‘I am here to be the voice for those names on that wall, of people I knew’

Belleville resident John Ukson knows the ravages of the Vietnam War only too well. He served as a medic there in 1967. “I took care of the wounded,” he said, after viewing “The Moving Wall” on the County College of Morris (CCM) campus Thursday afternoon. Although he and his wife, Linda, have been to the […]

Members of Congress urge the DOE to use infrastructure funds for microgrids

The Department of Energy (DOE) received a nudge last week from two members of Congress — Reps. Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., and Andrew Garbarino, R-N.Y. — to remember microgrids when allocating infrastructure funds. In addition to Panetta and Garbarino, the letter was signed by Rep. Mikie Sherrill and other members of Congress committed to improving energy […]

Declaration of Independence reading returns to Washington’s Headquarters

The annual reading of the Declaration of Independence returned to Washington’s Headquarters Monday, July 4 after virtual readings the previous two years. Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, D-11, said in a speech at the event that 246 years after the founding of the United States, this “unprecedented nation” is the greatest nation in the world, but the […]

These 14 Projects In NJ-11 Could Get Big Federal Bucks: Congresswoman

NEW JERSEY — Water quality. Affordable housing. Infrastructure needs. Scholarships. Hiking access. Traffic improvements. These are some of the projects that could see a windfall of federal bucks if they’re chosen in New Jersey’s 11th District, a congresswoman says. In March, U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill put out a call for local proposals to submit for […]

Press Release: Boonton Reservoir Improvement Project gains federal funding

BOONTON – Increased security around the Boonton Reservoir, which provides drinking water for Jersey City, will likely become a federally funded project. Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-11, said in a release issued Tuesday, June 28, that 14 Community Projects she submitted to the House Appropriations Committee were included as part of the FY2023 Appropriations bill that […]

Sherrill lands federal funds to strengthen Picatinny Arsenal

ROCKAWAY TWP. – Navy veteran and Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-11, participated in the committee mark-up of the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023, advancing the final bill out of committee. READ MORE >>