Bill amends existing civil rights laws to include LGBTQ Americans
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill announced this afternoon her co-sponsorship of H.R. 5, the Equality Act. The Equality Act amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in education, employment, housing, credit, federal jury service, public accommodations, and the use of federal funds.
Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Defense released the details yesterday of the president’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2020. Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, praised the inclusion of key Army modernization initiatives.
Welcome initiatives include increased funding for veterans, early childhood initiatives but cuts to programs for working families and infrastructure would harm our economy
Washington, DC -- Today the President provided his FY 2020 budget to Congress. Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) applauded important bipartisan initiatives but warned of the harm that proposed deep cuts to early childhood care for working families and transportation infrastructure will have on New Jersey’s families and the economy.
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 1, a landmark bill to improve election security, access to the ballot box, strengthen ethics rules, and improve campaign finance disclosures.
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement in response to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report outlining the widespread tax increases from the cap on the state and local tax deduction.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill applauded the passage of H.R. 8, a bipartisan universal background checks bill, the first piece of legislation co-sponsored by the Congresswoman. The bipartisan measure closes a loophole in current law by requiring universal background checks for gun purchases, with specific exemptions for family transfers and recreational hunting.
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement after voting in favor of a bipartisan resolution to block President Trump's national emergency declaration: