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Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today to advance two major pieces of child care legislation that will help ensure children, families, and workers are protected as we work to safely reopen the country. The Child Care is Essential Act (H.R. 7027) and the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act (H.R. 7327) will create a grant fund for child care providers to support safe reopening and operations and establish or expand tax credits for providers and families.
Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) introduced the bipartisan Protect Telehealth Access Act today to build on telehealth’s proven success during the COVID-19 pandemic by codifying Medicare reimbursements for telehealth services. The Protect Telehealth Access Act removes the requirement that (1) an individual receiving telehealth services must be located in a rural area or health professional shortage area, and (2) an individual may only receive telehealth services at home in certain limited circumstances.
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) applauded the House passage of the two bipartisan legislative packages that included all 12 fiscal year 2020 bills, fully funding the government and preventing a shutdown.
“These bipartisan funding bills include key New Jersey priorities,” said Representative Sherrill. “New Jerseyans pay more than their fair share to the federal government. I am proud to help bring some of that money back into our state and communities to fix our highways, fund our rails, and support our local businesses.
Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that Montclair State University, the Borough of Pompton Lakes, Morris County Prevention is Key, and Madison Area YMCA are receiving four of 150 new grants for the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program. The DFC Program provides grants to community coalitions to strengthen the infrastructure among local partners to create and sustain a reduction in local youth substance use.