Sherrill Urges House Ways and Means Committee to Protect First Responders’ Retirement Benefits

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) wrote directly to House Ways and Means Committee leadership urging them to make life more affordable for New Jersey’s first responders. Her advocacy follows a roundtable discussion she hosted with firefighters and law enforcement officers from around New Jersey on the need to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision and […]

Sherrill Dives into Newark

NEWARK – The Clinton Hill Early Learning Center occupies an impressive building on Demarest Street and serves 198 children up to the age of five. The center, which has been around since 1992, describes itself thusly: “Our commitment to quality extends to our families as well. We provide multiple pathways for families to be engaged, empowered, and […]

Parents struggle as child tax credit hangs in the balance

New Jersey Democratic Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (11th District) visited Clinton Hill Early Learning Center in Newark Friday, continuing to push the bill which recently passed in the Republican-led House of Representatives in a solid bipartisan fashion. “The majority agree that we really need to do more for families and for children, especially,” said Sherrill. Read more here

Show DPW Crews Some Love This Valentine’s Day: Rep. Mikie Sherrill

“Public works employees are the unsung heroes in townships and boroughs throughout NJ-11,” the congresswoman said. LIVINGSTON, NJ — It’s time to show your local DPW employees some love this Valentine’s Day, according to Rep. Mikie Sherrill. The congresswoman recently announced the launch of her Valentines for Public Works Departments” campaign. As part of the […]

This is how Mikie Sherrill stands with the Jewish community against antisemitism

Next month, Temple Ner Tamid, where I serve as rabbi, will be welcoming Rep. Mikie Sherrill to our congregation to speak about the state of antisemitism and what our elected officials are doing to combat it. Knowing that Sherrill has always been a friend to the Jewish community and a tireless advocate and ally, we […]

My strong record on Israel — and fighting antisemitism in America 

I know that the Jewish community in New Jersey — and across the world — is suffering unfathomable pain, sorrow, and fear after the horrific atrocities committed by Hamas terrorists on October 7. I’ve heard the anguish when I mourned the innocent lives we lost and prayed for the hostages at Temple B’nai Jeshurun the day […]

Sherrill visits Fairleigh Dickinson, introduces bills to help veterans find jobs

FLORHAM PARK – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, D-11, joined academic leaders, statewide advocates and organizations, and elected officials at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) to introduce two bills which she said will help veterans find professional and education opportunities Thursday, Jan. 25. The first bill, the “Service Members Apprenticeship Act,” would expand the number of high-quality registered apprenticeship […]

Sherrill highlights importance of native plants in NJ

Environmental advocates join congresswoman for roundtable. U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill say that native plants are key to making sure New Jersey’s ecosystems are healthy. Sherrill (D-11th) is pushing legislation that focuses on habitat rehabilitation and flood prevention, for which native plants are critical. “They offer such a benefit and there is currently no U.S. government-wide […]

$1.4M In Funds Coming To Essex County Vocational Technical Schools

The feds are sending a windfall of $1.4 million to aid vocational-technical students in Essex County, Rep. Mikie Sherrill says. ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A windfall of $1.4 million in federal funding is headed to the Essex County Vocational Technical School system, U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill announced Friday. According to Sherrill – who represents the […]

Mikie Sherrill and the Ballad of the Jockey Hollow Apple Orchard

CHATHAM TOWNSHIP – Mikie Sherrill told a story Thursday about plans to commemorate the nation’s 250th anniversary in two years. The CD-11 congresswoman spoke of plans at Jockey Hollow, which is part of Morristown National Historical Park, to plant the same vegetation that was on the site during Washington’s encampment in 1779-80. Times have changed since then. […]