virtually this year and showcases high school students’ creativity and artistic expression.

Submissions were reviewed by Ira Wagner, Executive Director of the Montclair Art Museum, Megan C. Austin, Director of University Galleries at Montclair State University, and Cleveland Johnson, President/CEO of the Morris Museum.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

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.

May 17, 2021 Press Release

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.

March 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), along with thirty-six colleagues, wrote to Mark Emmert, President of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), to demand answers and accountability for the recently reported disparate treatment of women’s and men's teams in the Division One championship tournaments.