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August 10, 2020 Press Release

SALEM COUNTY, NJ- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew decried the decision to close Fort Mott in Salem County, New Jersey indefinitely. The State Park Service has advised visitors to head to a different park, which is an approximate 40-minute drive away.

August 3, 2020 Press Release

Dear Friend,

This is Congressman Jeff Van Drew with a brief update for you on the impending inclement weather that may impact South Jersey over the coming days.

As it stands now, Tropical Storm Isaias is tracking up the Atlantic coastline with potential landfall in South Jersey on Tuesday, 8/4/2020, with the most severe portions impacting the area in the afternoon.

July 28, 2020 Press Release

MAYS LANDING- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew announced two more additional Air Improvement Program Grants (AIP) in South Jersey. Included in the grants were $11.2 million for runway improvements at Atlantic City International Airport, and $1.4 million for Millville Municipal Airport in Millville for improvements to the Apron portion of the airport.

July 23, 2020 Press Release

CAPE MAY- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew announced that Cape May County Airport will be receiving an Air Improvement Program grant (AIP) totaling more than 2.7 million dollars (more than $2.3 million previously unannounced). The AIP will be used for improvements to the runway and runway lighting at the airport.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON-Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew introduced the Workforce Recovery and Training Services Act. The legislation is designed to address the needs of workers in a post-COVID 19 job market. It authorizes the Department of Labor to disburse $3.5 billion dollars to states, with priority given to higher impacted areas.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Van Drew announced that the Department of Health and Human Services(HHS) released their second round of Provider Relief Fund COVID-19 High-Impact Payments.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

VINELAND, NJ- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew and United States Department of Agriculture(USDA) Under Secretary Greg Ibach toured Seashore Fruit and Produce in Vineland, NJ to see the Farmers to Families Food Box Program in action.

July 9, 2020 Press Release

MAYS LANDING- Today, Congressman Van Drew voiced his extreme concern with the process of reopening Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) facilities. Lines at almost every location were backed up to enormous levels, with some people waiting in line all day and still not receiving help. In some cases, law enforcement had to step in to assist in the process.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

This is no longer about safety. This is Governor Murphy forcing businesses to die; businesses that just spent months investing and preparing to open at a time he gave his word to them on. The restaurants placed food orders, bought PPE, hired staff back, and started advertising.

How is going to a busy big-box store any safer than a prepared restaurant?

June 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew issued a statement regarding the destruction of historical and religious statues across America. Congressman Van Drew is also supportive of pending legislative or executive action to protect statues from being vandalized or destroyed on Federal property.