Bills will impose strong regulations to prevent future deadly outbreaks
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.
Parsippany, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement:
“We received news that our child care provider received a positive COVID-19 test. Luckily, everyone in our family has tested negative, however, we will be quarantining according to CDC guidelines.”
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.
Residents Encouraged to RSVP
Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) will hold a telephone town hall with residents of New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District on Thursday, October 8 at 5:00 p.m.
Incentive structure for labs will create quicker results and improve public health outcomes
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.
Constituent Service Caseworkers Available for Phone and Video Appointments
Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that her New Jersey office is extending service hours to ensure individuals with commitments during traditional business hours can access staff remotely and on a regular basis.
Washington, DC -- Today marks 575 days since the House of Representatives passed the landmark Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (H.R. 8), which would require universal background checks for gun purchases. Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), a U.S. Navy veteran and former federal prosecutor, marked the anniversary by renewing her call for the Senate to take up H.R.
Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that counties and municipalities in the 11th Congressional District will receive more than $7.3 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program administered by the U.S.