Press Releases

August 27, 2019 Press Release
Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill met with local officials and organizations yesterday as part of a swing through the 11th Congressional District focused on the opioid epidemic. In 2018, more than 3,000 people died in New Jersey of an overdose, higher than the national average.
August 21, 2019 Press Release
Parsippany, NJ -- Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement today after the administration announced a new regulation that would terminate the Flores settlement agreement, a court ruling that prevents the government from detaining immigrant children for more than 20 days:
August 20, 2019 Press Release

Fairfield, NJ -- Today, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill toured six Superfund sites in the 11th District of New Jersey. Congresswoman Sherrill was joined on the tour by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Peter D. Lopez, NJDEP Commissioner Catherine McCabe, and well as other local officials from Chatham Township, Rockaway Township, Rockaway Borough, and Fairfield.

August 7, 2019 Press Release
Sherrill’s Team Provides Residents Help with Navigating Federal Agencies

Wayne, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) launched Office Hours today at the Wayne Municipal Building. Representative Sherrill’s casework staff will be at the Wayne Municipal Building every other week offering assistance to residents who need help navigating federal agencies.

August 7, 2019 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill celebrated National Night Out yesterday across six towns in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. National Night Out is an annual nation-wide event that promotes police-community partnerships to improve relationships and make our neighborhoods safer.

August 6, 2019 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) is excited to announce that her office is hosting the 2019 Congressional App Challenge (CAC) for students in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District, and the submission portal is now open.

August 5, 2019 Press Release
Universal Background Checks, Closing the Charleston and Boyfriend Loopholes Stalled in the Senate

Parsippany, NJ -- In the aftermath of two mass shootings this weekend in Texas and Ohio, Representative Sherrill (NJ-11) renewed her call for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring commonsense gun safety legislation passed in the House up for a floor vote.

July 31, 2019 Press Release
Heads to the President’s Desk for a Five-Year Reauthorization

Washington, DC -- The House of Representatives approved Representative Mikie Sherrill’s (NJ-11) and Senator Bob Menendez’s (D-NJ) bicameral and bipartisan legislation yesterday, introduced with Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), to reauthorize the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2F HICs) program for five years.

July 26, 2019 Press Release
Senate Intelligence Committee Report Concludes Russia Targeted all 50 States in 2016

Washington, DC -- Representative Sherrill renewed her call for immediate action to secure our election system following the publication of a bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee report that concluded Russia targeted election systems in all 50 states during the 2016 election cycle.

July 18, 2019 Press Release
Raise the Wage Act Gradually Increases Federal Minimum Wage; Follows New Jersey’s $15 Minimum Wage Law

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Sherrill voted to raise the wages for up to 33 million Americans and builds upon the $15 minimum wage bill New Jersey signed into law earlier this year.