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December 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) applauded the House passage of the two bipartisan legislative packages that included all 12 fiscal year 2020 bills, fully funding the government and preventing a shutdown.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) issued the following statement on the Articles of Impeachment:

“I have served this country most of my life, both in uniform and out, here at home and abroad, in wartime and in peace. I have been honored to enter into service once again in the United States House of Representatives.

December 12, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today to slash costs for prescription drugs for New Jersey families and seniors. The bipartisan Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 (H.R. 3) gives Medicare the power to negotiate directly with drug companies and creates a new, $2,000 out-of-pocket limit on prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries. Sherrill had a direct hand in the bill’s text, successfully including her legislation to direct a $10 billion investment in the National Institutes of Health for cancer, rare diseases, and antibiotic resistance research. Savings from H.R. 3 will be used to fund this $10 billion investment.
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December 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted for the conference report of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. Representative Sherrill is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and her district includes Picatinny Arsenal, the U.S. Army’s Joint Center of Excellence for Guns and Ammunition.

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December 10, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Representative Sherrill announced today that her Biomedical Innovation Expansion Act of 2019 (H.R. 4667) will be included in the House’s landmark Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 (H.R. 3). Representative Sherrill’s bill, co-sponsored by Representatives Mike Levin (CA-49) and Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), invests $10 billion over the next ten years in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support for scientific research related to antibiotic resistance, cancer, and rare diseases. Savings from H.R. 3 will be used to fund this $10 billion investment.
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December 10, 2019 Press Release
Parsippany, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the launch of the “Holiday Cards for Heroes” program today for the 2019 holiday season. Constituents are invited to drop off holiday cards for retired members of the New Jersey Fire Services at Representative Sherrill’s District Office in Parsippany, starting today through Monday, December 23, 2019.
December 6, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted for the Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4), critical legislation to restore the full strength of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA). The Supreme Court’s Shelby v. Holder decision gutted the VRA’s ability to combat voter suppression and discrimination. Since the Shelby v. Holder decision, at least 23 states have enacted voter suppression laws, including voter purges, strict ID requirements, poll closures, and curtailing of early voting hours.
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December 6, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that Livingston High School senior Dina Brustein is the winner of the 2019 Congressional App Competition for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. Dina’s SNAPApp helps low-income families get information about the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) in a centralized location. The SNAPApp allows SNAP recipients to check eligibility for SNAP and free school lunches, apply for SNAP, see what items are available to purchase with SNAP, and other benefits through the program.
December 5, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that Hopatcong Borough received a $89,837.54 grant from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development to repair and rehabilitate housing in the borough. The Housing Preservation Grant will support households with health and safety hazards and improve access for persons with disabilities.
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December 4, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – With 12 days left on the legislative calendar, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) launched a “12 Days of SALT” campaign on the House Floor to urge the House to lift the federal cap on state and local tax (SALT) deduction before the end of 2019.
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