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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.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-9) and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) will introduce two pieces of legislation to improve oversight of long-term care facilities and strengthen the laws governing their pandemic response. While only 0.5 percent of U.S. residents live in nursing homes, individuals in nursing homes account for 40 percent of the nation’s COVID-19 deaths.

October 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Suzan DelBene (WA-1), and Terri Sewell (AL-7) today introduced the Strictly Pay for Efficient and Expedited Delivery of Your (SPEEDY) COVID-19 Tests Act, which will encourage commercial testing labs to streamline COVID-19 PCR testing notification operations to help patients get their results sooner. Quicker results will improve the diagnostic value of the tests to patients and reduce spread by ensuring infected individuals know their status and are aware they could infect others.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

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.