Washington, DC – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined her colleagues today in passing the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019. First signed into law in 1994, the 2019 reauthorization enhances judicial, law enforcement, and healthcare tools to better serve survivors of violence, and expands housing protections for survivors.
Washington, DC – Today, Woodland Park Police Lieutenant Erik Luker joined Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) for the Joint Meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Sherrill and Luker spoke afterwards about their experiences in the Armed Forces working with our NATO allies and the importance of that relationship to the women and men serving abroad.
Urges Congress to Immediately Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act
Parsippany, New Jersey – Today, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) toured Jersey Battered Women’s Services (JBWS) in Morris County, and alongside JBWS President Diane Williams announced her support for the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA).
Washington, DC – Last night, in front of the entire House of Representatives, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) received a standing ovation after delivering the final floor speech on the landmark Paycheck Fairness Act (HR 7), which strengthens and closes loopholes in the 1963 Equal Pay Act.
Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) opposed the Department of Justice’s harmful decision to submit a filing in a Texas legal proceeding in support of a misguided ruling against the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Group Plans Next Steps to Advocate for Veterans Afflicted by Toxic Exposure from Burn Pits in Iraq and Afghanistan
Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill hosted a discussion with Jon Stewart, freshmen Members of Congress, Veteran Service Organizations, and September 11th First Responder and Survivor Advocates to discuss joining forces to help secure treatment and benefits for veterans exposed to toxins from burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on Attorney General William Barr’s summary letter to Congress on the Special Counsel report:
Parsippany, NJ -- Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill spent the morning today with students, faculty, and County College of Morris (CCM) President, Dr. Anthony J. Iacono, to learn more about the collaborative efforts taking place between local institutions and businesses.
Parsippany, New Jersey – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act: