WASHINGTON-New Jersey congressmen Chris Smith and Jeff Van Drew today introduced legislation to significantly increase the annual cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) for Social Security recipients after it was announced earlier this week by the Social Security Administration that the COLA effective December 2020 is going to be 1.3 percent.
WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Van Drew introduced the Health Smart Air Travel Act (HSAT), HR 8526. HSAT will stimulate development of new technologies that mitigate virus transmission in airports and passenger aircraft.
MAYS LANDING- Congressman Van Drew secured constituent, Petty Officer 1st class David Leininger’s, medals from his time in the service in the United States Navy. Mr. Leininger served with distinction and honor in the United States Navy from the Korean War to the Vietnam War.
Washington—Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew requests that Congressional leadership work together to fix the pressing issues facing America.
September 11, 2020
Peter T. Gaynor
Federal Emergency Management Agency
500 C St. SW
Washington, DC 20024
Dear Administrator Gaynor,
Congressman Van Drew is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a position in his Mays Landing district office.
The Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program was established by the House of Representatives to provide employment opportunities for wounded or disabled veterans within member offices.
MAYS LANDING- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James in support of the Maurice River dredging project. This critical project will expedite economic growth and coastal resilience in South Jersey and the Delaware Bayshore.
MAYS LANDING- Congressman Jeff Van Drew spent the week prior to a crucial United States Postal Service (USPS) vote, visiting with more than 20 postal offices across 8 counties in South Jersey. The House of Representatives is expected to vote today(8/22) on legislation that will fund the USPS ahead of November’s Presidential and Federal elections.
MAYS LANDING- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew was presented the “Spirit of Enterprise” and the “Jefferson-Hamilton” awards from the US Chamber of Commerce.
MAYS LANDING- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew issued the following statement in response to numerous outstanding issues of national importance that remain unresolved.
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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.