WASHINGTON--Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew issued a letter to National Guard Bureau Chief General Hokanson, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urging immediate action to address the substandard quality of food being served to National Guard members stationed at the United States Capitol.
Washington DC—Congressman Van Drew is pleased to announce that Comcast has now stated they will not raise their rates until at least 2022. During financial uncertainty in an ongoing pandemic, Congressman Van Drew also plans to introduce legislation that would limit the ability of telecommunications providers to raise rates and add penalties for usage.
Congressman Van Drew is pleased to announce that Comcast has walked back its attempt to increase prices for customers’ data usage. Comcast was attempting to create a cap on its service and then raise fees during an ongoing health crisis. While he is happy about the delay, he is ready to fight to make sure this delay becomes permanent.
Today, Congressman Van Drew announced his committee assignments for the 117th Congress. The Congressman will serve on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and has been reappointed to the Homeland Security Committee.
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew sent a letter to Comcast requesting an elimination to their newly implemented data overage penalties.
Today, I will be at the Capitol, representing everyone in South Jersey, to respectfully watch President Joe Biden take his oath as the duly-elected 46th President of the United States. Our work will once again begin anew and while we may not always agree, we must all work together to fight for a Strong America and a Strong South Jersey.
Washington- Congressman Jeff Van Drew offered his condolences the death of Capitol Police Officer Sicknick while in the line of Duty.
“Officer Sicknick protected lives, and preserved our democracy,” said Congressman Van Drew. “His life was lost defending those of us here in the Capitol. Rest in Peace, may God Bless you and your family.”
WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Van Drew issued the following statement on President-elect Biden and election integrity.
What is happening at the Capitol is unacceptable, un-American, and disrepectful of democracy. The debate many protestors have been asking for was happening today and because of these actions it was abruptly ended. Everyone has the right to peacefully protest but what happened today was not peaceful or productive.
I believe that seniors, healthcare professionals and frontline workers should receive the vaccination first. I will be receiving my vaccination as soon as the most vulnerable have already received theirs. Let's get back to the way of life that we desire.
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WASHINGTON – In response to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issuing five Incidental Harassment Authorizations (IHAs) which would advance permit applications for seismic air gun blasting off the Atlantic Coast, U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-2nd) and John Rutherford (R-FLA 4th) introduced the bipartisan Atlantic Coastal Economies Protection Act.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew, D-2nd, invited Federal Aviation Administration worker Marion Kennedy Jr. to be his guest at the 2019 State of the Union address.
U.S. Congressman Jeff Van Drew, D-2nd, argued for meaningful compromise to reopen the federal government, including on border wall funding, on the national Fox TV news show “Sunday Futures with Maria Bartiromo” this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Freshman Congressman Jeff Van Drew, D-2nd, has sponsored a bipartisan bill with Ohio Republican Troy Balderson to end government shutdowns.
WASHINGTON - Upon President Donald Trump's Jan. 25 announcement to reopen the federal government until mid-February, U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-2nd) issued the following:
"I am so happy that a deal has been reached to end the shutdown and reopen the government. Now it is our job to work together and find compromise in a bipartisan way so that the American people do not suffer again.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew, D-2nd, has been appointed to the House Committee on Agriculture, as he expected, he said Friday.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew, D-2nd, urged New Jersey on Tuesday to allow federal workers who are furloughed or working without pay to collect unemployment insurance.