Press Releases

February 8, 2019 Press Release
Successfully Offers Amendments to Ensure Safe Environment for Children, Public Notice, and Access to Program for MST Survivors

Washington, DC -- This morning Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) successfully offered three amendments to the Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act of 2019. The bill makes permanent a 2010 pilot program to provide child care at VA medical centers and clinics around the country.

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February 5, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC -- The Office of Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill is now accepting intern applicants for the Spring 2019 semester.
February 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Sherrill announced that her guest for the State of the Union tonight will be Donna Andelora, founder of the Lost Angels Bereavement Group and resident of Wayne, New Jersey. 

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February 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the decision to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty:

January 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill was named Chair of the Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee. The subcommittee is empowered with investigative authority on all matters concerning non-defense federal research. 

January 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- At her first House Armed Services Committee hearing, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill questioned the redundancy of active component service members deployed this winter to the Southern border to help with capabilities that could be fulfilled through the Department of Homeland Security. 

January 28, 2019 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill held her first town hall meeting yesterday at the Parsippany P.A.L. fielding an impressive array of questions from constituents of New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. Sherrill spoke for two hours to a standing-room only crowd of 500 people on topics including infrastructure, tax relief, immigration, healthcare, and our environment.

January 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today Representative Sherrill led a coalition of members representing districts along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in a letter to Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao urging her to adhere to the deadline for awarding $275 million already appropriated by Congress to fund urgent rail projects along the NEC. 

January 23, 2019 Press Release
Bill Makes Clear that States Can Decide How to Obligate Federal Loans for Projects Like Gateway

Washington, DC -- Today Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill became an original co-sponsor of the Transportation Funding Fairness Act (TFFA). The bill clarifies that a state may determine whether a federally-backed and provided loan counts towards either the non-federal share or federal share of a transportation project.

January 22, 2019 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill announced this morning her co-sponsorship of H.R. 1, a landmark bill to improve access to the ballot box, strengthen cybersecurity in elections and ethics rules, and improve campaign finance disclosures.

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