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January 27, 2020 Press Release
Parsippany, NJ – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the launch of the “Valentines for Veterans” program. Residents are invited to drop off Valentine’s Day cards for military veterans at Representative Sherrill’s District Office in Parsippany, starting today through Monday, February 10, 2020. Cards submitted in envelopes should not be sealed closed unless mailed to the district office. The cards will be distributed to veterans throughout the 11th Congressional District.
December 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted for the conference report of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. Representative Sherrill is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and her district includes Picatinny Arsenal, the U.S. Army’s Joint Center of Excellence for Guns and Ammunition. This bipartisan, bicameral measure now heads to the President’s desk for his signature.

November 15, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) brought two community health providers from the 11th District to Washington today to speak about the opioid epidemic among veterans. At this morning’s Freshmen Working Group on Addiction meeting, Carmine V. Deo, Executive Director of Community Hope, Inc., and Geri K. Moss, Clinician with the True North Program for Veterans, spoke about the provider’s perspective of veterans and addiction, and shared potential ideas for policy initiatives.
November 13, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC -- In the House Science Committee today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) grilled Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisor Dr. Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta on the agency’s proposal that would limit the research that the government could use to determine public health regulations.
October 22, 2019 Press Release
Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined with the community yesterday morning at Picatinny Arsenal to honor fallen soldier Sergeant Michael D. Kirspel, Jr., of Hopatcong, New Jersey. Picatinny Arsenal unveiled the plaque dedicating the Ballistic Evaluation Center in Sgt. Kirspel’s name.
October 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The For Country Caucus releases the following statement: “The Turkish offensive in Northeast Syria is an national security and humanitarian disaster. Innocent people trapped near the border are being killed, our relationship with the Kurds is being destroyed, and ISIS detainees are escaping to return to the battlefield."
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.
July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. Representative Sherrill is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and her district includes Picatinny Arsenal, the U.S. Army’s Joint Center of Excellence for Guns and Ammunition.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 in the House Armed Service Committee: