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March 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Following New Jersey’s declaration of a state of emergency in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) issued the statement below:

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March 4, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) convened a call last night with leaders from major hospital systems and primary care providers in the 11th Congressional District to hear from them on COVID-19 coronavirus preparations. Representatives from Atlantic Health, RWJBarnabas Health, Summit Medical Group, St. Joseph’s Health, St. Clare’s Health, Hackensack Meridian Health, and Zufall Health Center joined with Congresswoman Sherrill and a representative from the Governor’s Office for the call.
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March 3, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Representative Sherrill (NJ-11) today announced that Jewish Family Service of MetroWest New Jersey will receive $147,000 in Senior Corps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service.
February 28, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) testified yesterday before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to discuss the importance of moving forward with Army Corps projects to address chronic flooding in Northern New Jersey. She specifically referenced flooding in the communities along the Peckman and Passaic Rivers. Representative Sherrill also highlighted that the flood risks of low-lying and underserved communities go unaddressed and their mitigation needs often go unmet, and urged the committee to prioritize issues of equity.
February 27, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Environment and Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight are holding a joint hearing titled, “An Examination of Federal Flood Maps in a Changing Climate.”
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February 27, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Today marks one year since the House of Representatives passed the landmark Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (H.R. 8) which would require universal background checks for gun purchases. Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), a U.S. Navy veteran and former federal prosecutor, marked the anniversary by renewing her call for the Senate to take up H.R. 8 and join the overwhelming majority of Americans who want to see universal background check legislation.
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February 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced that for Valentine’s Day, her office delivered more than 4,000 valentines for veterans written by residents from the 11th District of New Jersey.

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February 14, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Chris Pappas (NH-01), and David Schweikert (AZ-06) introduced the bipartisan Joint Long-Term Storage Act yesterday to bolster our long-term renewable energy storage capabilities and strengthen our national security. This legislation establishes a joint program between the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Energy (DOE) to integrate current federal efforts to develop long-term energy storage technologies.
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February 13, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted to remove the deadline for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the Constitution after Virginia became the 38th and final state needed to certify ratification last month. Representative Sherrill is a co-sponsor of the resolution, H.J.Res. 79, which passed with bipartisan support in the House. Rep. Sherrill continues the proud legacy of New Jersey women who have been at the forefront of the fight for equal rights.
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February 11, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the new rating for the Portal North Bridge from the Department of Transportation (DOT). The medium-high rating, combined with funds already appropriated by Congress, represents a significant step forward to replacing the existing Portal Bridge, a key part of the Gateway Tunnel Project.
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