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May 14, 2021 Press Release

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.

May 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC –– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Representative Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) sent a bipartisan letter along with 18 colleagues to the leadership of the House Committee on Appropriations and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration, which urges the Committee to not include any language in the FY 2022 appropriations bill that would prohibit the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from allowing pharmaceutical prescribing information (PI) to be delivered in digital form instead of paper.

April 21, 2021 Press Release

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.

March 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and David McKinley (WV-01), with Rep. Joseph Morelle, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, Rep. Albio Sires, Rep. Claudia Tenney, Rep. Joyce Beatty, Rep. Rodney Davis, Rep. Bobby Rush, Rep. Don Young, Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragan, Rep. Paul Tonko, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., Rep. Tom O’Halleran, and Rep. Andre Carson reintroduced bipartisan legislation today to increase access to telehealth services.

February 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Tom Suozzi (NY-3) today announced that their legislation to keep healthcare affordable for working families was included in the COVID relief package. The legislation offered by Reps. Sherrill and Suozzi would pause the IRS clawback of Advanced Premium Tax Credits (APTC). The APTC provides financial assistance to Americans so they can purchase healthcare on the Marketplace.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today for a bipartisan COVID relief and appropriations package to send urgently needed relief to North Jersey residents and fund the federal government through Fiscal Year 2021.

December 17, 2020 Event

New Jersey residents may purchase health insurance through the new state healthcare marketplace during Open Enrollment until January 31st.

Join our office on Thursday, December 17, at 5:30pm for an Open Enrollment webinar with the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance.

Commissioner Marlene Caride will provide an overview of the new healthcare marketplace and answer questions.

December 9, 2020 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the launch of the “Holiday Wishes for Healthcare Heroes” program today for the 2020 holiday season. 

Residents are invited to upload a digital message, hand-written note, or video for healthcare workers in the 11th District starting today through Monday, December 21. The notes will be distributed to healthcare providers throughout the 11th District.

November 17, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Representatives Mike Sherrill (NJ-11), Rep. David McKinley (WV-01), Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Rep. Denver Riggleman (VA-05), Rep. Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Rep. Andre Carson (IN-07), Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-15), Rep. Andy Kim (NJ-03), Rep. Joseph Morelle (NY-25), Rep. Bobby Rush (IL-01), Rep. Albio Sires (NJ-08), Rep. Kevin Hern (OK-01), Rep. William Timmons (SC-04), and Rep. Paul Tonko (NY-20) introduced bipartisan legislation this week to increase access to telehealth services.
October 19, 2020 Press Release

PARSIPPANY, NJ – U.S. Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) this afternoon spoke about their new legislation to increase nursing home oversight. Reps. Sherrill and Pascrell were joined by two caregivers from Northern New Jersey as well as Donna Griff and Dana Mooney, the daughters of a long-term care facility resident who died from COVID-19. In the interest of safety, the event was held remotely.