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September 11, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) participated in the Pentagon’s September 11th Observance and released the following statement on the 18th anniversary of the 2001 attacks: “For eighteen years, we’ve celebrated and mourned the members of our community we lost in 2001, and the bravery of the first responders who ran towards the burning buildings in Lower Manhattan, the Pentagon, and Shanksville — into immeasurable and unknown danger.
August 27, 2019 Press Release
Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill met with local officials and organizations yesterday as part of a swing through the 11th Congressional District focused on the opioid epidemic. In 2018, more than 3,000 people died in New Jersey of an overdose, higher than the national average.
July 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- The House of Representatives approved Representative Mikie Sherrill’s (NJ-11) and Senator Bob Menendez’s (D-NJ) bicameral and bipartisan legislation yesterday, introduced with Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), to reauthorize the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2F HICs) program for five years. Sherrill’s bill was included in another bipartisan package of bills, H.R.3253, and passed the House and Senate unanimously as the renamed “Sustaining Excellence in Medicaid Act.”

July 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to advance Representative Mikie Sherrill’s (NJ-11) bipartisan legislation, introduced with Representative Fred Upton (R-MI), to reauthorize the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2F HICs) program. Sherrill’s bill will be included in H.R. 2328, the Community Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019. These family-staffed centers provide guidance and support to families of children with special healthcare needs.

July 12, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted to make the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund permanent to ensure care for 9/11 first responders and victims. With overwhelming bipartisan support, the Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (H.R. 1327) passed the House of Representatives.
July 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) condemned the administration’s attack on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as oral arguments started today in a lawsuit before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Texas v. U.S. is meant to destroy the ACA and roll back health care coverage for more than 20 million Americans, including 27,000 residents in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. Representative Sherrill supported efforts by the House of Representatives to join as a defendant in the suit and stand up for the ACA.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), along with Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and Denver Riggleman (R-VA) announced $1.5 billion in funding for State Opioid Response Grants (SOR) and Tribal Opioid Response Grants (TOR) that was included in the Fiscal Year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill. These grants provide funding to states to reduce overdose related deaths through prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts. The new funding reflects a $500 million increase from Fiscal Year 2019.

June 12, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Tonight, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted to support firefighters and increase funding for the Firefighter Cancer Registry by an additional $900,000. Representative Bill Pascrell’s (NJ-09) amendment to H.R. 2740, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020, would increase funding for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and direct that money to the Firefighter Cancer Registry.
May 24, 2019 Press Release

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.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced bipartisan legislation with Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) to reauthorize the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2F HICs) program. These family-staffed centers provide guidance and support to families of children with special healthcare needs. F2F HICs help families access information about the healthcare resources, treatments, and services available for their children. The Family-to-Family Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R.