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.
WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew released the following statement regarding intelligence that implicates foreign governments in cyber attacks on American government agencies:
WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew announced the winner of the Congressional App Challenge for the 2nd District of New Jersey. The App Challenge asks local middle and high school students to submit a developed application (app). The apps are judged based on creativity, usefulness, and technical capability of the coding.
How do you feel about President Trump moving forward with his Most Favored Nation policy right when several pharmaceutical companies have announced they are close to delivering a highly effective vaccine for COVID-19?
As elected officials we take an oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States and the First Amendment is crystal clear about the right of the people to peacefully assemble, particularly in the privacy of their own homes ahead of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the rest of the Holiday Season, said United States Congressman Jeff Van Drew.
MAYS LANDING- Today, Congressman Van Drew condemned the plan by Governor Phil Murphy to release thousands of prisoners early into South Jersey starting the day after the election. Cumberland county in South Jersey is home to several state prisons and would be disproportionately impacted by this move.
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.