Press Releases

June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), along with Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and Denver Riggleman (R-VA) announced $1.5 billion in funding for State Opioid Response Grants (SOR) and Tribal Opioid Response Grants (TOR) that was included in the Fiscal Year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill.

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June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – On May 10th, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced the bipartisan SALT Relief and Marriage Penalty Elimination Act (H.R. 2624) to provide tax relief to New Jersey residents, and today she announced endorsements from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Association of Realtors.

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June 13, 2019 Press Release
Secures Key Provisions to Enhance Capabilities at Picatinny Arsenal

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:

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June 12, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Tonight, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted to support firefighters and increase funding for the Firefighter Cancer Registry by an additional $900,000. Representative Bill Pascrell’s (NJ-09) amendment to H.R. 2740, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020, would increase funding for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and direct that money to the Firefighter Cancer Registry.
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June 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Vice Chair of the Servicewomen and Women Veterans Caucus, announced the introduction of a resolution designating Women Veterans Appreciation Day to recognize the service and sacrifices of women veterans who have served valiantly on behalf of the United States.

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June 11, 2019 Press Release
“Would we have already broken ground on Gateway if it were located in Kentucky?”
Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) blasted Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao following a report in Politico on Monday that the Secretary designated her personal aide, a special liaison, to help with project approval and grant funding to benefit her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.
June 10, 2019 Press Release
U.S.-Israel Indirect Fire Protection Act of 2019 Would Authorize Iron Dome Purchase to Protect U.S. Troops Abroad

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) and Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC), members of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced the U.S.-Israel Indirect Fire Protection Act of 2019 (H.R. 3186) to authorize the Secretary of the Army to procure two Iron Dome short-range rocket defense system batteries.

June 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement following the passing of West Point Cadet and West Orange High School graduate Christopher “CJ” Morgan:

June 5, 2019 Press Release
Congressional Delegation to Participate in American, International Remembrance Ceremonies

Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) departed with a bipartisan Congressional Delegation this afternoon to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, the largest amphibious assault in world history that marked the t

June 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted to support Dreamers and eligible individuals in the Temporary Protected Status (TSP) program and the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) program by voting in favor of H.R.6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019.

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