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Congressman Van Drew Shares Resources for Healthcare Professionals Impacted by Cyberattack

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Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Van Drew shared resources for the health industry professionals who are still being affected by the February 21st ransomware cyberattack on Change Healthcare, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group. To mitigate the threat, UnitedHealth Group disconnected Change Healthcare's system, affecting providers' ability to access their medical billing and insurance…

Congressman Van Drew Stands With Israel

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Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Van Drew released the following statement emphasizing the need for the United States to stand in absolute support of Israel in the wake of today's indiscriminate missile attacks by Iran. "Now more than ever the United States must stand in unwavering support with Israel and that support cannot be conditional," said Congressman Van Drew. "I will…

Congressman Van Drew Meets with HUD Inspector General

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Washington, DC - This week, Congressman Van Drew met with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Inspector General (IG) Rae Oliver Davis to discuss their focus on the ongoing health and safety crisis at Stanley Holmes Village. The Office of the Inspector General safeguards HUD's programs from fraud, waste, and abuse and identifies opportunities for HUD…

Congressman Van Drew Responds to Spirit Airlines Crew Base Leaving Atlantic City Airport

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Tags: Economy

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Van Drew responded to the announcement by Spirit Airlines that they will be closing their crew base in Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in South Jersey. While it is important to emphasize that daily operations at the airport will remain unaffected with no changes in the flight schedule, the crew base that houses 157 members of the…

Congressman Van Drew Introduces Package of Bills to Strengthen Infrastructure

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Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Van Drew introduced two pieces of legislation — the Bridge Protection Act and the Francis Scott Key Bridge Disaster Taxpayer Reimbursement Resolution — aimed to strengthen America's infrastructure system and ensure that taxpayers do not bear the burden of disasters caused by private companies. "The collapse of…

Congressman Van Drew Introduces the Protect American Widows Act

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Tags: Economy

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Van Drew introduced the Protect American Widows Act to help alleviate the financial burden of grieving widows. Currently, widows are only able to file their taxes as a surviving spouse for two years. This bill would extend that period of time to five years, providing an extended lifeline to those facing some of their hardest times. "This…

Congressman Van Drew Introduces the Child Tax Credit Integrity Act

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Washington, DC -This past Friday, Congressman Van Drew introduced the Child Tax Credit Integrity Act to bolster the integrity of our federal tax system. This bill would require any individual attempting to claim the Child Tax Credit to provide their Social Security Number (SSN) to prove lawful residence of the U.S., thereby tightening eligibility verification and closing the door on…

Congressman Van Drew Unequivocally Stands Against Cuts to Social Security

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Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Van Drew released a statement guaranteeing that he will never support any proposal by any party that would make cuts to Social Security or raise the retirement age. Social Security protects the financial well-being of millions of Americans, and any threat to this program is a threat to the foundation of our nation. "Any…

Congressman Van Drew Requests a Criminal Investigation into the Atlantic City Housing Authority

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Atlantic City, NJ - Today, Congressman Van Drew visited Stanley Holmes Village to speak with residents and to view firsthand their inhumane and unsafe living conditions. Following this visit, Congressman Van Drew announced that he is requesting the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to open an investigation into the Atlantic City…

Congressman Van Drew Questions Special Counsel Robert Hur in a House Judiciary Committee Hearing

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Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Van Drew questioned Special Counsel Robert Hur during a House Judiciary Committee hearing regarding Hur's findings in his classified documents investigation into Joe Biden and his decision to not recommend charges against the President. In the report, Hur found that after Joe Biden's vice presidency, President Biden "willfully retained and…