Click to read the article DOVER – With Mikie Sherrill watching, the students sang “Itsy Bitsy Spider” – in English and then in Spanish. The singers were less than 5-years-old. Welcome to Head Start, a federal preschool program for low income students that is a lasting and favorable legacy of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society. The congresswoman […]
By Rep. Mikie Sherrill The United States stands dangerously close to a child care funding cliff, with the health of the economy and families’ financial stability hanging in the balance. Without action, thousands of child care centers across America could close their doors, costing families and the economy billions of dollars — both in lost […]
Click here to read article During a Monday press conference at Thomas Edison State University in Trenton, U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-11th District, announced the American Jobs and Competition Plan — a legislative package aimed at strengthening economic and national security amid increased competition and aggression from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). This marks the next phase of […]
Click to read this article The search for affordable child care is an issue for families in New Jersey and nationwide. And with American Rescue Plan funds, which supplemented the child care industry, petering out, U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-11th) warns that solutions are needed to avoid a “funding cliff.“ “Even before COVID, too many […]
Back in New Jersey, CD-11 Rep. Mikie Sherrill had the CHIPS Act in mind Tuesday afternoon while visiting Onkos Surgical, a specialty MedTech company focused on developing solutions for surgeons who specialize in musculoskeletal oncology and complex orthopedic conditions.
As the congresswoman and others, including Morris County Commissioner John Krickus and local and state economic development officials toured company offices, they observed workers using advanced technology to create various devices.