Garrett Hammers Fed Chairwoman on Political Conflicts of Interest

September 30,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, During a congressional hearing on Wednesday Rep. Scott Garrett (R., N.J.) questioned Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen about alleged conflicts of interest on the board. The congressman asked specifically about Fed governor Lael Brainard and her donations and connections to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s […]

By |October 1st, 2016|Bergen County|2 Comments

Garrett Announces Teaneck Democrat Mark Schwartz Endorsement

September 27,2016

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Ridgewood NJ,  Garrett for Congress today announced an endorsement from Teaneck Democratic Councilman Mark Schwartz.

“As a long serving Teaneck Councilman, and as an active resident of the 5th District, I’ve gotten to know many great and honest leaders,” said Schwartz. “One thing I’m proud of is being unafraid to […]

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Garrett Calls on FDA to Answer Questions About EpiPen Monopoly

September 24,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ-05) called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to express concerns over the near monopoly currently held by Mylan Pharmaceuticals on the EpiPen (epinephrine injection) which is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions. The price of these life-saving devices has skyrocketed […]

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Garrett Blasts Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Over the Different set of rules for Government Officials for lavish Wall Street Pay Packages

September 23,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, Rep. Scott Garrett, (NJ-05) Chairman of the subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises,  delivered the following opening remarks at Financial Services Committee hearing entitled, “The Annual Report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council” featuring Treasury Secretary Jack Lew:

Congressman Scott Garrett’s opening remarks as prepared for delivery:

Mr. Secretary, […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Bergen County|3 Comments

Opponents of CHOICE Act Aren’t Interested in Protecting Consumers

“the CHOICE Act offers us a way out by pointing us towards a system that will allow the market to determine the risk of a financial institution, and make it unlikely that taxpayers will ever be called on again to bail out Wall Street and the bad decisions of regulators who oversee it” Rep. Scott […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Banking and Finance|0 Comments

Garrett on Zadroga the Real Story

photo Rep. Garrett with Jon Stewart discussing the Zadroga Act
September 18,2016
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Ridgewood NJ,  In response to misrepresentations of Congressman Garrett’s record, specifically on the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, Garrett for Congress released the following fact check to clarify these falsehoods. Congressman Garrett voted for the legislation that first established […]

By |September 18th, 2016|Bergen County|2 Comments

Democratic Lobbyists Openly Looking to Buy NJ5 Congressional Seat

“Nobody is even putting up a pretense here that the Democratic lobbying establishment isn’t trying to buy an election”

(Hackensack, New Jersey) – BuzzFeed News just posted an explosive story about how the Democratic lobbying establishment is looking to help buy Josh Gottheimer New Jersey’s Fifth District congressional seat:

“Josh Gottheimer has the entire D.C. Democratic political […]

By |September 16th, 2016|Bergen County|4 Comments

House Committee Approves Garrett Promoted Financial CHOICE Act to end Corporate Bailouts

September 14,2016

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Washington DC,  Legislation to end bailouts for big banks, toughen penalties for wrongdoing on Wall Street, promote economic growth, and provide desperately needed regulatory relief for small community banks and credit unions passed the House Financial Services Committee 30-26 today.

The legislation – the Financial CHOICE Act – ends the […]

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Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital’s Adopt A Pet Day

Congressmen Garrett ASPCA day on Capital Hill

Sun, September 18, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital, 320 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood, nj 07450

If you have room in your home and heart, we will have 30 shelters and rescue groups with 300 pets for adoption. Experience the joy of unconditional love. Someone is waiting […]

By |September 11th, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Garrett Bill to Make it easier for American Innovators to Raise Money Passes House

September 8,2016

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House passed a legislative package to help American innovators access capital that included Rep. Scott Garrett’s (NJ-05) Private Placement Improvement Act. The Accelerating Access to Capital Act, H.R. 2357, is a package of three bills that will help level the playing field and make […]

By |September 9th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments