Common-sense Legislation Will Protect Veterans’ Hard-Earned Educational Benefits Despite Challenges Presented by Global Pandemic
Washington, DC — Today, the House passed Representative Mikie Sherrill’s (NJ-11) bipartisan GI Bill NEED Act (H.R. 2167), which protects access to veterans’ GI Bill and Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) educational and vocational programs from expiring due to national emergencies.
Montclair, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined Michael Gray from Representative Donald Payne’s (NJ-10) office, Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill, and Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller at the announcement of the formation of a task force created by Mayor Spiller focused on full time, in-person instruction for the Montclair Public School system.
Washington, DC –– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today for H.R. 1065, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which protects pregnant employees from discrimination in the workplace. She is a proud cosponsor of this bill.
Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement praising the announcement of a bipartisan agreement between Committee on Homeland S
Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on the growing conflict in the Middle East:
Legislation Would Provide Live-Saving Therapy for Veterans
Washington, DC –– Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) applauded the House for once again passing Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act (H.R. 1448). Representative Sherrill is a lead sponsor of the PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act alongside its author, Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH).
Washington, DC –– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Representative Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) sent a bipartisan letter along with 18 colleagues to the leadership of the House Committee on Appropriations and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration, which urges the Committee to not include any language in the FY 20
Legislation Would Support Disabled Veterans Entering the Workforce
Washington, DC - On Friday, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02) introduced the bipartisan VR&E NEED Act, which would ensure disabled veterans get the support they need to enter the civilian workforce through the VA’s Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) program.
Washington, DC -- Today at noon (12:00 PM EST), the Small Business Administration (SBA) is opening applications for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). This $28.6 billion fund is a program created by the recently passed American Rescue Plan, which Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) championed.
Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today she has invited Parsippany Mayor Michael Soriano to be her virtual guest for President’s Biden Joint Session Address to Congress this evening.