Press Releases

July 6, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today a virtual “Monday with Mikie” meeting on COVID-19 response, reopening, and recovery. Rep. Sherrill will be joined by Randolph Mayor Christine Carey, Senator Anthony Bucco (LD-25), Morris County Chamber of Commerce President Meghan Hunscher, and Morristown Medical Center Section Chief of Infectious Disease Dr. Jason Kessler.
July 1, 2020 Press Release
NDAA Supports Picatinny Arsenal’s Drive Toward Modernization; DoD COVID-19 Preparedness

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today to advance the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021 in the House Armed Services Committee.

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July 1, 2020 Press Release
Two Sherrill Amendments Included to Support Gateway; COVID-19 Safety on Mass Transit

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) today voted for the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), which reauthorizes surface transportation programs through Fiscal Year 2025 and provides significant investment in America’s infrastructure. It includes transportation infrastructure priorities that Rep.

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June 30, 2020 Press Release
Sherrill Proposal Would Replace Distribution Pipelines, Which are Critical to Fighting Methane Emissions that Contribute to Climate Change

Washington, DC -- The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis today unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework, which highlights Representative Mikie Sherrill’s Mitigate Methane Now Act (H.R. 5542).

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June 26, 2020 Press Release

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.

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June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) today released the following statement on the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020:

“A month ago, the brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis shocked the conscience of this nation. And I promised New Jersey residents that I would act.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that 23 students from New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District were appointed and accepted offers to the U.S. service academies. Rep. Sherrill hosted a virtual reception last week to honor the students who will be attending the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S.

June 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Regional Recovery Task Force Co-Chairs Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Peter King (NY-02) led the introduction of the COVID-19 Stop Calling Americans Maliciously (SCAM) Act (H.R. 7299).

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June 19, 2020 Press Release
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the ranking member of the Senate’s transit subcommittee that oversees the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Capital Investment Grants (CIG) program, and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), along with U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (N.J.-09), Albio Sires (N.J.-08), Tom Malinowski (N.J.-07), and Mikie Sherrill (N.J.-11) announced today that the Portal North Bridge replacement—a key component of the broader Gateway Project that includes building a new trans-Hudson rail tunnel—has officially moved forward into the engineering phase of the program.
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June 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) applauded the United States Senate today for passing the landmark Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), 73-25. The bipartisan legislation will permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and address the nearly $12 billion maintenance backlog in our national parks and other land management agencies.

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